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4 hrs ago | The Age

Suicide crisis rocks police ranks

Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has launched two external inquiries into police suicides and depression after finding some police in crisis are concealing their illnesses because they fear their careers will be damaged if they seek in-house treatment.


Related Topix: Science

8 hrs ago |

Q&A: The Devil's Making draws on psychology and crime in 19th century B.C.

SeA n Haldane is a psychologist and writer. Having written neuropsychology papers and poetry throughout his life, he turned to fiction.


Related Topix: Science, Victoria, AR, Canada,

9 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide

Less than three months after her estranged husband killed their 4-year-old son in a murder-suicide, Kyle Weber was fired from her job as a clinical psychologist at a Naperville counseling clinic.


Related Topix: Science, Kendall County, IL

13 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Margaret Munz-Losch sketches the psychology of childhood at Whitney White Linen Night

The Poppy King and the Violet Queen by Margaret Munz-Losch at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery , Worthy and Whatever When: Opening reception during Whitney White Linen Night , from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday .


Related Topix: Science

14 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Why Do Therapists Summer in Cape Cod?

Cape Cod is a wonderful summer destination for hundreds of thousands of people each year.


Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Science

18 hrs ago | Medical News Today

The social origins of intelligence in the brain

By studying the injuries and aptitudes of Vietnam War veterans who suffered penetrating head wounds during the war, scientists are tackling - and beginning to answer - longstanding questions about how the brain works.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Science, Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Washington Blade

LGB families: What we know and what we don't

Studies can help policy makers, healthcare providers, social workers, educators, and we parents better understand our families and how best to support them.


Related Topix: Parenting, Clark University, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Ask MetaFilter

Is an MA in Transpersonal Psychology worth the cost?

I have a friend in the northeast US who is in the alternative health field. She's currently living paycheck to paycheck and wants to increase her earning potential.


Related Topix: Science, Fitness, Yoga, Naropa University

Psychology Today

Peak Experiences in Psilocybin Users

Psychedelic drugs , such as psilocybin have been of interest to psychologists due to their ability to induce altered states of intense well-being and profound personal significance.


Related Topix: Drugs, Science

Slate Magazine

Why Psychologists' Food Fight Matters

Psychologists are up in arms over, of all things, the editorial process that led to the recent publication of a special issue of the journal Social Psychology.


Related Topix: Science

Emory psychologist researches ' high sensation seeking' people

Ken Carter, psychology professor at Emory University's Oxford College, is studying high-sensation seeking people for an upcoming book on this personality trait.


Related Topix: Science, Emory University, University of Delaware

US News & World Report

Promote a Passion for Psychology With College Scholarships

If you're constantly fascinated with how the human brain works or find yourself predicting how people will act in different situations, then a career in the psychology field may be for you.


Related Topix: Science, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Pasadena Weekly

Psilocybin Celebration

Timothy Leary was a man who was loved by many, but feared by powerful elites, including former President Richard Nixon, who called him "the most dangerous man in America."


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Psychiatry, Science

The Times of India

13 weird psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

There's no shortage of advice on where to meet the right person, how to make people like you, and how to build a successful relationship.


Related Topix: Science, Weird

Medical News

UK researcher working to develop online tool to help patients navigate lung cancer screening decision

The phrase "we caught it early" is possibly the best news a patient can hear in the midst of a cancer diagnosis .


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, University of Kentucky, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Science Daily

Teen insomnia linked with depression, anxiety

A study of high school students has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens.


Related Topix: Sleep, Health, Education Etc., Science

Psychology Today

The Psychology of Organizational Change

Leaders today must understand and apply the knowledge of behavioral psychology and the lessons from brain science to manage organizational change successfully.


Related Topix: Science


Splitting Household Chores May Lead To Better, Hotter Married Sex

Earlier this year, The New York Times published a controversial piece that suggested that when men pitch in with household chores -- as opposed to women doing them exclusively -- their marriages and their sex lives suffered.


Related Topix: Science, Wedding, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Durant Daily Democrat

SE professor spends summer teaching in Hong Kong and China12:41 pm

College professors spend their summers in a variety of ways. Some may teach. Others may do research.


Related Topix: Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Science, Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel

Dunstable Today

Novel leanings of the chemist who turned to psychology

Former Dunstable pharmacist and psychologist Gerald Fox - who's just penned his first psychological thriller - says his next work may well be a Carry On style comedy.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Bedfordshire County, England, Science, Marketing