Solitary Confinement Tied to Greater Risk of Death After Prison Release

Prisoners who are held in restrictive housing (i.e., solitary confinement) face an increased risk of death after their release, according to a new study led by researchers from the University…

Two-Year-Olds From Poor Neighborhoods More Likely to Have Language Difficulties

Two-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds are three times more likely to develop difficulties with language than those from more affluent areas, according to a new Scottish study published in the journal…

How Partisan Hate Leads People to Believe Lies

A recent study sheds new light on why people who frequently watch partisan news outlets are more likely to believe falsehoods about political opponents. And contrary to popular opinion, it…

Study: Suicide Prevention in Less Well-Off Countries Needs Wider Approach

A new study suggests that the treatment and prevention of suicidal behavior in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) should involve a wider range of approaches beyond just the treatment of…

Coastal Living Tied to Better Mental Health Among England’s Poor

Living near the ocean is linked to better mental health among people living in England’s poorest urban communities, according to a new study published in the journal Health and Place….

Exposure to Violence Tied to Loneliness, Hypervigilance, Health Issues

Exposure to community and police violence can negatively impact a person’s physical and psychosocial health, according to new research published in the journal Health Affairs. The research involved two studies…

European Study: Changing Roles & Family-Friendly Policies Make For Happier Parents

New research from the University of Zurich (UZH) finds that mothers and fathers today are happier with their lives than parents were 20 or 30 years ago, thanks mainly to…