A study published in the International Journal of Mental Health suggests that those with gambling problems may be particularly vulnerable on online gambling websites.
Author Eric W. Dolan
According to a study published in Addiction Research and Theory, heavy Internet use and heavy cellular phone use are associated with certain psychiatric disorders.
Levels of ruminative coping and distractive coping can predict levels of depressive symptoms, according to research published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology.
According to a study conducted by Shanyang Zhao in 2007, inner-city teens are more likely to use MySpace and less likely to use instant messaging (IM) than middle-income suburban teens.
In 1966, three psychiatrists conducted a study that investigated how much the wives of men who had received LSD assisted treatment for alcoholism thought their husbands had changed.
A meta-analysis published in School Psychology Quarterly found that bullying interventions in elementary and secondary schools only have a moderate impact on bullying.
Research conducted at Tufts University in Massachusetts suggests that people rated on likability in face-to-face interactions also tend to be rated similarly on the basis of their Facebook profile.
According to a study published in Health Psychology, genetic influences have a moderate effect on sexual behaviors in young adults.
Research conducted at the University of Texas at Austin in 2010 shows that episodes of major depressive disorder can be predicted by the ways people organize sentences from scrambled phrases.
According to a study published in CyberPsychology & Behavior in 2009, self-reported dissatisfaction with one’s family and recent stressful events are both associated with addiction to the internet.
In 2009, the Journal of Media Psychology published a study that examined the use of video and computer games to recover from the effects of stress.
In 2007, Developmental Psychology published a study that investigated the role of wishful identification in aggression in adolescent boys.
According to research published in the Journal of Family Psychology, marriages in which the wife was more attractive than the husband tended to be more satisfactory whereas marriages in which the husband was more attractive than the wife tended to be less satisfactory.
The psychostimulant drugs modafinil and dextroamphetamine can enhance the ability of sleep deprived volunteers to detect humor in images, according to a study published in Sleep in 2006.