In 2008, the Journal of Marriage and Family published a study that investigated the relationship between obesity and the attractiveness of one’s romantic partner. The study analyzed data from Wave 3 of the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health.
Author Eric W. Dolan
How much alcohol do students tend to drink on their 21st birthday? How much alcohol do those under 21 anticipate they will drink? How much alcohol do students believe others drink on their 21st? These questions were the focus of a study published in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors in 2009.
Expressive writing may be an effective treatment for gay-related stress, according to research published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in 2010.
Stimulant drugs such as Adderall may be an effective treatment for the symptoms of bipolar and unipolar depression, according to research published in the scientific journal Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.
Combining the psychedelic anesthetic ketamine with existentially oriented psychotherapy appears to be an effective treatment for heroin addiction, according to a study published in The Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.
In 1958, the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease published a study that investigated the psychotherapeutic potential of lysergic acid diethylamide, better known as the psychedelic LSD.
According to research published in CyberPsychology & Behavior, Facebook users that disclose their religious affiliation are more likely to also list themselves as being single.
Internet-based interventions can significantly reduce alcohol consumption, according to a study published in the journal Addiction.
Understanding the mathematical probability of winning at gambling does not appear to change gambling behavior in college students, according to research published in the scientific journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
According to research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, being involved in a romantic relationship reduces levels of testosterone in men, but only if they are committed to monogamy in that relationship.
In 2010, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology published a study that investigated just that: whether prosocial video games could influence prosocial behavior.
Online communication can help adolescents recover from social exclusion, according to a study published in Development Psychology in 2009.