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The Diet-Depression Link: Eat Healthier To Improve Your Mood

Contact: Joseph Firth, PhDFor Release: Immediately There’s a surprising way to lift our mood during the dips of mild depression…

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Just Add Caffeine to Work Stress: A Recipe for Feeling Worse

Contact: Lydia Roos, MA Contact: Jeanette M. Bennett, PhD For Release: March 9, 2019 Bummed out by ongoing work stress? …

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To Err Is Human, To Forgive Is . . . To Get A Good Night’s Sleep!

Contact: Alyssa Cheadle, PhD For Release: March 9, 2019 If you readily forgive people who hurt you—and forgive yourself as…

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Harsh Parenting Amid Poverty and Threatening Scenarios Advance Kids’ Biological Aging Clock

Contact: Katherine Ehrlich, PhDJennifer Sumner, PhD For Release: March 8, 2019 There’s mounting evidence that growing up poor can lead…

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More New Research Highlights from APS Vancouver Meeting 2019

Under stress, visualizing a partner’s face lowers stress as much as having them there: Having a romantic partner beside you…

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“Glass Always Half Empty” Pessimists May Be Most Likely To Get High Blood Pressure

Contact: Laura Kubzansky, PhD For Release: March 7, 2019 Healthy people who are more optimistic are less likely than pessimists…

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Working Through Emotional Trauma May Lead To A Longer Life for HIV Patients

Contact: Gail Ironson, MD, PhD For Release: March 7, 2019 Patients in the middle range of HIV illness who work…

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Purpose in Life — An Overlooked Link For Why Religious People Live Longer

Contact: Alyssa Cheadle, PhD For Release: March 7, 2019 There’s strong evidence that religious people enjoy better health and live…

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Boys Heavily Hit By Depression Symptoms Most Likely To Be Smokers By Their 30s

Contact: Karen Matthews, PhD For Release: March 1, 2019 Boys who reported feeling the symptoms of depression most often when…

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Poor Match in Anger Styles May Shorten Spouses’ Lives

Contact: Kyle Bourassa, M.A. For Release: January 1, 2019 We have all seen married couples who look like stark opposites…

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Mom’s Mental Health and Home Stimulation Influence Hispanic Children’s Risk for Obesity

Contact: Gwen Tindula, M.S. For Release: Immediately The urgent U.S. public health problem of childhood obesity takes a major toll…

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Who Knew? Marriage Affects the Gut— And That Can Change Your Health

Contact: Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD For Release: Immediately Surprisingly, marriage can have a powerful impact on the trillions of microbes that…

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