Compassion is one of the higher human traits. It’s not as common as it should be, in fact you could say the current global society is designed to prevent it. So someone’s come up with a way of training people to be compassionate.
With suicide rates higher than ever, scientists debate classifying suicidal tendencies as a behavior disorder. Continuing research will ultimately determine whether suicide stems from a behavior disorder or is in response to a mood disorder.
Sparing the rod, doesn't spoil the child — it saves them. A new study shows use of the rod or any of its variations (slapping, spanking) increases a child's risk of lifelong mental problems. Experts suggest other methods like "time outs" instead.
Europeans are facing high numbers of untreated mental and neurological disorders, posing a major health challenge. The finding, according to the study authors, is a call for action, and is discovered in an unprecedented large study.
A new study says people who toke marijuana every day or every week double their chances of developing a mental illness over their lifetime. And if you've ever smoked a joint, you increased your lifetime risk of developing psychotic illness by 40 per cent.