Mental Health & Society

In science and health, we are often looking for results that are considered to be “statistically significant.” The golden rule is if the p-value is less than 0.05, then the result is statistically significant, or “publishable.” However, the interp
There is increasing evidence that a correlation exists between a person’s social support and engagement and their longevity.
There is a common complaint I get from the public: scientists who know the most about a topic are often the least able to give people a straight answer.
Dead at 53. Another former professional athlete from the National Hockey League.
Randa Jarrar, an English professor at Fresno State, is rightfully in hot water.
A video of a woman playing the flute while undergoing brain surgery for tremors has gone viral.
Despite the macabre nature of the grim discovery of a Medieval Italian woman’s body buried with her partially delivered unborn baby, the medical findings and their implications prove quite fascinating and educational.
We all have habits. Some are useful automatic actions that we can do without thinking about, like pressing the start button on our coffee maker while still half asleep and bleary-eyed.
The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) is a quick, 10-question test that attempts to objectify an inherently subjective topic: depression.
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