A group of Mexican American college students watched stigmatizing news clips that reinforced negative stereotypes. Here's how that affected their brains.
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"Throwaway" accounts offer parents on Reddit a way to ask about tough topics. Posts from throwaways even tend to be more popular.
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Getting college students to engage in fun activities centered around honesty about mental health can help cut mental illness stigma.
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Parents, teachers, and other adults can learn to recognize the warning signs of serious mental illness and suicidal thoughts in children.
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People with diagnosed mental health disorders got to give input on diagnostic guidelines for the first time. Here's what they changed.
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"Today, HIV is considered a chronic, treatable condition. However, this study found that many patients continue to view it as a death sentence."
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Biblical scholars may want to reevaluate how they interpret Jesus's willingness to touch and interact with lepers, a new paper suggests.
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"...it is okay if you are not in the mood to celebrate. You should not feel guilty," says psychologist Anthony Tobia.
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