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( Face-To-Face Conversation Beats Social Media at Boosting Mood
Sep 15th 2023, 09:07

Source: ( United Press International - Health NewsFor a needed mood boost, skip social media and strike up an in-person conversation with someone instead. Face-to-face socializing boosts mood more than screen time, a new study finds. In the study, people experienced a larger mood boost after talking with a stranger than watching videos on their smartphone or spending time on social media, even though study participants wrongly predicted that watching videos would be more enjoyable.


( Clerk Who Denied Gay Couple Marriage License Must Pay $100,000
Sep 15th 2023, 09:07

Source: ( Google News - HealthA former Kentucky county clerk must pay $100,000 to a gay couple she denied a marriage license, a federal jury decided on Thursday. Kim Davis, formerly the Rowan County clerk, attracted international attention when she refused to issue the license after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, landing her in jail on a contempt of court charge. At the time, she was praised for her religious commitment by conservative and Christian...


( ADHD Linked to Higher Risk of Mental Health Disorders
Sep 15th 2023, 09:06

Source: ( APA PsycPORT™: Psychology NewswireAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly known as ADHD, may be a risk factor for several other mental disorders, according to recent report published in BMJ Mental Health. In the report, ADHD was linked to major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, anorexia nervosa, and suicidal behavior, although the researchers pointed out that it's unclear whether ADHD has a causal role in these conditions.


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