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In this paper we summarize recent behaviour genetic findings on happiness measured as life satisfaction (LS) and subjective wellbeing (SWB) and discuss importantimplications pertaining to stability and change, including the potential of individual and societal interventions.
Longitudinal studies including brain measures acquired through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have enabled population models of human brain development, crucial for our understanding of typical development as well as neurodevelopmental disorders.
Clinical and epidemiological studies have shown that both site-specific and more widespread musculoskeletal (MS) conditions are linked to anxiety and depression symptoms.
Lifetime worst-point suicidality is associated with risk of subsequent death by suicide.
Life satisfaction (LS) is closely linked to romantic relationships.
Neurodevelopmental processes and neural connectivity are thought to play pivotal roles in schizophrenia.
The relationship between suicidal intent and lethality of deliberate selfpoisoning(DSP) episodes and their associations with suicide have yielded contradictory findings.
Multiple studies have found that children born to mothers with opioid or poly-substance use during pregnancy have more behavior and attention problems and lower cognitive functioning than non-exposed children.
The work in this paper introduces finite mixture models that can be used to simultaneously cluster the rows and columns of two-mode ordinal categorical response data, such as those resulting from Likert scale responses.
Well-being is a widely discussed topic in research, policy, and media.
The need for increasing conceptual clarity within well-being research has been stressed by social scientists as well as policymakers and international organizations.
The aims of this study were twofold: (1) to systematically describe the type and frequency of trauma reminders reported after a terrorist attack; and (2) to examine whether post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with frequency of exposure to trauma reminders.
Decision making in binge drinkers is both risky and disadvantageous; however, previous operationalization of binge drinking has failed to capture the dimensionality of the phenomenon, differentiate drinking pattern from actual alcohol consumption and control for the influence of other substance use and general executive ability.
Impulsive binge drinking is a serious public health issue, and to reveal predisposing factors to this consumption pattern is, therefore, required.
Little is known about parents' health following their children's exposure to trauma.
The structure of trauma narratives is considered to be related to posttraumatic stress symptomatology and thus the capacity to make a coherent narrative after stressful events is crucial for mental health.
The study investigated the effectiveness of an 8-week intensive residential treatment programme based on principles from intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy for patients with known treatment-resistant anxiety- and/or depressive disorders (mainly with comorbid personality disorders).
Cognitive impairment is a core feature of psychosis spectrum disorders.
Both lay persons and professionals believe that the emotions displayed by a child witness during disclosure of sexual abuse are a factor of importance when judging the child’s credibility.
In well-being research the term happiness is often used as synonymous with life satisfaction.
Body language reading is a social cognitive process with importance for successful maneuvering of social situations.
The experiences of persons affected by gross human rights violations during the dictatorship in Argentina, with regard to economic reparations for their suffering and losses, were explored.
Binge drinking leads to brain damage.
Research into embodied cognition (EC) in cognitive neuroscience and psychology has risen exponentially over the last 25 years, covering a vast area of research; from understanding how ability to judge speech sounds depends on an intact motor cortex, to why people perceive hills as steeper when carrying a heavy backpack.
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) modulates the excitability of neuronal responses and consequently can affect performance on a variety of cognitive tasks.