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Design thinking can change the treatment of young people with psychological problems

Behavioural scientists are increasingly designing games that can be used preventatively or as therapy for young people with emerging or chronic psychological problems, such as anxiety or depression. Nevertheless, the development and validation of these games is still in its infancy. According to behavioural scientists Hanneke Scholten and Isabela Granic of Radboud University, a form […]

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Not only seniors, but also young adults are often lonely

In every age of adults are frightening, often lonely, as a new study shows. Under moderate-to-severe loneliness in people aged in their late 20’s, mid-50, and the end of the 80 suffered accordingly. Loneliness occurs, according to a new study by the University of California more frequently than expected, 76 percent of respondents felt moderately […]

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Cannabis really DOES ruin your memory, study finds

Cannabis really DOES ruin your memory: Young men scored much better in mental tests within a WEEK of giving up, study shows Researchers in Boston followed 88 men aged 16-25 who smoked marijuana at least once a week Some cut down, others went cold turkey, in the first study to measure the effects of marijuana […]

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Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 — Adolescents and young adults are increasingly using electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products such as pod-based systems but have misperceptions and lack of knowledge about these products, according to a study published online Oct. 19 in JAMA Network Open. Karma McKelvey, Ph.D., from Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., and colleagues surveyed […]

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Cognitive disability most prevalent type in young adults

(HealthDay)—Cognitive disability is the most prevalent disability type among young adults, while middle-aged and older adults have the highest prevalence of mobility disability, according to a report published in the Aug. 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Catherine A. Okoro, Ph.D., from the CDC in […]