Tag Archives: mental health

Daily Intellectual Activity May Prevent, Delay Dementia

Medscape Medical News > Psychiatry News Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW July 09, 2018 Active participation in intellectual activities, such as reading and playing board games or card games, may delay or prevent dementia in older adults, even if these activities take place in late life, new research suggests. Investigators studied more than 15,000 adults aged 65… Read more »

People Around the World Experienced Record Levels of Stress and Pain in 2017, Study Says

Techin Rungwattnasophol / EyeEm—Getty Images/EyeEm By Jamie Ducharme September 12, 2018 Last year was the worst in at least a decade for people across the globe, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. Gallup’s Negative Experience Index — a measure of how many people experienced worry, stress, sadness, anger or pain on the day before… Read more »

Happy Children Do Chores

Children should do chores. That’s a controversial premise, though not everyone will admit it. A few parents will declare outright that their children are “too busy for chores” or that “their job is school.” Many more of us assign chores, or say we believe in them, but the chores just don’t get done. That’s a… Read more »