Parents Don’t Have to Be Perfect, Just ‘Good Enough’

New research finds that caregivers need only “get it right” 50 percent of the time when responding to babies’ need for attachment to have a positive impact on a baby. For the new study, Dr. Susan S. Woodhouse, an associate professor of counseling...

Depression and Everyday Stress May Lead to Cardiovascular Issues

New research suggests everyday stress may play a significant role in overall health among adults with depression. A team of investigators from Penn State found an association between daily stress and blood vessel dysfunction in people with depression who are otherwise...

Older Adults: Anger More Harmful to Health than Sadness

New research finds that anger may harm an older person’s physical health by increasing inflammation. Inflammation is associated with such chronic illnesses as heart disease, arthritis and cancer. However, investigators discovered not all negative emotions are...

Interpersonal Relations: Opposite Pairs Can Make Rewarding Decisions

New research confirms that while opposites may attract and drive each other a little crazy, oppositional viewpoints may be overcome with unique decision-making compromises that allow each party to be satisfied with joint decisions. Investigators from Boston College,...