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Tag: Department of Psychology

Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

Does urban living put kids at greater risk of experiencing psychosis?

April 27, 2022

Using a large, nationwide sample, Rochester researchers looked at the impact that environmental and social risk factors can have during childhood.

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Who fared better during Covid: those living with or without family?

Who fared better during Covid: those living with or without family?

January 18, 2022

A study led by researchers at the University of Toronto and coauthored by Rochester’s Bonne Le, showed that people who lived with family during COVID-19 had better mental health outcomes than people living alone.

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Thriving while living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)

Thriving while living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)

November 5, 2021

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are a pressing public health problem—and the University of Rochester is home to one of only two specialty diagnostic clinics in New York state. Here, Rochester psychologists are making the case for a new approach to treating FASD.

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No, stress isn’t always bad. Here’s how to harness it.

No, stress isn’t always bad. Here’s how to harness it.

September 14, 2021

Rochester psychologists find that college students who reinterpret their stress response as performance-enhancing are less anxious and generally healthier.

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How does the pandemic affect families who were already struggling?

How does the pandemic affect families who were already struggling?

August 6, 2021

River Campus psychologists and the Mt. Hope Family Center are awarded a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant to study the pandemic’s long-term effects on family cohesion and child well-being.

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Partners play pivotal role in pregnant women’s alcohol use, which affects their babies’ development

Partners play pivotal role in pregnant women’s alcohol use, which affects their babies’ development

June 2, 2021

Rochester psychologists say successful intervention efforts need to include partners of mothers-to-be.

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Two sophomores receive Critical Language Scholarships

Two sophomores receive Critical Language Scholarships

May 10, 2021

Diego Encinas ’23 will study Portuguese and Jason Hahn ’23 will study Russian as part of government immersion program.

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An experimental neurofeedback imaging treatment has emerged for psychiatric patients. Does it work?

An experimental neurofeedback imaging treatment has emerged for psychiatric patients. Does it work?

February 22, 2021

A study by University of Rochester psychologists finds some positive results for the new approach.

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How to be happier in the new year

How to be happier in the new year

December 18, 2020

Toss out your usual list of New Year’s resolutions and do things that make the world a better place, says a Rochester expert on motivation and well-being.

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What’s the secret ingredient that makes a happy couple or family?

What’s the secret ingredient that makes a happy couple or family?

November 24, 2020

Analysis by University of Rochester researchers shows that psychological flexibility can shape how individuals interact with the people closest to them.

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