May 28, 2019
The Message That Addiction Is a Disease Makes Substance Users Less Likely to Seek Help
Research finds that people with substance-use problems who read a message describing addiction as a disease are less likely to report wanting to engage in effective therapies, compared to those who read a message that addiction behaviors are subject to change.
Mar 15, 2019
For Older Adults, Sense of Control Tied To Feeling Younger
A recent study on the psychology of aging finds older adults feel younger when they feel they have more control over their daily lives, regardless of stress or health concerns. However, stress and health – not a sense of control – play a significant role in how old younger adults feel.
Mar 5, 2019
Attitudes About Health Affect How Older Adults Engage With Negative Health News
Older adults are more willing to engage with negative health information when they have a positive attitude about their own health.
Jan 29, 2019
Sleep, Mood Affect How ‘In Control’ Older Adults Feel
Sleep, mood and stress affect the extent to which older adults feel they have control over their lives.