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Men actually recommend getting help for depression
Participants in a national survey read a scenario describing someone who had depressed symptoms. (2015-12-16)
Booze and pot use in teens lessens life success
Young adults dependent on marijuana and alcohol are less likely to achieve adult life goals, according to new research by UConn Health scientists presented November 5 at the American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo. (2017-11-05)
China's two-child policy may exacerbate gender inequality
Since China ended its one-child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. (2018-02-23)
Obesity is in the eye of the beholder
Doctors have a specific definition of what it means to be overweight or obese, but in the social world, gender, race and generation matter a lot for whether people are judged as 'thin enough' or 'too fat.' (2017-05-18)
Good sexual intercourse lasts minutes, not hours, therapists say
Satisfactory sexual intercourse for couples lasts from 3 to 13 minutes, contrary to popular fantasy about the need for hours of sexual activity, according to a survey of US and Canadian sex therapists. (2008-03-31)
Can't buy me love: Materialism in marriage linked to devaluation of marriage
Researchers in BYU's School of Family Life have provided more insight into what may be one of the roots of the dissatisfaction caused by materialism -- a diminished view of the importance of marriage itself.  (2018-02-13)
The connection between child marriage and domestic violence
A new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology indicates that women across 34 countries are at increased risk for domestic violence if they marry before age 15. (2016-10-13)
For women, marital distress means less relief from stress
Here's a novel idea for unwinding after a stressful day at the office: find a happy marriage. (2008-01-01)
'Gayborhoods' still home to subtle discrimination
Despite claiming to support gay rights, many straight people who live in traditionally gay neighborhoods still practice subtle forms of discrimination when interacting with their gay and lesbian neighbors. (2018-04-13)
Relationship quality tied to good health for young adults
For young people entering adulthood, high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health, according to the results of a recently published study by a University at Buffalo-led research team. (2016-06-24)
Risk factors for heart health linked to marital ups and downs -- at least for men
Risk factors for heart health seem to be linked to changes over time in the quality of marital relationships -- at least for men--finds a study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. (2017-10-09)
How does prison time affect relationships?
A new study highlights the complicated spillover effects of incarceration on the quality of relationships. (2015-03-16)
Parenting behavior in adoptive families
A new longitudinal study of adoptive families looked at whether symptoms of depression in adoptive fathers is also related to over-reactive parenting and behavior problems in children; the study also examined how social support networks affect parenting. (2018-02-20)
Get a grip: What your hand strength says about your marriage prospects and mortality
Researchers found men with a stronger grip were more likely to be married than men with weaker grips. (2018-04-26)
Marital history linked to stroke survival
The risk of dying after a stroke is significantly higher for people who have never been married or have been widowed compared to continuously married people. (2016-12-14)
Does frequent sex lead to better relationships? Depends on how you ask
Newlywed couples who have a lot of sex don't report being any more satisfied with their relationships than those who have sex less often, but their automatic behavioral responses tell a different story, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. (2016-04-26)
Study: Prejudice could cost a black worker thousands
A recent study in the Journal of Political Economy sheds light on the role racial prejudice plays in the wage gap between whites and blacks in the US. (2008-12-17)
Legalizing same-sex marriage increased health care access for gay men: Vanderbilt study
One of the first studies to examine the health impacts of marriage for LGBT individuals shows that legalizing same-sex marriage improved health care access for gay men. (2018-07-11)
How parenting styles influence our attitudes to marriage
Research from Japan has revealed how different parenting styles can affect marriage rates and desired number of children. (2017-02-02)
Couples weather bickering with a little help from their friends
New research finds that having good friends and family members to turn to alleviates the stress of everyday conflict between marital partners. (2017-09-15)
Most HIV transmission for men and women in Africa is within marriage or cohabitation
Since most heterosexual HIV transmission for both men and women in urban Zambia and Rwanda takes place within marriage or cohabitation, counseling and testing for couples should be promoted, as should other evidence-based interventions that target heterosexual couples. (2008-06-26)
USTC reports diamond ring architecture of a protein complex
Professor CAI Gang from USTC and Professor Jacques Côté's team reports the 4.7 Å structure of the yeast NuA4/TIP60 complex, which elucidates the detailed architecture and molecular interactions between NuA4 subunits. (2018-03-20)
Psychologists find pursuit of happiness not a straight path
Happily ever after isn't a given. Achievable, yes, says a Michigan State University psychologist. (2007-03-08)
Child marriage remains widespread in many countries of sub-Saharan Africa
Child marriage harms girls' health and development throughout the world. (2017-03-13)
Same-sex marriage legalization linked to reduction in suicide attempts among teens
The implementation of state laws legalizing same-sex marriage was associated with a significant reduction in the rate of suicide attempts among high school students -- and an even greater reduction among gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. (2017-02-20)
Spousal age gap affects marriage satisfaction over time
Men and women both report greater marital satisfaction with younger spouses, but that satisfaction fades over time in marriages with a significant age gap between the partners, new University of Colorado Boulder research finds. (2017-08-03)
Poor mothers face greater scrutiny over their children's weight
Low-income mothers who use food assistance programs face a high level of surveillance over their children's health and weight, new UBC research suggests. (2018-03-06)
Is shotgun marriage dead?
Shotgun marriages have faded in popularity overall, but are on the rise among some groups, says new research from Duke University. (2016-11-01)
Small numbers of churches embrace same-sex marriage
Researchers at the Universities of York and Leeds have found that the majority of places of worship that permit same-sex marriage carry out small numbers of ceremonies, with just over half having actually married a couple. (2017-11-27)
Do local employment conditions affect women's pregnancy intentions?
Economic conditions can shape the decisions that adults make about their families, such as whether and when to have children. (2018-11-21)
What's in a name? How Taking a spouse's surname can define power in marriage
A new study led by a UNLV psychology professor shows that a wife's choice of surnames may influence perceptions of her husband's personality and the distribution of power in the marriage. (2017-12-08)
Harvesting water energy using slippery surfaces
Inspired by natural pitcher plant surface that exhibits a peculiar slippery property, a novel slippery lubricant-impregnated porous surface (SLIPS) based triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG), referred to as SLIPS-TENG, is developed to efficiently harvest energy from the most abundant, affordable resource, water. (2019-03-27)
Your genes could impact the quality of your marriage
The quality of your marriage could be affected by your genes, according to new research conducted at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2019-02-11)
How birthplace and education influence marriage choices in China
Many people choose their spouse based on shared values and interests. (2017-03-22)
Information on reproductive health outcomes lacking in Catholic hospitals
As Catholic health care systems expand nationwide, little is known about the reproductive outcomes of their patients compared to patients in other settings, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. (2018-12-06)
Rising religious 'none' rates linked to conservative Christian politics
A study published in April in the journal Political Research Quarterly examined states that enacted policies against same-sex marriage, and found a correlation between these activities and a rising number of people who do not affiliate with a specific religion. (2018-05-10)
Dads often earn more, even if they're not harder workers
When it comes to earning potential, it pays to be a dad, new UBC research suggests. (2018-06-14)
Research shows infertility tied to relationship disruption in Ghana
New research shows Ghanaian women who have problems conceiving are more likely to experience relationship breakdown. (2017-03-07)
Disaster leaves unexpected impact on rural Japan's marriage migrants
The devastating 2011 tsunami that struck the northeast of Japan led to a surprising outcome -- empowering some migrant women, while further isolating others. (2018-09-04)
Commuter marriage study finds surprising emphasis on interdependence
A study, 'Going the Distance: Individualism and Interdependence in the Commuter Marriage,' by Lehigh University's Danielle Lindemann, explores how the seemingly conflicting cultural norms of personal autonomy and a commitment to the institution of marriage play out 'on the ground' from the viewpoint of participants in commuter marriages -- in which a married couple lives apart in service to their dual professional careers. (2017-05-08)
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