Peer Pressure Can Be Healthy

Individuals with eating disorders often struggle in isolation. The shame that is associated with anorexia and bulimia nervosa often keep the disorders a secret for many years, and as the problems progress, social networks often suffer. Some research has shown that people who have eating disorders also have an associated difficulty with social interactions. A…

The Link Between Household Income and Mental Health

In the past, research has produced mixed results regarding the correlations between lower income households, substance abuse rates, suicide risks, and mental health deficits. While some studies have generated an association between low income and mental illness, others have simultaneously found no such relationship. Because of the looming economic crisis, researchers at the University of…