USP Monthly Holiday Reading Roundup!



Here, our staff and clinicians’ monthly picks for the best articles from around the web on psychology, psychiatry, and mental health this– from architecture’s therapeutic effects to becoming more charismatic:

-New research suggests architecture may have the same effect on the brain as meditation.

-A successful writer uses his own experience to explore why the midlife crisis is so difficult to avoid.

-Mayor de Blasio announced plans to spend $130 million expanding public health services in the criminal justice process – focusing on treatment rather than punishment.

-The association between old age and depression may be unfounded, along with five other myths about aging.

-Cambridge University Department of Psychiatry finds that Hip-Hop music may be therapeutic for people suffering from mental health issues.

-Researchers explore why the millennial generation are making tattoos more popular than ever.


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