The opening of a community court in a high-crime area of San Francisco was associated with a lower chance that offenders would be arrested for another crime within a year, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
About three-quarters of young people in detention in Queensland are being held without trial for an average of more than a month.
There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.
The "Great Recession" may have put a dent in many older adults' pocketbooks, but a new study, which will be presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, finds that more than 40 percent reported ...
Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of post-partum depression for mothers, but a University of Kansas researcher says expanding awareness of several other perinatal mental health conditions ...
Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others—and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy.
The economic and social benefits of greening urban areas are being explored in a multi-disciplinary project at Victoria University of Wellington.
Drugs designed to ease the symptoms of mental health problems such as depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress can have major disruptive effects on aquatic animals' brains, say scientists.
(Phys.org) —For researchers like University of Virginia professor Dewey Cornell, it's called the "school-to-prison pipeline": students misbehave in school, are suspended, fall behind in their studies, drop out and subsequently ...
NSW imprisonment rates have skyrocketed to an unprecedented high in the last 12 months despite a drop in crime rates.