Light from the setting sun shines on the supreme court in Washington, US. Photograph:  Joshua Roberts/Reuters

The US supreme court on Tuesday let president Donald Trump enforce his policy barring certain transgender people from joining or staying in the milita(...)

Related indicates that not receiving enough likes or comments on a selfie post can result in individuals feeling badly and/or experiencing low self-esteem.

Since the first ever #selfie post on Instagram in 2011 it has gone on to become the most frequently used hashtag on the platform. In 2012 Time magazin(...)

Racegoers enjoy a drink at Cheltenham racecourse. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Cheltenham Festival is Disneyland for alcoholics. Truly heroic feats of drinking take place over the four days; so much so that the festival has a(...)

We seem to be in a permanent state of alert either anticipating a contact from another person or responding to one. Photo: iStock

Does this describe anyone you know when they come home from school? – Often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in sch(...)

Greater exposure to natural light will help with hormone production and help lift your spirits: Katie Mae (10) and Ellie (8) O’Sullivan walk in the winter sunshine at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, during an Avonmore event. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

In 2005, psychologist Cliff Arnall came up with a formula which looked at various factors, including winter weather conditions, post-Christmas money (...)

Tonya Couch is taken by authorities  to a waiting car after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, Thursday, December 31st, 2015, in Los Angeles.  Photograph: Mark J Terrill/AP Photo

The mother of fugitive teenager Ethan Couch, known for using an “affluenza” defence in a fatal drunken-driving incident, has been returned to the US f(...)

Have you ever felt you needed to see a psychiatrist about your coffee-drinking habits? Thought not. But “caffeine-related disorders” are now includ(...)

Dr Stuart Neilson: ‘The book is also for people who might be wondering if they fit on the spectrum but are unsure.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The removal of Asperger’s syndrome from the most recent edition of DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) is a source of c(...)

Can trauma be good for us? Can a truly distressing and devastating life episode actually be a powerful force for growth? It does seem to be a c(...)