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  • According to a new study, moving into a less disadvantaged neighborhood can have a substantial, positive impact on mental and physical health as well as happiness levels, even if the move does not improve economic self-suffiency.
  • Therapeutic video games could be a helpful tool for treating disorders such as autism and depression.
  • Researchers explore new ways to curb prescription painkiller overdoses.
  • An experiment using a robot revealed that making certain body motions during conversation might give a person a less trustworthy appearance.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.