How Depression Can Change a Mom's Oxytocin

Psychologists are looking at how breast feeding, oxytocin and face-to-face interactions between a mother and her baby are impacted by depression and the mother's oxytocin levels.

Mar 23

Categories: Depression, Parenting

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Refugees have a substantially higher risk of schiyophrenia

Refugees face a substantially higher risk of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia, compared to non-refugee migrants from the same regions of origin, finds a new study.

Mar 23

Categories: Other, Schizophrenia

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ADHD due to high academic expectations?

A possible correlation between the prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and increasing academic demands on young children has been identified by researchers.

Mar 22

Categories: Academic Issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Association among childhood ADHD, sex and obesity

New research shows that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Mar 22

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Health / Illness / ...

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High standards could make or break a marriage

A new study suggests that having high standards could help or hinder a relationship, depending on how much indirect hostility there is between a couple.

Mar 21

Categories: Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

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PTSD in Patients With Heart Disease

Adults living with congenital heart disease may have a significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder than people in the general population.

Mar 21

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ...

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Significant link between nightmares, suicidal behavior

Sleep problems have been identified as a risk for suicidal thoughts, plans, and attempts.

Mar 21

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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At Work: Play Dumb or Give the Cold Shoulder?

A new study shows that managers play down their competence to appear warmer to their subordinates while the subordinates hide their own warmth in an effort to appear more competent.

Mar 19

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Shared decision-making can improve health care for LGBTQ

LGBTQ patients who are also racial and ethnic minorities suffer significant health disparities, while facing more complicated challenges than white LGBTQ or racial and ethnic minority patients alone.

Mar 19

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Memories lost to Alzheimer's may be recoverable

The technique scientists used to retrieve memories in mice is unlikely to work in humans, though the proof-of-concept study shows memories may often still exist in the brains of patients.

Mar 19

Categories: Dementia

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Genetics of therapy for children's anxiety

A new study of children with anxiety disorders suggests that response to CBT is influenced by many genetic variants of small effect - rather than any individual gene.

Mar 18

Categories: Anxiety, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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1st Intimate Partner Violence simulation training in U.S.

Instances of assault, battery, rape, stalking and emotional abuse in relationships can be difficult for nurses to handle, but now there's the first training for it.

Mar 18

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Domestic Violence, Marital Counseling

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Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to impulsivity, emotional ...

Exposure to common air pollutants during pregnancy may predispose children to problems regulating their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors later on, according to a new study.

Mar 18

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Emotional Abuse, Inattention, ...

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Chemical may be new tool for depression therapy

A chemical discovered in the Bruce Hammock laboratory at the University of California, Davis, may be a new, innovative tool to control depression.

Mar 16

Categories: Depression

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Made a bad decision? Perhaps anxiety is to blame

Scientists have discovered a mechanism for how anxiety may disrupt decision making.

Mar 16

Categories: Anxiety

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