First of all, what is home-based counseling? Home-based counseling is when a therapist travels to your home to conduct a therapy session. Can you remember stories from back in the 1930s when doctors commonly made house calls (Unwin & Tatum, 2011)? They had time to spend more than 15 minutes with ...
Date Posted: September 8, 2015GO
A new report examining the diagnostic experiences of children in the US diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder has revealed that one third of children with the condition are diagnosed before the age of 6.
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)GO
An estimated 5.3 million people in the U.S. suffer from Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The five current FDA-approved AD medications only help mask the disease symptoms instead of treating the underlying disease. In a new study, researchers used ...
Categories: Other, Stress ManagementGO
When it comes to condom use among heterosexual couples, there's evidence that women are often expected to be the sensible ones, in terms of raising and enforcing the issue. A new study published in the Archives of Sexual Behaviour suggests this ...
Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems / Sex TherapyGO
A study of about 800 children with autism found gender differences in a core feature of the disorder, as well as in the youngsters' brain structures. Girls with autism display less repetitive and restricted behavior than boys do, according to the ...
Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Oppositional & Defiant Behavior in ...GO
Facebook provides us with social capital – and these valuable social experiences make us feel connected. But bear in mind that not everyone feels Facebook is an upbeat and pleasing social past time.
Categories: Depression, Post Partum DepressionGO
The world might seem a little grayer than usual when we're down in the dumps and we often talk about 'feeling blue' - new research suggests that the associations we make between emotion and color go beyond mere metaphor. The results of two studies ...
Categories: Anxiety, Bereavement, DepressionGO
Most of us think our pets say a lot about who we are. Why else would we proudly proclaim our loyalty on T-shirts and in online profile pictures? Yet few scientists have rigorously investigated whether our choice of pet reveals anything about our ...
Those with borderline personality disorder, or BPD, a mental illness marked by unstable moods, often experience trouble maintaining interpersonal relationships. New research from the University of Georgia indicates that this may have to do with ...
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Women are more likely than men to initiate divorces, but women and men are just as likely to end non-marital relationships, according to a new study that will be presented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).
Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & MarriageGO
Blocking a newly identified memory pathway could prevent the disorder.
Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...GO
Hooked on drugs since she was 13, Elaine cured her addiction by kicking and punching to upbeat music. The 25-year-old, who declined to reveal her real name, has finally waved goodbye to drugs after six years in and out of rehabilitation centres. A ...
Categories: Addictions, Drug AddictionGO
Last year, President Obama suggested that the U.S. follow Australia's example by adopting a strict ban on semi-automatic and automatic weapons. Australia hasn't had a mass shooting since it enacted the legislation in 1996. Meanwhile, by some counts, ...
"It's true because it's been published!" Finding yourself believing published journals just because it has been tested? How can it be not a fact when it is backed up by evidence from a scientific journal? But a new study found that scientists who ...
In a Trends in Cognitive Sciences Opinion paper published August 27, psychologists present a new theory for why neurotic unhappiness and creativity go hand-in-hand. The authors argue that the part of the brain responsible for self-generated thought ...
The past several years have been bruising ones for the credibility of the social sciences. A star social psychologist was caught fabricating data, leading to more than 50 retracted papers. A top journal published a study supporting the existence of ...