Archives for March, 2007 - Page 3

Postnatal Sexual Problems

According to new research published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing, nearly one in three women still experience painful sexual intercourse a year after their baby is born and...
Continue Reading

Smokers’ Cravings Explored

As anyone who has attempted to quit smoking will tell you, it isn’t easy. In fact, the craving and stress accompanying nicotine withdrawal often overwhelm the higher-order brain functions...
Continue Reading

New Genetic Link for Schizophrenia

Researchers have uncovered evidence of a new gene that appears to increase the risk of developing schizophrenia, a disorder characterized by distorted thinking, hallucinations and a reduced ability to...
Continue Reading

Bipolar Controversy

A debate rages in the medical community on the prevalence of bipolar disorders and ADHD. According to some, the disorders are over-diagnosed and over-treated while others believe the conditions...
Continue Reading

How Fear is Learned

A team of scientists has learned that the neural processes associated with the development of fear are the same whether humans personally experienced an aversive event or only witnessed...
Continue Reading

Psychotherapy for Panic Disorder

Researchers have demonstrated that psychoanalytic talk therapy is an effective modality for treating panic disorder. In the study, scientists compared 12 weeks of twice-weekly psychodynamic psychotherapy sessions to another...
Continue Reading