Archives for May, 2007 - Page 2

Meds or CBT for Panic Disorder

Why a pharmaceutical approach helps some individuals with a mental health disorder, yet fails to help others, is a salient research question. A group of Dutch investigators describe individual...
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Is Self-Esteem Over-Rated ?

The belief that high self-esteem is an integral trait for a successful life has been promulgated for years. Now, some researchers are questioning this paradigm believing that while heightened...
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ADHD Risk if Mother Smoked While Pregnant

New evidence suggests that in-utero exposure to smoking is associated with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) problems in genetically susceptible children. For years, women smokers who become pregnant have long...
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Verbal Abuse May Prompt Weapon Bearing

Experts report behavior that intentionally harms another individual, such as being bullied, can significantly affect adolescent psychosocial development and mental health. The research discussing the potential effects of manipulation...
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