Archive for January, 2010

Facebook, Myspace Can Empower Teens

January 27th, 2010
Facebook, Myspace Can Empower TeensAlthough many parents are fearful that social media websites like Facebook and Myspace are dangerous for their children, a new research study suggests the online sites can have ...

Are Emotions Universal?

January 27th, 2010
Are Emotions Universal?A new research study investigates whether basic emotions are influenced by the environment or are genetically hardwired into all human beings. The study, conducted from the University of London, compared ...

Online Help for Panic Disorders

January 26th, 2010
Online Help for Panic DisordersAn new online treatment system will provide real-time care by combining patient-provider communication with physiological biofeedback to assist patients suffering with panic disorder and anxiety problems. Vincent Tseng ...

Sensitivity, Feelings of Guilt Low in Men

January 26th, 2010
Sensitivity, Feelings of Guilt Low in MenPerhaps a new finding is not a surprise to the millions who are following the Tiger Woods fiasco, but despite the rise in power and accomplishments ...

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Is Beneficial

January 26th, 2010
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Is Beneficial  A new study finds psychodynamic psychotherapy is an effective intervention with long-lasting benefits for a variety of conditions. Researchers believe the technique should not be overshadowed by ...

Ambidextrous Children May Have More Problems

January 26th, 2010
Ambidextrous Children May Have More ProblemsA new study suggests ambidextrous children are more likely to have mental health, language and scholastic problems in childhood than solely right- or left-handed children. European researchers suggest that ...

Signs in Youth Predict Adult Schizophrenia

January 25th, 2010
A long-term review of adult schizophrenia discovers a pattern of cognitive issues that begin during childhood and progressively accumulate slowing brain development. Study participants were found to have problems during their youth with verbal reasoning, working memory, attention and processing speed. Duke researchers ...

Cardiac Risk From Chronic Stress

January 25th, 2010
Tulane University researchers believe chronic stress following Hurricane Katrina contributed to a three-fold increase in heart attacks in New Orleans more than two years after the event. Those suffering heart attacks post-Katrina also were significantly more likely to receive coronary interventions, ...

Driving Hinders Communication

January 25th, 2010
The hazards of texting or talking on a cell phone while driving are well-documented. A new study indicates the reverse is also true, that driving reduces the ability to comprehend and use language. According to researchers, this is the first study to find ...

ADHD Challenges College Students

January 25th, 2010
Ask any college student and they will tell you they are often overwhelmed with activities. The challenge of long days and nights of studying and participating in assorted activities is daunting for any student and especially for those with ADHD. At ...