Archive for September, 2010

Professionals Need More Training on Self-Harm

September 28th, 2010
Professionals Need More Training on Self-HarmNew research by mental health specialists has determined healthcare professionals need additional training to successfully help people who self-harm. The absence of sufficient training can result ...

Bipolar Disorder Not Influenced by Postpartum Mood Episodes

September 27th, 2010
Bipolar Disorder Not Influenced by Postpartum Mood EpisodesFindings of a recent Spanish study suggest that postpartum mood episodes -- the changing moods new mothers may encounter after they've given birth -- have no influence ...

Male Dance Moves Most Attractive to Women

September 27th, 2010
Male Dance Moves Most Attractive to WomenWomen seem to prefer men who mostly use their midsections and necks while dancing, according to a new study. The study, headed by psychologist Dr Nick Neave ...

Victims of Cyber Bullying Face Depression

September 27th, 2010
Victims of Cyber Bullying Face DepressionA new study suggests the effects of electronic or cyber bullying are different from traditional, face-to-face bullying. Young victims of electronic or cyber bullying -- which occurs online ...

Men Prefer a Pretty Face for a Long-term Relationship

September 27th, 2010
Men Prefer a Pretty Face for a Long-term RelationshipNew research conducted on college students from the University of Texas suggests men prefer a good body over a pretty face for short-term companionship. However, ...

Video Gaming Organizes Brain for Future Tasks

September 27th, 2010
Video Gaming Organizes Brain for Future TasksParents, maybe we should chill out in confiscating video games from our kids. A new study shows playing video games for hours on end ...

Hormones Influence Our Attention

September 27th, 2010
Hormones Influence Attention to Task A new study using an animal model suggests high estrogen levels are associated with an inability to pay attention and learn. Concordia University researchers report how this impediment can ...

Intelligence Strong in Children Conceived by IVF

September 26th, 2010
Children conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF) score at least as well as non-IVF peers on academic tests in grades 3 through 12, according to a new study by the University of Iowa. In fact, the ...

Violent Crime Less Frequent in Neighborhoods with Businesses

September 26th, 2010
Violent Crime Less Frequent in Neighborhoods with Business DevelopmentsNeighborhoods that combine residential and business developments have lower levels of some types of violent crime, suggests a new study. The findings were equally true in ...

Bipolar Linked to Lower Socioeconomic Status

September 25th, 2010
Bipolar Linked to Lower Socioeconomic StatusPeople with bipolar disorder are more likely to be single, disabled, and have a lower income than people without the disorder, according to new research. This often ...
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