Archive for October, 2012

Women’s Feelings for Mates Change With Cycle

October 25th, 2012
Womens Feelings for Mates Change With CycleA new study has found that women with stable but not-so-sexy mates become more distant and more critical during periods of ...

Hypnosis May Help Ease Hot Flashes

October 25th, 2012
Hypnosis May Help Ease Hot Flashes In a new study, hypnosis helped to cut hot flashes by as much as 74 percent. For the study, researchers randomly assigned postmenopausal ...

Menopausal Symptoms May Return When Lexapro Stopped

October 25th, 2012
Menopausal Symptoms May Return When Lexapro StoppedThe selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) escitalopram (brand name Lexapro) is frequently used to relieve menopausal symptoms. But new research discovers ...

Perception of Control Reduces Emotionally-Driven Time Distortions

October 25th, 2012
Perception of Control Reduces Emotionally-Driven Time Distortions   Keeping track of time can be difficult, especially in the midst of emotional turmoil. Disturbingly negative experiences, for example, seem to ...

Parents Tend to Downplay Kids’ Worries

October 25th, 2012
Parents Tend to Downplay Kids' WorriesA new study implies that parents, perhaps naturally so, are positively biased toward their child’s abilities and emotions. Psychologists at the Center for Mind ...

Focus On Good Qualities When Self-Worth Threatened

October 25th, 2012
Focus On Good Qualities When Self-Worth ThreatenedLife is full of hits and misses. In practice, many of us pay more attention to our mistakes as we want to improve and do ...

Wrong Birthday May Limit Career Success

October 24th, 2012
Wrong Birthday May Limit Career Success  New research suggests that a person's date of birth can affect their climb up the corporate ladder. According to researchers in the ...

Parenting Style, Temperament Help Predict Political Ideology

October 24th, 2012
Parenting and Childhood Temperament Predict Political IdeologyNew research suggests that parenting practices and childhood temperament are key influences on a person's choice of political ideology. In a new study, ...

Parent and Physician Teams Can Lead to Best ADHD Care

October 24th, 2012
Parent and Physician Teams Result in Best ADHD CareResearchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia believe a new first-of-its kind tool will foster shared decision-making among ...

Borderline Personality Disorder Sufferers Can Improve With Psychoanalytic Therapy

October 24th, 2012
Borderline Personality Disorder Sufferers Can Improve With Psychoanalytic TherapyA new study from Denmark suggests modern psychoanalytic psychotherapy can help individuals suffering from severe borderline personality disorders. The seven-year investigation, headed by Carsten René Jørgensen, Ph.D., ...