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Relationship Problems Can Damage Teen Girls’ Mental Health

April 16th, 2014
Relationship Problems Can Damage Teen Girls’ Mental HealthA new study surprised researchers, finding that for adolescent girls, romantic relationship problems can have serious, negative implications for their mental health. "I found that girls' risk of severe ...

Young Fathers Also Susceptible to Postpartum Depression

April 15th, 2014
Young Fathers Also Susceptible to Postpartum Depression“It’s not just new moms who need to be screened for depression," says pediatrician Craig Garfield, M.D. "Dads are at risk, too." A new Northwestern Medicine study led by ...

Domestic Abuse of New Mothers = Mental Health Problems

April 15th, 2014
Domestic Abuse of New Mothers = Mental Health ProblemsEmerging research links domestic abuse to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in mothers. Investigators also found that specific types of abuse ...

TV Can Disrupt Sleep in Young Children

April 15th, 2014
TV Can Disrupt Sleep in Young Children A new study confirms previous findings that both television viewing and sleeping in a room with a TV can decrease total sleep time for kids. The decline in sleep, ...

For Many Teens, Indoor Tanning Tied to Weight Control Issues

April 7th, 2014
For Many Teens, Indoor Tanning Tied to Weight Control Issues A new study discovers that high school students who use indoor tanning also have higher rates of unhealthy weight control behaviors, such as taking diet ...

Depression in Youth May Lead to Sedentary Adult Behavior

April 3rd, 2014
Depression in Youth May Lead to Sedentary Adult Behavior Some experts say a lack of physical activity is more of a health hazard than obesity or smoking. New research now suggests that young men who ...

Night Owls are Risk Takers

April 2nd, 2014
Night Owls are Risk TakersResearchers believe women who tend to stay up late and wake up late in the morning are more apt to have the similar risk-taking propensities as risky men. University of ...

Male Soldiers More Distressed by Sexual Harassment

March 30th, 2014
Male Soldiers More Distressed by Sexual HarassmentSexual harassment in the military is harmful for both men and women, but men may be less able to cope, according to a new study. The study found that military ...

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Tied to Preterm Birth

March 28th, 2014
Antidepressants During Pregnancy Tied to Preterm BirthA new systematic review of published literature discovers use of antidepressant medications during pregnancy can increase the risk of preterm birth. This finding solidifies the recommendation to avoid antidepressants ...

Teens, Young Men Recount Sexual Abuse by Women

March 26th, 2014
Teens, Young Men Recount Sexual Abuse by WomenA new study reveals that a large proportion of teenage boys and college men report having been coerced into sex or sexual behavior. As published online in the ...
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