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Campaign to abolish the label ‘schizophrenia’

The term schizophrenia should be dropped because it is not scientifically valid and is stigmatizing, says Richard Bentall, a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Manchester , renewing a debate on the best ways to fight the shame associated with the disease.

Anxiety & Physical Health

CBS News carried a report on a new study today that links anxiety disorders and physical health problems. The idea is not new, particularly because it is widely known that…

Future Brain Technology

I love reading about the inerface of computer technology and the brain, and CNN this week had a great story about new memory devices being developed. Various computer engineers are…

Men Do Suffer from Compulsive Shopping

Compulsive shopping is not just a problem that some women have – it seems that men are just as likely to suffer from it, say researchers from Stanford University, USA. About 5% of adults in the USA say they cannot refrain from shopping for stuff they probably don’t want or need.