Psychology & Psychiatry

The main differences between women and men who commit deadly violence

Jun 17, 2016 | | Say something

The main differences between women and men who commit deadly violence ; credit: University of Gothenburg women who commit deadly violence are different in many aspects of male perpetrators, both in terms of the most common victims, the way the murder was committed, the place where it is carried out and the bottom of the […more]

Map adolescent brain provides evidence of the relationship between antisocial behavior and brain development

Jun 15, 2016 | | Say something

Map adolescent brain provides evidence of the relationship between antisocial behavior and brain development ; These two regions of the brain (orbitofrontal cortex and medial temporal cortex) were more similar in terms of thickness in youth with conduct disorder that typically developing young people. This suggests that the normal pattern of brain development is interrupted […more]

Children who help survive the aftermath: Nine tips on how to deal with large-scale traumatic events

Jun 15, 2016 | | Say something

Children who help survive the aftermath: Nine tips on how to deal with large-scale traumatic events ; Credit: Florida International University Katrina. Nepal. Sandy Hook. Boston Marathon. The business center in the world. Orlando. All are synonymous with tragic loss, inexplicable catastrophe and an overwhelming sense of vulnerability. All major traumatic events-some man-made, others the […more]

Even when help is just a click away, stigma remains an obstacle

Jun 14, 2016 | | Say something

Even when help is just a click away, stigma remains an obstacle ; Stigma is a major barrier preventing people with problems mental health to get the help they need. Even in an environment where private and anonymous online, someone with greater self-stigma is less likely to take the first step to obtain information about […more]

A study finds that there is no reliable method to assess the risk of suicide in mental health patients

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

A study finds that there is no reliable method to assess the risk of suicide in mental health patients ; Credit: George Hodan / Public Domain An Australian study has questioned the effectiveness of the tools used by medical professionals to assess the risk of suicide in patients mental health, prompting calls for a review […more]

They are “workaholics” prone to OCD, anxiety?

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

They are “workaholics” prone to OCD, anxiety? ; (HealthDay) -Some workaholics may be prone to mental health disorders, compared with people with a better balance between working life, new research suggests. These disorders can include anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression, the study authors said. The results, based on […more]

Parents often use televisions, tablets and “electronic babysitters’

Jun 10, 2016 | | Say something

Parents often use televisions, tablets and “electronic babysitters’ ; (HealthDay). for some families, the times when parents spend time playing, reading or chatting with children can be a thing of the past, new research suggests the small study just 44 preschoolers families who are now often spend hours each day watching television or playing video […more]

prevention strategies suicide Revisited: A systematic review 10 years

Jun 8, 2016 | | Say something

prevention strategies suicide Revisited: A systematic review 10 years ; An important international journal Suicide Prevention has confirmed that some methods of making work in reducing suicides, while others use today have little proven yet. Worldwide there are more than 800,000 suicides every year, despite success for every suicide there are about 30 attempts. More […more]

Study: Dealing with suicide attempts in adolescence may predict heart disease later in life

Jun 7, 2016 | | Say something

Study: Dealing with suicide attempts in adolescence may predict heart disease later in life ; Adolescents, especially children, who they try to kill or approach a person who attempted suicide could face a higher rate of risk factors for heart disease in their twenties, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. Young […more]