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Men and women put off by macho stereotypes Some men are being driven away from macho occupations like surgery and the Royal Marines because they don't feel that they are 'man enough', according to new research.
Medical News Today | Dec 5, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Autism and gender nonconformity combined present unique challenges The challenges in providing psychotherapy to individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who also are struggling with their gender identity are explored in two case studies of high-functioning...
Medical News Today | Dec 5, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The social brain: does guessing others' intentions make a difference when we learn? People regularly engage in sophisticated 'mentalizing' (i.e. guessing the intentions or beliefs of others) whenever they convince, teach, deceive, and so on.
Medical News Today | Dec 4, 2014 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brain research reveals new hope for patients with anorexia nervosa Researchers from the Translational Developmental Neuroscience Lab led by Professor Stefan Ehrlich at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the University Hospital...
Medical News Today | Dec 4, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Altered 'thought-markers' of autism identified by new tool Psychiatric disorders -- including autism -- are characterized and diagnosed based on a clinical assessment of verbal and physical behavior.
Medical News Today | Dec 4, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SAFit-ligands provide the foundation for a mechanistically novel treatment of stress-related psychiatric disorders The FK506-binding protein 51 (FKBP51) is an established risk factor for stress-related psychiatric disorders such as major depression.
Medical News Today | Dec 4, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deficits in one of the brain's off switches for anxiety can result in an anxious temperament Persistent anxiety is one of the most common and distressing symptoms compromising mental health.
Medical News Today | Dec 4, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Witnessing parental violence affects girls and boys differently Witnessing violence by parents or a parent's intimate partner can trigger for some children a chain of negative behaviors that follows them from preschool to kindergarten and beyond, according to...
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Do concussions have lingering cognitive, physical, and emotional effects? A study of active duty U.S. Marines who suffered a recent or previous concussion(s) examined whether persistent post-concussive symptoms (PPCS) and lingering effects on cognitive function are due to...
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How behaviour is influenced by childhood trauma Traumatic and stressful events during childhood increase the risk to develop psychiatric disorders, but to a certain extent, they can also help better deal with difficult situations later in life.
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