Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labour than women who have no such fear, suggests new research published today (27 June) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Fear conditioning using sound and taste aversion, as applied to mice, have revealed interesting information on the basis of memory allocation.
Neuroscience Jun 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Duke University and the National Institutes of Health have found a way to calm the fears of anxious mice with a drug that alters their brain chemistry. They've also found that human genetic differences related ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Restricted food intake a predictor of increased suicide attempts in Body Dysmorphic Disorder patients
Rhode Island Hospital and Auburn University researchers found a link between restrictive food intake, or excessive dieting, and an increase in suicide attempts in people with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). The study focused ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is among the most common, distressing, and disabling medical consequences of combat or other extremely stressful life events. The first-line treatment for PTSD is exposure therapy, a type ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A single brief therapy session for adults with a lifelong debilitating spider phobia resulted in lasting changes to the brain's response to fear.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Restricting the amount of time a child spends in bed could lower levels of sleep-related stress and anxiety, a Flinders University researcher believes.
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research about why people forego colorectal cancer (CRC) screening suggests that three fears play a significant role; fear of embarrassment, fear of getting AIDS and fear of pain may make some seniors skip the potentially ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For most of history, people have assumed that facial expressions are generally universal; a smile by someone of any cultural group generally is an expression of happiness or pleasure, for ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (9) | 0 |
New research suggests that when non-religious people think about their own death they become more consciously skeptical about religion, but unconsciously grow more receptive to religious belief.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 6
(HealthDay) -- People who often make comments about their weight are more likely to have a poor body image and to suffer depression, according to a new study.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Canterbury Christ Church University have found that smokers are more likely to stop because of anti-social attitudes towards them than from fear of ill-health.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition in which people find themselves experiencing intense fear following a traumatic experience due to unrelated circumstances. It’s ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The more afraid a person is of a spider, the bigger that individual perceives the spider to be, new research suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- UCLA life scientists and their colleagues have provided the first evidence of a causal link between traumatic brain injury and an increased susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |