News tagged with psychological problems

Australians double their antidepressants

(Medical Xpress)—The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011 and they now account for two out of every three psychotropic medications prescribed, a new study by the University of Sydney reveals.

Nov 16, 2012
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Skill set key to sticking to a healthy diet

Executive functions are psychological skills we use to achieve goals – for example planning actions in advance, solving problems and ignoring distractions.  People with less efficient 'executive functions' are less able ...

Sep 10, 2012
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