Psychology & Psychiatry

Traumas change perception in the long term

People with maltreatment experiences in their childhood have a changed perception of social stimuli later as adults. This is what scientists from the Division of Medical Psychology at the University of Bonn have discovered. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How many people have eating disorders?

Last week, federal health minister Greg Hunt announced that more than 60,000 Australians will be asked about their mental health and well-being as part of the Intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study.

Pediatrics

'Time out' can be a useful parenting tool, if it's well planned

Parenting young children is one of the most stressful times in a parent's life. Toddlers and preschoolers are learning how to independently regulate their emotions. And parents are developing their ability to be both warm ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Venezuela crisis pushes women into 'forced motherhood'

Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighborhood armed with one of Venezuela's most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy.

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