Journal of Psychiatric Research

Founded in 1961 to report on the latest work in psychiatry and cognate disciplines, the Journal of Psychiatric Research is dedicated to innovative and timely studies of important areas of research.

Publisher
Elsevier
Impact factor
3.827 (2011)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Hormonal contraceptives affect the efficacy of exposure therapy

Psychologists at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum have studied in what way hormonal contraceptives affect the efficacy of anxiety therapy. They demonstrated that women who were on the pill benefitted less from exposure therapy than ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Exposure to trauma impacts ability to squash bad memories

People exposed to trauma are less able to suppress unwanted emotional memories due to neural and behavioral disruptions in their brain that may contribute to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental illness study to explore patients' self-assessments

As the mental health community pursues new ways to improve the lives of the severely ill, a University of Texas at Dallas researcher is focusing on what can be learned from patients' answers to a simple question: "How do ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early birds less prone to depression

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new study by researchers at University of Colorado Boulder and the Channing Division ...

Health

Amber-tinted glasses may provide relief for insomnia

How do you unwind before bedtime? If your answer involves Facebook and Netflix, you are actively reducing your chance of a good night's sleep. And you are not alone: 90 percent of Americans use light-emitting electronic devices, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers develop new tool to assess individual's level of wisdom

Researchers at University of San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE) to assess an individual's level of wisdom, based upon a conceptualization of wisdom as a trait ...

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