Psychology & Psychiatry

Body dysmorphia affects many teens, especially girls

Many teens—especially girls—are affected by body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a condition in which they become obsessed with perceived flaws in their personal appearance, a new study shows.

Medical research

Skin aging: A synergy between cigarette smoke and sunlight

Combined exposure of the skin to cigarette smoke and UV rays could lead to faster premature aging, according to a study by Université Laval and the Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Embracing body image in motherhood

The changes of motherhood can make women vulnerable to negative body image, but experts at Flinders University are encouraging women to embrace body image interventions to combat this.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social phobia amid COVID-19 pandemic? You're not alone

The trend of increased social phobia in the modern era, especially among youth, has become a topic that researchers have been pursuing and tackling in the long term. Simultaneously, almost three years after the outbreak of ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Outlook on exercise may curb aging anxiety

Since 2011, roughly 10,000 people in the U.S. have turned 65 every day. The Baby Boomer generation and those born before 1946 make up the country's fastest growing age group, which is on track to outnumber children by 2035.

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