Psychology & Psychiatry

Military-related trauma tied to eating disorder symptoms

(HealthDay)—Noncombat, military-related trauma is associated with eating disorder symptom severity in male veterans, according to a study published online Sept. 23 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Assessment tools, relationships key to addressing child trauma

Two new studies led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggest that the bevy of tools available to assess and address childhood adversity and trauma, as well as the interconnected webs of ...

Health

Who's avoiding sex, and why

Sex has a strong influence on many aspects of well-being: it is one of our most basic physiological needs. Sex feeds our identity and is a core element of our social life.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Childhood adversity linked to increased suicide risk in adolescence

Exposure to various common childhood adversities - such as parental psychiatric disorder, parental substance abuse or a death in the family - is associated with a substantially increased risk of suicide in adolescence and ...

Health

How to make your next sexual health check less awkward

Many people find the idea of a sexual health check awkward or embarrassing. After all, it's not every day someone you barely know asks you intimate details about your sex life or asks to examine your genitals.

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