Psychology & Psychiatry

Child abuse linked to risk of suicide in later life

Children who experience physical, sexual, and emotional abuse or neglect are at least two to three times more likely to attempt suicide in later life, according to the largest research review carried out of the topic.

Psychology & Psychiatry

0.5 percent of the population suffer from severe PTSD

Trauma-related disorders were previously classified under one single diagnosis—post-traumatic stress disorder. Now, a representative survey carried out by a UZH psychopathologist has shown for the first time how often such ...

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.

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.

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