Skip the gym? You'll pay

If, in New Years past, a steadfast resolution to get your butt to the gym has resulted in your butt remaining steadfastly planted on your couch, it may be time to introduce your butt to hyperbolic discounting.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New treatment for chronic depression targets personality style

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with psychologists from six other universities, have started a study to assess the impact of a new psychological therapy for chronic, or ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Intimacy problems revealed in sex survey

A study of so-called sex addiction and its impact on relationships has found that those with problematic sexual behaviour are more likely to feel threatened by or anxious about intimate relationships.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bullying may contribute to lower test scores

High schools in Virginia where students reported a high rate of bullying had significantly lower scores on standardized tests that students must pass to graduate, according to research presented at the 119th Annual Convention ...

Oncology & Cancer

Why women quit breast cancer drugs early

Why do so many postmenopausal women who are treated for estrogen-sensitive breast cancer quit using drugs that help prevent the disease from recurring?

Psychology & Psychiatry

New dot com clinic treating people with OCD online

Researchers at Macquarie University are developing an innovative approach to helping people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The team at the eCentreClinic are exploring the use of internet-based treatments to provide ...

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