Psychology & Psychiatry

Study sheds light on why people self-injure

A study by a team of psychologists has revealed that people who self-injure often feel positively—as well as negatively—about their behavior.

Medical research

CBT for social anxiety may have a protective effect on cells

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for patients with social anxiety not only helps to reduce anxiety levels but also seems to protect against accelerated cellular ageing, a study involving researchers at Karolinska Institutet ...

Neuroscience

Concussion recovery not clear cut for children

Sleep problems, fatigue and attention difficulties in the weeks after a child's concussion injury could be a sign of reduced brain function and decreased grey matter.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Standard treatment programmes for OCD are not always enough

They wash their hands until the skin hangs in tatters, are in a state of panic about bacteria and infections—and are unable to use common sense and distance themselves from the stressful thoughts that are controlling their ...

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