Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How infections influence our social empathy

When people are ill, they feel less empathy for others than when they are healthy. This has been confirmed by a study conducted by Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Complex PTSD linked to suicidal behavior in sexual minorities

A study from the University of Georgia has found that complex post-traumatic stress disorder—a type of PTSD caused by chronic, long-lasting or repeated traumatic events—plays an important role in how trauma impacts lesbian, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Narcissism and its impact on psychotherapy

Narcissistic personality traits are related to poorer response to psychotherapeutic treatment. This is the result of a German multi-site study with more than 2,000 participants receiving inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy. ...

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