Psychology & Psychiatry

Medication plus talk therapy for anxiety in seniors

(Medical Xpress)—A study of older adults has found that combining antidepressant medication with a type of psychotherapy called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) appears to be very effective as a treatment for anxiety. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Body dysmorphic disorder puts ugly in the brain of the beholder

When people think of mental problems related to body image, often the first thing that comes to mind is the thin figure associated with anorexia. Body dysmorphic disorder is less well known, but has around five times the ...

Cardiology

Higher heart attack rates continue six years after Katrina

New Orleans residents continue to face a three-fold increased risk of heart attack post-Katrina—a trend that has remained unchanged since the storm hit in 2005, according to research being presented at the American College ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researcher finds 'first time' could predict sexual satisfaction

(Medical Xpress)—Research conducted by Matthew Shaffer, a doctoral psychology student at UT, and C. Veronica Smith, an assistant psychology professor at the University of Mississippi, reveals that the first sexual experience ...

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