Psychology & Psychiatry

The problem with using psychoanalysis on children

Children with problems or problem children? That is the question often asked by parents and teachers alike. If a child is naughty in school, are they a "bad" child or are they facing mental ill health?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide among men—and the myth of impulsive acts

The recent death of chef and documentarian Anthony Bourdain sparked widespread media attention and a broader cultural discussion about depression and impulsive suicide, especially among middle-aged men. With the nation marking ...

Pediatrics

Indian mothers campaign to end breastfeeding stigma

Clutching his elephant toy, Avyaan's conversation is pretty much limited to a happy gurgle, but the nine-month-old might be about to go down in history for helping make breastfeeding in public more socially acceptable in ...

Health

Eyes turn to Vermont as it sees success with health system

A Vermont health care organization working to keep patients healthier while reducing costs is being closely watched because of its rate of success—it was within 1 percent of meeting its financial target in its first year ...

Cardiology

Improving quality of life for people with chronic heart failure

Patients with chronic heart failure face related problems, such as depression and fatigue, that could be relieved by an expanded model of care, according to a recently published study led by a researcher from the University ...

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