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ADHD Women: Higher Rate of Self-Harm & Suicide Attempts

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00September 21st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A recent study by Hinshaw et al. published by the the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2012) shows that women who were diagnosed with ADHD as young adults, in are more likely to attempt suicide or report injuring themselves than comparable young women in a control group. In the first of the studies, 228 girls [...]

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Alcohol’s disruptive effects on sleep may be more pronounced among women

By |2016-10-05T06:45:49-05:00February 16th, 2011|Categories: Addiction, Gender, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-15) -- Researchers have known for decades that alcohol can initially deepen sleep during the early part of the night but then disrupt sleep during the latter part of the night; this is called a "rebound effect." A new study of the influence of gender and family history of alcoholism on sleep has found that [...]

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