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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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Eating Disorders in Men: An Interview with Dr. Roberto Olivardia

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00May 16th, 2012|Categories: Eating Disorders|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Psychologist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Arlington, MA, where he specializes in the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and compulsive skin picking. He also [...]

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People Determine Cheating Potential By Voice Pitch

By |2016-11-20T07:53:46-05:00March 23rd, 2011|Categories: Dating, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

According to a new study, women think that men with a lower-pitched voice are more likely to cheat, while men think that a woman with a higher-pitched voice is more likely to cheat. These findings were independent of whether a person preferred a certain voice pitch, or found a certain voice pitch attractive. In addition, women [...]

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Study: Why do men use silly pickup lines?

By |2016-10-05T06:45:49-05:00February 17th, 2011|Categories: Dating, Gender, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

World-Science.net 14 Jan 2011 -- "Pickup" lines based on humor tend to fall flat-but they do get the speakers rat­ed as rel­a­tively fun­ny and so­cia­ble, and aren't dis­fa­vored by wom­en seek­ing brief li­ais­ons, a new study sug­gests. The pair stud­ied the ef­fects of "flip­pant" lines such as "can I get a pic­ture of you so I [...]

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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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10 Women’s Quotes on Courage

By |2016-11-20T07:53:47-05:00January 5th, 2011|Categories: Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You aren't the only one who has felt she is up against insurmountable odds. Seek some inspiration from these wise women. "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin "You become courageous by doing courageous acts...Courage is a habit." - Mary Daly "Be courageous. It's one of the only places left uncrowded." [...]

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Study shows women with ADHD more impaired than men

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-05:00March 24th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , |

In a study by Robison et al. in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, it was found that women with ADHD have more functional impairment than men with ADHD. There were 515 subjects in the study, with 34% being women. More women (75%) had combined type ADHD than men (62%). Women had higher scores on measures of [...]

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