Psychotherapy in the News
The mental health impact of breast size differences in teens
Posted on Thursday November 27, 2014
Asymmetry affects self-esteem and emotional health, reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®Differences in breast size have a significant mental health impact in adolescent girls...
Better assessment of decision-making capacity
Posted on Wednesday November 26, 2014
Physicians often find it hard to tell if a patient suffering from dementia or depression is capable of making sound judgements.
Women with mental illness are 40 percent less likely to receive routine cancer screenings
Posted on Tuesday November 25, 2014
Women with symptoms of serious mental illness are significantly less likely to receive three routine cancer screenings - Pap tests, mammograms and clinical breast exams - than women in the general...
Mental disorders due to permanent stress
Posted on Monday November 24, 2014
Activated through permanent stress, immune cells will have a damaging effect on and cause changes to the brain. This may result in mental disorders.
Job authority may increase depression symptoms in women
Posted on Thursday November 20, 2014
Women in authoritative job positions have more depression symptoms than those not in such positions, a new study finds. But for men, job authority may reduce depression symptoms.