Psychotherapy in the News
Childhood bullying may lead to increased chronic disease risk in adulthood
Posted on Tuesday March 14, 2017
Being bullied during childhood might have lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure - including an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood, according to a...
Social phobia: Indication of a genetic cause
Posted on Monday March 13, 2017
People with social anxiety avoid situations in which they are exposed to judgment by others. Those affected also lead a withdrawn life and maintain contact above all on the Internet.
Patients with OCD have difficulty learning when a stimulus is safe
Posted on Tuesday March 07, 2017
People who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are poorer at learning about the safety of a stimulus than healthy volunteers, which may contribute to their struggles to overcome...
Social media users more likely to feel isolated, study finds
Posted on Monday March 06, 2017
The time spent online and the frequency of social media use have been shown to drastically increase the risk of feeling socially isolated.
Even after treatment, brains of anorexia nervosa patients not fully recovered
Posted on Friday March 03, 2017
Even after weeks of treatment and considerable weight gain, the brains of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa remain altered, putting them at risk for possible relapse, according to...