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Maternal smoking during pregnancy related to behavior problems in toddlers
A University of Illinois at Chicago study reveals a link between smoking during pregnancy and very early child behavior problems.
Jul 13, 2006, 17:35
Physiological markers for self-harming behaviors found
Non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries by adolescent and young adult females are major public health problems and researchers have found physiological evidence that this behavior may lead to a more serious psychological condition called borderline personality disorder.
Jun 19, 2006, 02:01
Advances in treatment of borderline personality disorder
An editorial in the January 2006 issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry concludes that mental health professionals should be optimistic about improvements in the treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD).
Jan 23, 2006, 17:22
Why Teenagers Carry Weapons
Teenagers who carry weapons tend to be more irresponsible, be involved in other delinquent behaviours or have a fascination with aggressive display.
Mar 31, 2005, 21:06
Strong Link Between Insecure Adult Attachment Style and Primary Care Attendance
There is a strong link between an insecure adult attachment style and frequent GP attendance, a new study has found.
Mar 18, 2005, 16:07
Neurotic personality risk factor for mental illnesses
People with high levels of neuroticism are vulnerable to suffering from more than one psychiatric disorder at the same time (comorbidity), a new study has found. Comorbidity is commonly seen among psychiatric disorders.
Mar 3, 2005, 18:09
Finger length can predict physically aggressive personalities
A psychologist at the University of Alberta, Hurd said that it has been known for more than a century that the length of the index finger relative to the ring finger differs between men and women. More recently, researchers have found a direct correlation between finger lengths and the amount of testosterone that a fetus is exposed to in the womb. The shorter the index finger relative to the ring finger, the higher the amount of prenatal testosterone, and--as Hurd and Bailey have now shown--the more likely he will be physically aggressive throughout his life.
Mar 3, 2005, 17:08
Self-cutting and sexual risk are probably due to a single underlying psychological problem
Teens who cut themselves are more likely to engage in unprotected sex according to a new study by researchers at the Bradley/Hasbro Children's Psychiatric Research Center (BHCPRC) in Providence, RI. Published this month in the journal Pyschiatric Services, researchers report a previously uncharted link between self-mutilation and sexual risk.
Feb 11, 2005, 16:29