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A DNA Check-Up Before Therapy
This is an exciting time when questions of the past become exposed. Many parents always wondered why one child may respond better to communication than others, and researchers are beginning to uncover fascinating discoveries.
Work and the Healthy Mind
In an effort to quantify the societal impact of health disorders, global researchers found a link between mental health and time away from work.
Shy or Social Phobic?
Do you have trouble getting your teen to enjoy social gatherings? You might just think your teen is shy but they could have a more serious problem known as social phobia.
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is currently defined as having excessive anxiety that's not related to a medical condition. Should researchers change that definition for obese individuals?
Changing Anxious Minds
Social anxiety -- a condition marked by heightened fears of interacting with others and of being harshly judged -- responds to psychotherapy, changing the way the brain looks in medical scans.
Fighting with the Mirror
Patients studied by Brown University and the Rhode Island Hospital suffering from body dysmorphic disorder have shown real improvement in an eight-year span.