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2013-05-29 09:35:14

Women who have mental health disorders around the time of birth are more likely to have previously experienced domestic violence, according to a study by UK researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Louise Howard from King's College London, found that high levels of symptoms of perinatal* depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder were linked to having experienced domestic violence either during pregnancy, the past year, or over a woman's...

2013-05-21 14:56:28

The increase is due to more cases of eating disorder not otherwise specified rather than rises in either bulimia or anorexia More people are being diagnosed with eating disorders every year and the most common type is not either of the two most well known–bulimia or anorexia–but eating disorders not otherwise specified (eating disorders that don't quite reach the threshold to be defined as anorexia or bulimia), shows a study published online in BMJ Open. Few studies have...

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Linked To Abnormal Brain Wiring
2013-04-30 11:48:44

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the most unusual and little understood psychiatric disorders is a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Individuals afflicted with this disease believe they are disfigured or extremely unattractive despite appearing normal to other people. Now, researchers at UCLA have shed light on the neurological underpinnings of this bizarre disorder, and they say the condition arises from abnormal wiring across vast...

2013-04-03 23:00:54

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida treatment facility offering individualized plans for alcohol addiction, drug addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders that include depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. In its ongoing mission to help individuals as well as their families, the center is releasing a new guide on How to Talk to Your College Freshman about Binge Drinking. (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 College and drinking have long been linked, and Delray Recovery Center´s new...

2013-03-29 23:04:03

New Found Life Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Delray Beach announces new services for women and those suffering from eating disorders. (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 New Found Life Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Delray Beach, Florida announces the addition of outpatient substance abuse treatment with support housing for women in addition to new services for the treatment of eating disorders for both women and men. Michael Watt, founder of New Found Life Substance Abuse Treatment Center...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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