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2011-04-23 00:00:32

Recently launched website Personal Injury Attorney Psychoanalysis struggles to explore the most hidden parts of consciousness of lawyers and attorneys. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 The primal focus of the newly launched Personal Injury Attorney Psychoanalysis site http://personalinjuryattorneypsychoanalysis.com is the creation of the solid online archive made from psychoanalysis sessions. The sessions were held exclusively with personal injury attorneys and lawyers. Due to this the...

2011-01-19 02:00:00

LONDON, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who have resolved to exercise their minds as well as their bodies this new year, The Institute of Psychoanalysis is offering the chance to gain a deeper understanding of the inner self with a range of thought-provoking public events. The events programme, which can be found at http://www.beyondthecouch.org.uk, complements the Science Museum's groundbreaking exhibition, Psychoanalysis: The Unconscious in Everyday Life (admission free, ends...

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2010-12-17 09:25:00

People who are hypersexual or otherwise addicted to sexual activity are more likely to have anxiety or insecurities about intimate relationships, researchers from Massey University in New Zealand have discovered. In a study conducted by clinical psychology student Karen Faisandier, more than 880 adult subjects participated in an anonymous online questionnaire about their sex-related activities, including their orientation and their thoughts about how their relationships with others were...

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2010-12-01 08:45:00

College students who exhibit narcissistic tendencies are more likely than fellow students to cheat on exams and assignments, a new study shows. The results suggested that narcissists were motivated to cheat because their academic performance functions as an opportunity to show off to others, and they didn't feel particularly guilty about their actions. "Narcissists really want to be admired by others, and you look good in college if you're getting good grades," said Amy Brunell, lead author...

2010-10-20 18:33:39

Chronic depression is an adaptive, reparative neurobiological process gone wrong, say two University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers, positing in a new theory that the debilitating mental state originates from more ancient mechanisms used by the body to deal with physical injury, such as pain, tissue repair and convalescent behavior. In a paper published in the September online edition of Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Review, Athina Markou, PhD, professor of...

2010-08-13 14:35:19

First study to examine parenting quality on stressful experiences, emotions in later life Sons who have fond childhood memories of their fathers are more likely to be emotionally stable in the face of day-to-day stresses, according to psychologists who studied hundreds of adults of all ages. Psychology professor Melanie Mallers, PhD, of California State University-Fullerton presented the findings Thursday at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. "Most studies...

2010-08-03 13:35:54

How positively you see others is linked to how happy, kind-hearted and emotionally stable you are, according to new research by a Wake Forest University psychology professor. "Your perceptions of others reveal so much about your own personality," says Dustin Wood, assistant professor of psychology at Wake Forest and lead author of the study, about his findings. By asking study participants to each rate positive and negative characteristics of just three people, the researchers were able to...

2010-07-21 12:49:53

People who feel insecure about their attachments to others might be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems than those who feel secure in their relationships, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association. "This is the first study to examine adult attachment and a range of specific health conditions," said lead author Lachlan A. McWilliams, PhD, of Acadia University. He and a colleague examined data on 5,645 adults age 18 to 60 from the National Cormorbidity...

2010-06-21 20:44:01

In a new Biological Psychiatry article, Dr. Regina Sullivan and colleagues have dissected the behavior of mother rats and their infant pups, modeling nurturing by stroking and abuse with electric shock. In this animal model of infant abuse, they took into consideration the unique infant neurobehavioral learning attachment system that ensures infant rats' attachment to their caregiver regardless of the quality of care received. Upon this background, the pups responded to a natural maternal...

2010-06-15 11:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the U.S. divorce rate is estimated at 47.9 percent. From the expense of lawyers and the bureaucratic cost of judges, courts, and child support, to the increasing number of children traveling alone on airplanes for visits to non-custodial parents, the impact of divorce is estimated at $11.1 billion dollars each year; with another estimated $75.1 billion per year for grief counseling, therapy,...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.