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2011-06-21 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LEXINGTON, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new international awards program intended to recognize everyday people who serve as caregivers has been launched by Shire Pharmaceuticals, the global specialty biopharmaceutical company. The Shire BRAVE Awards is the first and only awards initiative of its kind and is designed to recognize the courage and dedication of non-professional caregivers, honoring everyday heroes who provide regular, consistent care of another...

2011-06-07 02:00:00

LONDON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the title Border-Crossing: Migration Across National and Mental States, the 6th Psychoanalytic Film Festival (epff6) will present an impressive programme of European film. The Festival, which is organised by The Institute of Psychoanalysis and takes place from 3-6 November 2011, will feature films from 10 different countries, many of which have never been shown before in the UK. They will be discussed by the filmmakers themselves with...

2011-06-01 22:56:19

People who feel secure in in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection they give. However, people who are insecure, who tend towards anxiety or avoidance and are compulsive or controlling in their affection experience more conflict in their sexual desire and are less happy in their relationships, according to a study by the University of the Basque Country. "Our results show that insecure people...

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...


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