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Increased Risk of Self-Injury and Suicide Attempts for Girls with ADHD
2012-08-15 12:44:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) discovered that girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to attempt self-injury and suicide as they become older. To begin, families and girls with ADHD hope that symptoms like disruptive behavior and fidgety actions will decrease as they mature. However, the study from UC Berkeley showed that these girls tend to internalize...

2011-04-26 11:43:00

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The children's charity Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS) announces their new Directors of Research, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; and Dr. Bennett Leventhal, a leader of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute. Together LETS, Dr. Hinshaw, and Dr. Leventhal will study the impact that LETS programs have on...

2009-02-11 10:06:42

Expectations for teenage girls to be brainy, athletic, nurturing, and look like supermodels - while juggling homework, social networking and resum©-padding activities - are fueling a generational mental health crisis, according to a new book by University of California, Berkeley, psychologist Stephen Hinshaw.At the same time that opportunities abound for teenage girls to compete in both traditional male and female bastions, conflicting messages to be ambitious, caring and effortlessly...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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