It sounds strange that a drug addiction could be successfully combated using another recreational drug, but it appears that certain psychedelic drugs can have a positive influence when combined with psychotherapy. Although much of this research has been conducted before the 1970s and has typically focused on the use of LSD, recently psychiatrists from the St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University have tested the use of the drug ketamine.
Author Eric W. Dolan
There are numerous factors that influence the perception of a man’s attractiveness, including his physical appearance, social status, wealth, and personality. Research conducted at the University of California suggests that two other factors, creativity and intelligence, also positively influence a man’s attractiveness to women.
According to research published in Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice in 2004, imagined ostracism is significant enough to induce psychological pain.
Research published in Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback found that certain psychophysiological patterns are associated with sending and receiving text messages.
A study published in the International Journal of Mental Health suggests that those with gambling problems may be particularly vulnerable on online gambling websites.
According to a study published in Addiction Research and Theory, heavy Internet use and heavy cellular phone use are associated with certain psychiatric disorders.
Levels of ruminative coping and distractive coping can predict levels of depressive symptoms, according to research published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology.
According to a study conducted by Shanyang Zhao in 2007, inner-city teens are more likely to use MySpace and less likely to use instant messaging (IM) than middle-income suburban teens.
In 1966, three psychiatrists conducted a study that investigated how much the wives of men who had received LSD assisted treatment for alcoholism thought their husbands had changed.
A meta-analysis published in School Psychology Quarterly found that bullying interventions in elementary and secondary schools only have a moderate impact on bullying.
Research conducted at Tufts University in Massachusetts suggests that people rated on likability in face-to-face interactions also tend to be rated similarly on the basis of their Facebook profile.
According to a study published in Health Psychology, genetic influences have a moderate effect on sexual behaviors in young adults.
Research conducted at the University of Texas at Austin in 2010 shows that episodes of major depressive disorder can be predicted by the ways people organize sentences from scrambled phrases.
According to a study published in CyberPsychology & Behavior in 2009, self-reported dissatisfaction with one’s family and recent stressful events are both associated with addiction to the internet.