A study from the University of Albany found that the administration of the hormone estradiol to aged female mice decreased anxiety-like and depression-like behaviors. This finding may help explain the onset of depression during and after menopause.
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A study published in 2009 examined men’s experience of depression. The article, entitled “A Qualitative Investigation of Depression in Men,”…
Research published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology in 2009, found an association between depressive symptoms and reduced emotional disclosure.
A study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology has found that a high self-esteem does not lessen the effect of stressful events on depression. The study was conducted by Ulrich Orth and Richard Robins of the University of California and Laurenz Meier of the University of Bern.
Social norms may play a role in the choice of privacy settings on social networking sites, according to research published in the Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace in 2010.
According to a review article in the Journal of Toxicology, the use of cannabis during breastfeeding may cause a delay in children’s motor development.
A longitudinal study published in 2009 found evidence that bisexuality was a stable sexual orientation and that bisexuals were as likely as lesbian or heterosexual women to commit to long-term relationships.
Young African American men and women report finding average weight women with a waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) of 0.7 and 0.8 as most attractive, according to a study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders in 2004.
Regular use of cannabis can lead to impairments of real world memory, according to a study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology in 2008.
According to an article published in the journal Addiction, if cannabis use causes schizophrenia, between 2,800 and 7,700 heavy cannabis users would need to be prevented to prevent one case of schizophrenia.
In 1999, the American Journal on Addictions published an article that examined thirty-three case studies involving the use of the psychedelic drug ibogaine for the treatment of heroin withdrawal.
In 2006, the scientific journal Neurology published a report that investigated the use of LSD and psilocybin for the treatment of cluster headaches.