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Specialties:

  • Psychology

Affiliation:

  • North Phoenix Counseling

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents can spur math anxiety and poor math performance in children, a new study suggests.

    "We often don't think about how important parents' own attitudes are in determining their children's academic achievement. But our work suggests that if a p...Full Article

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    SATURDAY, Aug. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Risky behaviors such as reckless driving or sudden promiscuity, or nervous behaviors such as agitation, hand-wringing or pacing, can be signs that suicide risk may be high in depressed people, researchers report.

    Other warning signs may include...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women in the U.S. military are no more likely than men to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a government study shows.

    "This is the first study to prospectively investigate the development of PTSD in male and female service members who...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Starting or returning to school can trigger anxiety in some children, but parents can help ease worried young minds, a mental health expert says.

    "Anxiety is one of the most common mental health challenges for children. Uncertainty fuels the fears...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The dark look associated with Goths may not be all show: Teens in this subculture appear more prone to depression and self-harm than their peers, researchers report.

    Fifteen-year-olds who strongly identified as Goth -- recognized by their disti...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Independent researchers couldn't reproduce the findings of more than half of 100 experiments previously published in three prominent psychology journals, a new review reports.

    This review should fuel skepticism over scientific claims, particular...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American college students start experimenting with booze or drugs over the summer, but winter is the peak time for them to begin illegal use of prescription medicines, according to a U.S. government study.

    "These findings show that college ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer survivors who've had one stroke are at high risk for having another, a new study says.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 14,300 people in the United States and Canada who were diagnosed with childhood cancers between 197...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Discontinuing high blood pressure treatment in seniors with mild memory and thinking problems did not improve their mental functioning, a new study shows.

    It's known that high blood pressure during middle age is a risk factor for cerebrovascular d...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The impact that young teens' sexual activity has on their circle of friends differs for girls and boys, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at data from youngsters in 28 rural communities in Iowa and Pennsylvania who w...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with psoriasis may be twice as likely to experience depression as those without the common skin condition, regardless of its severity, a new study suggests.

    "Psoriasis in general is a pretty visible disease," said study author Dr. Roger H...Full Article

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    SUNDAY, Aug. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who share the responsibilities of child care end up feeling more satisfied with both their sex lives and their overall relationship, new research suggests.

    The finding applies to both married couples and couples ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who feel they don't meet traditional masculine ideals may be more prone to violence and risky behaviors, a new study suggests.

    According to the researchers, the findings "suggest that efforts to reduce men's risk of behavior likely to result ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana's potential effect on brain structure remains a subject of intense scientific scrutiny, but mixed results have emerged from two of the latest studies on the topic.

    Researchers in one study have concluded that marijuana use likely does...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The pain of a romantic breakup may hit women harder at first, but they recover far more quickly from the loss than men do, new research suggests.

    "At some point, clearly, women get over a breakup," said study author Craig Morris, a research assoc...Full Article