Misophonia: Triggers & Management
People who suffer from misophonia do, in fact, have real physiological effects when they are exposed to the provoking sounds.
Trichotillomania: Identification & Treatments
Recent studies point to a high lifetime incidence (78%) of another psychiatric diagnosis among those who suffer from trichotillomania.
Sleep Loss and Risky Behavior in Teens
There are many possible contributing factors that can explain the relationship between lack of sleep and psychosocial issues among teenagers.
Zika Virus: Questions Remain
Does late-pregnancy or early-infancy infection cause abnormalities? Are symptomatic & asymptomatic maternal infections equally likely to cause defects?
Emotional Intelligence in OCD
Individuals with OCD have different areas of brain activation in response to perceived threats than healthy controls.
Stroke Risk Factors: Sex-Specific
The study provides much needed insight into sex-specific risk factors, thus improving the accuracy of individualized stroke risk assessment.
Teenage Circadian Rhythm
Research shows that teenage and adolescent sleep patterns are hormonally influenced, and not laziness or rebellious statements.
Phobias and Brain Activity
Phobias are associated with major alterations in brain activity as detected by functional imaging studies.
Patient H.M. & Neurology Research: Ethical or Not?
Although tremendous advances in research and medical ethics have been made since the mid-20th century, questions continue.
The Brain and Nostalgia
Nostalgic experiences trigger metabolic activity and blood flow in several brain regions and can be a useful emotional strategy or a harmful addiction.