Psychologist takes aim at anxiety disorders

By Todd R. McAdam On Jun 8, 2010

help set goals. Her work may lead to treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and social anxiety disorder that are cheaper, more effective and more widely available. OCD and social anxiety...… Read more


Lenzenweger study: Personality disorders may change

By Research Advancement On Dec 15, 2004

affected with the conditions. Common personality disorders are: borderline personality disorder, which is characterized by unstable personal relations, as well as self-destructive and impulsive behavior; and, narcissistic personality disorder, which...… Read more


Adult-child interaction boosts mental health

By Gail Glover On Nov 22, 2010

Learning a hobby or other complex task in childhood with assistance from a trusted adult may help guard against the emergence of a personality disorder (PD) later on in life,...… Read more


Book offers resources for PTSD sufferers

By Gail Glover On Sep 20, 2012

Close to 5.2 million adults experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) every year. And it can affect anyone — from war veterans and abuse victims to people directly or indirectly traumatized...… Read more


Student seeks understanding of suicide

By Todd R. McAdam On Nov 14, 2014

...says. “A person with one disorder tends to have multiple disorders; there’s a lot of overlap.” Does one disorder cause the other? Do they develop independently or in tandem? Do...… Read more


Schizophrenia expert’s book honors mentor

By Ingrid Husisian On Jan 23, 2003

...contributions to experimental psychopathology, the study of mental disorders. In 1966, Maher wrote Principles of Psychopathology, a groundbreaking work that shifted the study of mental disease from observation and description...… Read more


Brain study aims to improve dyslexia treatment

By Rachel Coker On Jul 24, 2013

...of treating America’s most common learning disorder. “The brain can reveal things that aren’t necessarily visible on the surface,” she says. “It can tell you things about what’s going wrong...… Read more