Hope Can Aid in Recovery from Anxiety Disorders

New research suggests hope is a trait that can predict resilience and recovery from anxiety disorders. In a new study, clinical psychologist Dr. Matthew Gallager and colleagues examined the role…

Extended Hormone Therapy During Menopause Aids Cognition

Emerging research suggests a longer period of estrogen replacement therapy provides a prolonged cognitive benefit. However, investigators acknowledge that the risk-to-benefit balance of hormone therapy use is complicated and must…

Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD Symptoms

New research suggests a period of rest following a traumatic event can help reduce the subsequent development of involuntary “memory intrusions,” a frequent symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder. Memory intrusions…

Study: Competitive People Have Higher Risk for Using Drugs

A new study from Spain suggests hostile and competitive people are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol. “There are still many questions to answer but what we discovered is…

Study: Only Children Not More Narcissistic Than Those With Siblings

New research finds no evidence for the claim that only children are more narcissistic than children with siblings. German social and personality psychologists Drs. Michael Dufner (University of Leipzig), Mitja…