Mental Health – Women
Every year some 4 million women give birth in the United States, and as many as 20% will suffer from some type of maternal mental health disorder during the postpartum period. The American Academy […]
Mood disorders are far more than “feeling blue” or out of sorts. They can deeply impact an individual’s ability to live a fulfilling life. Women are especially vulnerable and suffer from mood disorders at […]
Recent findings from a group of Polish researchers indicate that the options used for breast cancer treatment have a significant impact on women’s risks for developing depression or anxiety.
A study sponsored by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine revealed that bisexual women suffer from more mental, emotional and psychological problems than lesbians.
Abusing drugs or alcohol does not necessarily cause domestic violence, but there is a strong correlation. For households with an addict, episodes of violence are far more likely. Every day can be a fearful […]
Women have relatively high chances of developing several forms of mental illness, including major depression, eating disorders and anxiety disorders. Current scientific evidence indicates that people who regularly participate in physical activity have lower […]
According to new research, women are 40 percent more likely than men to develop a mental disorder in their lifetimes. Some disorders are even more prevalent in women, while for others, the gap is […]
The attachment that mothers form with their infants is an important part of the mother-child relationship. This early bonding sets the stage for your future relationship with your child. Having a strong relationship, in […]
Specific phobia is a medical term used to describe a persistent, irrational fear-based reaction to things or situations that have a minor or nonexistent potential to cause harm. Although various people can develop this […]
Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a psychiatric condition characterized by a number of dysfunctional traits or behaviors, including a lack of empathy for other people and a highly exaggerated sense of self-importance. Outside of […]
Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is a psychiatric condition characterized by highly dramatic and/or emotional attention-seeking conduct that disrupts a person’s ability to participate fully in everyday life. It belongs to a larger group of […]
Avoidant personality disorder (AvPD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of excessive shyness, sensitivity, or sense of inadequacy that hinders full involvement in social and/or interpersonal aspects of everyday life. Women […]