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Psychology - Health - 10.02.2009
Pressure to be a supergirl is causing teen mental health crisis
BERKELEY — Expectations for teenage girls to be brainy, athletic, nurturing, and look like supermodels - while juggling homework, social networking and resumé-padding activities - are fueling a generational mental health crisis, according to a new book by University of California, Berkeley, psychologist Stephen Hinshaw.

Health - Psychology - 06.02.2009
Running away from depression
Running away from depression
A new study into how exercise can help women overcome depression is looking for volunteers to step on to the treadmill.

Health - Psychology - 25.01.2009
New tactics to tackle bystander’s role in bullying
A new psychodynamic approach to bullying in schools has been successfully trialled by UCL and US researchers.

Health - Psychology - 25.01.2009
New tactics to tackle bystander’s role in bullying
A new psychodynamic approach to bullying in schools has been successfully trialled by UCL and US researchers.

Health - Psychology - 21.01.2009
Girls ability with language helps social interaction
A team of researchers from UCL's Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology have identified a correlation between natural ability to use language well and social communication competence according to gender. In an article published in the current issue of the 'Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry', Professor David Skuse and William Mandy, lead authors of the study, show that above-average verbal IQ seems to confer protection against social communication impairments in girls but not in boys.

Health - Psychology - 21.01.2009
Girls ability with language helps social interaction
A team of researchers from UCL's Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology have identified a correlation between natural ability to use language well and social communication competence according to gender. In an article published in the current issue of the 'Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry', Professor David Skuse and William Mandy, lead authors of the study, show that above-average verbal IQ seems to confer protection against social communication impairments in girls but not in boys.
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