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Boys More Likely to Recover from Anorexia
A UCLA study shows that the symptoms of anorexia may be more persistent in recovering female patients than recovering male patients. Studying 99 male and female anorexics age 14 to 17, researchers found that one year after recovery, 8.4 percent of females ...
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Boys and Girls Process Language in Different Parts of Brain
When children make language mistakes, girls use the part of the brain used for declarative memory or tasks like memorizing words and associations while boys use procedural memory and the part associated with governing the rules of language, Georgetown Unive...
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Life Harder on Teen Girls, Depression Study Shows
A shocking number of young women age 15 to 24--about 20 percent--is affected by major depression, studies show, making them more likely to attempt suicide, abuse alcohol and enter into abusive relationships. New findings from the University of South Caroli...
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One in Three Young Teenage Boys Are Heavy Users of Pornography
Young teenage boys are very heavy users of sexually explicit media content on digital or satellite television, video, and DVD and the Internet. When surveyed anonymously, 90 percent of boys and 70 percent of girls aged 13 and 14 reported accessing sexually...
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Long-Term Study Shows Gender and Income Differences Don't Affect Intelligence Much
Does being born rich, male or female make you smarter? Researchers at the National Institutes for Health (NIH) have been studying hundreds of children for eight years to find out just that. Announcing the initial findings of their ongoing study of healthy ...
PsychBriefs: August 19 - 25, 2007
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Boys with Reading Problems Fare Better with Female Teachers A study of 175 third- and fourth-grade boys in a ten-week read...
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Family Meals Reduce Disordered Eating in Teen Girls
Worried about your daughter's eating habits? New research shows eating five or more meals together per week as a family considerably decreases the likelihood of teen girls engaging in extreme diet behaviors such as fasting or vomiting.
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