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Early Sexual Experience Linked to Teen Delinquency
Adolescents who start having sex a year or more earlier than their peers are 20 percent more likely to commit acts of delinquency such as stealing, vandalizing property and selling drugs. Meanwhile students who waited longer than the average student at thei...
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The Face of Male Depression
Researchers estimate that more than 6 million men in the United States suffer from depression. And yet, as we reported in October, many fail to seek treatment or even realize what's wrong with them. Recognizing depression in men can be difficult even for t...
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Sleep Sex: More Nightmare Than Dream Come True
From "dirty talk" to intercourse, men and women suffering from a rare but legitimate set of disorders may engage in a variety of sexual activity, both alone or involving others, all while asleep. Because amnesia is a symptom, those who sleep alone may never...
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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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Focusing on Love Keeps Couples from Cheating
People with wondering eyes need only focus on how much they love their current partner, shows new research on monogamy.
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Study Shows Virginity Pledges Prevent Precautions, Not Premarital Sex
A study has found that "virginity pledges," vows to abstain from sex until marriage, have no effect on whether teenagers have sex, but do decrease the use of precautions against pregnancy and STDs.
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