Low Libido in Young Women: What Can Be Done?

Diminished libido is the most common sexual problem among women. And while it is often associated with menopausal women, increasing numbers of young women also complain of loss of desire. “Low sexual desire is more prevalent in older women but young women find it especially distressing,” says Dr. Larisa Wainer, psychologist with Morris Psychological Group.…

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Treating Depression: New Research on What Works

About 1 in 5 adults in the United States suffers one or more depressive episodes over a lifetime, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Depression is a serious, disabling illness. It affects an individual’s ability to work, study, sleep, eat and enjoy activities once found pleasurable. Depression can be treated with psychotherapy or…

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ADHD & Bullying

ADHD & Bullying: Dr. Ashley Gorman Examines the Role of Bullying in Addressing ADHD and Offers Tips for Parents Bullying has serious consequences for both victim and bully.  And while there is no single factor that is responsible for making a child either a bully or the target of bullies, children with attention deficit hyperactivity…

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: New Research on Dogs Yields Benefits for People

Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects about 2 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. OCD is a distressing and often disabling condition characterized by overwhelming anxiety that drives the need to check things repeatedly or to perform certain rituals over and over. OCD is generally treated with psychotherapy, medication or both.   “Unfortunately, many…

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