Many obese women face stigma every day, study finds.
U.S. News & World ReportSeacat, who previously focused on the stigma associated with HIV and AIDS, first became interested in studying stigmatization and obesity while he ..
Therapy losing stigma as counselling figures rise.
More than a quarter of people have had counselling, according to a poll which suggests a nation increasingly willing to seek help. A third of women …
Brains, genes, and chemical imbalances — how explanations of mental ilness affect stigma.
One possible side effect of these developments is a reduction in stigma. If the cause of psychiatric misery is in our brain chemistry or our DNA, then the ..
Blocking memories could help treat drug addiction.
In substance addiction, drug-associated memories are known to powerfully compel craving and drug seeking behaviour. Research by Professor Barry …
“People first” approach important for addiction treatment.
The choice of words when discussing those afflicted with the disease of addiction creates a distinction that can make a difference, recovery experts …
Five seriously bad side effects of your smartphone addiction.
Behavior Expert Calls on Wellness Programs to Heed Johns Hopkins Study Findings
Behavior change expert, Lou Ryan, has called on the wellness industry to learn from a new Johns Hopkins tobacco cessation study that included a …
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