Monthly Archives: September 2012

Social contacts, self-confidence crucial to successful recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous, study finds

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Social contacts, self-confidence crucial to successful recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous, study finds
Among the many ways that participation in Alcoholics Anonymous helps its members stay sober, two appear to be most important — spending more time with individuals who support efforts towards sobriety and increased confidence in the ability to maintain abstinence in social situations. Researchers now report the first study to examine the relative importance of behavior changes associated with participation in AA on successful recovery.
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Children’s healthy diets linked to higher IQ

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Children’s healthy diets linked to higher IQ
Children fed healthy diets in early age may have a slightly higher IQ, while those on heavier junk food diets may have a slightly reduced IQ, according to new research.

Intuitive thinking may influence belief in God

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Intuitive thinking may influence belief in God
Intuition may lead people toward a belief in the divine and help explain why some people have more faith in God than others, according to new research.

Bipolar Disorder and Disability

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Bipolar Disorder & Disability
Can those with bipolar disorder qualify for disability from the U.S. Social Security Administration? Learn about your access to Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income if you have bipolar disorder.

Blogging relieves stress on new mothers

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Blogging relieves stress on new mothers
New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers.

I want to know where love is: First brain map of love and desire

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I want to know where love is: First brain map of love and desire

Thanks to modern science, we know that love lives in the brain, not in the heart. But where in the brain is it – and is it in the same place as sexual desire? A recent international study is the first to draw an exact map of these intimately linked feelings.

Expensive egos: Narcissism has a higher health cost for men

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Expensive egos: Narcissism has a higher health cost for men
The personality trait narcissism may have an especially negative effect on the health of men, according to a recent study.