July 2005

Psychological Treatments For Alcoholism Are Ineffective

22 July 2005

Reanalysis of data collected from the most expensive research into the treatment of alcoholism has found little support for the use of psychological therapies. The research compared a number of […]

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Secrets of The Sexes: Psychological Sex Differences

21 July 2005

The first programme in the BBC series ‘Secrets of Sexes‘ looked at the idea of brain sex. It has come in for some criticism from Mind Hacks for simplifying a […]

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Secrets of the Sexes – BBC One

17 July 2005

Interesting programme on BBC 1 tonight at 9pm looking at psychological sex differences: “Are men and women’s brains wired differently? A new BBC One series delves into our minds to […]

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Ministers Reject Concerns Over Mental Health Law

14 July 2005

The Guardian reports that: “The government today vowed to press ahead with its controversial overhaul of mental health legislation, against the advice of MPs and peers.” The draft Mental Health […]

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ADHD and Working Memory: Computer Training Shows Benefit

13 July 2005

A recent study reported in Scientific American points the way towards a possible new treatment for ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is a widely misunderstood condition which severely […]

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Teaching Girls and Boys Differently

11 July 2005

While the debate continues on psychological sex differences (discussed on PsyBlog here and here), a doctor and psychologist, Leonard Sax, argues that boys and girls should be educated differently. Diagnoses […]

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London Bombings: Profile of a Terrorist

10 July 2005

People talk as though terrorists are ‘other’ than us, and while their actions are certainly ‘other’, experts on terrorists have discovered their backgrounds are often very normal. Terrorists are only […]

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