Experiences of sexual harassment are associated with high self-esteem and social anxiety among adolescent girls.

Conclusion: Experiences of being sexually harassed correlate among adolescents with high social anxiety but also with high self-esteem. Sexual harassment among adolescents may partly be explained as inept ways of showing interest, but it may nevertheless have detrimental effects on the well-being of the those subjected to it. PMID: 31311376 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research

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Do you enjoy watching YouTube videos on psychology and mental health topics?  But are you tired of wading through all the mindless fluff, meaningless new-age jargon, and overly pedantic lectures?  There is a better option out there – The Psych Show, created by Dr. Ali Mattu.   It might seem frivolous, but YouTube videos aren’t going anywhere. They have become one of the most common ways we access information, and this is especially true for young people. Join us as Dr. Mattu tells us how a PhD psychologist became one of the first YouTubers, how he decides what type of content to feature ea...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Podcast Psychiatry Psychology Self-Help The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2019Source: Aggression and Violent BehaviorAuthor(s): Laura A. Andrews, Shannon L. Brothers, Jennifer S. Sauvé, Douglas W. Nangle, Cynthia A. Erdley, Melissa K. HordAbstractSomewhat surprisingly, social anxiety has been linked with aggressive behavior in adults. Among youth, this connection has been demonstrated with anxiety symptoms more broadly. This review extends previous work by evaluating this association specifically with social anxiety in the child and adolescent literature. Given the complexities of aggressive behavior, the review is organized by its various form...
Source: Aggression and Violent Behavior - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: These findings provide a framework for understanding the deleterious consequences of social anxiety in emerging adulthood and set the stage for developing improved intervention strategies. PMID: 31423954 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: The EMBRACE intervention was designed to provide young people with the necessary skills and confidence to overcome social anxiety within a supportive, safe online space. By design, it allows young people the opportunity to practice their newly learnt skills to connect with others and in doing so, learn to embrace their true authentic selves.
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 August 2019Source: Journal of Anxiety DisordersAuthor(s): Samantha L. Birk, Arielle Horenstein, Justin Weeks, Thomas Olino, Richard Heimberg, Philippe R. Goldin, James J. GrossAbstractOne of the core features of social anxiety disorder (SAD) is the persistent fear of being evaluated. Fear of evaluation includes fear of negative evaluation (FNE) and fear of positive evaluation (FPE). Few studies have examined the relationship between self-reported FNE and FPE and neural responses to simulated negative and positive social evaluation. In the current study, 56 participants, 35 with SAD and...
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusions: Findings suggest that G4H can be a useful way to treat loneliness and highlight the importance of attending to group memberships when tackling this important social challenge. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2019 APA, all rights reserved)
Source: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
A combination therapy of fluoxetine and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is not superior to CBT alone for treating teens and young adults with major depression, according to astudy published inLancet Psychiatry.“[W]e did not find evidence that adding fluoxetine to CBT was beneficial for reducing depressive symptoms,” wrote Christopher Davey, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., of Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health in Australia, and colleagues. “Our results show that adding fluoxetine to CB T might be more effective for treating anxiety symptoms than for depressive symptoms.”Davey and co...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anxiety Benedetto Vitiello Christopher Davey depression fluoxetine GAD-7 Lancet Psychiatry MADRS MDD nonsuicidal self-injury suicide teens young adults Source Type: research
Our aim was to assess the relationship between personality and psychological traits, and burnout among the Lebanese population. A questionnaire-based cross-sectional study was conducted with multiple validated scales used to measure burnout and other characteristics. A cluster analysis was then performed to split the population into mutually exclusive groups with different profiles according to the burnout scales using the K-mean method. A multivariate analysis of covariance was carried out to compare multiple measures between the cluster groups under comparison. The study, conducted between November 2017 and March 2018, e...
Source: The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Substance misuse and anxiety/depression are associated at the population level, and these associations are partially explained by familial liabilities. Our findings indicate a common genetic etiology but are also compatible with a potential partially causal relationship between substance misuse and anxiety/depression. PMID: 31328718 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our findings might indicate that the comorbidity of SeAD with SAD may increase the risk of the severity of AvPD and current depression. PMID: 31322453 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
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