Psychology of Women

A recent study that hit the headlines suggested that trying to sleep in overly bright bedrooms could be leading to rising obesity in women.
Living in a household that contains a child's grandparents as well as its parents could raise the risk of the mother experiencing depression within a year after giving birth, according to a new study.
Campaigners are urging the Government to criminalise types of psychological abuse to save more victims of domestic violence.
Women aged 60 or over accounted for nearly a third of hospital admissions for anxiety during the year to November 2013, new figures have revealed.
Conference themes include:
Enhance your knowledge and skills for working with eating disorders Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details
This Section aims to draw together all those working in different areas of psychology who share an interest in the psychology of women, and to provide a forum within which issues in this field may be debated.
Younger men are removing more and more body hair, but they still seem to have a lot more flexibility and choice in its removal than women do.
Working mothers feel they are failing their kids if they don’t cook family meals from scratch. 
Hazel Stevenson went to the House of Commons last week to hear the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee take evidence on women in the workplace
Low-earning women may be at greater risk of suffering from high blood pressure, new research has suggested.
Men joined women to restore their own reputation in the light of the sexist behaviour of the then Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Italian protests in 2009.
Many women appear to experience memory problems as they go through the menopause - and new research has found these cognitive difficulties to be real issues.
People may be more likely to experience domestic violence if they have mental health disorders, new research has shown.
Postpartum women process stress differently from females who have not recently given birth.
Emotive voices can capture attention, but it is neutral tones that tend to sink in.
High levels of stress at home in early childhood can be linked to differences in brain function and anxiety in adolescent females.
Men and women appear to benefit in different ways to participating in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in order to maintain sobriety.
Benevolent sexism describes insidious behaviours and beliefs that reinforce the idea that women are less capable than men and need their help. It's a controversial idea.
Women who experience depression during pregnancy could be at increased risk of suicide in later life.
Females are keen to improve their lot at work and are not afraid to ask for a pay rise, a new study has shown.
Female peers have a significant influence on how women perceive their bodies and influence their concerns about matters such as weight and size.
People tend to find it easier to identify symptoms of depression in women more than men.
Traditional relationship patterns are being altered as more women continue their higher educational studies.
Conference themes include:● Citizenship● The Politics of Women’s Work● Sexualities● Feminism and the Life Cour
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