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Substance use following bariatric weight loss surgery.
This study is among the first to document significant increases in substance use following WLS using longitudinal data and suggests patients who undergo laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery may be at increased risk for alcohol use following bariatric WLS.
Sexual fantasizing in males and females.
Abstract Sexual fantasizing during intercourse, masturbation, and nonsexual activity was examined in 30 males and 30 females, American students at Tel-Aviv University. Each subject responded
Balancing Closeness and Individuality in Adolescent Close Relationships
A systemic perspective is adapted in this account of close friendships and romantic relationships in adolescence. Data from a series of studies conducted on dyads of close friends and romantic
Guys and Dolls: Relational Life in the Technological Era
This paper asserts the current age as perverse, a social paradigm facilitated by explosive technological progression that is rapidly altering the erotic and social dimensions of human relationship.
The senses grow skilled in their craving: thoughts on creativity and addiction.
  • D. Knafo
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Psychoanalytic review
  • 22 August 2008
The connection between creativity and addiction is nearly as legendary as that between creativity and madness. Many people expect creative individuals to abuse substances and are hardly surprised
The interface of adolescent and parent marital expectations
This study investigated the extent to which adolescents' marital expectations are related to the marital expectations of their parents; it also examined the extent to which nature of attachment to
Afterword: Romantic relationships in adolescence—more than casual dating
Limited research exists on romantic relationships in adolescence. The chapters in this volume call attention to several conceptual issues that must be addressed to advance understanding of processes