News tagged with behavior change

Phone calls to help adults delay the onset of diabetes

(Medical Xpress)—A pilot medical program at Virginia Tech will use an automated calling system as part of larger program to help adults who are at risk for developing diabetes. The calls will be designed to encourage patients ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Smartphone app helps mentally ill persons

"On top of the world, or in the depths of despair" describes what doctors denote as Bipolar Disorder. Patients' moods change between episodes of depression and mania. The Cluster of Excellence "Cognitive Interaction Technology" ...

Nov 12, 2012
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The scientific side of steroid use and abuse

Leslie Henderson investigates the cellular basis for behavioral changes seen with the abuse of anabolic androgenic steroids. In her laboratory work, Henderson has looked at three major behavioral systems typically ...

Aug 06, 2012
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