News tagged with journal of behavioral medicine
(HealthDay)—Recent examples of doctors refusing to treat certain patients on questionable grounds, including their weight, have triggered discussion of discrimination among doctors, according to a perspective ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A UCLA-led study of adolescents receiving treatment for methamphetamine dependence has found that girls are more likely to continue using the drug during treatment than boys, suggesting that new approaches are needed for ...
Addiction Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Schools that use fruit slicers to pre-slice fruit report increased fruit sales, more fruit eaten, and less fruit wasted, according to a study published in the May issue of the American Journal of ...
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For U.S. adults with diabetes there has been an improvement in achievement of targets from 1999 to 2010, but many still do not meet the recommended goals, according to research published in ...
Diabetes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of adults are exposed to traumatic events each year. Shortly after exposure many experience symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) such as flashbacks, emotional numbing and difficulty sleeping.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Female doctors' patients do not use health-care services more or die less frequently than patients treated by male doctors, a prospective, observational study by researchers at UC Davis Health System has found.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Acute physical exercise improves executive function in children, adolescents, and young adults, according to a meta-analysis published online March 6 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Understanding the relationships between lifestyle behaviors and health outcomes can be enhanced by the use of wearable cameras, concludes a collection of studies in a special theme issue of the American Jo ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Using active transport to commute to work can reduce the weight gain common to most adults. According to an Australian study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, urban residents who drive to wor ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The "bystander effect," which refers to people standing by and doing nothing while an emergency situation takes place, can also apply to medical care, according to two Yale doctors. Their ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprise finding, Yale researchers report that adding cognitive behavioral therapy to the most commonly used drug treatment for opioid dependence does not further reduce illicit drug ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Adults who include at least 150 minutes of physical activity in their routines each week live longer than those who don't, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Promoting the ye ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
One of the most important health problems in the United States is the failure of patients with chronic diseases to take their medications and do all that is necessary to control their illnesses.
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For teens and adults who don't grow out of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, staying on ADHD medications may help them stay out of trouble.
Attention deficit disorders Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing researchers have discovered that guided imagery significantly decreases stress, fatigue, pain and depression in women with fibromyalgia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0