News tagged with journal of health and social behavior
Same-sex couples that live together report worse health than people of the same socioeconomic status who are in heterosexual marriages, according to a national study that could have implications for the gay ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may benefit physically, but the weight change does not guarantee they are going to feel better about themselves, according to a Purdue University study.
Health Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Marriage may not always be as beneficial to health as experts have led us to believe, according to a new study.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Temper tantrums in young children can be an early signal of mental health problems, but how does a parent or pediatrician know when disruptive behavior is typical or a sign of a serious problem?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—About 115,000 women lose their private health insurance every year in the wake of divorce, according to a University of Michigan study.
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Bilingual immigrants are healthier than immigrants who speak only one language, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Doctors who believe that women have "atypical" coronary heart disease symptoms are less certain when diagnosing heart disease in women. As a result, women are less likely than men to receive treatments ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Married adults who undergo heart surgery are more than three times as likely as single people who have the same surgery to survive the next three months, a new study finds.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Psychiatric disorders are prevalent among current and former inmates of correctional institutions, but what has been less clear is whether incarceration causes these disorders or, alternatively, whether inmates have these ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Rather than gaining "liquid courage" to let loose with friends, teenage drinkers are more likely to feel like social outcasts, according to a new sociological study.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An Indiana University study found that teens and young adults who are members of multiple minority or disadvantaged groups face more discrimination than their more privileged peers and, as a result, report worse mental and ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Behavior problems, not depression, are linked to lower grades for depressed adolescents, according to a study in the December issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Eugene King ran away from home at the age of 16, the start of a lifelong pattern of drug abuse, crime and incarceration.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Socioeconomic status is a big predictor of how likely people are to have living wills, a power of attorney for health care decisions or to participate in informal discussions about treatment preferences with ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Does the growing number of psychiatric disorder diagnoses have an effect on people with mental illnesses? According to a new study, as definitions of mental illnesses become broader, people who show signs of depression and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0