News tagged with negative attitudes
Because confronting fear won't always make it go away, researchers suggest that people with phobias must alter memory-driven negative attitudes about feared objects or events to achieve a more lasting recovery from what scares ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The Biggest Loser might be a TV ratings winner, but its extreme depiction of exercise is more likely to turn people off than get them off the couch, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from Canterbury Christ Church University have found that smokers are more likely to stop because of anti-social attitudes towards them than from fear of ill-health.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists from Royal Holloway University have found that when white Caucasians are under the illusion that they have a dark skin, their racial bias changes in a positive way.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
In a small study of 39 primary care doctors and 208 of their patients, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that physicians built much less of an emotional rapport with their overweight and obese patients than with their ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
News stories about mass shootings involving a shooter with mental illness heighten readers' negative attitudes toward persons with serious mental illness, according to a new report by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many people know what it's like to feel sad or down from time to time. We can experience negative emotions due to many things – a bad day at work, a relationship break-up, a sad film, or just getting out ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(HealthDay)—Seniors who tend to think of other older people as spry instead of decrepit are far more likely to bounce back after a serious disability than people with a more negative outlook, according ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Homophobia exists in many areas of life. It also seems to be particularly entrenched in sport, exercise and physical education (PE) settings of all kinds. But why is this the case?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 5
Gender roles and norms play a key role in sexual behavior between men and women. It is often assumed that men should dominate women sexually. This assumption may lead to loss of both power and the ability to control sexual ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Binge drinking is seen as normal by young people living in the North East, a new study has shown
Addiction Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Photographs of children with Down syndrome elicit less positive attitudes than photographs of typically developing children do, reports new research published Apr. 4 in the open access journal PLoS ONE. This effect was st ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Presenting obese individuals in a positive, non-stereotypical manner in the media could help reduce weight-biased attitudes held by the public, finds a study from the Rudd Center for Food ...
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men with a preference for "one-night stands" and negative sexist attitudes towards women are more likely to use aggressive courtship strategies. They compete with other men who are also interested in the woman, tease the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Parents of nut-allergy sufferers face hostility and scepticism in trying to find safe environments for their children, a new study has found.
Health Aug 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 7