News tagged with personal experiences
To most of the Western world, happiness is the number one goal, and a happy life is seen as a good life. But is it as simple as that?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The pain sensations of others can be felt by some people, just by witnessing their agony, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) sought to shed light on the biopsychosocial and spiritual effects of taking prescribed opioids to treat noncancer pain. Such questions have received little examination ...
Medications Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An overwhelming majority of Albertans believe dying adults should have the right to request to end their life, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Other Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—It has long been known that the part of the brain called the amygdala is responsible for recognition of a threat and knowing whether to fight or flee from the danger.
Neuroscience Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—To get the biggest psychological bang for the buck, talk about your experiences, whether a hike in the woods or a trip to Rome, rather than your things, according to a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Women own and wear jewellery for the sake of others. Through their use of jewellery, women indicate belonging to a certain group, such as family or persons with a similar worldview or values. Jewellery is important for women, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Originally, the label "borderline personality disorder" was applied to patients who were thought to represent a middle ground between patients with neurotic and psychotic disorders. Increasingly, though, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0
An international team of researchers, led by Professor Graham Thornicroft at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, used detailed questionnaires to ask 1082 people being treated for depression in 35 different countries ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Previous research has shown that personality traits such as impulsivity or compulsiveness are indicators of an increased risk of addiction. Now, new research from the University of Cambridge suggests that these impulsive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A multivariate analysis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) performed by European researchers is expected to improve risk assessment and disease diagnosis.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new paper from North Carolina State University calls for more research on how to help homeless families with children who are facing mental-health problems, as well as changes in how shelters are treating these families.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Childhood obesity is on the rise in China, and children and parents there tend to underestimate body weight, according to Penn State health policy researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A network of brain regions which is activated during intense aesthetic experience overlaps with the brain network associated with inward contemplation and self-assessment, New York University researchers have found. Their ...
Neuroscience Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Hospitals that adopt strategies to reduce errors and meet government requirements face an initial tradeoff between improved clinical quality and a decline in the quality of individual patients' experiences, according to new ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0