News tagged with personal responsibility
(Medical Xpress)—People who watch the NBC reality weight-loss show "The Biggest Loser" are prone to have negative opinions of obese people, according to a study by Jina H. Yoo, associate professor of communication at the ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(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 |
Our immune system does not shut down with age, says a new study led by McMaster University researchers.
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Being a good partner may make you a better parent, according to a new study. The same set of skills that we tap to be caring toward our partners is what we use to nurture our children, researchers found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Are you good at coping when life gets tough? Do people call you a straight-shooter? Will you help others without expecting anything in return?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Communication can be challenging for any married couple, but a personality trait called alexithymia that keeps people from sharing or even understanding their own emotions can further impede marital bliss. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 28% of adolescents are overweight. This means that about 1 in every 5 parents is thinking about how to discuss this with their child. Creating a healthful ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—No matter which way you look at it, rejection hurts. Experiencing rejection from a boss, a friend, or a partner is difficult enough for many adults to handle. But adolescents, who are dealing with the one-two ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A 'can do' attitude is the key to a healthy lifestyle, University of Melbourne economists have determined.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The personality trait narcissism may have an especially negative effect on the health of men, according to a recent study published in PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 7 |
Asthma patients could clearly benefit from personalized medicine, a new study suggests. However, the new discovery of a key gene, while exciting, does not mean that day is here quite yet.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
There is a growing awareness that psychological factors play a major role in triggering and modulating the progression of ischemic heart disease. Negative emotions such as hostility, anger, depression, anxiety and social ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A higher proportion of female nurses among intensive care teams may decrease individuals' risk of professional burnout, according to Swiss researchers who studied the factors related to burnout in the high-stress setting ...
Health Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Studies by the University of Toronto's psychology department suggest that racism may impact some female minority groups more deeply than sexism.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 1