News tagged with psychological benefits
"Stand by me" is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Blogging may have psychological benefits for teens suffering from social anxiety, improving their self-esteem and helping them relate better to their friends, according to new research published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Providing support to a loved one offers benefits to the giver, not just the recipient, a new brain-imaging study by UCLA life scientists reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Tai chi has particular health benefits for older people, including helping to prevent falls and improving mental wellbeing, reveals a review published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health May 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Bad news for muggle parents! A new study by psychologists at the University at Buffalo finds that we more or less "become" vampires or wizards just by reading about them.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Patients with more severe depression show at least as good clinical benefit from 'low-intensity' interventions, such as self help books and websites, as less severely ill patients, suggests a paper published on BMJ websit ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to enter the debate about gay marriage, a new study suggests that being in a legally recognized relationship of any kind may reduce feelings of nervousness, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Common mental disorders, unemployment and psychosocial job quality: Is a poor job better than no job at all?
Employment is usually associated with health benefits over unemployment. However, an article published in Psychological Medicine by a group of researchers from Australia and the UK has shown that having a job with poor p ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A walk in the park may have psychological benefits for people suffering from depression.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
People who try to boost their self-esteem by telling themselves they've done a great job when they haven't could end up feeling dejected instead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Coming out as lesbian, gay, or bisexual increases emotional well-being even more than earlier research has indicated. But the psychological benefits of revealing one's sexual identity -- less anger, less depression, and higher ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Ninety-eight percent of women undergoing breast augmentation surgery say the results met or exceeded their expectations, according to a prospective outcome study published in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Su ...
Surgery May 01, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
At a time when 25% of the adult population is considered to be obese and the annual cost of the national obesity epidemic is estimated at £5 billon, a Plymouth-based research project that introduced young men and older people ...
Health Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Few patients in Canada undergo breast reconstruction after mastectomy, despite its safety as a procedure and the positive psychological benefits, states a review article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cancer Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by York University researchers finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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