News tagged with psychological health
South Australians suffering from the most common fatal lung disease face an ongoing struggle with health services, according to new research from the University of Adelaide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have speculated that the human brain features a "God spot," one distinct area of the brain responsible for spirituality. Now, University of Missouri researchers have completed research that indicates spirituality ...
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (24) | 1 |
Over the last few decades numerous studies have shown negative states, such as depression, anger, anxiety, and hostility, to be detrimental to cardiovascular health. Less is known about how positive psychological characteristics ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Caring for a wife with breast cancer can have a measurable negative effect on men's health, even years after the cancer diagnosis and completion of treatment, according to recent research.
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women undergoing treatment for breast cancer can experience cognitive declines, such as decreased verbal fluency or loss of memory and attention. Often experienced by patients undergoing chemotherapy, the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The new UK alcohol strategy includes a plan to ensure that General Practitioners (GPs) advise heavy drinkers to cut down. There is good evidence that this can reduce how much people drink. The big question is, what should ...
Health Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study published by University of Kentucky researchers shows that survivors of multiple cancers report unhealthier behaviors post-diagnosis than control counterparts.
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
How often does your doctor ask about your sexual life? Unfortunately, the answer may be: not often enough. Leaving the subject off the check-up checklist could mean missing an important link to overall wellness.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Poverty is bad for your health. Poor people are much more likely to have heart disease, stroke, and cancer than wealthy people, and have a lower life expectancy, too. Children who grow up poor are more likely to have health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Anxiety, depression, stress and social support can predict early alcohol and illicit drug use in youth, according to a study from Carolyn McCarty, PhD, of Seattle Children's Research Institute, and researchers from the University ...
Addiction Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Anyone who has been admitted into a hospital or undergone a procedure, even if cared for in the most appropriate way, can feel as though they were treated like an animal or object," says Harvard University psychologist and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Pediatricians who show an unconscious preference for European Americans tend to prescribe better pain-management for white patients than they do for African-American patients, new University of Washington research shows.
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One in four HIV patients was found to have been sexually abused as a child, according to a two-year Duke University study of more than 600 HIV patients. Traumatic childhood experiences were also linked to worse health outcomes ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The methods psychologists and other health-care providers are using to treat immigrants to the United States need to be better tailored to deal with their specific cultures and needs, according to a task force report released ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0