News tagged with psychological health
(Medical Xpress)—The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011 and they now account for two out of every three psychotropic medications prescribed, a new study by the University of Sydney reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who are flourishing – both feeling happy and functioning well in their lives – are 60 percent less likely to die prematurely, finds a major study that followed more than 3,000 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An independent inquiry into the state of care for people with schizophrenia and psychosis in England is calling for a widespread overhaul of the system.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children whose mothers were overly stressed during pregnancy are more likely to become victims of bullying at school.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Parents who smack or shout at their children could be placing them at greater risk of developing cancer, heart disease and asthma.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—How school psychologists can help students prevent obesity and, in turn, achieve academic success is the focus of a study conducted by Neag School of Education researchers and published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by UCL researchers at University College Hospital's intensive care unit has suggested that psychological interventions could reduce the mental health problems experienced by many patients.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 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 |
feet, ankles, knees and hips - contributes to both poor physical function and a reduced quality of life in obese children, according to a new study by Dr. Sharon Bout-Tabaku and colleagues, from Nationwide Children's Hospital ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Computer-delivered and face-to-face interventions both can help curb problematic college drinking for a little while, but only in-person encounters produce results that last beyond a few months, according to a new analysis ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 15, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The experience of being bullied is particularly detrimental to the psychological health of school girls who don't have social support from either adults or peers, according to a new study by Dr. Martin ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Keeping the lungs healthy could be an important way to retain thinking functions that relate to problem-solving and processing speed in one's later years, new research suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Being obese at any age is commonly associated with a litany of health issues, ranging from diabetes and chronic fatigue to heart complications. Overweight adolescents are also at an increased risk of body dissatisfaction, ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People worried about the amount of time they spend online are invited to take part in a study about internet addiction.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
We've heard it time and time again: exercise is good for us. And it's not just good for physical health – research shows that daily physical activity can also boost our mental health. But what actually accounts for the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |