News tagged with psychological medicine
A study by researchers at King's College London highlights a link between lifelong exercise and improved brain function in later life.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
Although the genetic basis of autism is now well established, a growing body of research also suggests that environmental factors may play a role in this serious developmental disorder affecting nearly one in 100 children. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
"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
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 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 |
Thinking about death can cause us to feel a sort of existential angst that isn't attributable to a specific source. Now, new research suggests that acetaminophen, an over-the-counter pain medication, may help to reduce this ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2013 | 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 |
(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
A new mother may constantly worry and check to see if her baby is still breathing. Or she may fret about germs, obsessing whether she's properly sterilized the bottles, then wash and rewash them.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Young people seeking help who are at high risk of developing psychosis could significantly reduce their chances of going on to develop a full-blown psychotic illness by getting early access to cognitive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Stressful situations at work can have a negative impact on the cardiovascular system and the metabolism. Stress, which is transmitted by direct and indirect signaling pathways, leads to an inflammatory response in the body, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Targeted health support is necessary for people with lower IQs according to new research which shows that they are unhappier and more likely to have poorer health than people with higher ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Long-term psychosexual outcomes for patients undergoing vaginal dilation are at least equivalent to those undergoing vaginoplasty, according to a study published in the July issue of The Jo ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 13, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Children whose mother or father is affected by bipolar disorder may need to keep their stress levels in check. A new international study, led by Concordia University, suggests the stress hormone cortisol is a key player in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People suffering from body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD a severe mental illness characterized by debilitating misperceptions that one appears disfigured and ugly process visual information abnormally, even when ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |