News tagged with psychosomatic medicine
The presence of posttraumatic stress disorder is significantly associated with the development of type 2 diabetes. This is the finding of scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the University Hospital Gießen ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Teenagers who are highly exposed to violent video games—three or more hours per day—show blunted physical and psychological responses to playing a violent game, reports a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Jo ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Teenagers with high blood pressure appear to have better psychological adjustment and enjoy higher quality of life than those with normal blood pressure, suggests a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
Several studies have examined the impact of stress on a pregnancy – both chronic stress, such as workload, and acute stress associated with traumatic events like the 9/11 terrorist attacks. They conclude ...
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days, and retire later than employees in other industrialized countries around the globe. With such demanding careers, it's no surprise that many experience job burnout—physical, ...
Cardiology Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Rocket attacks in Sderot, Israel significantly increase the likelihood of miscarriages, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Always look on the bright side of life. Thanks to a new study from Concordia University, this catchy refrain offers a prescription for staying healthy during one's golden years.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers may have discovered why people exposed to war are at increased risk to develop chronic problems like heart disease years later. And the culprit that links the two is surprising.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After waking up, the concentration of the stress hormone cortisol in saliva rises considerably; this is true not only for grown-ups but for babies as well. A research team from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and from Basel ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There is no question that being a parent is, at times, challenging both physically and mentally. However knowledge of the actual affect parenthood has on health has been inconsistent at best, until now.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
For all the ills that result from bad parenting, new evidence from an epidemiological study of thousands of people suggests coronary heart disease (CHD) might be added to that list.
Health Aug 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |