News tagged with resiliency
Be prepared. That's what we're taught in the event of a disaster. But Dr. Marita O'Brien, an assistant professor in the Psychology Department of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), is conducting ...
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There is a clear link between children's use of humour and their susceptibility to being bullied by their peers, according to a major new study released today by Keele University.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australia needs a new way to view the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with a focus on their strengths, empowerment, resilience and achievements, a new study has proposed.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Lessons from the long-lived: Researcher says the elderly are pragmatic 'masters and mistresses of resilience'
Not long ago, Karl Pillemer had a revelation. A gerontologist with close to 30 years of experience, Pillemer, who is director of the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging, realized that his ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Los Alamos National Laboratory and University of Pennsylvania scientists defines previously unknown properties of transmitted HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS. The viruses ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—Army leadership is looking to improve coordination between its mental health programs and other soldier-resilience efforts.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—School psychologists and counsellors are concerned that overbearing parents are raising children unable to cope with failure and life outside of home, a new QUT study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Nearly a third of children diagnosed with food allergies who participated in a recent study are bullied, according to researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Almost eight percent of children in the U.S. ...
Pediatrics Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Responding to the Dec. 14 tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has expressed a willingness to work together with the government to ensure the health and ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Are you good at coping when life gets tough? Do people call you a straight-shooter? Will you help others without expecting anything in return?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—With Isaac coming ashore this morning (Aug. 29)—seven years from the date of Hurricane Katrina's landfall—New Orleanians are facing some unique stresses, along with the familiar ones. Jane Parker, Tulane ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Institute on Aging are studying how adults overcome social and economic challenges and whether it matters for their health, with a special focus on human resilience in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- An average of 12.0 percent of girls aged 12 to 17 years have experienced a major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year, with the rates tripling for girls between the ages of 12 and 15, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Some 27 million people worldwide are problem drug users, with almost one percent every year dying from narcotics abuse, while cannabis remains the most popular drug, a UN report showed Tuesday.
Addiction Jun 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Our attitude towards our age has a massive impact on the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia. New research shows that when seniors see themselves as 'older' their performance on a standard dementia screening test ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0