News tagged with social factors
Like the general public, health care professionals may hold certain stereotypes regarding sexual activity and childbearing among women with disabilities. But a new study finds that women with chronic physical disabilities ...
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bipolar disorder – where patients experience recurrent episodes of mood disturbance, ranging from extreme elation (mania) to severe depression – is thought to affect roughly 2% of the world's population in its most pronounced ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women who engage in "fat talk"—the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies—are less liked by their peers, a new study from the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The mantra that quality is more important than quantity is true when considering how social relationships influence depression, say U-M researchers in a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have published a research paper that focuses on the social factors involved in back pain sufferers returning to work, to give a wider context to the medical factors that are often ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is widely accepted that medical insurance helps older adults with chronic health problems to receive better care. But what about young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, a demographic that also tends to have the lowest ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Despite most parents ultimately just wishing for a healthy baby, there are many cultural and social factors that can drive the desire for a baby of a particular sex.
Health Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In December of last year the New York Post published images of a man about to be killed by a train while several bystanders did little to help him. Numerous studies have provided evidence that people are less likely to help ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sure, many young adults are ecstatic at that first taste of freedom that comes with "going away to college." But for some, the intense transition can also trigger intense homesickness. In new research published in the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Elderly people who are socially isolated and lonely may be at greater risk of early death, British researchers report.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Among older American adults, a greater purpose in life is linked with a lower risk of stroke, a new University of Michigan study found.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Your risk of dying from a heart attack may increase after your adult sibling dies, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks postpartum to resume vaginal sex following childbirth and women who have an operative vaginal birth, caesarean section, perineal tear or episiotomy appear to wait longer, suggests ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Peer pressure has long been blamed for binge drinking among teenagers, yet new research from Flinders University reveals it may not be the root of the problem.
Addiction Feb 18, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
We all know how casual flirtation can lift one's mood, which can be important at this time of year when the winter blues are at their peak. But if you are more serious about your flirting and hope to get that all important ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0