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Some people like to have a few close friends, while others prefer a wider social circle that is perhaps less deep. These preferences reflect people's personalities and individual circumstances—but is one approach to social ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new survey shows that about one in four physicians uses social media daily or multiple times a day to scan or explore medical information, and 14 percent use social media each day to contribute new information, according ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Using multiple forms of media at the same time – such as playing a computer game while watching TV – is linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression, scientists have found for the first ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (10) | 1 |
Social media may be an effective tool to help children overcome obesity, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As Internet access becomes increasingly widespread, so do related psychopathologies such as Internet addiction and delusions related to the technology and to virtual relationships. Computer communications ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Local shops play an important role in older people's daily lives and, for many, are an integral part of their social network, new research shows.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The quality of a woman's social networks—the personal relationships that surround an individual—appears to be just as important as the size of her networks in predicting breast cancer survival, Kaiser Permanente scientists ...
Cancer Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of social networking sites is set to increasingly influence the selection of medical students and trainee doctors in the US, suggests the largest study of its kind published online in Postgraduate Medical Journal.
Other Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is an urgent need for support from outside the family after diagnosis of dementia according to a study led by researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When faced with disease, patients and caregivers now readily turn to the Internet for information and emotional support. This is particularly true in the case of caregivers of children with hydrocephalus. Researchers at Children's ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With adolescents seemingly glued to cell phones and social networking websites, experts are investigating whether the near-constant digital activity changes youths' development.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Cyberbullying – the use of the Internet, phones or other technologies to repeatedly harass or mistreat peers – is often linked with teen suicide in media reports. However, new research presented on Saturday, Oct. 20, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
German pediatricians have warned new parents against obtaining breast milk to feed their babies via social networking sites such as Facebook, cautioning the milk could be harmful.
Pediatrics Oct 16, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to alcohol and drug use, peers can be just as influential online as they are in person, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health say.
Addiction Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
One in six people in England aged over 50 are socially isolated. They have few socially orientated hobbies, little civic or cultural engagement with society, and may have very limited social networks. This was a key finding ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0