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A significant number of teenagers are sending and receiving sexually explicit cell phone photos, often with little, if any, awareness of the possible psychological, interpersonal, and sometimes legal consequences of doing ...
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
College students' social networks influence their beliefs regarding the safety of influenza vaccines and decisions about vaccination, according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Health May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women speak to their male partners less often as they grow older and turn their attention to a younger generation, according to an unusual study Thursday that tracked nearly two billion phone calls and text ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Online dating scammers groom their victims by developing 'hyper-personal' relationships which can leave victims feeling doubly traumatised.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New research suggests doctors are contacting patients on Internet dating sites and engaging in other unprofessional online behavior - and sometimes getting caught.
Other Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Beliefs about nature and nurture can affect how patients and their families respond to news about their diagnosis, according to Penn State health communication researchers.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction, research by Flinders University reveals.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Is weight loss "contagious"? According to a new study published online in the journal Obesity, teammates in a team-based weight loss competition significantly influenced each other's weight loss, suggesting that shedding pounds ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People visit social networking sites such as Facebook for many reasons, including the positive emotional experience that people enjoy and want to repeat, according to an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, an ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
In her sophomore year at Lake Forest College, Sam Sekulich had reached a breaking point. On top of the pressure she felt from classes and student clubs, she was fighting with her parents and not consistently taking medication ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In theory, the social networking website Facebook could be great for people with low self-esteem. Sharing is important for improving friendships. But in practice, people with low self-esteem seem to behave ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 8 |
Encouragement from family members helps motivate Mexican-American adults to eat more fruits and vegetables and to engage in regular exercise, according to a new study in the current issue of American Journal of ...
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Mona Loutfy of the University of Toronto, Canada and colleagues report their study examining experiences of stigma and coping strategies among HIV-positive women in Ontario, Canada.
HIV & AIDS Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
One million people in Uganda live with HIV/AIDS, where long distances and expensive travel costs significantly limit access to treatment. By employing an innovative mobile-technology strategy, Dr. Femida Gwadry-Sridhar, Director ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Old people today have more sex, are more likely to be divorced, are cleverer and feel better, reveals a long-term research project comparing what it is like to be old today with 30 years ago. "It's time to start talking about ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0