News tagged with unhealthy behaviors
just as long as they are doing something. That's one of the findings summarized in a new review article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Many people, whether they know it or not, are philosophical dualists. That is, they believe that the brain and the mind are two separate entities. Despite the fact dualist beliefs are found in virtually ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 2 |
It pays to be healthier: Targeted financial incentives for patients can lead to health behavior change
Financial incentives work for doctors. Could they work for patients, too? Could they encourage them to change unhealthy behaviors and use preventive health services more? In some cases, yes, according to Dr. Marita Lynagh ...
Health Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Previous studies have found that health outcomes improve during an economic downturn. Job loss means less money available for potentially unhealthy behaviors such as excessive drinking, according to existing literature on ...
Health Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students. Heavy alcohol consumption is another well-known unhealthy habit of this age group. A new study from the University of Missouri shows that ...
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Unhealthy behaviors like being overweight, smoking and heavy drinking explain almost half of the social inequalities in type 2 diabetes, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diabetes Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many leading causes of death are linked to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, including inadequate physical activity. Adults in minority populations have lower levels of physical activity and higher rates of preventable deaths, ...
Health Feb 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Teenagers are known for their angst-ridden ways, but those who remain happy and positive during the tumultuous teenage years report better general health when they are adults, according to a new Northwestern University study.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |