Psychology & Psychiatry

Evaluating esophageal hypervigilance and symptom anxiety

Measuring levels of hypervigilance and symptom-specific anxiety may improve healthcare providers' understanding of patient outcomes for severe esophageal diseases and treatment strategies, according to a Northwestern Medicine ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sensitive parenting in childhood creates 13-fold cost savings

A recent study found that sensitive, responsive parenting—specifically in early childhood—has a direct correlation with not only positive mental and physical health, but also financial benefits for families and society. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality: Sex differences

Males with COVID-19 had significantly higher rates of hospitalization and of transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU), according to a new study. A higher percentage of males died of COVID-19 than females, as reported in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows mental health, support key in parental neglect

Substance use disorder has long been considered a key factor in cases of parental neglect. But new research from the University of Kansas shows that such substance abuse does not happen in a vacuum. When examining whether ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Packaged water consumption linked to cholera outbreak in DRC capital

Cholera is a diarrheal disease caused by ingestion of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium. In November 2017, a cholera epidemic occurred in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where no outbreak had been recorded for ...

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Behavior

Behavior or behaviour (see spelling differences) refers to the actions or reactions of an object or organism, usually in relation to the environment. Behavior can be conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.

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