Psychology & Psychiatry

Coaching program reduces burnout among resident physicians

A coaching program aimed at decreasing burnout among female resident physicians significantly reduced emotional exhaustion and imposter syndrome while increasing self-compassion over a six month period, according to researchers ...

Health

Napping more frequent in women with chronic migraine

Women with chronic migraine (CM) report significantly more days with naps than healthy controls, and nap duration is associated with headache severity, according to a study published online March 23 in Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Gastroenterology

A self-help guide to treating IBD

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, chronic autoimmune disorders collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), affect about 3 million Americans. They require a significant amount of medical management, sometimes ...

Neuroscience

Researchers boost human mental function with brain stimulation

In a pilot human study, researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital show it is possible to improve specific human brain functions related to self-control and mental flexibility ...

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Self control

Self control is the ability to control one's emotions and desires, is the capacity of efficient management to the future. In psychology it is sometimes called self-regulation, and exerting self-control through the executive functions in decision making is thought to deplete a resource in the ego.

"A man without self-control is as defenseless as a city with broken-down walls" (Proverbs 25:28).

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