Tag: "anger" at medical news
Unhealthy Lifestyles Not Primary Cause Of High Mortality Rates
... supports, lower self-esteem, heightened levels of anger
and hostility, and a decreased sense of control. Other key elements thought to be associated with high mortality rates among the disadvantaged include increased exposure to occupational and environmental health hazards, and lack of preventive medica...
Socioeconomic Status Linked To Enlarged Hearts, Heart Disease Risk
...dren and adolescents were tested for hostility and anger
using standardpsychological questionnaires and interviews. Electrocardiograms and other measures were used to gauge cardiovascularresponses to mental stress tasks. Left ventricular mass was measured usingechocardiograms. Gump, now at State Universit...
Psychologist Detects Brain-Activity Changes In Maltreated Kids
MADISON - Learning to spot signs of anger
early, before they lead to trouble,becomes a finely honed survival skill for children who have suffered severeabuse. A new study by a University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologist suggests that thissurvival skill may actually trigger biological chang...
ALA/ATS Meeting Explores Gender Differences In Smoking And Lung Transplant Outcomes And Heart Attack Risk From Asthma Medication
... suggests. Smoking also is more likely to decrease anger
and sadness in men, according tothe study, conduct...n men only. Smoking seemed to decrease feelings of anger
inthose men who got angry more often, and to decrease feelings of sadness in men,but not in women. ...
Breaking the worst possible news in the best possible manner
... in their minds. If their memories werebitter, the anger
was instantly expressed." The most important aspects of delivering bad news were attitude, clarity ofinformation and privacy. "People didn't like being strung along, and didn't wantany sugar-coating," she says. "They also didn't think that touch or ...
Mothers of chronically ill children often face depression
...tly experience and help them deal with feelings of anger
andresentment toward the child," said Silver. "Clinicians may help mothers tomodify unrealistic role expectations or deal with the expectations of spouses,mothers, and children, who frequently have competing definitions of what a'good' mother is and ...
Emotional and physical toll of being poor
...of coherence, hostility, depression, hopelessness, anger
and other factors. Researchers will also examine how these developmental and psycho-social factors are biologically linked to cardiovascular disease and other health outcomes in adulthood. Health of Women Under Economic Stress: This project will f...
University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University to share $10 million NIH grant to study mind-body relationships
...t the schools have shown that women with increased anger
or hostility have a greater risk for coronary artery disease; people who have a larger support network of friends and relatives get sick less often than those who lead solitary lives; and osteoarthritis has the potential to compromise the health of f...
Anger-prone people are more likely to have heart attacks
A person who is most prone to anger
is about three times more likely to have a heart a...pressure. "The implications of our study are that anger
could potentially lead to heart attacks, especially among middle-aged men and women with normal bloo...
Post-traumatic stress disorder found in mothers whose children receive a bone marrow transplant
...racterized by the inability to sleep, outbursts of anger
or difficulty concentrating. "This type of study is key to developing new ways to help mothers who are undergoing such a traumatic lifetime event," explains Manne. "By identifying the predictors of PTSD, we can develop ways to intervene and red...
Personality influences psychological adjustment and recovery from stroke
...an cause feelings of frustration, anxiety, apathy, anger
or depression. Depression can seriously hinder an individuals willingness and ability to participate in rehabilitation, as well as their ability to avoid another stroke. In this study, researchers hoped to identify which elements of an individ...
Psychologists identify best aggression-prevention programs in schools
...us on teaching young children prosocial behaviors, anger
management skills, and respect for peers and adult...els, building social skills, problem solving and anger
management. The use of innovative tools like peer-peer partnerships, educational videos and role-pl...
Study: many poor children live in pain because barriers to dental care too great
...xpressed a wide range of emotions, from despair to anger
to disappointment, in describing a health-care system that, in their words, is not sensitive or responsive to their needs or to those of their children, Mofidi said. They considered the demeaning and discriminatory attitude and behavior of front-offi...
New study says people take mental stress to heart
...ase the blood supply.Psychological factors such as anger
or depression didnt increase the patients incidence of death in this study. They have been shown to be risk factors in other studies. The 196 patients in this study Psychophysiological Investigations of Myocardial Ischemia (PIMI) had documented c...
Researchers link stroke patients' anger and aggression to brain injury
ST. PAUL, MN The anger
and irritability stroke patients exhibit may have ...the patients (32 percent) became unable to control anger
or aggression as a result of the stoke. The Speilberger Trait Anger Scale (see attached) was used to...
Problem-solving training helps moms of kids with cancer
...onal distress, reporting less anxiety, depression, anger
and confusion. The reactions of women who receive only conventional help, the researchers found, are inconsistent. On the average, the problem-solving styles and moods of these women take a slight turn for the worse. Sahler envisions similar training...
Firstborn: First risk for heart disease?
...ity is characterized as being hard-driven, easy to anger
and highly motivated. The study suggests that primogeniture may be an independent predisposing determinant of CHD that should be taken into account when assessing global patient risk, he says. How much being the eldest contributes to the onset of CH...
Tired and angry? Both emotions may predict heart attacks
...rger Trait Anger Scale to test for levels of trait anger
(TA) and the 21-item Maastricht Questionnaire to d...feat. Some sample items participants ranked in the anger
survey include: I feel annoyed when I am not given recognition for doing good work; I am quick-tempe...
Researchers investigate needs of family members when a patient dies
... their efforts to perform CPR were inadequate, and anger
that more efforts were not taken to help her. The case study points out that while transporting the woman to the hospital would have been of little if any benefit to her, it would not have caused her any additional harm, and it would have been benefi...
Experience alters how we perceive emotion
...ally abused children develop a broader category of anger
because it's adaptive for them to notice when adults are angry," he says. But while this sensitivity could be protective in a threatening environment, it could be disadvantageous in others. An abused child might over-interpret a social cue, such as ...