Tag: "behavior" at medical news
Psychotherapy, meds best for youth with obsessive compulsive disorder
...udy recommends that treatment begin with cognitive behavior
therapy (CBT), either alone or with a serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. The research spotlights the need for improved access to CBT, since most young people with OCD currently receive only the antidepressant, often combined with an ...
UIC receives $8.1m for public health research, training
...oking at the effectiveness of health promotion and behavior
change in older, working adults. UIC researchers w...p will receive a "high touch" health promotion and behavior
change approach with risk assessments and personal follow-up with public health educators. The secon...
Development of working memory, allowing voluntary control of behavior, defined
... A person's ability to have voluntary control over behavior
improves with age because with development, additi...how our ability to have voluntary control over our behavior
using working memory changes and improves with maturity," said Beatriz Luna, Ph.D., associate profes...
'Going through the motions' to better treat dementia
...raditional ways of evaluating and documenting such behavior
may not be adequate. A family might report that a patient has been calm for two weeks, when really the patient was calm only that morning." Leibovici's team will compare current traditional interviewing methods to the results from the high-tech...
NIA establishes new demography centers to enhance knowledge about older americans
...h fields such as biodemography, neuroeconomics and behavior
genetics." The NIA was joined in funding four of the Centers by the NIH's Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR). The NIH and its components are part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Centers' research ...
Smoking affects same 'feel good' brain chemical system as heroin
...e interaction between nicotine, the opioid system, behavior
and inherited traits. But for the moment, simply having shown that nicotine has an impact on the crucial "feel good" system is reward enough....
Mouse study: Signal overload in Alzheimer brains
...ase can create "microenvironments" that affect the behavior
of cells. These local environments might help recruit stem cell-based therapies in other conditions, say the researchers. The findings are to be presented Oct. 25 at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience by first author Zhiping Liu, Ph.D...
College of Nursing professor develops videos for computers to reduce HIV sexual risk behavior
... for hand-held computers to reduce HIV sexual risk behavior
in young women living in urban areas. Jones, assis...erning trust, sexual pressure and high-risk sexual behavior
will be developed. Working with Alan Roth, an independent documentary filmmaker, and Robert Nahory, ...
Racial differences, poverty linked to mammography use
...em. Paskett says the study sheds new light on the behavior
of Native American women, an important minority group that has not been included in research studies in the past. "We found that Native American women have the lowest education levels, and that they are the least likely to be insured. They also had ...
PITT, OHSU: When early life stress occurs determines its impact later
...e categories of monkeys and noticed differences in behavior
related to the timing of separation, explained Cam...e. They tried many new behaviors, increased social behavior
to the level of other groups of monkeys, increased in social dominance, but also threatened other mo...
Scientists reveal significant behavioral impacts of early life stress, study therapies
...e categories of monkeys and noticed differences in behavior
related to the timing of separation," explained Ca...e. They tried many new behaviors, increased social behavior
to the level of other groups of monkeys, increased in social dominance, but also threatened other m...
Mothers have brains primed for care
...hers are made, not born." At least some parenting behavior
is unique to females, new work finds. Jeffrey Lorb...had identified brain regions important in maternal behavior
and motivation when listening to standard infant cries. The basal forebrain, midbrain, striatum, ant...
Accelerated heartbeart mystery: Is odd electrical wave the key?
...esearchers found that the same kind of spiral wave behavior
could be reproduced in their cell cultures, making the spiral waves available for scrutiny. Just as is the case with implanted devices, when electrical pulses were administered to single-arm spirals, the waves were not always halted. Instead, they br...
Errors in medicine: The patient's perspective
...ivity evident in interpersonal communication, rude behavior
Patient opinion ignored Patient preferences not respected The study found there was no apparent pattern with respect to the sex or specialty of the doctor, duration of physician-patient relationship, community type, state, form of h...
Michelle Trudeau wins 2004 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Reporting
... Public Radio who has covered mental health, human behavior
and brain science for more than two decades, has b...a graduate of Stanford University, studied primate behavior
with Jane Goodall at the Gombe Stream Research Center in Tanzania, and worked as a research associat...
Mayo Clinic research shows stroke rehabilitation best served by physical training
...'ve shown physical training alone changes recovery behavior
is very interesting, because it makes the point that the stroke rehabilitation therapists themselves have an extremely potent effect on how the genes work to direct recovery," Dr. Brown says. He adds that the most effective stroke rehabilitation trea...
Panel finds that scare tactics for violence prevention are harmful
... children and adolescents from engaging in violent behavior
are not only ineffective, but may actually make the problem worse, according to an independentstate-of-the-science panel convened this week by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The panel, charged with assessing the available evidence on preven...
Study: Brain battles itself over short-term rewards, long-term goals
... the brain that appear to compete for control over behavior
when a person attempts to balance near-term reward...lved to solve different types of problems, and our behavior
is dictated by the competition or cooperation between them." The researchers examined a much-stud...
Summa study finds portion control induces greatest weight loss
...ctivity and increased planned exercise, the target behavior
that induced the greatest weight loss was portion control." While Logue points out portion control showed the greatest weight loss, the study also suggests planned exercise induced the least. This however, does not surprise Logue. "Portion con...
The brain science behind 'A beautiful mind'
...ns were largely correct and surprisingly, that the behavior
of the monkeys in this game was essentially identi... identical to the one expected. When the monkeys' behavior
was well predicted by Nash's theory, the neural activity corresponded. Glimcher said, "The field of ...
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