Tag: "hostility" at medical news
Reducing hostility in young coronary artery disease patients is important piece of rehabilitation
...rtery disease patients have a higher prevalence of hostility
than older patients with the disease, researchers ... Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The authors say reducing hostility
in these patients should be part of a rehabilitation program. Of the 500 patients in the study, host...
Laughter helps blood vessels function better
...re prone to laughter and ascertain their levels of hostility
and anger. Three hundred volunteers participated in the study. Half of them had suffered a heart attack or had undergone coronary artery bypass surgery; the other half did not have heart disease. People with heart disease responded with less humor t...
Brain activity of men and women during hostile or impulsive acts differs less on nicotine
...found during behavioral and brain-imaging tests on hostility
and impulsive reaction that brain-metabolism activ...women -- differences exaggerated during moments of hostility
or impulsiveness. In addition, the study provides new evidence that men's and women's brains respond...
NIH awards USC $8.7 million to study tobacco use in China
...ext and dispositional characteristics-particularly hostility
and depression-have on substance use uptake and progression, and how that influences the effectiveness of prevention and cessation programs. The third study focuses on genetic factors responsible for hostility, depression, and other dispositional att...
News tips for Sunday, November 7, 2004
... Initially the young patients had higher anxiety, hostility
and depression levels than the elderly. They also had higher body mass indices and cholesterol levels. But after CR, young patients had "marked reductions" in all psychological symptoms and showed improved blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index...
Lower level of education can impede reovery in elderly after hospitalization
...these persons may have to do with higher levels of hostility
and hopelessness and being ill equipped to maintain health. "The effect of educational level on recovery from illness has not previously been well-examined," said first author Sarwat I. Chaudhry, M.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Interna...
Hormonal response to stress alters immune system function and alters mental and physical disease
...brief, chronic psychological risk factors, such as hostility
and low-socioeconomic status, play important roles at early disease stages. In the transition from stable to unstable atherosclerotic plaques, episodic factors like depression and exhaustion become more important. And finally, acute psychological t...
Promising new treatment options for people with co-existing alcohol-use and psychiatric disorders
...schizophrenia, such as mania, depression, anxiety, hostility
and aggression. In addition, clinicians are increasingly using these medicines for conditions such as dementia, autism, developmental delay/mental retardation and personality disorders. So, it is not entirely surprising that a new atypical antipsyc...
Few disabled kids with psychosocial problems receive mental healthcare
...chosocial problems, such as anxiety or depression, hostility
or poor interaction with their peers. Witt's co-authors on the study were Judith D. Kasper and Anne Riley, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. ...
News tips for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003
...assessed physical and verbal aggression, anger and hostility
levels. The study found that men in the highest q...inimal effects. Furthermore, men with the highest hostility
index exhibited lower HDL levels than men with the lowest measure of hostility. Their difference re...
Heart risks more likely if hostility increases with age
...l Center and colleagues. Those who increased their hostility
were also more likely to smoke and have more than ...y's findings also suggest that a person's level of hostility
in college can help to predict unhealthy behaviors up to 30 years later. "Interventions designed to ...
Hostility, depression may boost heart disease protein level
...s of depression symptoms combined with feelings of hostility
in healthy men may raise their levels of a protein...y Medical Center "Although studies have shown that hostility
and depressive symptoms are associated with greater risk of heart disease, the reasons for these ass...
Want hypertension? Hurry up!
... "In the past, more attention has been paid to the hostility
component in Type A, but TUI has never been adequa...risk profile that includes smoking, drinking, high hostility
levels and a lack of social support most of which are related to hypertension, Yan says. It's also...
High hostility may predict heart disease more than other risk factors such as cholesterol
... Ph.D., and colleagues sought to determine whether hostility
was an independent influence or a contributing fac...HD were more common in those with higher levels of hostility
then those with other risk factors such as high cholesterol, alcohol intake or smoking tobacco, said...
Preventive sessions after divorce protect children into teens
...ighest risk of externalizing problems aggression, hostility
had benefited from the Mother Program and the Mother Plus Child Program. At the six-year follow-up, the Mother Program also led to significantly less alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use for those who were initially at higher risk. Teens who had...
World's first study on surrogacy reveals high quality parenting and no problems
...te, and no mothers described any major conflict or hostility
between the commissioning couple and the surrogate. The concern about the commissioning mother's feelings about the surrogate's involvement with the child seems unfounded, with 90% reporting no anxieties about this aspect." When the researchers look...
Non-traditional roles may boost risk of heart disease and death
... number of children, anxiety, tension, depression, hostility
or anger. The study also found that men who were widowed, divorced or separated had almost twice the risk of death compared to married men. As social roles and norms change with time, its hoped the harmful effects of having jobs or social roles tha...
Costs of caring for elders with dementia
...oblems associated with dementia, such as paranoia, hostility
and wandering. Nor did the study include the costs associated with the support families and friends typically provide after individuals with dementia move to nursing homes....
Science, engineering and technology news tips -- August 2001
...INGS OF SECURITY ANTIDOTE TO HOSTILITY, FEAR Human hostility
toward outsiders can be reduced if people feel loved and secure, say UC Davis and Israeli psychologists who have been researching Israeli Jewish student attitudes toward other groups. The psychologists believe they have located the part of the mind w...
University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University to share $10 million NIH grant to study mind-body relationships
...ools 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 family members...