Tag: "maladaptive" at medical news
Yale cardiovascular researcher named Bayer Fellow 2004-05
...re and decreased blood flow, and their adaptive or maladaptive
functional consequences. He joined the Yale faculty in 2000 after completing a cardiology fellowship at Yale. Work in his lab characterizes function and metabolism in the heart at the molecular level, specifically regulation of glucose transporter ex...
Children's anxiety prior to surgery linked to behavioral changes
...er they will experience post-surgical delirium and maladaptive
behavioral changes, including anxiety, nighttime c...rium also were more likely to have one or more new maladaptive
behavioral changes following surgery when compared to children with no delirium. In addition, childr...
Researchers examine recurrence of low back pain
... further discomfort. People who become "stuck" in maladaptive
movement patterns may be at greater risk for pain and re-injury, however, when faced with physical challenges that require coordinated movement of their spines. The study also will explore how psychological behavior impacts motor coordination to eit...
Patients recovering from depression with talk therapy show a 'distinct' pattern of brain changes
...attention and memory functions, affective bias and maladaptive
information processing. In contrast, drug therapy is considered a bottom-up approach because it alters the chemistry in the brain stem and limbic (bottom) regions which drive more basic emotional and circadian behaviors resulting in eventual upstream...
Kids exposed to violence have more behavioral problems
...e, pediatricians should be vigilant in recognizing maladaptive
patterns of behaviors in children exposed to violence," he concludes....
Environmental influences found to have role for development and function of the pain system
...ead perturb normal development and cause long-term maladaptive
changes in somatosensory and pain processing. Developmental mechanisms thus determine the structure and synaptic strengths in the "pain" transmission system. Scientists now know that synaptic strength can also be modified for prolonged periods of ti...
Coping behaviors linked to female chromosome
... coping can ameliorate the consequences of stress, maladaptive
coping strategies can lead to an increased risk for chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. Furthermore, extremes in coping styles can influence susceptibility to psychiatric disorders, particularly depression and ce...
Cocaine-exposed children subject to stereotyping
...ol of Medicine. Recent research suggests that most maladaptive
behavior and developmental delay in children from urban and impoverished areas is not uniquely due to prenatal cocaine exposure, and, conversely, that such exposure does not necessarily lead to developmental delay or behavioral problems. Using a batt...
Medication effective in treating children with autism
...characterized by a chronic pattern of anti-social, maladaptive
behavior that often involves impulsive aggression against property, people or animals; deceitfulness; and, sometimes, violation of laws. Participants who took risperidone showed substantial reductions in symptoms of aggression, tantrums and property ...
Family history of hypertension is related to maladaptive behavioral responses
...l reactivity to stressors but also exhibit learned maladaptive
behavioral responses to stressors, said Frazer. The authors examined the behavioral responses, heart rate and blood pressure of 64 healthy college students who had parents with and without hypertension during stressful mental activities to explain t...
Brain center searches for patterns
...l world such pattern perception also gives rise to maladaptive
superstitions such as the gambler's belief that a ...perfectly adaptive in a natural environment become maladaptive
in a technological environment," said Huettel....
UCSF/Mount Zion violence prevention project receives grant to establish clinic
for child witnesses of domestic violence
...nd to the needs of traumatizedchildren and prevent maladaptive
effects of witnessing violence in the home." McNamara added that while services for battered women such as crisisintervention, shelter, housing, counseling, medical and legal services arelinked, similar support for their children is often inadequate...