Tag: "psychological" at medical news
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...eneral, when people's expectations aren't met, the psychological
reaction can be to try to restore control by doing your own thing, or even doing the opposite of what you're told," Christensen said. Patients at the other end of the spectrum - highly engaged, patient-centered patients treated by doctor-centered p...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...u can feel the immune part, the strength part, the psychological
part. Its what this art was designed for to target all these different aspects of life, from a preventative and nurturing point of view.And, he added, those benefits are borne out of a program that emphasizes balance. We dont believe the slogan, n...
Stress may leave your mouth a mess
...tive relationship between periodontal diseases and psychological
factors such as stress, distress, anxiety, depression, and loneliness. More research is needed to determine the definitive relationship between stress and periodontal diseases, said study author Daiane Peruzzo, PhD. However, patients who minimize s...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...childs quality of life. Addressing emotional and psychological
issues is a key part of helping kids manage their weight, Janicke said. Aside from helping kids open up about making healthier lifestyle choices, psychologists also can help children deal with depression and teach coping strategies for peer bullying....
SMS your ECG to ER
... schedule," explains Bai, "thereby improving their psychological
well-being and quality of life." The researchers are now working on how to enable global-positioning system, GPS, in the modified cell phone, so that the medical centre can more quickly pinpoint the patient. They also hope to improve the level of d...
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
...lp to alleviate the physical, economic, social and psychological
consequences of such crimes, Herek said. The study found significantly different rates of victimization among gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. More than a third of the gay men said they had experienced violence or property crime because of their se...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...or of quantitative psychology in the department of psychological
science at the University of Missouri-Columbia. "This number jumped to 85 to 90 percent when most students attained legal age in the third year of the study. It appears that this drinking, when it occurs, is heavy." Wood said that men who drank ...
Researchers call for investigation into links between khat use and psychiatric disorders
...hat whilst khat use appears to exacerbate existing psychological
problems, there is not currently, any clear eviden... a pre-existing mental illness or vulnerability to psychological
distress, Dr Warfa and his team argue that there are many other alternative hypotheses to a causal r...
Antidepressant does not improve symptoms in advanced cancer patients without major depression
...d trials showed substantial survival benefits with psychological
treatments aimed to improve wellbeing. Therefore Dr Martin Stockler, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Australia, and colleagues assessed the benefit on symptoms and survival of sertral...
Herb shows potential to reduce cancer-related fatigue
...ce cancer patients have stressors ranging from the psychological
stress of diagnosis to the physiological stresses ...provement in fatigue or other areas of physical or psychological
well-being. The patients receiving the larger doses showed improvements in overall energy levels, re...
MRI detects cancers missed by mammography in breast cancer patients
...ancers simultaneously rather than the physical and psychological
trauma of having a contralateral cancer detected years later, he says. Furthermore, treatment recommendations by the physician may be affected by the finding of a contralateral cancer, as well as patient preferences for one treatment versus another, ...
Journal Sleep: Advanced cancer patients have less quality sleep
...o factors such as pain, treatment side effects and psychological
causes, according to a study published in the June 1st issue of the journal SLEEP. The study, conducted by Kyriaki Mystakidou, MD, PhD, and colleagues at the University of Athens, Greece, was completed by 102 patients with an average age of 62.8 y...
Men worry more about penile size than women, says 60-year-old research review
...but the authors noted that patients may experience psychological
benefits from some of them. The review al...ach should be a thorough urological, psychosexual, psychological
and psychiatric assessment, possibly with more than one clinician involved say the authors. Conser...
Brain activity reflects differences in types of anxiety
...ool of 1,099 undergraduate college students, using psychological
tests to categorize them as "high anxious apprehen...sion," "high anxious arousal," or neither. Other psychological
assessments standardized the pool of participants by removing those with mood disorders or other com...
Choice is a key element in success for smokers who want to quit
...hin Self-Determination Theory. This groundbreaking psychological
theory of human motivation was developed by University of Rochester psychologists Edward Deci and Richard Ryan. Williams' team of researchers found that smokers who were counseled in a manner that encouraged them to reflect on whether they want...
The appetite-regulating peptide leptin influences alcohol craving for some alcoholics
...aused by the drug, but is caused by biological and psychological
vulnerabilities leading to different types of craving....
Clinical review -- A psychological approach to the management of irritable bowel syndrome
Antidepressants and psychological
treatments such as hypnotherapy have the potential...omplaint). This has led to the idea that IBS has a psychological
as well as a biological basis and a growing body of evidence supports the use of antidepressants for...
Follow-up care for breast cancer patients is 'devalued and deregulated'
...x needs, while patients would gain better care and psychological
support in their local communities. Peter Donnel..., with the detection of new tumours or metastases, psychological
problems and recurrence as the next most important reasons. Mr Donnelly said: "This study shows th...
Parents and schools, major factors in China obesity boom
...ovascular diseases, diabetes, sleep disorders, and psychological
and social problems. The China National Nutrition and Health survey in 2002 revealed that the prevalence of overweight individuals has increased overall by 39% in the past ten years. In Xi'an City, where the new study was conducted, 20% of the ad...
NIH study tracks brain development in some 500 children across US
... Today's publication summarizes the results of psychological
tests conducted at the first time point. The tests measure a broad spectrum of abilities, from fine motor control, to social skills, to aspects of intelligence, such as the ability to explain verbal concepts or solve visual puzzles. Children from ...
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