Tag: "aggression" at medical news
Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia
...of dementia, such as agitation, verbal or physical aggression
and delusions, hallucinations or paranoia. Our s...patients. Sometimes they ease specific symptoms of aggression
and hallucination, he said. But they are not appropriate for everyday use for everyone with dementia...
Harboring hostility may be linked to unhealthy lungs
... the more hostile ones personalitycharacterized by aggression
or anger, for examplethe lower levels ones of lung function even after controlling for age, height, socioeconomic status, smoking status and presence of asthma. People with higher levels of general frustration predicted statistically significant r...
Psychological bullying hits just as hard
...t adolescents exposed to high levels of relational aggression
perceive their school to be less safe, and are les...ool. Adolescent boys who are exposed to relational aggression
are also more likely to carry a weapon to school. This is not the case for girls. A total of 1,335...
Children with both autism and ADHD often bully, parents say
...nd many children with autism require treatment for aggression
(which potentially includes bullying). But the researchers did not find that children with autism had a higher rate of bullying unless they also had ADD or ADHD. Those with both disorders showed a rate four times higher than children with just aut...
USC-led study suggests little benefit from antipsychotics in Alzheimer's
...ed antipsychotic drugs for delusions, agitation or aggression
do no better than those who take a placebo because...e and were experiencing delusions, hallucinations, aggression
or agitation that disrupted their daily functioning. "The findings here look at the time to disco...
Binge-drinking teenagers at greater risk of violence
...land. They found not only a link between drink and aggression
but also that children who drank were more likely ...e injury risk. Current policy focuses on reducing aggression
but this research shows that there should be equal effort to reduce victimisation. More than 4,0...
Alcoholics Anonymous membership may decrease alcohol-related homicides
...example, drinking heavily in bar settings leads to aggression
and violence. Thus, these findings speak to the context in which males and females drink." "We also saw these effects for spirits, beer and total alcohol but not wine consumption," said Mann. "This confirms that different alcoholic beverages ma...
Cartoons help measure hostile assumptions, risk of aggression in urban girls
...ow-income sections of Philadelphia. "Research on aggression
among children tends to focus on physical aggression
in boys," said Dr. Leff. "We have concentrated here on girls, who may use physical aggression, but a...
Violence in the home leads to higher rates of childhood bullying
... of the first to break down bullying into physical aggression
(hitting, pushing and other forms outward aggression) and relational aggression
(teasing, being mean and ostracizing peers). Overall, 34 percent of the children studied engaged in...
Thirty percent of nurses report both verbal and physical abuse in the last four working weeks
...urses told us that they had left a post because of aggression
and two percent had left nursing completely. "Two-thirds of those who experienced aggression
said that it affected their productively or led to errors in their work. Ten percent said it was the...
Deployment to Iraq war associated with increased risk for adverse neuropsychological effects
...ired, decisions have to be taken quickly, targeted aggression
is appropriate, and emotional control is essential. Many returning veterans report difficulties switching from these normal responses to the responses required at home." "The final question for concerned veterans is whether the changes will persist...
Study identifies factors associated with aggression in nursing home residents
...ions and constipation are associated with physical aggression
among nursing home residents with dementia, accord...ving, scratching or sexually abusing others. This aggression
can inflict physical and psychological harm on staff and other residents, according to background in...
The brain, hormones and behavior focus of briefings at international meeting June 19-22
...TTSBURGH Living longer, the perils of puberty and aggression
in men -- each is focused on the interaction between hormones and the brain and its influence on behavior. Research on these and related topics will be presented at the 6th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology (ICN 2006) in Pittsburgh, June 1...
Neuroendocrinology Congress June 1922 to report new research on brain, hormones, behavior
...who bicker; and research pinpointing the causes of aggression
in men. ICN 2006 will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. A staffed press room will be on site, and press briefings and media availabilities will be held each day. Members of the media unable to attend the m...
Students feel safer in ethnically diverse schools, UCLA psychologists report
...types of harassment were name calling and physical aggression
such as kicking and shoving, and that schools can take effective actions to reduce bullying. Bullying includes name-calling, making fun of others, spreading nasty rumors and physical aggression. "Bullying is a problem that large numbers of kids confr...
International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Pittsburgh June 19-22
...The role of serotonin in and the genetic basis for aggression
in men Effects of early puberty on development of eating disorders and anxiety later in life A newly discovered neuropeptide that suppresses all stages of sleep and may represent a target for the treatment of schizophrenia Results of clinical stud...
Maternal difficulties may increase risk of behavior problems in children
...lties in zero, one, two or three areas, reports of aggression
among their children at age 3 years increased from 7 percent to 12 percent to 17 percent to 19 percent, respectively; anxiety and depression increased from 9 percent to 14 percent to 16 percent to 27 percent; and inattention and hyperactivity increas...
Pediatricians don't often refer patients to community resources for childhood aggression
... Training pediatricians to recognize the signs of aggression
and make a referral to an appropriate community or...cisco, Calif. on Saturday, April 29. "We know that aggression
in children is a predictor of violence later in life," Barkin said. "We must train pediatricians to ...
Alcoholics with a borderline personality disorder are at greatest risk for suicidal behavior
... risk factors such as depression, marital status, aggression
and impulsive traits statistically speaking, subjects with borderline PD and those who live alone are at highest risk." Preuss and Conner described a borderline PD as a pervasive or enduring pattern of self-destructive behavior characterized by an i...
New uses for endoscopy
...s as surgery but with less complications, cost and aggression
that a surgical operation involves. Treatment of obesity Another novelty with the endoscopic approach is as an alternative to surgery for obesity. Surgical operation is the treatment of choice by patients suffering from morbid obesity. However, it ...