Tag: "distract" at medical news
Certain weight control behaviors may precipitate obesity among adolescent girls
.... Besides the reasons for overeating to comfort or distract
one's self, this finding in the study also showed that lack of serotonin that is usually inherent in depression also leads individuals to consume excessive amounts of carbohydrate-rich foods in an effort to regulate his or her serotonin levels. These...
TV viewing during lunch affects preschool children's intake
... consistently view TV during meals, TV viewing may distract
children from normal fullness cues which can lead to overeating in children as it may in adults." In their paper, the researchers write, "To promote self-regulation of energy intake in young children, parents and caregivers should be advised against ...
Physiological markers for cutting, other self-harming behaviors by teenage girls found
...eauchaine. "Their self-harming behavior serves to distract
them from these emotions." Borderline Personality Disorder is far more serious than self-harming behavior and people with the condition have a very high suicide rate. An estimated 5.8 million to 8.7 million Americans, mostly women, suffer from borde...
Multi-tasking adversely affects brain's learning, UCLA psychologists report
...such as exercising, can be helpful. But tasks that distract
you while you try to learn something new are likely to adversely affect your learning, Poldrack said. "Concentrate while you're studying," he said. ...
TV effective 'painkiller' for kids
... In the second group mothers attempted to actively distract
their children by talking to them, soothing, and/o...e children whose mothers had attempted to actively distract
them while the sample was taken. Although on average, the mothers rated pain scores higher than th...
Claiming diagnostic tests for diabetes genes is misleading, say experts
...nrealistic expectations even inadvertently could distract
attention from what can be done by applying what we already know to prevent diabetes and its complications," they conclude....
Risk factors linked to pain after breast cancer surgery
...s. They are concerned that talking about pain will distract
the oncologist from focusing on other aspects of the treatment plan."...
Patients' requests for antidepressants can influence physician evaluation of depression
... Patient requests for medication did not appear to distract
physician attention from treating the coexisting m...requests reflecting direct-to-consumer advertising distract
the physician from taking a complete medical history. Instead, the research team concludes that a p...