Tag: "tendencies" at medical news

A hospital stay can make an older person more likely to commit suicide

...e that hospitalization may be a factor in suicidal tendencies in older people. Thus, medical healthcare staff would play an important role in helping to identify those at risk....

Media violence linked to concentration, self-control

...media affects the brains of youths with aggressive tendencies differently than the brains of non-aggressive youths. The preliminary results, released in December 2002, showed less brain activity in the frontal lobe of youths with an aggression disorder as they watched violent video games. In the current study,...

Shrinking brains but healthy memory - does brain matter matter?

...nce of significant mental health problems, such as tendencies towards suicide and substance abuse. The study found that those who used GPs were most likely to be female, to have been or be undertaking higher education and to be living with children. Young adults were also identified as having poorer physical he...

Stanford study of sea squirt provides clue to human immune system

...e loser. It was the fusing process, body-snatching tendencies notwithstanding, that attracted De Tomaso's interest. De Tomaso and senior author Irving Weissman, MD, the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research and director of the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology a...

Guilt and fear motivate better than hope

...emotions in persuasion, especially for translating tendencies into action."...

Mood affects young and old differently, study finds

... Younger adults may not have the same motivational tendencies and thus can tolerate negative emotions more easily and focus on the details of the task. This suggests that they are more externally focused when in a negative mood. Researchers recruited 97 young adults between 18 and 28 years of age and 94 older a...

Treatment for anorexia nervosa appears to have improved outcome

... link between the disorder and puberty. There were tendencies for laxative abuse to be more common among females, and for vegetarianism to be more common in males. A significant difference was found for males in veganism and alcohol abuse. Females were significantly more likely to hoard food. Phobically drive...

Target women's depression to reduce disability from chronic conditions, suggests study

..., other therapies that focus on the behaviours and tendencies associated with depression, such as avoidance and withdrawal, may also be effective in these situations for some people."...

I forgive you for taking his lunch money

...as suspension and expulsion may reinforce bullying tendencies by excluding the child from social support networks, triggering inappropriate modes of shame management. As illustrated by the authors, school bullies should be held accountable for their actions, but at the same time, they need to be re-integrated ...

Experts present strategies to address adolescent violence and bullying

...." Dr. Howard Spivak, discussing whether violent tendencies are a product of nature or nurture, stated that, "the fact that the rates [of adolescent violence] are relatively low in the rest of the world as compared to this country gives the positive message that this is, in fact, preventable and that this phe...

Positive parenting helps encourage healthy sun habits in children

... of negative communication all affected sunbathing tendencies among those in the intervention group--the program was most effective in families with a high-quality parent-child relationship, a high level of compliance and a low level of negative communication. The findings are consistent with current theories...

Facial resurfacing treats precancerous skin lesions, may help prevent skin cancer

... of negative communication all affected sunbathing tendencies among those in the intervention group--the program was most effective in families with a high-quality parent-child relationship, a high level of compliance and a low level of negative communication. The findings are consistent with current theories...

Levels of serious mental illness in Katrina survivors doubled compared to earlier survey

...concern, though, is that this lowering of suicidal tendencies appears to be strongly associated with expectation...imes build on the temporary reprieve from suicidal tendencies afforded by these protective cognitions. Efforts on the part of public officials to control expectat...

Innovative surgery corrects vision in kids with neurological disorders

...ighted with astigmatism. Because of her autistic tendencies and poor vision, Julie would withdraw into herself. Tychsen often reminded the Lawrences that Julie needed vision correction to become interested in things and engaged in the world. However, Greta Lawrence says some of Julie's other doctors discourag...

Poor readers have higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior

...r whether there is a relationship between suicidal tendencies and school drop-out. In addition to this study involving public school students, the researchers also noted a high suicide rate in a group of 50 randomly selected students with reading disabilities that they followed for 25 years. Four of the studen...

Activation of brain region predicts altruism

... that such information may help determine how the tendencies toward altruism are established....

What's the fat content? Whether or not you notice depends on how you think

...nsumer Research, the authors tested categorization tendencies through a series of experiments. In the first, par...re analyzed for collectivistic or individualistic tendencies before rating similarities among products. In the second and third, participants were manipulated to...

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