A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that normal-weight nutrition and exercise counselors report feeling significantly more successful in getting their obese patients to lose weight than those who are overweight or obese.
Date Posted: September 9, 2014
Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-EsteemGO
The relationship between disordered sleep and emotional health is an intricate one, as each can influence the other for better and worse. Stress and worry, as well as mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety can interfere with sleep.
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Tests and assessments carried out at school are often seen as a way of predicting how well a child will do later on in life. However, new research from Professor Richard Cowan, Institute of Education (IOE), suggests that how well a child is doing at ...
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Doing the housework or chatting with a work colleague over lunch are unlikely to be events you go out of your way to capture as a memory. But a new study suggests such everyday experiences that we overlook may bring us pleasure in the future.
Rutgers researchers find the ability to persist may depend on how the news is delivered.
Categories: Happiness, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Self-LoveGO
Insomnia is a disturbance that afflicts many people. Some new findings published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicate that a two week stay in a specialized hospital may help.
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Psychological support for heart patients is waning despite nearly half experiencing mental health problems after their heart event.
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Administering synthetic marijuana (cannabinoids) soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in rats, caused by the trauma and by trauma reminders.
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Women with severe mental illness are up to five times more likely than the general population to be victims of sexual assault and two to three times more likely to suffer domestic violence, reveals new research led by UCL and King's College London ...
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People who avoid seeking help for their mental health conditions because of stigma are the ones the community mental health and dementia support network led by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) hopes to reach out to.
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Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling - they are receiving a health boost!
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In these times of busy and fast-paced lifestyles, sitting down to a family meal can be a rare luxury. But a new study suggests that for teenagers, regular family meals could protect them against the negative implications of cyberbullying.
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Deep and meaningful relationships play a vital role in overall well-being. Past research has shown that individuals with supportive and rewarding relationships have better mental health, higher levels of subjective well-being and lower rates of ...
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In the central nervous system, serotonergic transmission is critically regulated by serotonin reuptake through the serotonin transporter.
Categories: Depression, Post Partum DepressionGO
Parents have long told their children to mind their Ps and Qs, and remember to say thank you. Now the evidence is in on why it matters.
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, often lasting into adulthood. Though it is commonly treated with a "stimulant" medication, there have been concerns that such drugs could ...
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