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‘All Work’ Won’t Help ‘No Play’ by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts People who think that becoming a workaholic means they can compensate for an unhappy home life are deluding themselves, according a new study from Kingston University ... Read on »
‘Clown-doctors’ could help dementia sufferers by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Bringing smiles and humour into hospital settings through clown doctors could help dementia sufferers. Dr Bernie Warren will present this and his other recent findings ... Read on »
‘Heading’ a Soccer Ball Could Lead to Brain Injury by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts istockphoto Using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to study the effects of soccer ‘heading,’ researchers have found that players who head the ball with high fr ... Read on »
‘Pay It Forward’ Pays Off by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health For all those dismayed by scenes of looting in disaster-struck zones, whether Haiti or Chile or elsewhere, take heart: Good acts – acts of kindness, generosity and cooper ... Read on »
“Silent Strokes” Lead to Memory Loss in Elderly by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts Getty Images New research links “silent strokes”—small spots of dead brain cells, found in about 1 of 4 older adults—to memory loss in the elderly. “The new ... Read on »
1 in 12 teenagers self harm by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts Study finds 1 in 12 teenagers self-harm but most stop by their twenties Despite self-harm being one of the strongest predictors of completed suicide, 90% of young ... Read on »
1 in 4 Girls Aged 12-17 were involved in serious fights or attacks in the past year by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health January 14, 2010 A disturbing report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicates that, ... Read on »
1 out of every 2 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied youths are regular victims... by Kathy J. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Image: University of Alabama A new national study by Iowa State researchers Warren Blumenfeld and Robyn Cooper has found that one out of every two lesbian, gay, b ... Read on »
1-in-5 Americans experienced mental illness in the past year by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts Anew national report reveals that 45.9 million American adults aged 18 or older, or 20 percent of this age group, experienced mental illness in the past year. The rat ... Read on »
5 Social Networking Tips for Psychologists. by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Social Networks have been both embraced and vilified by the American public. Go ahead and bellyache about them, but like it our not they are here to stay. On March 17 ... Read on »
70 Percent of Middle, High School Students Experience “Slut Bashing” or Other Sexual... by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts istockphoto On Nov. 11, a 10-year-old girl called a “slut” by her classmates in Illinois, committed suicide. By eighth grade, girls have already started to m ... Read on »
70 year olds can be as fast as 25 year olds in some brain tasks by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts Image: istockphoto Both children and the elderly have slower response times when they have to make quick decisions in some settings. But recent resear ... Read on »
8 out of 10 people who care for a relative suffer from anxiety and stress, according to a study by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health January 19, 2010 8 out of 10 people in charge of caring for a relative suffer from anxiety and stress, regardless of their soci ... Read on »
A Brain-Recording Device That Melts Into Place by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Neural electrode array wrapped onto a model of the brain. The wrapping process occurs spontaneously, driven by dissolution of a thin, supporting base of silk. (Credit: ... Read on »
A breath of fresh air by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health © iStock Booze that has been treated so that you sober up faster afterwards may sound like a drinker’s dream, but could end up being their downfall if it encourag ... Read on »
A decade for psychiatric disorders by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Reprinted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: Nature, A decade for psychiatric disorders, Nature 463, 9 (7 January 2010) | doi:10.1038/463009a; Published online ... Read on »
A Fetus Can Sense Mom’s Psychological State by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Martial Arts Image: Stockxpert As a fetus grows, it’s constantly getting messages from its mother. It’s not just hearing her heartbeat and whatever music she might play t ... Read on »
A New Generation of Rapid-Acting Antidepressants? by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In a new issue of Biological Psychiatry, published by Elsevier , researchers from the National Institutes of Health report that another medication, scopolamine, also appe ... Read on »
A new manual for diagnosing diseases of the psyche is about to be unveiled by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health ON FEBRUARY 10th the world of psychiatry will be asked, metaphorically, to lie on the couch and answer questions about the state it thinks it is in. For that is the day ... Read on »
A new method to measure childhood stress by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health January 14, 2010 Image: Fotolia Researchers from the University of Malaga have created the ‘Inventory of Daily Stressor ... Read on »