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Managing negative emotions can help pregnant smokers quit
BUFFALO, N.Y. - A new study by scientists in the University at Buffalo s Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking. Smoking during pregnancy is a matter of serious concern, says Clara Bradizza, PhD, senior research scientist at RIA. It s well-documented that smoking cigarettes while pr ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Sep 20
Smokers who quit have metabolite levels that resemble those of nonsmokers
Even after years of smoking, the body has a remarkable ability to repair itself. Now in a study appearing in ACS Journal of Proteome Research , scientists report that certain metabolic changes occur soon after quitting, and these changes could help explain how some ill-effects of smoking might be reversible. Smoking kills more than 7 million people worldwide annually and is one of the most importa ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Sep 20
Binge drinking in college may lower chances of landing a job after college
Heavy drinking six times a month reduces the probability that a new college graduate will land a job by 10 percent, according to Tel Aviv University and Cornell University research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology . Previous studies were unable to determine the precise effect of alcohol consumption on first-time employment. But according to the new study, each individual episode of s ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Sep 20
10 Faulty Thoughts That Occur in Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Body dysmorphic disorder is characterized by a persistent obsession with a perceived flaw in physical appearance. It is a case of where normal appearance concerns become an obsession and begin to interfere with a person s life. BDD is now classified within the DSM-5 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders grouping Fang and Wilhelm, 2015 . Like other medical problems, BDD ranges from relatively ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 19
How to Build Your Resilience
The band Journey tells us to not stop believin , Kelly Clarkson preaches what doesn t kill you makes you stronger, and of course, Gloria Gaynor will survive. What do they have in common A crazy little thing called resilience . The definition of resilience is adapting and responding positively to stress and misfortune. The troubles you face may be long-term, like having an addiction or financial st ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 19
The Tide Always Wins, and Yet...
I was standing in the ice cold surf on Ogunquit Beach in southern Maine. The tide was turning, but the beach was still at least six hundred feet wide. Despite coming to Ogunquit 30 times or more since 1975, this was our first September visit when there were no crowds and the pace is enticingly slow. As my toes gradually unclenched and became accustomed to the water, I studied my companions on the ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 19
How Can We Fix the Conflict Between Work and Family?
A few years ago I upgraded to a brand new washing machine. Sadly, my appliance joy was cut short when the machine broke after just a few weeks. It took four scheduled repair visits, several parts that didn t do the trick, and about a month of hitting the Laundromat before the real problem was identified a faulty computer that had repeatedly misled the repairmen. A valuable lesson was reinforced Un ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 19
Animating Dreams and the Future of Dream Recording
This past June, I attended the 34th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Dreams in Anaheim, California. It was my fifth time attending the conference, and just as every year previously, the five-day event brought together an inspiring and eclectic mix of researchers and clinicians working in the field of dreams. The 2018 Conference is set for June 16 to 20 in Arizona ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 19
The Neurobiology of Fear-Based Learning—and Unlearning
LEFT IMAGE Coronal section of the locus coeruleus with two different populations of cells labeled with green or purple-colored retrograde tracers from the amygdala or medial prefrontal cortex respectively. RIGHT IMAGE A schematic illustration of green-labeled noradrenaline producing cells which projected to the amygdala and were needed for fear learning. The purple-labeled noradrenergic cell group ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 19
Researchers unlock potential pathway to treat flesh-eating bacteria
HOUSTON- Sept. 18, 2017 - Researchers at Houston Methodist have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria. This is timely news, given the current dangers lurking in the debris and destruction left behind by Hurricane Harvey s floodwaters that destroyed tens of thousands of homes in Texas. Muthiah Kumaraswa ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 19
Playing American football before age 12 could have long-term health effects
Playing American football before the age of 12 may have long-term consequences for players mood and behavior, according to a study involving 214 professional and amateur football players, published in the open access journal Translational Psychiatry . Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine, USA found that football players who started playing before age 12 had more than twice the odds ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 19
Comprehensive meta-analysis affirms cranberries' role in promoting a healthy u...
CARVER, Mass., September 19, 2017 - A thorough review of dozens of studies led scientists to conclude that healthcare professionals should be telling their patients to have cranberry products as a first step in reducing recurrent UTIs. The comprehensive meta-analysis and assessment of human clinical trials, published in the official journal of the American Urological Association, The Journal of Ur ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 19
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