fb_thumb

Therapy And Wellness News

The brain is still 'connected' during non-REM sleep
When we sleep, our organism goes through different phases of sleep, however the brain remains interconnected during non-REM sleep, which was thought not to happen. The finding by a European team of researchers has also made it possible to analyse the scientific basis of consciousness, an increasingly important field of neuroscience. Sleep is composed of various cycles in which there are different stages slow and fast-wave, which make up non-REM sleep and R ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Dec 2
Study shows lower lung cancer rates in communities with strong smoke-free laws
A recent study by University of Kentucky BREATHE Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments researchers shows that fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. The study, Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances was published in Cancer , an American Cancer Society journal dedicated to providing clinicians with information on diagnosis, treatment and ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Dec 2
Range of opioid prescribers play important role in epidemic, study finds
A cross-section of opioid prescribers that typically do not prescribe large volumes of opioids, including primary care physicians, surgeons and non-physician health care providers, frequently prescribe opioids to high-risk patients, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The findings suggest that high-volume prescribers, including pill mill doctors, should not be the sole focus of public health effor ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Dec 2
Program for offenders with mental health or addiction issues produces positive...
INDIANAPOLIS -- A review of a state program launched two years ago to improve recovery and reduce recidivism among felony offenders who have mental health or addiction issues shows the program is producing positive results. There are a lot of individuals in the criminal justice system who have a mental health or substance-abuse problem who are now getting the additional services they need, said Brad Ray, co-author of the review. Ray is an assistant profess ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Dec 2
Mental health disorder therapeutic modalities modified for the GMS
Mental health disorders can affect physical and psychological behaviors. The people of the Greater Mekong Subregion GMS have a high risk of mental health disorders, such as depression, stress, and substance abuse because the people in this region are sometimes trafficked for forced sex work and various forms of forced labor. In these situations, the victims often endure violence and abuse from trafficking recruiters, employers, and other individuals. The p ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Dec 2
Small numbers of churches embrace same-sex marriage
Researchers at the Universities of York and Leeds have found that the majority of places of worship that permit same-sex marriage carry out small numbers of ceremonies, with just over half having actually married a couple. Same-sex couples are prohibited from marrying in approximately 40,000 places of worship that permit different-sex couples to marry, and there are only 182 places of worship registered for same-sex marriage. The research, which is based o ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Dec 2
Spanking Linked to Increase in Children’s Behavior Problems
Children who have been spanked by their parents by age 5 show an increase in behavior problems at age 6 and age 8 relative to children who have never been spanked, according to new findings in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . The study , which uses a statistical technique to approximate random assignment, indicates that this increase in behavior problems cannot be attributed to various characteristics of the ...
Psychological Science - Sat. Dec 2
Focusing on Changing Norms Can Spur Eco-Friendly Behavior
Every day, we make choices that can have long-reaching impacts on the environment, but it can be difficult to change our behavior when the way we eat, travel, and even clean up after ourselves is so engrained in society. While reshaping our relationship with the Earth can seem an insurmountable task, the best way to encourage environmentally-friendly behavior may be to focus on the changes that are already happening, according to new research in Psychologi ...
Psychological Science - Sat. Dec 2
Trump's Co-Author: White House Now 'Deeply Concerned About His Mental Health'
Donald Trump s Art of the Deal co-author says at least two apparent White House staffers have made calls to someone he knows to express concern over the president s mental health. Tony Schwartz , who has become an ardent Trump critic, told MSNBC s Ari Melber that Trump is deeply mentally ill. He said I know that two different people from the White House or at least saying that they were from the White House and that turned out to be a White House number ha ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Dec 2
32 Gifts People With Anxiety Really Want For The Holidays
32 Gifts People With Anxiety Really Want for the Holidays was published on The Mighty . While a certain new gadget or that perfect getaway might come to mind when someone asks, What do you want for the holidays The Mighty asked a different question for people in their community who deal with anxiety disorders What do you really want for the holidays. Here s what they had to say 1. To be able to love myself as much as I love my fianc . And by love myself, I ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Dec 2
Seniors, leaving the house daily may help you live longer
We ve all been there confined to our homes for days, or even weeks, thanks to the dreaded flu or some other ailment. When you re finally able to go outside, there s no feeling quite like it. And for older adults, this seemingly simple pleasure could be life-saving.
Medical News Today - Sat. Dec 2
HPPD: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Hallucinogen-persisting perception disorder, or HPPD, causes a person to keep reliving the visual element of an experience caused by hallucinogenic drugs. But what do the flashbacks in HPPD feel like, what causes them, and how might they be treated
Medical News Today - Sat. Dec 2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521