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Oops! I Married My Mother
The past does not cause the problem in the present. Recreating the problem in the present that might have been shaped in the past creates the problem. Michael Kerr Everything is about her. She never takes responsibility for her actions, and whenever I m upset, she gets mad at me for it. It s like I always have to be the rational one, the apologetic one. It was the same thing growing up. I always had to give in and be the one to apologize to my mother, even ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
Learning by Hearing, Learning by Seeing
In the hands of great fiction-writers, sensory descriptions do more than convey what characters hear or see. In the craft-talk of writers, descriptions can do work for a story, hinting at what characters are thinking and feeling in the context of particular scenes. Descriptions that report what characters sense often work figuratively as well as literally. For cultural and physiological reasons, the senses work differently when used as metaphors. Sound and ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
Can sleep quality and burnout affect shift-work nurses' job performance?
In a Journal of Advanced Nursing study, female gender and personal burnout were linked with impaired sleep quality among nurses. Also, working in the psychiatric setting, working a long cycle shift pattern, and experiencing daytime dysfunction were associated with burnout. A significant negative association between patient-related burnout and job performance was also observed.
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 27
More care is needed for cancer supportive care
LUGANO, Switzerland - The relentless efforts devoted to improving prevention, early detection, and treatment have resulted in more and more cancer survivors worldwide. In fact, there is a decrease in overall cancer mortality rate of about 1 per year. 1 However, a cure or control of cancer does not necessarily mean a full restoration of health. Cancer-related effects and the treatment itself can have a significant psychosocial impact on cancer survivors. A ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Mainstreaming genetic counselling for ovarian cancer
LUGANO, 17 November 2017 - A study that looked at mainstreaming genetic counselling for ovarian cancer to support screening programmes in Malaysia was presented at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress. 1 The preliminary results of the MaGiC study show that most patients counselled by a well-trained but not necessarily an expert in genetics were satisfied or just as satisfied with their experience as compared to those being counselled by a genetic counsellor or clin ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Motorcycle crashes cause 5 times as many deaths as car accidents, 6 times the ...
Motorcycle accidents are costly in terms of lives and health care costs. Compared with car accidents, motorcycle accidents cause 3 times the injuries, 6 times the medical costs and 5 times the deaths, found new research in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . Despite better motor vehicle safety, injuries from motorcycle crashes have not improved. Researchers looked at data on adults who presented to hospital for injuries from either a motorcycle or ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Pre-diabetes discovery marks step towards precision medicine
Researchers from the University of Sydney s Charles Perkins Centre have identified three specific molecules that accurately indicate insulin resistance, or pre-diabetes - a major predictor of metabolic syndrome, the collection of medical conditions that include abdominal obesity, high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels. The finding, from a study undertaken in mice, could make earlier detection of pre-diabetes in humans much easier for doctors and a ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Cultural values can be a strong predictor of alcohol consumption
Countries with populations that value autonomy and harmony tend to have higher average levels of alcohol consumption than countries with more traditional values, such as hierarchy and being part of a collective. This new research finding, published today in open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology , may have important implications for international public health organizations aiming to tackle problems associated with alcohol consumption. Understanding w ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Smoking study personalizes treatment
A simple blood test is allowing Vanderbilt University Medical Center VUMC researchers to determine which patients should be prescribed varenicline Chantix to stop smoking and which patients could do just as well, and avoid side effects, by using a nicotine patch. The first-of-its-kind clinical study combines smoking cessation with personalized medicine by learning whether the patient is a normal or slow metabolizer of nicotine, and then using that informat ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Now you like it, now you don't
Enjoyment of music is considered a subjective experience what one person finds gratifying, another may find irritating. Music theorists have long emphasized that although musical taste is relative, our enjoyment of music, be it classical or heavy metal, arises, among other aspects, from structural features of music, such as chord or rhythm patterns that generate anticipation and expectancy. Now, researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hosp ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Sleeve gastrectomy, common weight-loss surgery, lowers women's tolerance to al...
URBANA, Ill. - Women who have had gastric sleeve surgery to lose weight may want to consider limiting the number of alcoholic drinks they consume post-surgery. A new study from a team of researchers at the University of Illinois and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that after undergoing sleeve gastrectomy, women could be legally intoxicated after drinking half the number of drinks than women who did not have this surgery. Sleeve ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Changes in young people's sexual practices over the last 20 years revealed
Published in the Journal of Adolescent Health , the study describes changes in young people s sexual practices using nationally-representative data from the National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles Natsal sup1 , the largest scientific studies of sexual health and lifestyles in Britain. Conducted by the London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine, UCL and NatCen Social Research, the three studies have been carried out every 10 years since 1990, an ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
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