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Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers
Americans may be more willing to talk about mental health issues these days, but misperceptions and stigmas persist, a new survey finds. The survey, of more than 3,000 U.S. adults, found that 70 percent said they feel people are more open to discussing mental health compared with a decade ago. Most respondents also said they d want to help a family member or friend struggling with depression or other mental health conditions. On the other hand, age-old mis ...
Healthday - Wed. Oct 4
Coping with panic disorder
Do you experience sudden attacks of anxiety, fear, and panic Perhaps your heart races, you feel unable to breathe or think properly, and you sweat. Do these attacks have no obvious trigger Here are some of the best ways to cope with panic disorder to improve your quality of life.
Medical News Today - Tue. Oct 3
Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
Do you find yourself dwelling on your negative thoughts about yourself repeatedly putting yourself down, criticizing yourself, comparing yourself to other people who you think are perfect When you make a mistake do you think it s absolutely awful, that anyone else would have done a better job and that this is an example of some permanent flaw that you have Like many people, you are often your own worst enemy, negating everything you do and blowing things u ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 3
3 Reasons Why People Refuse to Help Others
Some of us are highly motivated to help those in need, while others couldn t care less and vehemently object to giving money or volunteering time in the service of others. How many times have you avoided eye contact and walked away from a homeless person How much junk mail requesting financial contributions from charities have you tossed in the trash without a second thought How often have you been too busy to volunteer your time at a local church, school, ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 3
Can Creativity Be Taught?
There s a lot of controversy surrounding this question that largely stems from the question of degree. I d say yes, people s creative abilities can be improved. However, it s unlikely you re going to become a creative genius like Einstein or Mozart without some natural talent. Is everyone creative Sure they are, but in very different ways and to varying degrees. Our democratic longing to make everyone and everything equal has led us to make creative greatn ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 3
What David and Goliath Teach Entrepreneurs About Winning
In the famous Bible story, the young boy David beat Goliath by using a strategy Goliath wasn t expecting. Instead of fighting the giant in the conventional way with armour and sword he used a slingshot and stones to fell him. It s a lesson that Malcolm Gladwell draws on in his latest book, which charts the success of underdogs throughout history. And it s a lesson that many entrepreneurs can learn from. Getting the best talent is a key factor, particularly ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 3
Study Finds Sex & Age Implicated in Autism-Related Diagnoses
A new study by Stanford neuroscientists found that sex and age are strongly tied to which diagnoses tend to co-occur with Autism Spectrum Disorders ASD . It is widely known that individuals diagnosed with ASD tend to carry a slew of other diagnoses as well. Much of ASD research tends to be focused on the causes of ASD itself, which alludes scientists to date, but this is not particularly helpful for families and providers who are trying to tease apart if t ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 3
Your Neanderthal Quotient and Your Personality
The Neanderthals extinction has been, according to modern biological anthropologists, greatly exaggerated. Geher et al., 2017 . While my students and I who comprise the New Paltz Evolutionary Psychology Lab have many projects that we get excited about, few projects across my career have been as exciting as the New Paltz Neanderthal Project. I m pleased to say that the results of this project have just been published in Human Ethology Bulletin. This study e ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 3
Praising Kids’ Smarts May Lead to Cheating
You might expect students who grew up being praised for their intelligence to be confident in their ability to take on the world, but new research published in Psychological Science suggests that telling children how smart they may make them more likely to cheat. Researchers examined the link between ability-related praise and morality by playing a guessing game with 300 preschool children, between 3 and 5 years old, in eastern China. During the 8220 pract ...
Psychological Science - Tue. Oct 3
Hospital discharges for prescription opioids down, heroin discharges surge
Hospital discharges related to prescription opioids have declined slightly in recent years, but heroin-related discharges have surged, according to a new study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. This suggests that the expanded availability of lethal illicit drugs are being used to replace prescription opioids in some cases, said Tina Hernandez-Boussard, PhD, associate professor of medicine, of biomedical data sciences and of ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 3
Skipping breakfast associated with hardening of the arteries
WASHINGTON Oct. 2, 2017 -- Skipping breakfast is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or the hardening and narrowing of arteries due to a build-up of plaque, according to research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Eating a healthy breakfast has been shown to promote greater heart health, including healthier weight and cholesterol. While previous studies have linked skipping breakfast to coronary heart di ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 3
House sparrow decline linked to air pollution and poor diet
Despite being well-adapted to urban life, house sparrow numbers are falling. A study in open-access journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution finds that compared to sparrows living in the country, urban-dwelling birds show clear signs of stress linked to the toxic effects of air pollution and an unhealthy diet. This could have health implications for people living in cities. We find that house sparrows living in the city are suffering from more stress tha ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 3
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