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I no longer call my daughter, but instead wait to hear from her. That way, I m certain that she has both the inclination and time to visit. That way, I protect myself against the fear of hearing even the slight hesitation as she adjusts and juggles whatever it was she was planning to do at the moment the phone rang. I don t trust my spontaneous impulse just to hear her voice but instead send a text or email with a brief update or asking when she has time t ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 31
What Psychoanalysis Can Do For You
I ve been practicing as a psychoanalyst for 10 years now, and as a clinical psychologist for 10 years more. For many professions, such tenure is considered seasoned but, in psychoanalytic circles, I m just getting started. It s true that it takes a long time to get the hang of practicing psychoanalysis . One learns the theories in training and has the experience of conducting a few analytic cases under supervision. One also has the important experience of ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 31
Abusive Teen Dating Relationships
Dating violence is a serious and widespread problem facing today s youth. According to the data from the Centers for Disease Control CDC approximately 10 of high school students have reported physical and sexual victimization from a dating partner in the past 12 months. Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 are the most susceptible to dating violence about triple the national average . According to a survey by the CDC, 23 of females and 14 of ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 31
Parenthood's End
I saw the documentary March of the Penguins more than 10 years ago, but a scene from it still comes back to me often. In the movie, pairs of emperor penguins in Antarctica endure months of staggering hardship to keep their offspring alive and growing, and then they all go down to the sea. Despite all the sacrifices the parents have made, they all dive in, parents and children apparently going on to live separate lives. We humans aren t like that. After we ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 31
Should You Donate to Disaster Relief?
As the effects of Hurricane Harvey continue decimating communities and displacing families throughout southern Texas, glimmers of hope can be found in everyday citizens responses to the disaster. People from neighboring states are bringing boats and supplies to assist with rescue efforts, and people are successfully challenging one another to donate 10 to disaster relief efforts over social media . These laudable actions deserve recognition and praise, and ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Aug 31
'Open gym' format shortens waiting time for cardiac rehab
Aug. 30, 2017 - Changing from scheduled appointments to an open gym format can reduce waiting times for cardiac rehabilitation, reports a study in the September October issue of Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention . The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer . Patients started cardiac rehab about four days sooner after introduction of a group enrollment and open gym format, according to the new research by Justin M. Bachmann, MD, MPH, ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 31
Fathers of American newborns keep getting older, Stanford study finds
The average age of newborns fathers in the United States has grown by 3.5 years over the past four decades, according to a new study from investigators at Stanford University School of Medicine. Men over the age of 40 now account for about 9 percent of all U.S. births. Men over the age of 50 account for nearly 1 percent. Those statistics come from the Stanford study, which is the first comprehensive analysis of all live births reported to a federal data de ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 31
How DACA affects the health of America's children
In recent years unauthorized immigrants known as dreamers have captured nationwide attention and become a force in American politics. Brought to the United States as children, these young adults came forward to ask for the right to give back to the country they call home. With protection from deportation, they say, comes the ability to pursue higher education and forge careers, to move from fear and uncertainty to planning a future with purpose. In 2012 th ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 31
BCG jab may protect against TB for nearly twice as long as previously thought
Previously thought to be effective for 10-15 years, a new case-control study found that if given in early teenage years 12-13 , the Bacillus Calmette-Gu 233 rin BCG vaccine protected over 50 of UK children against TB for at least 20 years, then waned. The research was led by the London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine and funded by the National Institute for Health Research. Although some studies in countries such as Brazil and Norway have indicated tha ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 31
Mind wandering is common during driving
Researchers in the United States have investigated mind wandering in volunteers during a driving simulation. When prompted at random during the simulation, the volunteers reported mind wandering 70 of the time. Using electrophysiological measurements, the researchers could identify specific changes in brain patterns when the volunteers were mind wandering. Are you always attentive when driving How about on the monotonous commute home after a long day s wor ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 31
Children's sleep quality is related to mothers' insomnia symptoms
Children more often sleep poorly if their mothers suffer from insomnia symptoms. This report researchers from the University of Basel and the University of Warwick in the journal Sleep Medicine based on a study with nearly 200 school-aged children and their parents. Sleep plays an essential role for adults and children s well-being. Short sleep and poor sleep quality may affect mental health, learning, memory, and school achievement in children. In Switzer ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 31
More evidence: Untreated sleep apnea shown to raise metabolic and cardiovascul...
Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. A report of the study s findings, published in the August issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism , adds further support for the consistent use of continuous positive airway pressure CPAP , a machine that increases air pressure in the throat to keep the airway open dur ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 31
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