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Living Together, Marriage Give Equal Boost to Women's Mental Health: Study
Living together or getting married provides young adults -- especially women -- with a boost to emotional health, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from 8,700 Americans who were born between 1980 and 1984, and interviewed every other year from 2000 to 2010. The study authors found that single young women had a similar increase in emotional health whether they moved in with someone or got married for the first time. For men, marriage seemed to be ...
Healthday - Mon. Dec 7
Two Sides to Repression in Irrelationship: A Different View
Break convention. The ghost abandoned. Crumble to sand. Pass right through my hands Reservoir, Waves Erase The Fateful Evening When Jeong and David met in a subway station in 1999, actual intimacy was, at best, problematic for both of them Jeong because his traditional Asian background disallowed the idea of an ongoing, intimate relationship with another man and for David because his history with men had long been one of collecting sex trophies and then mo ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Dec 7
Social Conflict Between Household Cats
By Debra F. Horwitz, DVM, DACVB, Veterinary Behavior Consultations In many parts of the world companion cats now outnumber dogs as the most popular household pet. In the US there are fewer cat owning households, yet owned cats exceeds owned dogs implying that many cats live with at least one other cat or more Tables 1 and 2 . Due to the innate social ecology of the domestic cat, this can often lead to social conflict between cats and other unwanted behavio ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Dec 7
Infographic: How to Play the Innovation Game
Whether you know it or not, you re playing the Innovation Game. You and your organization will either win or lose in this high-stakes competition for the future, so you d better learn how the game is played. You re about to have one advantage over most players in the game most leaders and most workers just don t understand how to play the game. So what exactly is it about the innovation game that even the best leaders get wrong Find out in this infographic ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Dec 7
Home-delivered meals reduce loneliness, study finds
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- When Congress passed the Older Americans Act in 1965 to support elderly people who were struggling -- often alone -- to continue to live at home, a major plank of the legislation provided for home delivery of meals to ensure their adequate nutrition. In the midst of the holiday season, a newly published study confirms another benefit of visitors regularly knocking on the doors of seniors in need a significant reductio ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Dec 7
1st tool to assess impact of co-illnesses in young cancer patients
New Orleans, LA - A team of researchers from LSU Health New Orleans Schools of Public Health and Medicine and colleagues have developed the first index identifying and documenting concurrent but unrelated diseases among adolescents and young adults AYA with cancer in collaboration with investigators from the National Cancer Institute NCI and cancer registries of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program. Called the AYA HOPE Comorbidity Index, it ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Dec 7
Sleep disturbance in epilepsy: Causes and consequences
PHILADELPHIA, December 7, 2015 - Researchers are only beginning to understand the implications of disrupted sleep in people with epilepsy. Recent findings suggest that seizure-interrupted sleep could impede memory formation, impair cognitive performance and influence a myriad of other aspects of daily life. Four studies presented at the American Epilepsy Society s AES 69th Annual Meeting unveil previously unappreciated links between sleep disturbances and ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Dec 7
Men's interest in babies linked with hormonal responses to sexual stimuli
Young men s interest in babies is associated with their physiological reactivity to sexually explicit material, according to new research published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study showed that young men who reported more interest in babies showed a lower increase in testosterone in response to sexually explicit material than men who weren t as interested in babies. Our findings show there is a str ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Dec 7
Young men with detectable HIV more likely to have risky sex
December 7, 2015--Young men who have sex with men and have detectable levels of HIV were more likely to report not using a condom during anal intercourse with a partner not infected with HIV, compared with virologically suppressed young men who have sex with men, according to researchers at Columbia University s Mailman School of Public Health. Findings are published online in JAMA Pediatrics . HIV disproportionately affects men who have sex with men. Part ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Dec 7
Men’s Interest in Babies Linked With Hormonal Responses to Sexual Stimuli
Young men s interest in babies is associated with their physiological reactivity to sexually explicit material, according to new research published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science . The study showed that young men who reported more interest in babies showed a lower increase in testosterone in response to sexually explicit material than men who weren t as interested in babies. Our findings show there is a st ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Dec 7
More Americans Seek Treatment for Painkiller, Heroin Abuse
More American teens and adults are seeking treatment for heroin and prescription painkiller abuse, a new U.S. government report reveals. In 2013, heroin accounted for 19 percent of admissions to publicly funded substance-use treatment programs -- up from 15 percent a decade earlier, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA reported. And admissions related to narcotic painkillers, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, jumped from 3 ...
Healthday - Sun. Dec 6
Making Sense of the Senseless Violence
Mass shootings and the accompanying carnage have now become a regular part of life in America. And mental health experts warn that this steady drumbeat of violence could have major consequences for the nation s psyche. There have been 355 mass shootings in the United States so far this year -- defined as incidents in which four or more victims were shot, though not necessarily killed, according to ShootingTracker.com, a crowd-sourced website that monitors ...
Healthday - Sun. Dec 6
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