poor mental health

Poor mental health linked to reduced lifespan


August 1st, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) People with poor mental health may have a shorter lifespan, according to a large-scale population based study.Researchers from University College London (UCL) and University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Green spaces help people cope better with stress


February 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) The greater the greenery, the calmer a person staying in the area is likely to be, particularly those coping with job losses or suffering from chronic ... Read more...

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Can parent’s education affect offspring’s mental health?


January 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) It is quite possible that depression in adulthood could spring from a parent's level of education, a Canadian study suggests. Amelie Quesnel-Vallee from McGill University and ... Read more...

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Anxiety can weaken bones


April 15th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 15 (IANS) Beware -- anxiety now comes with a new risk: it weakens your bones!Researchers from Deakin in Australia and Norwegian universities analysed data of over 8,000 men ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Aging LGB adults more likely to suffer chronic disease, mental distress


March 30th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study from UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has found that members of aging lesbian, gay and bisexual population are more likely to suffer from certain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Distressed personality linked to heart problems


September 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new study has found that heart patients with the "distressed" (Type D) personality profile may face a higher risk of future cardiovascular problems.The findings are based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A happy mind makes a healthy body in teenagers


July 9th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has warned that the impact of emotional well-being on adolescents' physical health shouldn't be underestimated.Happier youths are also healthier youths, according to Emily Shaffer-Hudkins and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teens who self-identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual at increased suicide risk


February 6th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that teenagers who self-identify as gays, lesbians and bisexuals are at a greater risk of having suicidal thoughts.Moreover, those who were unsure of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chaotic situation in Pak ripe for another military coup, says US govt-run radio


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.23 (ANI) : With the political situation in Pakistan witnessing a tumultuous time following the Supreme Court's verdict declaring the special amnesty law, the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), as 'unconstitutional' rumours ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Teens’ mental health may determine how long they stay in school


November 13th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has found that poor mental health of children and teenagers has a large impact on the length of time they will stay in school.Lead researcher ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Average age of adult video game player is 35: US study


August 18th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): The average age of an adult video gamer has been found to be 35, which is higher than previously believed, reveals a new US study.According to a team ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress linked to higher obesity risk in teens


May 15th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Increased levels of stress in adolescents are associated with a greater likelihood of them being overweight or obese, a new Iowa State University study has found.Researchers studied 1,011 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Few friends, loneliness leads to poor mental, physical health for the elderly


March 19th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Having friends is not only important for the elderlys social well being, but also for their mental and physical health, according to a study.The research led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early family depression has lasting effects on kids mental health


December 24th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists are worried that the ongoing financial crisis may expose children to socio-economic adversity, which may in turn have lasting effects on their mental health.Researchers from Iowa ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early family depression has harmful long-term effect on children


December 24th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) The economic crisis in the US could have lasting effects on children from families that fall into poverty, according to a new study.The study of 485 Iowa adolescents ... Read more...

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Cyber sex can cause alarmingly high rates of depression


September 26th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 26 (ANI): People who frequent online sex, fetish and swinging sites have alarmingly high rates of depression, anxiety and stress, says a shocking new research.Whats more, people who seek ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Working does make you happy


May 18th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, May 18 (ANI): People aged over 65, who are still working are more happier than those who have retired, according to kiwi researchers.The study led by Massey University's school of ... Read more...

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Low birth weight babies risk developing depression, anxiety in later life


December 5th, 2007 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 5(ANI): A landmark study has revealed that babies born with low weight are more likely to go through depression and anxiety in later life.The study led by Ian Colman ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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