psychological distress

Beat stress with transcendental meditation


November 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) New research shows that transcendental meditation significantly reduces levels of psychological distress among students. The survey, based on students from 106 secondary schools comprising 87 percent ... Read more...

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Modified shoes can ease pain in incurable osteoarthritis


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) A modified shoe can reduce the load in people with knee osteoarthritis, especially during walking, compared to traditionally-designed athletic shoes, new research shows.Knee osteoarthritis causes pain, ... Read more...

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Keeping boss happy fast tracks upward mobility


June 10th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Savvy career minded individuals know that keeping the boss happy can fast track them on the corporate ladder.They are also likely to bypass psychological distress that ... Read more...

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Anxiety, depression accounts for risky driving


May 18th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are more likely to take risks on the road, a study says.Birdie Scott-Parker, from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), ... Read more...

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One third of women in Australia suffer post-sex blues


March 30th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study has found that one third of all women in Australia have experienced post-sex blues at some point, and the reason for it is not clear.The ... Read more...

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Traffic accidents may hasten chronic widespread pain: Study


March 21st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): A new research has indicated that individuals with poorer health or psychological issues may be prone to developing chronic widespread pain following a traumatic event.The research also found ... Read more...

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Women feel guilty dealing with work issues at home: Study


March 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Communication technologies are often seen as solutions to balancing work and family life.However, a new study has suggested that receiving work-related contact at home takes a greater toll ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen demands $3m per episode to return to TV show


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 01 (ANI): Charlie Sheen is demanding to be paid 3 million dollars per episode to return to work on his hit TV sitcom 'Two and a Half Men'.The actor also ... Read more...

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“Very sick man” Mubarak ‘fainting’ due to psychological stress


February 15th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 15 (ANI): Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been "very unwell" and suffering from psychological distress after being forced to resign from his post following the political unrest in that ... Read more...

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Early periods in girls ‘up risk of depression’


January 6th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 6 (ANI): Girls who begin menstruating before the age of 11.5 are the most depressed by ages 13 and 14, says a new study.The younger a girl is when ... Read more...

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Mums’ depression adversely affects quality of life in kids with epilepsy


January 6th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has found that maternal depression adversely affects quality of life in children with epilepsy.Canadian researchers examined the prevalence of maternal depression and its impact on ... Read more...

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Mental distress linked to shorter sleep durations in young adults


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): A new study has suggested that young adults who get fewer than eight hours of sleep per night have greater risks of psychological distress, a combination of high ... Read more...

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Study: Stress worsens the PMS symptoms


August 25th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Institute of Health (NIH) and other bodies have conducted a new study on 250 women between the ages of 18 - 44 and they ... Read more...

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Why women suffer headaches more than men?


August 13th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Why do women suffer from headaches more than men? Women feel chronic pain, including headaches, for longer and more intense durations and more often than men.Jennifer Kelly ... Read more...

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Fond childhood memories of dads make sons more stable


August 13th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Fond childhood memories of their fathers help sons cope better with daily stress and become more emotionally stable. "Most studies on parenting focus on the relationship with the mother. ... Read more...

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Father-son relationship may play role in later-life stress


August 13th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has found that boys who recall happy times with their father grow up more emotionally stable and resistant to stress."Most studies on parenting focus on ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise may improve asthma symptoms


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 03 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have found that regular aerobic exercise may help improve respiratory symptoms and psychological distress in adult patients with asthma.Researchers evaluated the outcomes of an asthma ... Read more...

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Level of depression determine healing rate of wounds among diabetics


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): The way people cope with diabetes-related foot ulcers and their levels of depression, affect how their wound heals or worsens, found a study by a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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“Bones” Extra Kristina Hagan Files Lawsuit Against Actor David Boreanaz


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kristina Hagan, a lesser known actress who played the role of an extra in the Fox comedy-drama series "Bones" has filed a sexual harassment ... Read more...

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Passive smoking can lead to mental illness


June 8th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Passive smoking can bring on psychological distress and risk of psychiatric illness, says a new research. The University College London research examined the links between mental health and second ... Read more...

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Passive smoking tied to poorer mental health


June 8th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Exposure to second hand smoke is associated with psychological distress and risk of future psychiatric illness, according to a new research.The research, published in the Archives of General ... Read more...

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Secondhand smoke exposure tied to psychiatric distress, illness


June 8th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Exposure to secondhand smoke is linked to psychological distress and the risk of future psychiatric hospitalization among healthy adults, says a new study.The study will be published in ... Read more...

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Mental stress doesn’t distract young people behind the wheel


May 19th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that anxiety and depression do not play a role in teen motor vehicle accidents."Psychological distress does not appear to pose the risk we ... Read more...

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Gender differences found in risk factors for pain drug abuse


April 28th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new research has shown that there are distinct gender differences underlying the risks for abuse of prescription pain drugs.For the research, 662 chronic non-cancer pain patients who ... Read more...

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Kids of combat-deployed parents show increased worries


April 9th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9(ANI): Children of combat-deployed parents show increased worries, even after the parent has returned, a new American study has found.UCLA assistant professor of psychiatry Dr. Patricia Lester and her team ... Read more...

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‘Presenteeism’ - the new workplace problem


March 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Presenteeism is emerging as the new workplace scourge, which is eating away at company profits and costing Australian businesses almost 6 billion dollars in lost productivity each year, ... Read more...

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Cyberbullying can cause psychological distress among nonheterosexual youth


March 9th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new American study has revealed the prevalence of cyberbullying and its psychological impact on nonheterosexual youth.According to research carried out at Iowa State University, one out of ... Read more...

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Abused kids more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain, nausea


March 9th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Children who have been abused psychologically, physically or sexually are at an increased risk of suffering unexplained abdominal pain and nausea or vomiting than kids who have not ... Read more...

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Low testosterone impairs male cancer survivors’ quality of life


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Male cancer survivors who develop testosterone deficiency after receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy have an impaired quality of life and reduced energy levels, a new study has found. ... Read more...

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Students witnessing bullying more vulnerable to psychological stress


December 20th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study suggests that students who witness their peers being abused verbally or physically are likely to suffer from metal stress themselves.The study, covering nearly 2,000 students ... Read more...

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25 percent of Arab Americans in Detroit reported abuse after 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) has found that one quarter of Detroit-area Arab Americans reported personal or familial abuse because of race, ... Read more...

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Arabs are victims of abuse in US post 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) A quarter of Arab Americans have experienced personal or familial abuse because of race, ethnicity or religion since 9/11, says a new study. This is the first representative, population-based ... Read more...

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Students who watch peers being bullied feel distressed


December 15th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Students who watch peers being bullied verbally or physically, could become as distressed if not more so, by the events than the victims themselves. Bullies and bystanders may also ... Read more...

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Climate change impacts global mental health- Experts


December 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 04 (ANI): Climate change can have an adverse effect on global mental health, according to experts.Dr Lisa Page and Dr Louise Howard from the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) at King's ... Read more...

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Power at work may be bad for mental, physical health


October 20th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Having position of authority at work does have its perks, but a new study has shown that the people at top are more likely to experience certain psychological ... Read more...

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