psychological factors

Britain spent 50 million pounds on sleeping pills


May 11th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The recession in Britain has made people more anxious and led to a rise in sleeping problems. The country last year spent 50 million pounds on ... Read more...

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Blues invite re-hospitalization among cardiac patients


February 15th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 15 (IANS) Heart attack patients given to depression may be re-hospitalised later for cardiac complications and chest pains and for longer stints as indoor patients than their ... Read more...

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‘Impatient people have lower credit scores’


December 4th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Impatient people default on their mortgages, because they are more likely to chose immediate gain over a larger reward later, researchers say. "Most often, the reasons ... Read more...

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Early initiation into sex drives risky behaviours - myth undone


May 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Early initiation into sex seems to drive risky behaviour like promiscuity later in life -- but does delaying such acts help? A new research claims to ... Read more...

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Good lifestyle habits should be taught even before 13 yrs of age


December 31st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Researchers at University of the Basque Country have said that parents should enforce good lifestyle habits even before children turn 13.Drinking, eating junk food and all other unhealthy ... Read more...

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Facebook Usage Leading To Asthma Attack?


November 19th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre and curious development a teenager was afflicted with Asthma after he failed to cope with seeing the images of his ex girlfriend on ... Read more...

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Personality disorders raise risk of ulcers


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Those with a personality disorder are up to five times more likely to develop stomach ulcers, a study suggests."Manifestations of peptic ulcer disease are influenced by mind-body interactions," ... Read more...

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Why Americans think Obama is a Muslim


September 1st, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): In a first-of-its kind study, a psychologist has explained why Americans believe President Barack Obama is a Muslim.The research by Spee Kosloff and colleagues suggests people are ... Read more...

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1 in 7 patients report more physical problems a year after surgery


August 26th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A study has found that one in seven patients have reported experiencing more pain, physical and emotional problems a year after surgery than before their operation, with a ... Read more...

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Chronic pain hits women much harder than men


August 13th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women experience chronic pain longer, more intensely and more often than men."Chronic pain affects a higher proportion of women than men around ... Read more...

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Women experience chronic pain more often than men: Study


August 13th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women experience chronic pain longer, more intensely and more often than men."Chronic pain affects a higher proportion of ... Read more...

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Study explores obesity and chronic pain links


July 20th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): While it is well known that obese people have a high incidence of persistent pain problems, a new study has found that comorbid obesity and pain also are ... Read more...

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Happy Marriages Related To Genes, Say Scientists


May 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sweden, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What does it take to make a marriage happy? Why do some men and women cheat on their spouses? These are some of the questions ... Read more...

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Motivation crucial for successful weight loss


April 27th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): When it comes to losing weight, a lot of factors matter: How much and what types of food you eat, the amount and intensity of exercise to burn ... Read more...

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Facebook fuels jealousy in relationships


August 24th, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 24 (IANS) Married couples, beware of Faceboook. It triggers jealousy in your spouse. The more time you spend surfing this social networking website, the more jealous your partner feels, says ... Read more...

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Not just women, men too get moody


August 11th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) For ages, women have always been accused of having mood swings, but with increasing stress levels, men too are displaying erratic behaviour and admit as much. "I am ... Read more...

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Genes help placebos work in depression patients


July 21st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Some combination of biological and psychological factors was thought to be responsible for why placebos, sugar pills designed to gauge the effectiveness of the actual medication, work for ... Read more...

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Parents’ ‘unrealistic expectations’ blamed for ragging cases


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday attributed rising incidents of ragging in educational institutions to the "loss of childhood" due to parents' unrealistic expectations from their children. "Children are a ... Read more...

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Breast cancer patients’ emotional health affects their exercise patterns


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Emotional health plays a very important role in influencing exercise patterns in breast cancer patients, according to a new study.The study found that patients with greater depressive symptoms ... Read more...

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Jogging triggers cravings for fruits, swimming for biscuits


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Jogging triggers cravings for fruits, while swimming prompts a desire for biscuits, says a new study, which found how our bodies react to different types of exercise. ... Read more...

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Genetics predict relapse risk among alcohol-dependent patients


February 4th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with post-treatment relapse among alcohol-dependent patients.In the new study, research team has found a link between the Val66Met (rs6265) polymorphism ... Read more...

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Stress spurs poor health habits, damages heart


December 16th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has shown that people suffering from depression and anxiety slip into poor health habits, particularly smoking and physical inactivity, thereby increasing their cardiovascular risk.The ... Read more...

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Flying fears switch from terrorism to technical faults


June 26th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 26 (ANI): A new survey has shown that air passengers are now more scared of mechanical or technical problems on flight than any other danger.According the report released ... Read more...

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Ancient yoga newest mantra for weight loss


March 23rd, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Move over crash diets, tummy tucker belts and fat-loss pills. The latest craze in the battle against the bulge is yoga. Those who are practising ... Read more...

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Traumatic life events may speed progression of HIV, early death


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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Emotional well-being doesn’t influence cancer survival


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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