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2011-02-23 00:00:00

Dr. Ursula Weide, a Psychologist and Fellow of Thanatology (Death Education and Counseling) with offices in Virginia and Maryland near Washington, D.C., provides her survivor's perspective on recent grief articles in Time Magazine and the New York Times. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 21, 2011 According to Dr. Ursula Weide, recent grief-related articles attempt to show a "standard trajectory of grieving right", inappropriately citing resilience-related and other grief studies. In their...

2011-02-17 00:00:51

An new online workshop, Strategies for Stress Relief, is the newest addition to The Digital Life Skills Coach. This interactive, confidential workshop helps people develop strategies for harnessing positive stress while decreasing the damaging effects of chronic stress. People who properly manage stress are healthier and more productive. Springville, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011 MyExpertSolution announced today the availability of a new online workshop, Strategies for Stress Relief,...

2010-11-29 18:47:26

How do individuals often cope with reentry from prison to society? Too frequently with avoidance, says Lindsay Phillips, assistant professor of psychology at Albright College in Reading, Pa. and author of the forthcoming paper, "Prison to Society: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Coping with Reentry," to be published by the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. "There is a defined process experienced by participants, which is initial optimism about release,...

2010-10-26 22:14:25

Adolescents enrolled in private schools employ more efficient strategies to cope with their problems than students in public schools. Further, they also use emotion-oriented coping, as drawn from a study carried out at the University of Granada, recently published in the prestigious journal Psicotema. This study revealed that students in private schools present a better problem-oriented coping. This means that, when facing a problem, they use more frequently strategies aimed at solving the...

2010-09-03 18:17:56

New data from a UA study reveals how romantically separated people give spoken clues to how they 're coping. A new study from the University of Arizona shows that people in the midst of a divorce typically reveal how they are handling things "“ not so much by what they say but how they say it. In fact, data revealed that even complete strangers were able to figure out how people were coping with their emotions using relatively small amounts of information. The study, "Thin-Slicing...

2010-03-05 08:25:48

People who are stressed by daily problems or trouble at work seem to be more likely to grind their teeth at night. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Head & Face Medicine studied the causes of 'sleep bruxism', gnashing teeth during the night, finding that it was especially common in those who try to cope with stress by escaping from difficult situations. Maria Giraki, from Heinrich-Heine-University, Dsseldorf, Germany, worked with a team of researchers to study...

2009-04-10 04:20:00

New book helps parents help kids deal with the grieving process NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phyllis Silverman, Harvard Professor, and Madelyn Kelly, a CBS producer and writer, have written a guide for parents who are dealing with the loss of a loved one and are trying to help their children through the process of grieving. A PARENT'S GUIDE to RAISING GRIEVING CHILDREN: Rebuilding Your Family after the Death of a Loved One was just published by Oxford University Press on...

2009-03-25 08:09:13

 Numerous studies have shown a relationship between coping strategies and quality of life (QOL) among women with breast cancer. In a study published today in the online edition of Journal of Behavioral Medicine, an investigation of coping strategies and quality of life among younger women with breast cancer suggests that QOL determines the use of coping strategies."It is generally assumed that coping strategies impact quality of life, with more active coping strategies generally...

2009-03-13 16:41:39

Police funerals, workplace discrimination, lack of cooperation and job dissatisfaction correlate with police officer work stress, U.S. researchers say. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health said occupational stress was significantly associated with adverse outcomes, including depression and intimate partner abuse. To examine the impact of a wide range of police stressors on potential health outcomes, while controlling for various coping strategies in a large...

2009-03-13 10:00:06

Exposure to critical incidents, workplace discrimination, lack of cooperation among coworkers, and job dissatisfaction correlated significantly with perceived work stress among urban police officers, according to a study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Work stress was significantly associated with adverse outcomes, including depression and intimate partner abuse. The paper, "Mental, Physical, and Behavioral Outcomes Associated with Perceived Work...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.