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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...

2009-02-18 19:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety announced today the re-launch of its website, www.stresscenter.com, the premier online destination for news, information and solutions for coping with stress, anxiety and depression. The new site features an enhanced user interface with access to articles and other content, updated information on the most pressing and relevant stress-related issues, and the newest programs and services from the experts at The...

2009-02-18 15:10:03

After a collective trauma, such as the crash of Continental Flight 3407, people often experience the tragedy via media coverage, U.S. researchers suggest. Mark Seery of the University at Buffalo says that in a situation like the plane crash, it is common for people to think that everyone exposed to the tragedy will need to talk about it but this isn't always the case. Seery and colleagues studied a national sample of people after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and found while most didn't...

2008-09-25 03:00:12

By Simon, Shelley Chiropractors are facing change that is unprecedented in its pace and intensity, and they're not alone. In today's complex society, we all are increasingly impacted by shifts in economic conditions, politics, technology, social norms, globalization and regulatory influences. In tumultuous times, some of us embrace and welcome change. We're the cultural creatives - the early adopters. We fancy ourselves as being on the cutting edge and we thrive when our lives are in a...

2008-09-11 03:00:20

By Firth, Nola Frydenberg, Erica; Greaves, Daryl Abstract. This study explored the effect of a coping program and a teacher feedback intervention on perceived control and adaptive coping for 98 adolescent students who had specific learning disabilities. The coping program was modified to build personal control and to address the needs of students who have specific learning disabilities. The teacher feedback program emphasized use of effort and strategy in the face of difficulty. One-way...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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