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2013-02-27 14:02:42

Researchers recommend these interventions in first step of treatment Depression is a major cause of disability worldwide and effective management of this is a key challenge for health care systems. Evidence suggests 'low-intensity' interventions provide significant clinical benefit. Initial severity of depression is one of the key variables determining who gets 'low' or 'high' intensity treatment, but this is largely based on epidemiological studies and clinical experience rather than high...

2013-02-27 11:04:27

People with HIV are less able to recognize facial emotion than non-infected people finds a study published in the launch edition of BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Psychology. Reduction in their ability to recognize fear in others is linked to a similar loss in immediate recall, while those with a lower general neurocognitive performance also had a reduced ability to recognize happiness. The mechanism behind recognition of facial emotion is complex, involving many different areas...

Study Helps Decipher The Cause Of A Baby’s Cry
2013-02-20 14:08:03

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers focus a lot of attention on the youngest among us. Through different studies, attempts have been made to understand just how infants communicate and what their motivations are for offering up their cryptic little messages. The cognitive development of infants — and the challenge of understanding it — stems to the fact infants are endowed with only a very limited ability to communicate. For the youngest...

2013-02-09 23:02:45

Researchers recently completed the first detailed map of the brain regions involved in emotional intelligence, publishing the results of their study in the journal, Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience. Pennington, NJ (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 Researchers recently completed the first detailed map of the brain regions involved in emotional intelligence, publishing the results of their study in the journal, Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, as reported in U.S. News and...

2013-01-30 12:59:07

Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study. Dr Andrew Hill, lecturer in sports and exercise science in the University of Leeds' School of Biomedical Sciences, said some youngsters are showing signs of chronic stress, exhaustion, and disillusion with their sport at a young age. Researchers studied the...

2013-01-29 12:45:47

"Coming out is no longer a matter of popular debate but a matter of public health," says lead author Robert-Paul Juster Lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGBs) who are out to others have lower stress hormone levels and fewer symptoms of anxiety, depression, and burnout, according to researchers at the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS) at Louis H. Lafontaine Hospital, affiliated with the University of Montreal. Cortisol is a stress hormone in our body. When chronically strained,...

Can Depression Be Good For You?
2013-01-24 10:13:23

Alan McStravick — Exclusive for redOrbit.com The study of serotonin levels, the relation between depression and PTSD, and getting past the negative biases in human study reporting It is not uncommon to associate depression with sadness, frustration and a general sense of ennui. Anyone who has suffered from depression knows there isn´t anything good about it. Or is there? At the recent conference called Rat Genomics and Models at the Møller Centre at Cambridge...

2013-01-23 23:04:00

Helping readers address, cope with (and find a place to laugh about) the drama in their lives, stressbubbles.com Founder/Writer Abby Gardiner, M.A., with honesty and humour minces no words about what she has learned from life-long trials with anxiety and depression. London, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Stress can lead to chronic illnesses. Chronic illnesses can kill. Most people ignore anxiety and don´t know how to cope with it. The “have a hot bath, take a vacation,...


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Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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