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Depression And Anxiety Linked To Media Overuse
2012-12-04 20:16:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Technology offers the promise to make life easier. This has been the promise for years, but according to research released this week, some technology could actually be impacting the health of its users, especially when used in excess. On Tuesday, researchers at Michigan State University released the findings of a study that suggested using multiple forms of media at the same time — such as playing a computer game while...

Smartphone App Gauges Mood Of User
2012-12-04 13:46:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As smartphones become a more and more integral part of our daily lives, a group of engineers at the University of Rochester are predicting that they will soon be able to gauge a person´s mood in the same way our best friends and family members can–based on voice inflections. This week, that team of engineers will debut a new computer program at the 2012 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology that gauges human feelings...

2012-12-03 05:02:00

ByeByePanicAttacks.com will be hosting free webinars with top experts to anyone interested in learning how to overcome panic attacks. These ground-breaking techniques are one-of-a-kind and shouldn't be missed. (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 While panic attacks can make the sufferer fear or sense the feelings of dying, inevitable doom, “going crazy,” or losing control of themselves, these feelings can be controlled and alleviated. ByeByePanicAttacks.com has just opened a rare...

It's Easier To Read Body Language Than Facial Expressions
2012-11-30 14:41:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Conventional wisdom, and current theoretical models, indicates that one can examine another's facial expressions to judge if they have just hit the jackpot or lost everything in the stock market. A new study, however, says this just isn't the way it works. A research team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, New York University and Princeton University found that body language, rather than facial expressions, provides a...

2012-11-29 14:13:25

Scientists have discovered a cognitive biomarker — a biological indicator of a disease — for young adolescents who are at high risk of developing depression and anxiety. Their findings were published today, 28 November, in the journal PLOS ONE. The test for the unique cognitive biomarker, which can be done on a computer, could be used as an inexpensive tool to screen adolescents for common emotional mental illnesses. As the cognitive biomarker may appear prior to the...

Teens In The Arts Found To Be More Depressed
2012-11-21 07:07:43

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the American Psychological Association (APA) recently revealed that teens who are involved in the arts as after-school activities have a greater chance of feeling depressed or sad compared to other students who are not involved in these programs. The researchers believe that this is the first study to examine the relationship between depressive symptoms and youth involvement in the arts. The study showed that...

2012-11-20 22:49:38

Young girls can dance their way to better mental health. Symptoms like depression, stress, fatigue, and headaches are alleviated with regular dancing. This is shown in a study run by Anna Duberg, a physical therapist at Örebro University Hospital and a doctoral candidate at Örebro University in Sweden. Regular dance training can thereby be regarded as a strategy for preventing and treating low spirits and depression. Dance also brings enhanced self-esteem and a...

Gender Differences Impact Diagnosis of Depression
2012-11-15 15:42:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Men are from mars, women are from Venus” is the title of a book written by John Gray, a relationship counselor and author from the United States. Gray highlighted how relationship problems between males and females could be caused by gender differences, especially in terms of how each handles stress differently. The idea of male and female differences can be seen in a new study from the University of...

Lights Out At Night Or You Might Get Depressed
2012-11-15 06:12:54

[ Watch the Video: Light Exposure Leads To Depression, Learning Issues ] Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Night owls beware: scientists from Johns Hopkins University recently revealed that when people routinely work late at night, they have an increased risk of developing depression and learning issues. This change is not only due to lack of sleep, but also a result of the exposure to bright light at night from items like computers, laptops and iPads. The...

2012-11-08 00:51:54

In a digital age where dissatisfied consumers vent their concerns through biting viral videos, nasty blog posts or negative online comments, managers need to develop strategies to soothe angry customers in person as well as online, according to a new study in the latest edition of the Journal of Service Research. In a study that explores the changing ways in which customers express their emotions, the researchers found that anger can quickly fuel negative word-of-mouth commentary to fellow...


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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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