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Marital Stress Linked To Depression
2014-04-27 05:17:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Marriage is hard work and can often lead to stress. A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison reveals that such marital stress could make people more susceptible to depression. According to the research team, people who experience chronic stress in their marriage are less able to savor positive experiences, and are more likely to report other depressive symptoms. The findings, published in a recent issue of the Journal of...

Focusing On Context Helps Alleviate Bad Memories
2014-04-21 10:41:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online When we go through a traumatic, embarrassing or otherwise negative experience, our minds will often replay those memories – stirring up unwanted emotions over and over again. Now, a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Alberta in Canada has revealed that focusing on the context surrounding the negative event, such as the weather or who was there at the time, can help to alleviate the...

Depression In Seniors Can Be Partially Alleviated By Internet Use
2014-04-18 05:03:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As many as 10 million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from late-life depression, but new research suggests that many of those individuals could ward off the symptoms of the disorder simply by spending more time online. The study, which has been published online in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, claims that regular Internet use could reduce the probability of depression in...

2014-04-15 16:30:44

Study Shows Automatic Recognition of Facial Expressions Can Track Student Engagement in Real Time SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, and the University of California, San Diego announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University. The study demonstrates...

Early Fatherhood Associated With High Risk Of Depression In Men
2014-04-15 06:20:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Northwestern University has found that young fathers are especially at risk from depression, with those who are at around 25 years of age when they become dads and whom live in the same home as the child at greatest risk. The new study, published Sunday in the journal Pediatrics, found that depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 percent over the first five years of fatherhood. It is the first study of its...

Video Game Controller Senses Player's Emotions
2014-04-09 05:30:48

[ Watch the Video: This Game Controller Can Read Your Emotions ] Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this week, researchers suggested that it was the failure by players to reach in-game objectives – not violent content – that may foster intense feelings of aggression. Now another set of researchers has announced that it has developed a video game controller that can sense a player’s emotions. Stanford University engineers have developed a handheld game...

2014-04-08 23:21:56

The Meehl Foundation is offering free SPECT images through June 30, 2014. This offer is for clients coming to the 90 day residential DBT program. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Meehl Foundation is an “Intensively Trained DBT Team” and an “Amen Brain Healthy Treatment Program” creating an individual plan for a holistic balanced approach to mental wellness with; Psychological testing and assessment, Hypnosis, acupuncture, hair follicle testing for vitamins and mineral,...

2014-04-04 23:42:09

Published in the April issue of Neuropsychotherapist magazine, the article explains the theorized brain effects of Emotional Restructuring in the treatment of past relationship negative emotional memories Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Clinical psychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., FACPN, FAACP, and M. Christine Mahan, M.A., co-authored the article entitled, “Emotional Restructuring: Clinical Biological Perspective on Brain Involvement.” Emotional Restructuring is a six-step,...

2014-04-04 12:14:35

Reducing stress that triggers depression may improve outlook Moderate to severe depression increases the risk of heart failure by 40%, a study of nearly 63 000 Norwegians has shown. The findings were presented for the first time today at EuroHeartCare 2014. EuroHeartCare is the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This year's meeting is organised jointly with the Norwegian Society of...

2014-04-02 23:22:43

New critical analysis explores military and civilian uses for predictive anticipatory activity in the unconscious. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A groundbreaking study published in 2012 showed that the human body can anticipate emotional future events as much as 10 seconds before they occur. Recently, scientists released a critical analysis aimed at developing practical implications for this unconscious early alert system. The new paper, published in the journal Frontiers in...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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