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For older adults, loneliness is a major risk factor for health problems — such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's — and death.
An interdisciplinary research project carried out between Aarhus University, Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Cancer Society shows that mindfulness-based psychological therapy helps reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients.
Schoolteachers who underwent a short but intensive program of meditation were less depressed, anxious or stressed – and more compassionate and aware of others’ feelings.
It is not divorce in itself that can lead to problems in children.
Whether we choose to accept or fight it, the fact is that we will all age, but will we do so successfully?
VILLANOVA, Pa., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Divorce. Parental mental illness. Media violence. Natural disasters. Home foreclosures. Poverty.
Annika Lindskog, Economics researcher from the University of Gothenburg, studied data from the Amhara region in rural Ethiopia and found that the schooling of older siblings, especially older sisters, has a positive effect on the schooling of younger siblings.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.