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2010-11-22 06:22:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Facial Plastic Surgeon, Steven H. Dayan, MD, FACS, publishes a study in the November 2010 issue of Dermatologic Surgery, a prominent Dermatology journal, demonstrating that increases in overall quality of life and self-esteem were observed in participants treated with Botulinum Toxin Type A or Botox Cosmetic. In this double-blind randomized placebo-controlled survey, Dr. Dayan and DeNova research worked with one hundred participants who were...

2010-11-03 00:00:37

Learn to Love. Find purpose and renew enthusiasm for life. Learn strategies to face the challenges of everyday life with confidence and success. Grow and create the life deserved. Join in personal development at http://www.YourExcellenceWithin.org. Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 Madelynan Doyle, licensed counselor and mental health professional, PhD trained clinical hypnotherapist, has developed a website to address a number of mental health issues without leaving the comfort of...

2010-10-13 11:00:00

Local Dermatologist is Making a Difference to Los Angeles Teens SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is no denying that teenagers in the foster care system need special support so they can begin to develop the skills that will take them successfully into adulthood. Those with skin, hair or nail diseases may face even more challenges because their self-esteem may have been shattered by the obvious signs of their condition. Their condition can make them feel...

2010-09-25 02:02:11

A new study has determined that teenagers who have abortions are no more likely to become depressed or have low self-esteem than their peers whose pregnancies do not end in abortion. The study conducted by researchers from Oregon State University and University of California, San Francisco, is the first to use both depression and low self-esteem as outcomes with a nationally representative sample of adolescents. The researchers found that young women in the study who had an abortion were no...

2010-07-06 13:42:15

Anxiety and uncertainty can cause us to become more idealistic and more radical in our religious beliefs, according to new findings by York University researchers, published in this month's issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. In a series of studies, more than 600 participants were placed in anxiety-provoking or neutral situations and then asked to describe their personal goals and rate their degree of conviction for their religious ideals. This included asking...

2010-05-13 14:29:22

A new intervention has been found to reduce the self-stigma and improve the quality of life and self-esteem among persons with serious mental illness A new intervention, the result of a collaboration between researchers from the University of Haifa, City University of New York and Indiana University, was found to reduce the self-stigma and improve the quality of life and self-esteem among persons with serious mental illness. "Just like wheelchairs and Braille have increased social integration...

2010-05-03 08:03:35

Minority children often encounter racism in their daily lives, and those who experience discrimination more often have more symptoms of depression, according to a study presented Sunday, May 2 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. "Unfortunately, minority children perceive discrimination often in their lives," said Lee M. Pachter, DO, co-author of the study and professor of pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine and St....

2010-04-21 06:40:00

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new self-help book that incorporates practical examples of thoughts and relationship dynamics "Put Your Potatoes on the Desktop: Standard Version: A Practical Approach to Emotion Intelligence" (published by iUniverse), debut author and experienced psychotherapist Dr. Ralph Sinn shares his insights and years of experience in order to help adult as well as teen readers learn about self-esteem, relationships and conflict resolution within...

2010-04-02 11:42:44

Higher income, better health help maintain self-esteem, according to psychologists WASHINGTON "“ Self-esteem rises steadily as people age but starts declining around the time of retirement, according to a longitudinal study of men and women ranging in age from 25 to 104. "Self-esteem is related to better health, less criminal behavior, lower levels of depression and, overall, greater success in life," said the study's lead author, Ulrich Orth, PhD. "Therefore, it's important to learn...

2010-04-01 09:55:22

The way people choose to cope with personal experiences of racism influences the distress caused by the encounter, according to a new study of Filipino-American men and women. Published today in the Journal of Counseling Psychology, the study finds that denying or ignoring racial discrimination leads to greater psychological distress, including anxiety and depression, and lowers self-esteem. "Some coping methods are healthier than others for dealing with everyday racism," said Alvin Alvarez,...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.