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2010-12-29 15:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Healthy High 5, an initiative of the Highmark Foundation, recently awarded a $95,000 grant to Smart Futures for the expansion of the PA eMentoring Program, an online career mentoring opportunity for students that builds positive self-esteem and helps create better choices as they complete their high school experience. While many students leave school with good skills and knowledge, they often lack positive self-esteem and a realistic...

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2010-12-01 08:45:00

College students who exhibit narcissistic tendencies are more likely than fellow students to cheat on exams and assignments, a new study shows. The results suggested that narcissists were motivated to cheat because their academic performance functions as an opportunity to show off to others, and they didn't feel particularly guilty about their actions. "Narcissists really want to be admired by others, and you look good in college if you're getting good grades," said Amy Brunell, lead author...

2010-11-29 14:38:51

Women who publicly confront instances of sexism in the workplace tend to feel more capable and competent in their jobs and about themselves in general, a new study shows. The research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln examined how both men and women perceive, react to and relate to everyday episodes of workplace prejudice, and found that women who challenge sexist behavior experience psychological benefits such as self-esteem, empowerment and competence. "Most everyday instances of...

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....


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