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Sibling Rivalries Can Harm Long-Term Mental Health
2012-12-20 16:40:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those sibling rivalries around Christmas time may have deeper repercussions than just a sour mood researchers suggest. In a report recently published in the journal Child Development, researchers from the University of Missouri wrote that fights between siblings about simple things could lead to depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. Teen siblings fight about various issues, and many of their fights can be categorized as being...

2012-12-12 12:44:51

Participating in online social networks can have a detrimental effect on consumer well-being by lowering self-control among certain users, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Using online social networks can have a positive effect on self-esteem and well-being. However, these increased feelings of self-worth can have a detrimental effect on behavior. Because consumers care about the image they present to close friends, social network use enhances self-esteem in...

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...

Pageants Arent Always Just About The Kids
2012-10-28 05:50:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Read our exclusive interview with Martina M. Cartwright about her research. Although Honey Boo Boo has captured the imagination of the American audience with her boisterous personality, she isn't the only little girl on the beauty pageant circuit. Thousands of children compete each year, and a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry takes a critical look at these pageants....

2012-10-03 23:01:37

Leader of Love, and women´s love and relationship expert Heather Hans, reveals how women can go from neediness to confidence in order to have healthy love relationships and abundance in their lives. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 As she prepares for her upcoming “First-Class Love” workshop in Boulder, CO on November 11, 2012, Love Coach and Psychotherapist, Heather Hans is offering help and a free 20-min strategy session for women looking for success in the World of...

2012-10-01 20:48:34

Being obese at any age is commonly associated with a litany of health issues, ranging from diabetes and chronic fatigue to heart complications. Overweight adolescents are also at an increased risk of body dissatisfaction, social alienation and low self esteem, which is why Dr. Gary Goldfield, registered psychologist, clinical researcher at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, set...

2012-09-05 23:02:38

Silva Method Announces Today a Method to Help Parents and Students Battle Common Negative School Related Social and Emotional Outcomes BEAVERTON, OR (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 The Silva Method, a widely recognized positive programming method designed to tap into the mind´s hidden potential, helps prepare parents and students for a healthy and productive school year. This popular program, uses scientifically proven positive thinking techniques to reduce stress and combat common peer...

2012-08-20 11:52:42

New research shows that people who have bariatric surgery to treat obesity report an overall improvement in quality of life issues after surgery, from their relationships to their medical conditions. Arizona State University researchers will present their findings at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Obesity is an epidemic in the United States with more than one-third of adults over age 20 classified as obese. Bariatric surgery is an increasingly common...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.