The results of this study indicate that genes regulating body size/shape and metabolism may partially underlie AN, and that genes related to metabolic processes could be a central reason why individuals with AN feel the need to lose weight.
The new study in JAMA Psychiatry has concluded that time spent on social media is bad for teenagers ' mental health, echoing a growing body of research.
A study suggests that the month in which you're born may help you out in school .Research into the age of children as they start kindergarten found that students who are older than most of their classmates had an academic edge over their younger peers.
The researchers, Aviva Segal and Sandra Martin‐Chang, found that parents who read and have what the study authors refer to as “higher reading related knowledge (including the ability to spot difficulties a child is having),” are likely to have children with higher reading scores.
In a statement about the paper, study author Michaeline Jensen, assistant professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, said “Contrary to the common belief that smartphones and social media are damaging adolescents’ mental health, we don’t see much support for the idea that time spent on phones and online is associated with increased risk for mental health problems.”.
As a review, the classic marshmallow study has shown that children who wait for a larger reward, as opposed to those who settle for immediate gratification, have very positive outcomes later in life.
FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Critically ill kids are far more likely to survive if they're treated at hospital emergency rooms that are well-equipped to care for children, a new study finds.
In addition to the expected favorable change in perceived attractiveness, raters also viewed the post-surgery patients as more likable, trustworthy, and socially skilled.In a separate study published in 2015, we similarly found that women also experience an improvement in scores of attractiveness, likability, and social skills when looking at all procedures together.
The study also found that having children who still live at home can harm older parent's mental well-being, CNN reported.
Those high in agentic extraversion, by contrast, described themselves on the self-report items as “blunt, assertive, and exhibitionistic individuals who enjoy thrilling experiences and seek out positions of power.” To assess psychopathology, the authors included extensive self-report and interview measures of personality disorders, depression , mania , substance abuse, dissociation, social anxiety , and narcissism.
Mediation analyses connected childhood positive touch and lack of corporal punishment to secure attachment, better mental health (less anxiety and depression ), more perspective taking (cognitive empathy ) and a more socially engaged morality (versus self-protectionist moralities).
These stages could be summed up as (1) initial digital-disconnection withdrawal symptoms; (2) a period of acceptance accompanied by a sense of freedom; and (3) feeling overwhelmed by the quantity of missed incoming messages/emails when devices are turned on again after the digital detox vacation.
In fact, the frequent use of emojis with potential dates is linked to not only having sex more often but also to a more active and successful dating life.Like the first study, frequent emoji use was linked to having more frequent sex.
“There is a very significant body of evidence that suggests that these drugs (PPIs), when used for a long period of time, especially when they are not medically indicated, are associated with serious side effects and also associated with increased dying from specific causes -- namely dying from heart disease, kidney disease, and stomach cancer.”.
Senior study author Dr. Muhammed Murtaza, from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, said about one-third of women who have surgery after chemotherapy show no signs of residual cancer.
Another Dutch study from 2019 showed that different early life factors also influence whether we become a left-hander or a right-hander (de Kovel et al., 2019).If you want to know more about why these factors influence left-handedness, read my blog post on this study here.
A new scientific study published on July 25, 2019, in Cell identifies the molecular underpinnings and brain circuity that constrain motivation when the effort increases to obtain a reward—a new discovery that is the first step towards developing novel treatments for those suffering from addiction , depression , eating disorders , psychiatric disorders, and other mental health conditions.
"Sexting is perceived as an epidemic because the news highlights extreme cases that involve tragic outcomes, and because it goes against standards of morality and decency that are historically entrenched," said study author Sameer Hinduja, a professor of criminology at Florida Atlantic University.
"Many organizations, such as the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism [NIAAA], recommend lower drinking levels as people get older or have more chronic diseases," said lead researcher Dr. Benjamin Han, an assistant professor of geriatric medicine at NYU Langone Health in New York City.
"Older parents-to-be may be reassured that their age is not necessarily a negative factor with respect to behavioral problems in their child," said study author Marielle Zondervan-Zwijnenburg. Zondervan-Zwijnenburg said that about 3% of the difference in children's "externalizing" behaviors were related to parental age.
To explore how competency develops, Garmezy studied other children who showed competence despite living in stressful situations and poverty.
"Our research reveals that increased time spent using some forms of digital media in a given year predicts depressive symptoms within that same year," said senior study author Patricia Conrod, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Montreal.
The reason for this association between obesity in the dog and the owner's weight is not clear, although the authors obliquely suggest that this may have to do with the number of treats that a dog is given during times when the canine and human are both simply relaxing.
To address this concern, a recent study (2019) led by Steven Corman of Arizona State University examined various factors that drive NCAA male and female athletes who participate in basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, wrestling, or field hockey to hide (or fail to report) severe head impacts (SHIs) and concussion symptoms.