Archives for September, 2008 - Page 3

Advocacy and Policy

Physicians Fail Empathy Test

A new study finds that physicians rarely responded empathically to the concerns of the patients about mortality, symptoms or treatment options, when consulting with patients who have lung cancer....
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Anxiety

Teletherapy Aids Depression Care

A new study discovers psychotherapy administered over phone lines improves adherence to therapy for depression. The finding is significant as patients often quit going to therapy after a few...
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Brain and Behavior

Smell May Influence Dreams

A new study suggests what you smell as you sleep has the power to influence your dreams. German researchers used specific volatile odorants with a negative or a positive...
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