Archive for February, 2010

New Insights on Action of Antidepressants

February 22nd, 2010
New Insights on Action of AntidepressantAustralian researchers believe they have discovered new information on how antidepressants stimulate the brain to improve a person's mood. The University of Queensland scientists discovered the class of drugs ...

Survivors of Family Violence Should Build on Resiliency

February 19th, 2010
Survivors of Family Violence Should Build on Resiliency A new approach by a University of Missouri researcher helps victims of family violence by encouraging survivors to tell their story of how they ...

Income Influences Postpartum Depression

February 19th, 2010
Income Influences Postpartum DepressionA new study discovers more than half of low-income urban mothers meet the criteria for a diagnosis of depression at some point between two weeks and 14 months after ...

Vacation Unlikely to Improve Overall Happiness

February 19th, 2010
Vacation Unlikely to Improve Overall HappinessMost of us are happy as our vacation approaches. We look forward to a break and often believe the time away will cure all woes of the ...

Low Sexual Desire Has Emotional Impact

February 19th, 2010
Low Sexual Desire Has Emotional ImpactA European study finds women with low sexual desire and associated distress experience personal and emotional distress related to the sexual issue. The DESIRE (Desire and its ...

Report Finds Marijuana Has Therapeutic Value

February 18th, 2010
Report Finds Marijuana Has Therapeutic ValueResearchers have found compelling evidence that cannabis can provide pain relief for specific medical conditions. However, the findings will need independent confirmation as the research was led by ...

Mood Influences Shopping Decisions

February 18th, 2010
Mood Influences Shopping Decisions Emerging research expands the investigation of how mental status influences consumer spending. In a new study, scientists discover a proud consumer won't necessarily make the same purchase as a ...

Cell Phone Diet

February 18th, 2010
Cell Phone DietHealth experts are hopeful that the new round of mini-computers -- such as your cell phone -- will provide individuals complete access to their medical history as well as provide ...

Mindfulness Training Helpful for the Military

February 18th, 2010
Mindfulness Training Helpful for the MilitaryA new study suggests mindfulness training can help high-stressed U.S. military groups prepare for deployment to Iraq. University of Pennsylvania researchers found mindfulness training, or MT was associated ...

Favorites Are More Motivated than Underdogs

February 18th, 2010
Favorites Are More Motivated than Underdogs Surprising new research finds that members of a group or team will work harder when they’re competing against a group with lower status than when pitted against ...