News tagged with psychological medicine

High debt could be hazardous to your health

If young people are drowning in debt, their blood pressure may be on the rise and their health could suffer. A new Northwestern Medicine® study has found that high financial debt is associated with higher diastolic blood ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Blood pressure management: Sleep on it

A daytime sleep could have cardiovascular benefits according to new research by Ryan Brindle and Sarah Conklin, PhD, from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania in the US. Their study, looking at the effect of a daytime nap on ...

Feb 28, 2011
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Evidence of medical complicity in torture at Guantanamo Bay

Inspection of medical records, case files, and legal affidavits provides compelling evidence that medical personnel who treated detainees at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) failed to inquire and/or document causes of physical injuries ...

Apr 26, 2011
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Head start for migraine sufferers

For severe migraine sufferers, psychological treatments build on the benefits of drug therapy, according to a new study by Elizabeth Seng and Dr. Kenneth Holroyd from Ohio University in the US. Their comparison of the effects ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Doctors urged to routinely screen for self-injury

(PhysOrg.com) -- Young adults self mutilate to cope with emotional pain, independent of other mental illness, finds Janis Whitlock, who urges doctors and nurses to routinely screen for evidence of such behaviors.

Jun 09, 2010
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Measuring the road to mental health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Takuya Minami, assistant professor of counseling and applied psychology at Northeastern, is doing something that might have made even Dr. Freud blanch. Minami is trying to quantify how well ...

Aug 13, 2009
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