Navigation Links
NFL Upsets Could Trigger Domestic Violence
Date:3/22/2011

TUESDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- Reports of domestic violence rise an average of 10 percent in areas where local National Football League teams lose games they were expected to win, a new study says.

But the analysis of 900 regular-season NFL games found no decrease in police reports of male violence against wives or intimate partners after an unexpected win by a local team or when a local team lost a game that was expected to be close, said the researchers at the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

They said their findings, published March 22 in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, suggest that unexpected disappointment may underlie men's loss of control and violent behavior.

"This is not limited to football. Someone who gets a speeding ticket on the way home, for example, might also be more likely to act out in a way he would later regret," co-author David Card said in a journal news release.

He and colleague Gordon Dahl compared the pre-game betting odds to the game results of regular-season games for six teams -- Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans -- between 1995 and 2006.

When they matched this data to police records, they found that reports of male violence against a female partner spiked in areas where a local team lost a game it was favored to win. This increase was most pronounced in games considered to be more emotionally charged, said the researchers. For example, reports of domestic violence rose 20 percent after upset losses to a traditional rival, compared to 8 percent after an upset loss to a non-rival team.

The incidents occurred within a three-hour time frame, roughly equivalent to the last hour of the game and the two hours after it, the researchers found.

More information

The American Psychiatric Association has more about

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Study finds reports of domestic violence rise 10 percent after NFL upsets
2. Health information technology control tower could improve earthquake response
3. New blood analysis chip could lead to disease diagnosis in minutes
4. Haiti Cholera Epidemic Could Sicken 779,000 This Year
5. Poorly presented risk statistics could misinform health decisions
6. Use of $4 generic drug programs could save society billions of dollars, study shows
7. MIT scientists identify new H1N1 mutation that could allow virus to spread more easily
8. Colonoscopy linked to decrease in colorectal cancer deaths, but many more could have been prevented
9. ADAM-12 gene could hold key to cancer, arthritis and cardiac treatments
10. Roundworm could provide new treatment for sepsis
11. Bone-creating protein could improve dental implant success
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
NFL Upsets Could Trigger Domestic Violence
(Date:12/26/2014)... “Many people become overwhelmed by the ... issues and phone calls with insurance companies,” The Jones ... their free eBook on pedestrian and bicycle accidents ... and bicycle auto accident claims assures the injured individual ... professionally handling their case while they focus on recovering. ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... 26, 2014 Parker & Sons, ... best in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services ... emergency services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning ... Arizona is known for its incredibly hot summers. ... the intricacies and details of a wide variety ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... The report “Nintedanib (Colorectal Cancer) ... on the current treatment landscape, unmet needs, current ... market. Stivarga is a drug which is used ... Boehringer Ingelheim is developing nintedanib (BIBF-1120), an orally ... CRC in the US, Europe, and Japan. The ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier of ... its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses . ... they are available at discounted prices, up to 70% off. ... last for three weeks only. You know, we have thousands ... interested in our new items can visit our website for ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com sells many ... quality bamboo flooring. Today, the company announces big ... many styles and colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , ... and woven with a natural thread. All the bamboo ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Guide to Handling Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Released By The Jones Firm, Featured in Recent Article 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... ( Drosophila melanogaster ) males -- in which the activity ... -- show impairments in learning and memory as they age. ... deficits by treating the flies with drugs such as lithium, ... The research team -- Thomas A. Jongens, Ph.D., associate professor ...
... -- NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the country,s largest and most ... and #1 among ranked hospitals in the New York area, ... marks the 10th consecutive year that NewYork-Presbyterian has been listed ... Best Hospitals 2010-11 ranks 152 medical centers nationwide ...
... , THURSDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- A study of ... than the recommended two hours of television a day. ... country," said study co-author Dr. John Oh, an epidemic intelligence ... and Prevention, working with Oregon Public Health. Experts have ...
... THURSDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- For an hour after ... stroke increases, a small, preliminary study suggests. But even ... researchers noted that moderate drinking over the long-term might actually ... risk of ischemic stroke may be transiently elevated in the ...
... The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation,s largest philanthropy ... of all Americans, has chosen Dr. Paul Lipkin, Director ... for a highly coveted National Health Policy Fellowship. ... dramatic change, and the lives of millions are impacted ...
... of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, ... responsible for a condition in which eye and brain development ... a potential remedy that would involve a simple, daily dietary ... disorders of glycosylation or CDG, a group of syndromes in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Rescuing fruit flies from Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:Rescuing fruit flies from Alzheimer's disease 3Health News:Rescuing fruit flies from Alzheimer's disease 4Health News:NewYork-Presbyterian No. 6 hospital in nation, No. 1 in NY 2Health News:NewYork-Presbyterian No. 6 hospital in nation, No. 1 in NY 3Health News:Too Many Tots Watching Too Much TV: Study 2Health News:Too Many Tots Watching Too Much TV: Study 3Health News: Stroke Risk May Rise First Hour After Drinking 2Health News: Stroke Risk May Rise First Hour After Drinking 3Health News:Kennedy Krieger Institute's Dr. Paul Lipkin selected for national health policy fellowship 2Health News:UC San Diego researchers find cause of metabolic disease -- and possible cure 2Health News:UC San Diego researchers find cause of metabolic disease -- and possible cure 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014  Conkwest, Inc., ... developing the proprietary Natural Killer (NK) cell-line platform, ... Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong , NantWorks founder, physician ... definitive agreement to purchase approximately $48 million of ... with the investment, he will be named Co-Chairman ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014 Echo Therapeutics, ... device company focused on skin permeation, continuous glucose ... Scott W. Hollander has been appointed Chief ... has more than 20 years of experience in ... and most recently served as Vice President, Business ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 23, 2014   Assurex Health, a ... to healthcare providers for behavioral health and chronic ... $30 million in equity financing from new and ... , President and Chief Executive Officer. ... development of Assurex Health,s GeneSight ® ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Conkwest Announces $50m In Strategic Investments And Appoints NantWorks Founder, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong As Co-Chairman Of The Board 2Conkwest Announces $50m In Strategic Investments And Appoints NantWorks Founder, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong As Co-Chairman Of The Board 3Conkwest Announces $50m In Strategic Investments And Appoints NantWorks Founder, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong As Co-Chairman Of The Board 4Conkwest Announces $50m In Strategic Investments And Appoints NantWorks Founder, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong As Co-Chairman Of The Board 5Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 2Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 3Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 4
... This programmable system automates the denaturation ... procedures, and provides walk-away convenience for ... cost unit accepts a wide range ... use, and reduces hands-on time by ...
... bucket rotor. ,The MicroPrep 2 is a ... bucket rotor and optional fixed angle rotor.,The ... of clinical, biomedical, industrial, and biotechnology applications. ... "swinging bucket centrifuge in a small, low ...
... StatSpin MP is a small, quiet, high-speed ... and suspension system which results in nearly ... rotors achieve both top speed and full ... easily be changed with a simple push-on/ ...
Used to provide drainage of urine from the bladder. All-silicone construction provides maximum softness and biocompatibility for enhanced patient comfort. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Inte...
Medicine Products: