Does Facebook usage contribute to jealousy in relationships?
... to a study reported in CyberPsychology & behavior
, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann ... intertwined and have a negative influence on behavior
and relationships. Some participants in the study ... Wiederhold, Editor-in-Chief of CyberPsychology & behavior
Photos: Compete Releases Top Insurance and Physician Web Sites for June 2009
... improve their marketing based on the online behavior
of millions of consumers. Leading marketers such ... advertising campaigns. Compete's online behavior
database -- the largest in the industry -- makes ... market influence analytics, online consumer behavior
tracking, news monitoring, sports sponsorship ...
10 Million Workers Gain New Health and Behavior Change Tool - eMindful Courses Offered to Client of Leading Online Health Change Provider
... provide health risk assessment, tools for healthy behavior
change, and incentives programs," explains ... and CEO of eMindful.com, which offers online behavior
change classes such as mindful eating and stress ... will now be able to access our proven healthy behavior
change classes on-line as part of their ...
Healthcare Reform Starts at Home
... families in ways that encourage lifestyle and behavior
change, and to help them understand how their ... goals.
"The initial barriers to behavior
change are the hardest threshold to cross," says ... is unhealthy. The first step is to realize that behavior
change is a process that needs to be taken one ...
Teen Behaviors Stem From Genetics, Environment
... 16 (HealthDay News) -- Teens' alcohol use and behavior
problems are influenced by both genetic and ... on genetic and environmental influences on behavior
was often conducted in isolation," researcher ... on environmental influences on alcohol use and behavior
problems focuses on the impact of parents and ...
Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress
... with developmental delay. Children's problem behavior
was associated with increases in both ... the mothers. Our findings really pointed to the behavior
problems that can occur with autism. Children ... than children with developmental delay."
problems included such things as irritability, ...
eMindful and gBehavior Create Healthier Workers with Online, Experiential Health Education and Tracking Technology
... teaming up with gBehavior.com, an incentive-based behavior
management firm, to create a software and behavior
change package that gives employers a significant advantage in achieving healthy behavior
change within their organization. Tracking and ...
15 Percent of U.S. Teens Think They'll Die Young
... Link between risky behavior
and pessimistic outlook surprises experts,, ... News) -- Challenging the notion that risky behavior
reflects a youthful sense of immortality, a new ... study also found that a teen's mental state and behavior
were mutually influential. A teen who predicted a ...
Physician Wellness Services Names Alan Rosenstein, M.D., M.B.A. as Medical Director
... and behavioral issues that can lead to disruptive behavior
and performance issues, has named Alan ... to create an environment that promotes healthy behavior
in the first place rather than calling us in ... a landmark study of disruptive physician behavior
that helped spur the health care industry into ...
Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs Honors MTV Executive for Outstanding Contribution to Health Communication
... Media, a non-profit organization specializing in behavior
Change Communication about sexuality, HIV and ... has been an outstanding leader in the field of behavior
change communication. Her dedication and ... Phiri. "Working in the field of HIV/AIDS behavior
change communication for fourteen years, is ...
Playing video games for better, not worse
... the link between video game habits and prosocial behavior
among 727 secondary students in Singapore, with a ... between video game habits and prosocial behavior
in nearly 2,000 Japanese children ages 10 to 16. ... between exposure to prosocial games and helpful behavior
"This suggests there is an ...
Close Monitoring May Help Troubled Teen Girls Avoid Pregnancy
... by the courts to receive treatment for criminal behavior
to either specialized foster care or a group-care ... and supervision from foster parents trained in behavior
Techniques include awarding points for positive behavior
(completing chores, attending school regularly) ...
Cellular telephones to expand knowledge of health behaviors and microorganisms in adolescent males
... enable the researchers to track and evaluate the behavior
of the teens. Regular urine tests will be used to ... written daily diary entries used to track the behavior
of adolescents," said Dr. Fortenberry. "That ... coordinated with the urine tests to determine how behavior
influences changes in the microorganisms of the ...
Asthma Drugs Get 'Precaution' Labeling for Possible Psychiatric Side Effects
... irritability, restlessness, suicidal thinking and behavior
[including suicide], and tremor," the agency said ... an ongoing FDA safety review of possible suicidal behavior
among those taking asthma drugs. In early ... submitted information showing no suicidal behavior
among Zyflo users.
A Merck executive told the ...
Alere Introduces Industry's First 12-month Unlimited Health Coaching Program
... support strategy. It is based on recognized behavior
change and positive psychology principles that ... a readiness to change in one of the following behavior
... They work with participants to develop behavior
change plans that meet their needs and fit their ...
Apes Love a Good Laugh, Too
The study is the first to record laugh-like behavior
in apes, although there has been anecdotal evidence of such behavior
in the wild, said Michael J. Owren, a team ... said Frans B.M. de Waal, a professor of primate behavior
at Emory University, in Atlanta. "Some critics ...
MyWellSteps(TM) Delivers an Important Key to Healthcare Reform - Wellness Programs for Small Businesses
... employees of small businesses can participate in behavior
change programs that improve employee health.
... to engage participants in a weekly stream of behavior
change programming. This program works because ... for life. MyWellSteps(TM) programs change behavior
by helping participants be more active, reach a ...
Positive Behavior Support Is the Progressive Alternative to Restraints and Seclusion in Schools
... Presents State-of-the-Art Information on Positive behavior
Support Strategies for Children with ... special education students. In contrast, Positive behavior
Support (PBS) has emerged in recent years as a ... Disabilities (AAIDD) titled Designing Positive behavior
Support Plans (Second edition) presents the ...
Provocative Online Portrayals Can Get Teen Girls in Trouble
"It's not only the perceiver whose behavior
we have to be careful about, but also the presenter," Noll said. "Their behavior
can change because they see themselves a little ... looking for girls, but how it can change the behavior
of the actual presenter."
Unfortunately, these ...
Poor attention in kindergarten predicts lower high school test scores, UC Davis researchers find
The study, "The Impact of Childhood behavior
Problems on Academic Achievement in High School," ... that inattentiveness in kindergarten was the only behavior
that consistently predicted lower scores on ... in an initial assessment of IQ and classroom behavior
as they passed their sixth birthdays. Follow-up ...
Physicians are Less Concerned about H1N1 Swine Flu
... who reported that they have not changed their behavior
or life style, with 61% indicating they have not ...
"Please indicate how you have changed your behavior
or life style since becoming aware of the H1N1 ... 2%
None - I have not changed any of my
or life style 56% ...
Veterans Health Administration Selects Essi Systems as Sole Source Provider to Reduce Workplace Stress
... sole source provider for stress management and behavior
change tools for their employee health and ... process to identify stress assessment and behavior
change products that have a profound and ... premier online stress assessment and interactive behavior
change program that guides users through a ...
Trauma experienced by a mother even before pregnancy will influence her offspring's behavior
... pregnant affects the emotional and social behavior
of her offspring. This was discovered for the ... days), the researchers examined their emotional behavior
anxiety and depression and social behavior.
... and between male and female offspring; but their behavior
was without doubt different from that of the rats ...
Docs Are Becoming Less Concerned About H1N1 Swine Flu
... - Majority have not changed their behavior
or lifestyle since becoming aware of the H1N1 ... study. Physicians were also asked how their behavior
and lifestyle have changed after becoming aware ... of respondents (56%) reported that they had no behavior
changes since becoming aware of the virus. ...
Hummingbird Reinvents Life Coaching with AboutMyLifeStages.com
... -based coaching model, a proven approach to behavior
AboutMyLifeStages.com provides ... links to surveys, forums, journals and content on behavior
change. Clients are paired with a coach based on ... parenting and life coaching that drive real behavior
change for individuals. For more information ...
How social insects recognize dead nestmates
... resolve a conundrum of long-standing in animal behavior
and correct a misinterpretation of previous ... product 'death cue' that triggers necrophoric behavior
by Argentine ants," he said.
Along with Rust ... ant species also are likely to have necrophoric behavior
triggered by the decrease or absence of chemical ...
Brain Anatomy Could Point to Autism
... It provides potential insights into how this behavior
develops," said lead researcher Dr. Joseph Piven, ... individuals that predicts poor outcomes in social behavior
and language, Piven explained.
"In another ... us to early interventions for these brain and behavior
changes," Piven said.
The report is published ...
'Relearn, Evolve, and Adapt': Interdisciplinary Model for Thought Involves Psychology, Business, System Dynamics
... ) presents a model for human thought and behavior
that allows readers to examine the effectiveness of their current behavior
patterns and identify new modes of thought and behavior
that will be more successful within their ...
Teen drug education also helps curb risky sexual behavior, study finds
... can have a long-term positive impact on sexual behavior
in addition to curbing substance abuse, according ... were less likely to engage in risky sexual behavior
five to seven years later, according to the ... to have had a positive impact on their sexual behavior
as well," said Phyllis Ellickson, the lead author ...
Oxytocin: Love potion #1?
... Oxytocin increased positive communication behavior
in relation to negative behavior
and reduced salivary cortisol, i.e., their stress ... because it evaluated real-time natural couple behavior
in the laboratory. "[Oxytocin] might help us to ...
Study: Lizards bask for more than warmth
... Zoology , chameleons alter their sunbathing behavior
based on their need for vitamin D.
"It's a ... appears to have a significant impact on basking behavior
Chameleons, like humans and most ...
To test whether chameleons alter their sunning behavior
based on dietary vitamin D intake, Karsten ...
Sitting at the Virtual Poker Table: Results From First Ever Epidemiological Study of Actual Internet Poker Gaming Behavior, in Press
... epidemiological analysis of the actual gaming behavior
by a large sample of 3,445 online poker ... basis for the assessment of
conspicuous gaming behavior
and its consequences for responsible gaming. ...
The current research, which analyzes the behavior
of Internet poker
players over the course of two ...
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Eases Anxiety for Older People
... problem, and new research suggests that cognitive behavior
therapy may help them ease their worries more ... over age 60 who were treated with cognitive behavior
therapy (CBT) had less worry, fewer depressive ... for their anxiety. About half underwent cognitive behavior
therapy with experienced therapists. They had up ...
Psychotherapy Can Ease Post-Surgical Depression
... News) -- Two non-drug treatments -- cognitive behavior
therapy and supportive stress management -- seem ... determined by a physician, 12 weeks of cognitive behavior
therapy (41 patients), or 12 weeks of supportive ... seen in 71 percent of patients in the cognitive behavior
therapy group, 57 percent of patients in the ...
TV Time May Not Be Benign
... "Sustained TV watching has a negative effect on behavior
and social skills," said Carla Weidman, a ... use, alcohol use, poor school achievement, sexual behavior
and attention problems.
Problems from media ... hours of TV daily are much more likely to exhibit behavior
problems. In fact, ...
CVS Caremark Announces Results of Annual Employer Survey Validating Proactive Pharmacy Care Approach
... focused on strategies to change plan participant behavior
and improve engagement rather than programs that ... indicated that plan design incentives to change behavior
were a high priority and 56 percent mentioned ... and are designed to help drive positive behavior
change. Many of these plan designs incorporate a ...
Drug commonly used for alcoholism, drug addiction, curbs urges of compulsive stealers
... addiction has a similar effect on the compulsive behavior
of kleptomaniacs it curbs their urge to steal, ... significantly greater decline in stealing behavior
compared to those taking placebo.
The research ... of the study. "The difference in their behavior
was significant, and these people were really ...
U.S. Asked to Do More for Kids' Mental Health
... and helps prevent major depression.
Game , a school-based program that offers ... showed that it greatly reduced incidents of bad behavior
and, in subsequent years, reduced incidents of ... instruction in methods to deal with aggressive behavior
or uncooperativeness in their children. ...
Study helps identify college drinkers who might continue excessive drinking as adults
... depending on whether they grew out of the behavior
or continued drinking into adulthood, appeared to ... as adult persisters whose current drinking behavior
could cause them harm.
"We took that 21 percent and asked if there was anything about their behavior
during college that could help us identify those ...
Black girls are 50 percent more likely to be bulimic than white girls
... their findings about the persistence of bulimic behavior
and who is afflicted, the researchers argue that ... the importance of having objective information on behavior
rather than relying solely on data on diagnoses," ... bias" that overlooks those who exhibit bulimic behavior
but do not receive or have the means to receive ...