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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." These behavior 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 months later. "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 management. 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 areas: Weight loss ... 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

... avatars. "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

... failure." 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 behavior 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 change . 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 as well." 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 evidenced 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. Good behavior 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 ...
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