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Personality Impacts Arthritis

The personality of a patient can have a major impact on how susceptible they are to long-term problems from rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research. The published study explains doctors need to pay attention to factors// not related to the disease when they screen at-risk patients. ....There is no doubt being diagnosed with a chronic, disabling disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, can h...

Dealing with personality disorders

The drug fluvoxamine has been found by researchers to be more effective than placebos in treating rapid mood shifts in women with borderline personality disorder. This study , which included 38 non-schizophrenic, non-bipolar women with borderline// personality disorder between the ages of 19 and 51 was conducted by researchers from various universities in Netherlands. They were evaluated for diff...

Personality profiles of gamblers and substance abusers are similar

Individuals suffering from problem gambling behavior may share their personality// profiles with substance abusers like drug addicts and alcoholics. ....Researchers have been able to identify personality traits of problem gambling behavior in people and have found marked semblance with those of substance abusers. Researchers in their research have pointed out that people who seek help for their p...

Fear Factor Found To Be Crucial In Shaping An Individual’s Personalit

In a novel study conducted to explore the relationship between the size of a brain structure and the ability to recover from traumatic experiences, it has been found out that the same region // of the brain that is responsible for fear inhibition may also influence the overall personality of the individual. ...... It has already been found out from an earlier study that an area of the brain call...

Negative Effects of Asthma Can Be Countered With Personality changes

Daphne Koinis Mitchell, PhD, with the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center (BHCRC) and Brown Medical School studied the effect of asthma on children. She said that // those who have high self-esteem and good problem-solving skills may be less likely to have their asthma symptoms interfere with school. These children inspite of facing the stress related to urban scenario and facing asthma sym...

ADHD Risk Pronounced in Children with Extreme Personality Traits

A novel study by the Florida State University has thrown light on certain personality traits in children that presage a risk of an attention// deficit hyperactivity disorder or conduct disorder. Children with personalities that show up as aggressiveness, undue mood swings, aloofness, and a constant need for excitement are said to be under high risk. ....FSU psychology professors Jeanette Taylor...

Suicide Attempts Shoot Up Among Alcoholics with Personality Disorder

According to the new study it was found that alcoholics who are alone and suffer from alcohol-use disorders (AUDs) are more prone to commit suicide. This shows the great// impact of personality disorders (PDs) on suicide attempt. .. Statistics show that up to 40 % of patients who seek treatment for AUDs reports to have attempted suicide six to 10 times greater than suicide attempts among the gen...

Sound Of Sneezing Could Speak About Ones Personality Traits

Accordingly to a US body language expert, the way one sneezes or the sound that comes when one sneezes could reveal a lot about the qualities of a person.// ....Patti A. Wood, an Atlanta-based consultant who created the Achoo IQ Study for Benadryl, said a sneeze could offer a revealing look at someone's personality, reported the online edition of ABC News. ....Wood categorised sneezers into four...

Personality Disorders Caused Army To Let Go Of 1,000 Soldiers

It is reported that the Army was forced to discharge about a 1,000 soldiers due to their suffering from personality disorders//. This is the same reason why private Steven D. Green, who is accused of raping and killing an Iraqi woman and murdering her family, was also discharged. ....Steven D. Green's military documents show the reason of discharge as an "anti-social personality disorder." ....I...

Myth of Type-A-Personality Linked to Heart Disease Busted

....Type-A personality is not linked with heart disease even though human genes do contribute to person’s health and behavior according to recent studies by US. and European scientists.// ..Absolutely no connection was found between a hard-driving personality and heart disease, which has busted long term held views and goes contrary to previous studies. ....This was one of the first findings o...

The Persona of Cancer Affected By Personality?

Cancer’s exploits are titillated by personality traits, contemplates a new school of thought, after experiments conducted on unwitting rodents//. The idea that personality types may increase the susceptibility to cancer is the cornerstone of this research. ....Researchers at the University of Chicago have said that timid rats provided the right entry point for cancer as compared to the rats tha...

Intensive Psychotherapy Provides Helping Hand in Borderline Personality Disorder.

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be reduced by an intensive form of talk therapy, known as transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) thereby reducing the symptoms and improving their social functioning, according to an article in the June issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry, a premier psychiatry journal. ......BPD, a chronic and disabling condition affecting about 1% of the Uni...

Personality Changes may Help to Identify a Form of Dementia

Dementia with Lewy bodies is the second most widespread neurodegenerative cause of dementia . It shares characteristics with both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Getting the accurate diagnosis is particularly important because some medications used to treat the mental health symptoms of Alzheimer's disease can be potentially hazardous for people with dementia with Lewy bodies. ......The stu...
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