Tag: "pessimism" at medical news
UK’s Junior Doctors Losing Hop
A pall of gloom and associated pessimism
hangs thickly over Britain’s junior doctors,// reports show. It has just been a month since UK’s young doctors took the street in protest of the lack of suitable jobs. This was in spite of most of them having dished out thousands of pounds to tr...
Surgery, Radiation Treatment Double Life Expectancy for Prostate Cancer Patients
...in the March Journal of Urology. "Unfortunately, pessimism
abounds among many doctors, who believe that aggressive prostate cancers are beyond cure and should only be followed with watchful waiting, forestalling any immediate treatment. This new study points to the fallacy of this outlook, finding surgery an...
Symptoms of Depression Associated With Artery Diseases
...cognitive-affective score, which includes sadness, pessimism
and other emotions associated with depression. Analysis of each component revealed that the somatic-vegetative score, but not the cognitive-affective score, was linked to IMT thickness. "Taken together, our results indicate that depression, but pe...
Potential Threats of Bioterrorism
...ingent Outcome Instrument also was used to measure pessimism
regarding uncontrollable events, in order to identify the potential confounder of a general pessimistic outlook that could affect the STAI scores. In addition, knowledge of bioterrorism was measured using a general Knowledge Questionnaire designed ...
"Defensive Pessimism" Before Exam Results Not a Good Strategy
... long run and individuals who adopt such defensive pessimism
are not better off than their normal counterparts. Reporting in the latest issue of the journal Cognition and Emotion, the excretes of which appear in the online edition of the journal Nature, the reserachers said a person's reaction to disappointm...