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March 22, 2014
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Stress vermindert soziale Fähigkeiten bei Männern und erhöht sie bei Frauen

Akuter psychosozialer Stress führt zu verbesserten sozialen Fähigkeiten und erhöhter Empathie bei Frauen, während Männer mit höherer Egozentrizität reagieren. PsychologInnen um Claus Lamm von der Universität Wien haben die Effekte von Stress auf die Fähigkeit zur Unterscheidung selbst- und fremdbezogener … Continue reading

June 3, 2013
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Blast concussions could cause pituitary deficiencies in war vets

Many veterans suffering from blast concussions may have hormone deficiencies that mimic some of the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, according to researchers with the Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of … Continue reading

May 8, 2013
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Breastfeeding: Not only for young teens

When a teen mom is considering breastfeeding, it may be a tough task for her to break misconceptions, she has about breastfeeding. For example, many teens prefer bottle feeding as a healthier choice over breast feeding. They also believe that … Continue reading

March 16, 2012
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New Labor-Tracking Tool Proposed To Reduce C-Sections in First-Time Moms

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers have designed a new version of a labor-tracking tool for pregnant women that they predict could reduce the use of hormonal intervention during labor and lower the number of cesarean sections performed on low-risk, first-time mothers. … Continue reading

September 15, 2011
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UCLA Psychologists Discover a Gene’s Link to Optimism, Self-Esteem

UCLA life scientists have identified for the first time a particular gene’s link to optimism, self-esteem and “mastery,” the belief that one has control over one’s own life — three critical psychological resources for coping well with stress and depression. … Continue reading