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How conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness It's well known that when a person takes steps to make amends for a wrongdoing, the victim is more inclined to forgive and forget.
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Empathy, realistic expectations key to raising a child with disabilities and avoiding abuse Children with developmental disabilities are at higher risk for abuse and neglect from parents than children developing at a typical rate.
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mental health patients at highest risk of suicide in first two weeks after leaving hospital Mental health patients are at their highest risk of dying by suicide in the first two weeks after leaving hospital - a report out today shows.
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schizophrenia patients have significant impairments in their ability to control working memory The inability to ignore irrelevant stimuli underlies the impaired working memory and cognition often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, reports a new study in the current issue...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pill appearance and medication compliance; protecting men from suicide; nurses may effectively manage outpatient care 1. Pill appearance affects how patients take their medicationsWhen it comes to taking generic heart medications, appearance matters, according to a study published in Annals of Internal...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study: how marijuana causes paranoia A new study finds that a main ingredient in cannabis - THC - causes certain negative feelings and changes perceptions that induce paranoid feelings among users of the drug.
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Similar brain activity in sex addiction and drug addiction Pornography triggers brain activity in people with compulsive sexual behaviour - known commonly as sex addiction - similar to that triggered by drugs in the brains of drug addicts, according to a...
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Increased stroke risk linked to high stress, hostility, depression Higher levels of stress, hostility and depressive symptoms are associated with significantly increased risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) in middle-age and older adults, according to...
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Warning labels, the bigger the better, encourage smokers to quit Cigarette warning labels can influence a smoker to try to quit even when the smoker is trying to avoid seeing the labels, according to a survey of thousands of adult smokers in four countries...
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend