Real men don't cry: skill expressing discrete emotions differentially predicts cardiovascular disease risk in men and women - Thompson LM, Tuck NL, Pressman SD, Consedine NS.

BACKGROUND: Expressing emotions effectively is central to social functioning and has links to health and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. Previous work has linked the ability to smile to lower CVD risk in men but has not studied other expressions or cons...
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Authors: Lurie I, Barnea Y, Caspi Y, Olmer L, Baruch Y Abstract Aim: Migrants have increased risk for psychiatric hospitalizations. Over the last decades Israel has become a destination for migration of migrant workers and asylum-seekers. Methods: The current retrospective study retrieved socio-demographic, clinical and migration-related chart data for 117 migrants admitted to a major Israeli psychiatric hospital between 2005-2011, to delineate characteristics and risk-factors for psychiatric hospitalizations. Multivariate logistic regression analyses were performed to predict re-hospitalization. Results: Of the st...
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
One distinction may be the type of trauma women experience, experts say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether the association between Hurricane Sandy exposures and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity was greater for exposed community members compared with responders. METHODS: Data were analysed from three ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
Motor vehicle traffic crashes remain the leading cause of death in the world, despite tremendous advances in injury prevention and control. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 1.35 million people die each year as a result of motor ...
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This article describes a methodology for risk-informed benefit-cost analyses of homeland security research products. The methodology is field-tested with 10 research products developed for the U.S. Coast Guard. Risk-informed benefit-cost analysis is a tool...
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This study examined whether a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with age at onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in three racial-ethnic groups. METHODS: Data from 7,577 non-Hispanic Caucasian, 792 African American, and 8...
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This study involved 1,574 participants who sustain...
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Emergency visits, hospitalizations, and deaths due to traumatic brain injury (TBI) have increased significantly over the past few decades. While the primary early brain trauma is highly deleterious to the brain, the secondary injury post-TBI is postulated ...
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BACKGROUND: Blunt neck trauma can cause serious morbidity and mortality rates of up to 40 per cent, but there is a paucity of literature on the topic. METHOD: A retrospective case note review was performed for all blunt neck trauma cases managed at...
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SYNOPSIS: Whiplash and concussion may have similar presenting symptoms, biomechanical mechanisms, and neurophysiological sequelae, but neither enjoys a gold standard diagnostic test. Guidelines for whiplash and concussion are developed and implemented sepa...
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