'There's a gaping hole in our knowledge': the scientists studying why gamers invert their controls
Our article asking why so many players invert their controls provoked a fierce debate that has now caught the attention of researchers into visual perceptionIt is one of the most contentious aspects of video game playing – a debate where opposing sides literally cannot see each other’s perspective. When the Guardian ranan article asking why a large minority of game players invert the Y axis on their controls– meaning that they push their joypad’s thumb stick down to move upwards on the screen – the response was huge. Hundreds of comments vociferously arguing why axis inversion was the only way...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Keith Stuart Tags: Games Culture Science Psychology Technology Source Type: news

Empowering pre- and post-natal moms to address anxiety, stress, mental health management
(Center for BrainHealth) GoMo Health and the Center for BrainHealth ® at The University of Texas at Dallas have joined forces to incorporate the Center's research-backed strategies that enhance brain health and build resilience, into GoMo Health's evidence-based patient engagement platform. This combined approach supports all aspects of patients' psychological, physical, and behavioral health, and it will first be applied to the GoMo Health EarlyCare ™ digital therapeutic program for maternal/child health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Personality changes predict early career outcomes
(University of Houston) A new study by a University of Houston psychologist may hold the key to job success. It finds young people who develop higher levels of conscientiousness and emotional stability during the transition to employment tend to be more successful in some aspects of their early careers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pandemic, ‘Great Reset’ and Resistance
A mother and doctor tend to a young girl with COVID-19 at an intensive care ward in the western region of Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Credit: UNICEF/Evgeniy MaloletkaBy Asoka BandarageCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka , Dec 1 2020 (IPS) According to the Center for Systems Science at Johns Hopkins University, as of November 29th, there have been 62,150,421 COVID-19 cases, including 1,450,338 deaths. And according to the latest ILO reports, as job losses escalate due to lockdowns, nearly half of the global workforce is at risk of losing livelihoods, access to food and the ability to survive. The World Economic Forum states that ‘With some ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Asoka Bandarage Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Factors affecting psychological health and suicidal behavior: based on a survey of 10 340 medical students from three universities - Chen J, Geng R.
OBJECTIVE: To explore the factors influencing mental health and suicidal behaviors of medical students and provide a scientific basis for improving their mental health and reducing their suicidal behaviors. METHODS: We conducted a questionnaire-based s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

During the coronavirus pandemic, radio has proved to be the medium of reference
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona) An article by the researchers Emma Rodero, director of the Media Psychology Lab at the Department of Communication, and Mar í a Blanco-Hern á ndez, of the International University of La Rioja, published in Index.comunicaci ó n, affirms the influence of radio in crisis situations and especially during the covid-19 epidemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why people become defensive and how to address it
(Flinders University) Research published in the British Journal of Social Psychology has shown that defensiveness in response to wrongdoing is exacerbated by making the wrong doer feel like they're an outcast. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Time spent on smartphones 'isn't bad for mental health', study says
Worrying about how much time you spend on your smartphone - rather than actual time spent on it - is more likely to be the cause of any negative psychological impact, UK experts say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoloft enters list of 10 most commonly prescribed drugs in Australia
Increase in women being diagnosed with depression partly behind rise in useAn increase in women being diagnosed with depression is partly behind a significant rise in prescriptions of the antidepressant sertraline – sold under the brand name Zoloft – which is in the list of Australia’s most commonly prescribed drugs for the first time.On Tuesday Australian Prescriberpublished its annual list of the 10 most commonly taken drugs – based on standard daily doses for every 1,000 people in the population each day – along with a list of the 10 most costly drugs to government, and the 10 most common d...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Health Australia news Pharmaceuticals industry Depression Mental health Heart disease Stroke Psychology Drugs Women's health Source Type: news

Mothers ’ stress may lead to preterm births, faster aging in children
This study is among the first to point out that, yes, it does matter.“It may even be more influential than prenatal health because some of what is put in motion before conception may be hard to stop during pregnancy,” she added. “For example, a mother with dysregulated immune function due to stress may be at risk when she becomes pregnant. The abundance of stre ss for low-income parents is potent and potentially high risk for them and their children.”These findings, Dunkel Schetter said, support the case for devoting more resources to programs for preconception health and well-being.Both studies wer...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

National expert consensus on psychological rehabilitation of burn children (2020 version) - Burn and Trauma Branch of Chinese Geriatrics Society.
The incidence of psychological stress and disorder in children after burns is high, and the mental health status highly affects the lifesaving, wound repair, and functional and psychological rehabilitation of the children. At present, the psychological dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Witnessing parental violence and cyber IPV perpetration in Hispanic emerging adults: the mediating role of attitudes toward IPV - Cano-Gonzalez I, Charak R, Gilbar O, Vi ñas-Racionero R, Strait MK.
Recent studies indicate that the perpetration of intimate partner violence via cyberspaces (cyber IPV), namely, psychological aggression, sexual aggression, and cyberstalking is high among emerging adults. However, little is known of the risk factors that ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does your pain feel different in English and Spanish?
(University of Miami) In a recent study, University of Miami graduate student Morgan Gianola hoped to clarify how such psychological differences across languages might also relate to changes in physical and emotional experiences, like pain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research funds study of memory deficits post TBI
This study builds on these findings and aims to translate updated methodological approaches and theoretical views from cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology to improve our understanding of memory problems in TBI. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to keep your sadness from turning into depression
A psychologist provides five strategies to resist certain ways of thinking and behaving that can cause such a downward spiral. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jelena Kecmanovic Source Type: news

Creative therapy and shared support can help with grief after losing a child
A retreat for grieving parents provides therapeutic benefits, writes a mother whose daughter was stillborn 22 years agoAfter my daughter Grace died when I was eight months pregnant, my first impulse was to write it all down: the birth, surrounded by candles; the coffin and funeral where there should have been a christening; how her death had been accompanied by snowdrops fighting their way through the frozen ground in the first stirring of spring. I felt I was the only one really to have known her and I wanted her acknowledged. I wrote a diary as a way of making my daughter real, and published it in a magazine. It helped.I...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sharon Walker Tags: Death and dying Parents and parenting Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Family Source Type: news

It ’s Not Just…The Strange Psychology of Zoom Holidays
A version of this article was published in It’s Not Just You, a weekly newsletter by TIME Editor at Large, Susanna Schrobsdorff. Subscribe here to get your dose of small comforts. Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. This week: The psychology of holiday Zooming, lessons from a recovering pessimist, and a moment of photographic wonder.🌞 Think about Pluto–how it continues to exist as itself, as always, oblivious to human categories. No one else gets to define you or determine your worth. Be a planet despite what they may call you.—Maggie Smith Are You Mad At Me? Show of hands...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You TIME for Health Source Type: news

It ’s Not Just…The Maddening Psychology of Holiday Zooms
Think about Pluto–how it continues to exist as itself, as always, oblivious to human categories. No one else gets to define you or determine your worth. Be a planet despite what they may call you.–Maggie SmithA version of this article was published in It’s Not Just You, a weekly newsletter by TIME Editor at Large, Susanna Schrobsdorff. Subscribe here to get your dose of small comforts.   Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. This week: The psychology of holiday Zooming, lessons from a recovering pessimist, and a moment of photographic wonder.🌞 Are You Mad At Me? Show of ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You TIME for Health Source Type: news

A.A. to Zoom, Substance Abuse Treatment Goes Online
It began as a stopgap way to get through the pandemic, but both participants and providers say virtual sessions have some clear advantages and will likely become a permanent part of recovery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Computers and the Internet Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Addiction (Psychology) Telemedicine Alcohol Abuse Videophones and Videoconferencing Alcoholics Anonymous Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Narcotics Anonymous Zoom Video Communications yo Source Type: news

Black swan pandemic and the risk of pilot suicide - Vuorio A, Bor R.
The medical risks to pilots, whether to their physical or mental health, are clearly theoretically raised during the COVID-19 pandemic for the reasons outlined in this paper, and access to medical and psychological support should be improved in order to ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The psychological consequences of CoViD-19 and lockdown in the Spanish population: an exploratory sequential design - Hidalgo MD, Balluerka N, Gorostiaga A, Espada JP, Santed M, Padilla JL, G ómez-Benito J.
The objectives of this study were to analyze the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown in the Spanish population and to identify what population profiles were most affected. The study used a sequential exploratory design. In the qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Improving the pedestrian's perceptions of safety on street crossings. psychological and neurophysiological effects of traffic lanes, artificial lighting, and vegetation - Llinares C, Higuera-Trujillo JL, Monta ñana A, Castilla N.
The effect that the physical characteristics of urban design have on the pedestrian's perceptions of safety is a fundamental aspect of city planning. This is particularly so with street crossings, where the pedestrian has to make a decision. This paper ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Trajectories of functioning in a population-based sample of veterans: contributions of moral injury, PTSD, and depression - Maguen S, Griffin BJ, Copeland LA, Perkins DF, Richardson CB, Finley EP, Vogt D.
BACKGROUND: Although research has shown that exposure to potentially traumatic and morally injurious events is associated with psychological symptoms among veterans, knowledge regarding functioning impacts remains limited. METHODS: A population-based s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The psychological impact of COVID-19 on the families of first-line rescuers - Feng Z, Xu L, Cheng P, Zhang L, Li LJ, Li WH.
Under the COVID-19 epidemic, the families of front-line rescue workers are under unusual pressure. We aim to understand the extent of their psychological distress in this epidemic and whether they have received sufficient support. Thus targeted to provide ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological morbidity in soldiers after spinal cord injury - Madhusudan T, Rathee SP.
BACKGROUND: Spinal cord injury (SCI) patients usually experience multiple and ongoing, neurological, and other medical problems with significant damage to the social and psychological well-being of themselves and their families. Materials and Methods: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological impact and psychosocial consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic resilience, mental well-being, and the coronavirus pandemic - Ivbijaro G, Brooks C, Kolkiewicz L, Sunkel C, Long A.
Since December 2019, the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak has impacted everyone's daily lives globally, especially those experiencing mental health issues. The well-being and mental healthcare of patients, families, and health-care professionals who have bee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A study of mapping usual care and unmet need for vocational rehabilitation and psychological support following major trauma in five health districts in the UK - Kettlewell J, Timmons S, Bridger K, Kendrick D, Kellezi B, Holmes J, Patel P, Radford K.
OBJECTIVE: To identify where and how trauma survivors' rehabilitation needs are met after trauma, to map rehabilitation across five UK major trauma networks, and to compare with recommended pathways. DESIGN: Qualitative study (interviews, focus groups,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trajectories of posttraumatic growth and their associations with quality of life after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami - Kyutoku Y, Dan I, Yamashina M, Komiyama R, Liegey-Dougall AJ.
The 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan was an extraordinarily stressful incident that caused harmful psychological reactions, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), among affected individuals. However, a proportion of exposed individuals ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Social and psychological readiness to take collective action against violence against women: a mixed methods study of informal settlements in Mumbai, India - Gram L, Chakraborty P, Daruwalla N, Osrin D.
Past failures to mobilize communities in collective action against violence against women (VAW) have been ascribed to contextual challenges, but researchers have not systematically mapped community capacity for collective action against VAW. We conducted a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Can an evolutionary perspective shed light on maternal abuse of children? - Wren B, Launer J, Music G, Reiss MJ, Swanepoel A.
Although the theory of evolution lies at the heart of contemporary biology, its influence on the study of child psychology and psychiatry has been limited. In earlier work we have argued that evolutionary thinking has much of value for clinicians. Here, we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

For Nurses Feeling the Strain of the Pandemic, Virus Resurgence Is'Paralyzing'For Nurses Feeling the Strain of the Pandemic, Virus Resurgence Is'Paralyzing '
COVID-19's toll weighs heavily on nurses, who can suffer stress and other psychological problems if they don't believe they are able to help their patients sufficiently.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - November 27, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Bullying and substance use in early adolescence: investigating the longitudinal and reciprocal effects over 3 years using the random intercept cross-lagged panel model - Filipponi C, Petrocchi S, Camerini AL.
Bullying and substance use among adolescents have been increasingly studied in the field of developmental psychology, but research to date has primarily investigated the cross-sectional relationship and, to a lesser extent, the long-term impact of bullying... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cameroon: Management of Covid-19 - Minimizing Psychological Impact On Patients
[Cameroon Tribune] This, amongst other issues was highlighted during the daily press briefing on the evolution of the disease in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘We Can Begin To Heal the Wounds.’ Inside the Efforts to Provide Mental Health Care to Families Separated at the U.S. Border
When Mari and her teenage son, Jesus, were confronted by Border Patrol agents, they did not know they had already crossed the border from Mexico to the U.S. and were now on American soil. To this day, Mari—an asylum seeker from Guatemala—says she doesn’t know where they entered the U.S., only that the agents arrested them and drove them to a facility where dozens of other women were crying. It wasn’t until the agents took Jesus away from her that Mari understood why they were crying. “Do you know that you are committing a crime?” Mari says an agent who worked at the facility asked her. &...
Source: TIME: Health - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized feature Immigration Source Type: news

It ’s Time for a Digital Detox. (You Know You Need It.)
Excessive screen time can be harmful to our well-being, but we can free ourselves from tech ’s hooks with goals, rules and boundaries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brian X. Chen Tags: Social Media Computers and the Internet News and News Media Addiction (Psychology) Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming Sleep Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Rumors and Misinformation Computer and Video Games Mobile Applications Facebook Source Type: news

Spread Germ Defence, not the virus!
With Covid-19 infections still high and people preparing for Christmas gatherings, it is vitally important to try to reduce the spread of infection in people's homes as this is where infections are now most likely to be transmitted. Research suggests people who follow the advice from Germ Defence are less likely to catch flu or other viruses and less likely to pass it on to members of their household. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Elizabeth Blackwell; Press Re Source Type: news

Focus on the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, experts suggest
Relationship and happiness scientists weigh in on the psychological benefits of socializing versus the risk of COVID-19 this winter, and offer suggestions on how to make it through the next four months. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

The efficacy of psychological interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders in university students: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Barnett P, Arundell LL, Saunders R, Matthews H, Pilling S.
BACKGROUND: Mental health problems are becoming increasingly prevalent among students and adequate support should be provided to prevent and treat mental health disorders in those at risk. METHODS: This systematic review and meta-analysis examined the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Dental trauma in primary dentition, its effect on permanent successors and on oral health-related quality of life: a 4-year follow-up case report - Abreu MGL, Milani AJ, Fernandes TO, Gomes CC, Antunes LS, Antunes LAA.
Traumatic dental injury (TDI) in deciduous teeth can affect itself and subsequent dentition due to its close anatomical relationship with the permanent germ. Besides, it can have psychologically undesirable effects on children and their parents and impact ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

LGBTQ bullying: a qualitative investigation of student and school health professional perspectives - Earnshaw VA, Menino DD, Sava LM, Perrotti J, Barnes TN, Humphrey DL, Reisner SL.
Researchers and practitioners have recently called for greater involvement of school health professionals (SHPs; e.g., school psychologists, nurses, guidance counselors) in interventions to identify and address bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgend... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological factors contributing to language learning
(Kazan Federal University) Motivation for language learning is a system of cognitive, emotional, and personality-related characteristics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How U.S. Medical Schools Are Training a Post-Pandemic Generation of Doctors
In February 2019, the Kaiser Permanente health system announced a new kind of medical school. The school would be built “from the ground up” to prepare students for the complexities of the U.S. medical system. The curriculum would emphasize cultural competency, patient and provider well-being, and the elimination of socioeconomic disparities in the medical system. Students would see patients right away, and hands-on learning would replace many lectures. What’s more, the first five graduating classes would pay nothing to attend; Kaiser hoped this would attract a student body more diverse than the typical U...
Source: TIME: Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

COVID-19 and adolescent mental health in India, Lancet Psychiatry
Lockdowns in India were stringently imposed from March 24, and have been eased gradually since September, but schools remain closed and online classes have replaced classroom teaching. This situation provided children and adolescents with the perfect conditions for solitude and increased internet use.1 Parents are concerned about the effect of school closure, social distancing, and increased internet use on their children's mental health.2, 3 Increased opportunity for internet use makes it more difficult for parents to control this access, and frequent and unsupervised internet use is associated with self-harm and suicidal...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I'm a survivor! How resilience became the quality we all crave
During the pandemic it has become a buzzword for successfully steering through adversity. But what exactly is resilience - and can you cultivate more of it?It was after her block of flats burned down that Sadi Khan thought, finally, things could not get worse. She had married at 19, and for four years her husband had subjected her to horrific violence on an almost daily basis. She had been punched and kicked, financially controlled and constantly told she was stupid; once, a friend arrived at her flat and found her lying unconscious after an attack. So the day she accidentally set fire to her flat while cooking was simulta...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emine Saner Tags: Health & wellbeing Life and style Mental health Society Psychology Source Type: news

A more accurate way of measuring the effect of computer games – podcast
The Guardian ’s UK technology editorAlex Hern speaks to Prof Andy Przybylski from the Oxford Internet Institute about his new approach of looking at the impact of computer games on mental health. According to Prof Przybylski, this new approach is more objective – but it also depends on gaming companies being more transparentContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Alex Hern and produced by David Waters Tags: Science Computer science and IT Mental health Society Psychology Technology Nintendo Games Culture Education Source Type: news

Stronger memories can help us make sense of future changes
(Washington University in St. Louis) Research from the Department of Psychological& Brain Sciences in Arts& Sciences finds a new relationship between memory and the ability to incorporate changes into one's understanding of the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Memories of past events retain remarkable fidelity even as we age
(Association for Psychological Science) Even though people tend to remember fewer details about past events as time goes by, the details they do remember are retained with remarkable fidelity, according to a new study. This finding holds true regardless of the age of the person or the amount of time that elapsed since the event took place. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global status of knowledge among athletes and coaches for the prevention and emergency management of traumatic dental injuries: a systematic review - Tewari N, Johnson RM, Mathur VP, Rahul M, Goel S, Ritwik P, Bansal K, Atif M.
OBJECTIVES: Sports-related dental injuries can cause pain, disfigurement, and broken teeth which may affect the athlete's well-being and psychological status. Such injuries may also lead to the fear of re-injury and other problems. Since a delay in adequat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Patterns of service provision in older people's mental health care in Australia - Tabatabaei-Jafari H, Salinas-Perez JA, Furst MA, Bagheri N, Mendoza J, Burke D, McGeorge P, Salvador-Carulla L.
Australia has a population of around 4 million people aged 65 years and over, many of whom are at risk of developing cognitive decline, mental illness, and/or psychological problems associated with physical illnesses. The aim of this study was to describe ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

No game, more pain - examining possible long term effects and underlying mechanisms of habitual violent video gaming on the acquired capability for suicide - F örtsch EMD, Baumgart P, Teismann T, Ruscheweyh R, Hasenbring MI.
According to Joiner's interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide repeated engagement in suicidal behavior or so-called painful and provocative events constitutes the acquired capability for suicide (ACS) comprising two facets: enhanced pain tolerance an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news