Majority of drivers don't believe texting while driving is dangerous
(Society for Risk Analysis) New study shows that many drivers are still willing to take the risk, as 'fear of missing out' and separation anxiety keep them from abiding by the law. The study, published in Risk Analysis: An International Journal, reveals that many drivers don't perceive texting and driving to be dangerous in certain driving scenarios. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Medical News Today: What is separation anxiety disorder in adults?
Separation anxiety is part of development for young children, but it may also occur in adults. Unfounded fear concerning one's self or family, difficulty sleeping, and depression are some of the symptoms. Treatment involves learning management strategies and therapy. Find out about separation anxiety in adults here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news
What Does an Anxiety Disorder Feel Like? Here Are 4 Signs You May Have a Problem
If 2.6 billion people were suffering from an illness, you’d think we’d all be more familiar with it. That figure represents 33.7% of the population of the world, after all. It also represents the share of that population that will at some point experience an anxiety disorder, according to the National Institutes of Health. For those billions, the experience of clinical anxiety can range from a persistent fretfulness, distractedness and a sort of whole-body clenching, to the paralytic crisis of a full-blown panic attack. All of it feels lousy; all of it is a state you race to escape — which typically only ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized anxiety disorder behavior health OCD psychology PTSD Source Type: news
25 Signs You Have a Horrible Boss
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Gillett / Business Insider Tags: Uncategorized bi Careers & Workplace onetime Source Type: news
Quality of life in anxious adolescents - Raknes S, Pallesen S, Himle JA, Bjaastad JF, Wergeland GJ, Hoffart A, Dyregrov K, H åland ÅT, Haugland BSM.
PURPOSE: To examine associations between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and anxiety symptoms across anxiety domains (obsessions/compulsions, social anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, separation anxiety, physical injury fears, generalised anxiety... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Smartphone separation anxiety is getting worse
A study by Sungkyunkwan University and City University of Hong Kong found smartphone separation anxiety is getting worse (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Understanding smartphone separation anxiety and what smartphones mean to people
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) What factors determine nomophobia, otherwise known as smartphone separation anxiety, and what behaviors and descriptors can help identify people with high nomophobia who tend to perceive smartphones as their extended selves? (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
The association between car accident fatalities and children's fears: a study in seven EU countries - Kovess-Masf éty V, Sowa D, Keyes K, Husky M, Fermanian C, Bitfoi A, Carta MG, Koç C, Goelitz D, Lesinskiene S, Mihova Z, Otten R, Pez O.
Children's fear of a car accident occurring to parents or themselves has been used as a concrete example to illustrate one of the symptoms of anxiety disorders such as separation anxiety and generalized anxiety. However, its usage across countries may be q... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
Syrian Refugee Children Have High Burden of Anxiety
(MedPage Today) -- Vast majority experienced separation anxiety (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 28, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
What Causes School Absenteeism?
Discussion School within society is an institution designed to provide learning opportunities to students under the direction of teachers. The curriculum is usually designed to provide academic content in formal subjects necessary for the adult world (such as instruction in mathematics, language, science, social studies, arts, physical education) but also other knowledge and skills for the adult world (i.e. personal safety, communication skills, working in teams, etc.). Specific schools may or may not offer specific courses of instruction such as religious education, learning disability education, gifted/talented education...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 8, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Signs Of Depression And Anxiety Can Be Seen In Newborns
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Signs Of Depression And Anxiety Can Be Seen In Newborns
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Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 3, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
Separation Anxiety: Why It Happens And How To Support Your Child
Sometimes the human brain outsmarts itself. And this is exactly what is happening for children struggling with separation anxiety. It often goes like this. You get them all pumped up for being brave at school drop-off. You remind them that they will get to do all sorts of fun things during the school day like play with their friends, and run around in gym class, oh and it's hot lunch day today so you highlight that too. But you get to the classroom door and it's a no-go. The tears come. The clinging begins. The teary face buried in your shoulder arrives. Eventually the teacher comes and pries your child off of you, cryin...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How To Not Drive Yourself Or Your Kids Crazy When They Go Away To College
By now you've dropped your child off for their first year at college. Maybe you even circled back around campus to check up on him or her or perhaps you called relentlessly to make sure their room is stocked with toilet paper and that the sweaters were packed. This anxiety is all very normal. You're simply doing the parenting thing but in overdrive. Anticipating that you're child may not be OK will only spike your anxiety. Maybe you vacillate between wanting to be tough and not call or text and in fact, wanting to check in repeatedly. Or perhaps you see this as the next step towards adulthood in your child's life and ques...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Patterns of separation anxiety symptoms amongst pregnant women in conflict-affected Timor-Leste: associations with traumatic loss, family conflict, and intimate partner violence - Silove DM, Tay AK, Tol WA, Tam N, Dos Reis N, da Costa Z, Soares C, Rees S.
BACKGROUND: Adult separation anxiety (ASA) symptoms are prevalent amongst young women in low and middle-income countries and symptoms may be common in pregnancy. No studies have focused on defining distinctive patterns of ASA symptoms amongst pregnant wome... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Struggles with Shyness as a Child and How It Can Affect You as an Adult
Jennifer recalls how tough it was to be an only child. Her grandmother would always remind her of how different she was from other children because she preferred to play alone. Although she liked to be alone, she still felt lonely. She believed her shyness peaked after her parents divorced. The seven-year-old had never expected to be living with a stepparent. Her comfort of coming home to both parents quickly diminished, causing anxiety, insecurity, and low self-esteem. Shortly after her parents separated, she felt that her parents no longer had time to listen to her. Jennifer felt as though she had no voice and just had...
Source: Psych Central - August 11, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Marlena Hunter, MA, MFT Tags: Anxiety Autism / Asperger's Children and Teens Parenting Personal Stories School Issues Self-Esteem Self-Help Divorce Insecurity Introversion making friends Neglect Positive Reinforcement Separation Anxiety Shyness Social A Source Type: news
Back to School: Separation Anxiety, Fears and Stress
Getting ready for a new school year can be exciting for children, parents and caregivers. It may also be a major cause of anxiety or stress. Whether kids are heading off to elementary school, high school or college, leaving the safety and familiarity of home can prompt feelings of fear. Mayo Clinic Children's Center psychologist Dr. Stephen Whiteside says [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 7, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Separation Anxiety And The Modern Dog Parent's Dilemma
Photo from Center for Canine Behavior Studies Recently I posted a piece titled "Separation Anxiety and Leash Aggression..." You may wonder, what the two have common? The answer is loads, at least from your dog's paws. Leash aggression, while appearing defensive: "My dog is a bully," is most often a reaction to fear. A dog who may seem ferocious is just as likely to be lashing out because he's being dragged into another dog's personal space, unable to retreat. Separation Anxiety (SA) occurs when a dog is fearful of being left alone. According to Nicholas Dodman, DVM, author of Pets on the Couch, ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Separation Anxiety And Leash Aggression: The Top 2 Dog Problems In America
Photo by Marc Khlar, Alfie Does your dog pace when you reach for the car keys, rip a few cushions while you're out, or jump all over you upon re-entry? How about your walks? Is it really your dog who takes you for a walk? Does he drag you along or launch into aggressive dramas when something passes by or approaches you? If you're embarrassed by your dog's unsettled and wild behavior, remember, you're not alone. Separation anxiety and leash aggression are the #1 and #2 problems of the 21st century (according to me). While housebreaking and jumping topped the list for a decade, they've taken a backseat. Why? Modern life...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How serial medtech entrepreneur, Duke Rohlen, sold FoxHollow Technologies and CV Ingenuity for a combined total of over $1 billion
Welcome to the Medsider interview series, a special new feature at MassDevice, which will appear regularly. All interviews are conducted by Scott Nelson, Founder of Medsider and Partnership Lead at Touch Surgery. We hope you enjoy them! Jack Dorsey received quite a bit of attention when he was recently announced as CEO of Twitter. Why? Because that made him CEO of 2 of the most rapidly-growing tech. companies in Silicon Valley at the same time – Twitter and Square. Well, medtech’s version of Jack Dorsey might just be Duke Rohlen. Duke led FoxHollow Technologies through an IPO and then later so...
Source: Mass Device - June 1, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Blog medsider Source Type: news
Quick Facts About Anxiety Disorders
Most people experience feelings of anxiety before an important event such as a big exam, business presentation, or first date. These are normal feelings of anxiety that nearly everyone experiences from time to time in their lives. Anxiety disorders, however, are conditions that fill a person’s life with overwhelming anxiety and fear. This fear is chronic, unremitting, and can grow progressively worse. Tormented by panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, flashbacks, nightmares, or countless frightening physical symptoms, some people with anxiety disorders even become housebound. How Common Are Anxiety Disorders? People wi...
Source: Psych Central - May 13, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jim Haggerty, M.D. Tags: Anxiety Disorders General Panic Disorder Anxiety Disorders facts about anxiety Panic Attack Separation Anxiety Disorder Specific phobia Source Type: news
Montco NICU takes step to ease parents’ separation anxiety
A Montgomery County hospital unveiled a new technology this week that allow parents, wherever they are, to keep a close eye on their newborn in the medical center’s neonatal intensive care unit. Holy Redeemer Hospital has installed Angel Eye Camera Systems to its NICU beds to allow parents to watch and listen to their newborn day or night, from a mobile device or computer. Access to the camera and accompanying audio system is done through a password-protected and HIPAA-compliant web site. Lauren… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 8, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news
What Are Some of the Complications of Shyness?
Discussion “Shyness is a temperamental trait that refers to wariness and discomfort in the face of social novelty and/or in situation of perceived social evaluation.” Shy people often avoid or withdraw from familiar and unfamiliar people and situations. Their anxiety prevents them from social life participation when they need or want to. Social withdrawal, isolation and social anxiety disorders are defined differently. Social withdrawal is the behavioral expression of solitude. It is self-isolation where children and adults isolate themselves from their peer groups. These are non-anxious introverts. Isolation...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 5, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Does Your Child Have an Anxiety Disorder?
Does Your Child Have An Anxiety Disorder? originally appeared on Babble.com. Jan knew she couldn't be late for work again, but her daughter Emily was making it increasingly difficult to get out the door on time. The 6-year-old simply did not want to go to school. Breakfast had become an ordeal and Emily frequently complained that she had a stomachache. She was missing the bus several days a week, and driving her to school was making Jan late. Emily would cling tightly to her mother's arm and beg to go home as Jan practically dragged her to class. "Honey, you'll be OK," Jan would tell Emily. "I know you love ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 30, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Your Cat Doesn’t Need You, Study Finds
Your cat doesn’t really need you, new study suggests. According to a new study published in PLOS One journal, cats show little to no separation anxiety when they’re away from their owners and if/when they decide to stick around their human, it’s because they really want to. Researchers studied the behavior of 20 cats after being placed in an unfamiliar location with their owner and with a stranger. The results suggest that our feline friends show little to no signs of distress when left alone in strange environments. “Although our cats were more vocal when the owner rather than the stranger left the...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - September 4, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Maya Rhodan Tags: Uncategorized Animal Science animals Cat Science Cat Study cats Source Type: news
Back to School: Separation Anxiety, Fears and Stress
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWNVKTNM9RQ Getting ready for a new school year can be exciting for children, parents and caregivers. It may also be a major cause of anxiety or stress. Whether kids are heading off to elementary school, high school or college, leaving the safety and familiarity of home can prompt feelings of fear. Mayo Clinic Children's Center psychologist Dr. Stephen [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 11, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Most Picky Eating Harmless But It Can Signal Emotional Woes, Study Claims
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out. Preschool-aged children who are extremely selective about what they eat and dislike even being near certain foods are more likely than others to have underlying anxiety or depression, the study found. But only 3 percent of young children studied were that picky. Less severe pickiness, dubbed “moderate selected eating” in the study, was found in about 18 percent of kids. These are children who wil...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: miketoole Tags: Health Local News Picky Eaters Source Type: news
Joan Lunden Opens Up About Her 'Emotional Breakdown' After Cancer Treatment
It's been one year since veteran TV host Joan Lunden heard the words that completely changed her life: "You have cancer." Since then, she's appeared in all her beautiful, bald glory on the cover of People magazine, tested negative for any remaining cancer and launched ALIVE, an online TV network where women openly discuss their own battles with the disease. But the picture isn't completely rosy. On Wednesday, Lunden spoke with HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd and fellow breast cancer survivor Anne Marie Giannino-Otis about the often-underestimated challenges of recovery after cancer treatment. "There are all the...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Needing More Than to Be Needed
As a mother who stays at home, works at home, wipes snotty faces and does everything else at home, on any given day, finding time to shower or go to the bathroom is a struggle. When I do, it's hurried or a spectator sport at best, a crying, massive, ridiculous meltdown in the making at worst. One baby screaming in his crib and flailing his body against the rails while his sister throws things at him or down the stairs or tries to make him dance while he protests and cries harder. Who knew peeing (or God forbid, pooping) could cause such utter chaos? People with bladder control problems and mothers (so basically, just mothe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How a Day Without My Cell Phone Helped Me Loosen My Grip on the Device
Last week when I dropped my cell phone face-down on cement, I picked it up and cringed, then whimpered. The screen was smashed to smithereens. This meant that not only would I have to pay to replace the screen, but I would also be without my beloved cell phone for awhile. That's when panic set in. For one thing, I didn't have anybody's phone numbers memorized--not even my dad's. Interestingly, I could still recall the time and temperature number I dialed repeatedly as a youth, but all other digits had left my brain. But phone calls were just part of it. Without my iPhone, how could I ask Siri the name of the song playin...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Do You And Your Dog Need Couples Counseling?
By Tom Jacobs Do you dread leaving your dog home alone? Do you come back from dinner and a show to find chewed-up shoes, or foul-smelling puddles on your kitchen floor? If so, a newly published study suggests the blame may not lay entirely with Fido. Rather, this sort of acting out may be a symptom of a problematic relationship. Yours and his. Researchers from Hungary and Germany argue that the tendency to avoid close attachments to others—a personality trait that is a common source of friction within families—sometimes extends to one’s canine companion. Owners who keep their emotional distance "...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Scientists Create Music For Cats, And Fur A Good Reason
"Cats are not humans and humans are not cats and it is important that we humans, as the servants of cats, be aware of this difference." That's Dr. Charles Snowdon, a psychologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's been on a quirky mission to--yes, you're reading this right--create music for cats. You can listen to some of his "meow-sic" here. "We were motivated to make music for cats for two reasons," he told The Huffington Post in an email. "First, many pet owners told us that they play radio music for their pets while they are at work and we wondered if this had any value....
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 27, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news
Meditation 101: A Multi-Step Process
Like stress, happiness can be cultivated. The mind is a powerful medium. Here's a guide, rearranged and abridged from The New Meditation Handbook. Become aware of your breath. To feel the sensation is to be alive and present. Try to think more clearly by quieting the mind. Take out external conditions from your happiness equation. There are things you cannot control and impending changes that have a tendency to affect our moods. Look within. If your mind is not peaceful, we will never be happy, even if our external conditions are perfect ... without inner peace, there is no real happiness at all. The more we control ou...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
iPhone Separation Anxiety
Are you suffering from iPhone Separation Anxiety?read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - January 18, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Larry Rosen, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Anxiety Media Neuroscience compulsion iPhone obsession separation anxiety Source Type: news
My Mother Is Holding Me Hostage
What To Do When Mother Belittles Daughterread more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - January 18, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Barbara Greenberg, Ph.D. Tags: Parenting Relationships agoraphobia anxiety brainwashing children dating daughters divorce Grandparents hostage loneliness marriage mothers paranoia pstchology separation anxiety siblings Source Type: news
Study looks at the reality of separation anxiety related to iPhones
Thor BensonCOLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- According to a new study from the University of Missouri, separation from their iPhone can cause serious psychological and physiological effects on users. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
iPhone Separation Anxiety Is Real, Study Says
You might think you're doing yourself a favor if you leave your phone behind when you head to an important meeting or dinner with the in-laws, but a new study suggests just the opposite is true. According to new research from the University of Missouri, being separated from your iPhone can lead to "physiological anxiety" and "poor cognitive performance." The study, "The Extended iSelf: The Impact of iPhone Separation on Cognition, Emotion, and Physiology," was published online Thursday in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. Researchers recruited a total of 40 iPhone-using partici...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 9, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news
Alterations in skin temperature and sleep in the fear of harm phenotype of pediatric bipolar disorder - Murphy PJ, Frei MG, Papolos D.
In children diagnosed with pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD), disturbances in the quality of sleep and wakefulness are prominent. A novel phenotype of PBD called Fear of Harm (FOH) associated with separation anxiety and aggressive obsessions is associated w... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
5 Ways to Soothe Anxious Dogs
Pets can become stressed for several different reasons. From new roommates to fireworks to long travel hours, dogs react to changes in their environment similar to how we do. Many types of canine anxiety problems exist. Separation anxiety can occur when a dog is left alone for long periods of time. When dogs become fearful of loud noises, like thunderstorms, they are experiencing noise anxiety. Motion sickness and travel anxiety are possible for dogs, too, and you may think twice before keeping your dog in a crate as their frustration can lead to confinement anxiety. Because dogs are sensitive to their physical and emo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Anxiety affects children in different ways
Conclusion This is a useful exploratory study, which should give a good indication of the range of diagnoses among children and adolescents referred for anxiety disorders to specialist mental health services in England. Children and adolescents, particularly in research, can often be placed into one homogenous group, and this study shows specific diagnoses can differ significantly between the groups. For example, this study showed that children more often had separation anxiety disorder. And adolescents were marginally (but not significantly) more likely to have generalised anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder. Ad...
Source: NHS News Feed - November 10, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental health Source Type: news
Is My Mother Abusive?
How to Handle An Abusive Relationshipread more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - October 11, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Barbara Greenberg, Ph.D. Tags: Parenting Self-Help abuse child abuse children college corporal punishment grief helicopter parents high school marriage psychiatry psychology separation anxiety sex sexuality teens university verbal abuse Source Type: news
Pets can get back-to-school blues
Dogs may suffer separation anxiety when their playmates go back to school; here are tips to help them adjust (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 27, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Hello-Goodbye: 5 Ways to Make Transitions Easier
Goodbyes are in the air. Do you have children leaving for camp or coming home, starting college, going back to school, or off for a semester abroad? Are you changing jobs, getting divorced, moving? Goodbyes don’t have to be life-destroying. Here are 5 ways to ease transitions and move forward whether you're leaving or being left. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - July 26, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: F. Diane Barth, L.C.S.W. Tags: Happiness Parenting Relationships Resilience change college goodbye loneliness loss sadness separation separation anxiety transition Source Type: news
What scientific idea is ready for retirement?
Each year a forum for the world's most brilliant minds asks one question. This year's drew responses from such names as Richard Dawkins, Ian McEwan and Alan Alda. Here, edge.org founder John Brockman explains how the question came into being and we pick some of the best responsesEdge.org was launched in 1996 as the online version of "the Reality Club", an informal gathering of intellectuals who met from 1981 to 1996 in Chinese restaurants, artist lofts, investment banking firms, ballrooms, museums, living rooms and elsewhere. Though the venue is now in cyberspace, the spirit of the Reality Club lives on in the li...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 12, 2014 Category: Science Authors: The Observer Tags: Astronomy Biology Mathematics Technology Physics Features Internet Animal behaviour The Observer Science Source Type: news
Health Tip: Help Ease Separation Anxiety at Night
Title: Health Tip: Help Ease Separation Anxiety at NightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2013 7:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - November 14, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news
App could speed up kids’ anxiety treatment
SmartCAT, an app to help children handle anxiety, is capable of supporting brief cognitive behavioral therapy (BCBT) and could yield positive results over a short period of time, according to a study from the Department of Health Information at the University of Pittsburgh. Generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and separation anxiety disorder are very prevalent [...] (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2013 Category: Information Technology Authors: Aditi Pai Tags: Uncategorized anxiety anxiety app SmartCAT University of Pittsburgh Source Type: news
Separation anxiety: More than just the back-to-school blues
Most children experience some degree of apprehension and excitement as the first day of school approaches, but what does it mean when a child is overcome with fear at the thought of separating from parents and caregivers to go to class? This overwhelming fear may be a sign of separation anxiety disorder, a condition characterized by a school-aged child's extreme fear and nervousness of separating from loved ones. "Upwards of 5 percent of children between the ages of 7 and 11 years old suffer from separation anxiety disorder in the United States... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news
Children & Divorce: Helping and Healing
Divorce is one of the major life-changes for children and teens as well as adults. Some guidelines for helping them successfully move through this transition.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - June 28, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Robert Taibbi, L.C.S.W. Tags: Child Development Parenting Relationships Self-Help attachment figures couples difficult children divorce failure fly greek story jack gilbert marriage memories mom new chapter poem separation anxiety snack story of i Source Type: news
Daycare May Be Good for Kids of Depressed Moms
According to a new Canadian study, children of depressed moms who attend daycare may have fewer emotional problems. About 19% of the mothers who participated in the study had depression symptoms during the study; and, as previous research had predicted, their children were about twice as likely to develop emotional problems and separation anxiety before the age of five. Going to a daycare program, however, seemed to protect the kids from developing these issues....Read Full Post (Source: About.com Depression)
Source: About.com Depression - June 26, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news