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23:47 EDT 23rd April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: The Effects of Well-being Interventions on Affect, Attention, Sleep, Social Stress and Pain Regulation

This study is focused on the brain mechanisms and peripheral biological correlates of two different forms of meditation--mindfulness-based and compassion/loving-kindness. Project 1 is focused on the impact of compassion/loving-kindness meditation on emotional reactivity and emotion regulation. Project 2 is focused on the neural and behavioral correlates of mindfulness meditation and attention and pain regulation. In addition, Project 2 will examine the relations between changes...

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Social phobia social anxiety disorder

Social anxiety is the third largest psychological problem in the United States today, affecting 15 million Americans a year. It is far from well understood by the medical community.  Examples...

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Circadian rhythm sleep disorder shift work disorder

Sexual Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) definition of sexual health; "the state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, d...

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Small effects of social or physical changes to work environment

Changes targeting the social or physical workplace environment have some positive effects on work-related outcomes —- but at least so far, evidence doesn't support a combination of the two approache...

Mood, sleep and quality of life improved by mindfulness-based meditation in teenagers with cancer

Mindfulness-based meditation could lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens, according to the results of a clinical trial intervention led by researchers at the University of Montreal and...

Mindfulness-based meditation helps teenagers with cancer

Mindfulness-based meditation could lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens, according to the results of a clinical trial intervention led by researchers at the University of Montreal and...

Research partnership brings mindfulness/yoga practices to schools in Middle East

Palestinian educators, health professionals, social workers and refugee service providers recently received training in Transformative Life Skills (TLS)—a social-emotional learning program that aims...

Brief Intervention in ED Reduces Youth Violence

A brief intervention in the emergency department by the social work staff can help prevent youth violence at little cost, researchers say. Reuters Health Information

Mindfulness-based meditation could lessen some symptoms of cancer in teens

Mindfulness-based meditation could lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens, according to the results of a clinical trial intervention led by researchers at the University of Montreal and...

Social/behavioral intervention strategies may help drug users avoid injection-related HCV, HIV infections

Despite a number of social/behavioral intervention and educational programs, the spread of hepatitis C (HCV) in people who inject drugs (PWIDs) remains a chronic problem.

Positive health technique for stressed nurses found

Within the health care industry and beyond, daily exposure to stress can lead to negative consequences for employees both on and off the job – from apathy and burnout to physical illness or mental i...

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Return to work after vocational rehabilitation: does mindfulness matter?

Mindfulness has become an important construct in return-to-work (RTW) rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to investigate whether mindfulness is a predictor for RTW, and to examine the indirect e...

Effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-related multi-component health promotion intervention on work engagement and mental health: results of a randomized controlled trial.

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-related multi-component health promotion intervention on work engagement, mental health, need for recovery and...

A brief mindfulness intervention reduces unhealthy eating when hungry, but not the portion size effect.

The present research examined the effects of a mindfulness-based intervention to foster healthy eating. Specifically, we tested whether a brief mindfulness manipulation can prevent the portion size ef...

Adapting an empirically supported intervention for a new population and setting: findings and lessons learned from proyecto puentes.

With an increasing emphasis on evidence-based practice, the need for social work researchers and practitioners to adapt empirically supported interventions for new populations and cultures is essentia...

The Trials and Tribulations of a Practitioner-Researcher: Challenges and Lessons Learned through Testing a Feminist-Cognitive-Relational Social Work Model of Practice.

In practice with adult women who survived childhood sexual abuse, the field of social work currently lacks an evidence-based intervention. The current interventions, from the 1990s, come primarily fro...

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