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Article ID: 713724

Loyola Medicine Initiative to Prevent Burnout in Young Physicians

Loyola University Health System

Loyola Medicine pathologist Marissa Saint Martin, MD, is leading an initiative to help prevent burnout in young doctors.

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30-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Researcher studies bystander behavior in sexual-assault prevention

Article ID: 712200

Researcher studies bystander behavior in sexual-assault prevention

West Virginia University

West Virginia University researcher Danielle Davidov is examining violence-prevention programs that teach potential bystanders to short-circuit situations that are charged with violence. They give participants strategies for intervening in risky situations—for example, if they hear one person call another a sexually degrading name, or see a semiconscious person dragged out of a bar. They also make bystanders more likely to intervene if the need arises, rather than staying silent.

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1-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: For Busy Medical Students, Two-Hour Meditation Study May Be Just as Beneficial as Longer Course

Article ID: 711312

For Busy Medical Students, Two-Hour Meditation Study May Be Just as Beneficial as Longer Course

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

For time-crunched medical students, taking a two-hour introductory class on mindfulness may be just as beneficial for reducing stress and depression as taking an eight-week meditation course, a Rutgers study finds.

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15-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Preventing addiction with insight from scruffy dogs and ancient meditation

Article ID: 710951

Preventing addiction with insight from scruffy dogs and ancient meditation

University of Utah

A new study shows that mindfulness training—a practice rooted in ancient meditative traditions—disrupts the development of conditioned behaviors. Based on the results, the study’s authors suggest that mindfulness training may protect individuals from developing the conditioned behaviors that sustain unhealthy habits.

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9-Apr-2019 12:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: A Simple Strategy to Improve Your Mood in 12 Minutes

Article ID: 710272

A Simple Strategy to Improve Your Mood in 12 Minutes

Iowa State University

We all have a remedy – a glass of wine or a piece of chocolate – for lifting our spirits when we’re in a bad mood. Rather than focusing on ways to make ourselves feel better, a team of Iowa State University researchers suggests wishing others well.

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27-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Mindful meditation could reduce anxiety in women who require hospitalization during pregnancy

Article ID: 710173

Mindful meditation could reduce anxiety in women who require hospitalization during pregnancy

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Researchers are investigating if daily mindful meditation through an app could decrease anxiety in antepartum patients, who are hospitalized due to pregnancy complications, in a new trial at UTHealth.

Released:
25-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: UTEP Occupational Therapy Students Teach Children Mindful Ways to Ease Stress

Article ID: 709289

UTEP Occupational Therapy Students Teach Children Mindful Ways to Ease Stress

University of Texas at El Paso

More than 200 children ages 5-10 years old practiced yoga, meditation and sensory strategies to help them manage stress, ease test anxiety and focus on their schoolwork. Mindfulness training has been shown to reduce stress and improve mental health issues in children.

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7-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST

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