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Anxiety during interview main reason for rejection

2 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Warmth and assertiveness are key elements in creating a good impression during a job interview, a study suggests. Those going to an interview carrying and displaying an anxious stance hardly get the job, researchers found. The study revealed that organizations most likely reject potential candidates that are jittery during the…


Push anxiety aside for a happier life

5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Anxious people have trouble navigating life’s uncertainty, and may even react disproportionately to minor problems, new study found. In a study that assessed how people respond to unpredictability, researchers at the University of California-Berkeley and the University of Oxford determined that those likely to experience high anxiety will have a…


People with low self-esteem stay in unhappy relationships

2 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People in romantic relationships with low-esteem are more likely to stay in unhappy relationships, according to a new research. Scientists at University of Waterloo said people with low self-esteem have a higher likelihood of staying dissatisfied in the relationship because they do not voice their complaints to their partner, fearing…


Effects of watching TV excessively on children’s health

27 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Children spending more than two hours a day watching TV have a 30 percent higher risk of developing high blood pressure, a new research found. Scientists from the Universities of Zaragoza (Spain) and São Paulo (Brazil) determined that being sedentary, meaning no physical activity, or doing less than an hour…


Smoking increases stress, not help temper it

26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Those who smoke would tell you, hand on their heart, a cigarette gives them a much needed relief from stress, but most likely it would do the opposite, increasing the stress, new study shows. Smokers have a 70 percent higher risk of anxiety and depression compared with non-smokers, a finding…


Burst of anger precipitates risk of heart attack

24 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People having problems with their temper could benefit from taking aspirin or beta-blockers, as a temper fit raises the risk of a heart attack almost ten times, researchers suggested. Researchers at the University of Sydney found there is a two hour window following a burst of anger when the chance…


Australians urged to take anxiety seriously, seek treatment

23 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A new survey revealed that two in five Australians believe anxiety is not a treatable health illness. As a result, Australians are urged to take the condition seriously. The survey of 700 people with ages between 25 to 45 showed that 40 percent of respondents considered anxiety a personality trait…


Screen time for children affects their health

23 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As children spend time using mobile technology, guidelines limiting their screen time should reflect additional segments, health researchers suggest in a new study. Local experts however, while supporting the idea of strengthening parameters, question whether the new recommendation will be followed more than current ones are. Current guidelines limit the…


Balanced self-worth staves off mental disorders

9 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Extremes of self-worth, such as inflated or deflated feeling of self-worth, have been linked to several mental health afflictions such as bipolar disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, anxiety and depression. The study involving 600 young men and women, revealed that how the perceived social status of a person, or lack of…


Waking up to a dream of murder means real life hostility

1 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
If you wake up to a dream in which you have killed somebody, then you'd better take a good look in the mirror and mend your aggressive behaviour. At least this is what the scientists from the Central Institute of Mental Health's sleep laboratory say in a recently released study …