Role of Video Games in Improving Health-Related Outcomes

submitted by: brianprimack
Context: Video games represent amultibillion-dollar industry in the U.S. Although video gaming has been associated with many negative health consequences, it also may be useful for therapeutic purposes. The goal of this study was to determine whether video games may be useful in improving health outcomes. Evidence acquisition: Literature searches were performed in February 2010 in six databases: the Center on Media and Child Health Database of Research, MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, EMBASE,...
Authors: Brian A. Primack, Mary V. Carroll, Megan McNamara, Mary Lou Klem, Brandy King, Michael Rich, Chun W. Chan, Smita Nayak

"Горные фильмы как исторический источник по социальной психологии Веймарской республики".

submitted by: khlopov55
Панадин Илья Исследовательская работа на тему «Горные фильмы как исторический источник по социальной психологии Веймарской республики». Научный руководитель - Хлопов Михаил Владимирович Санкт-Петербург 2011-2012 ВВЕДЕНИЕ В прошлом году я участвовал с...

Aquariums Relieve Stress for Cancer Patients

submitted by: mdanderson

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has 63 aquariums in waiting areas throughout its campus, three of them being saltwater fish. Employees at MD Anderson share their stories about the calming affects the aquariums have on its cancer patients, care givers, visitors and employees.

Brain activation induced by dentine hypersensitivity pain–an fMRI study

submitted by: mike214
Aim: Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) is characterized by a short, sharp pain arising from exposed dentin. Most published literature reports on peripheral neural aspects of this pain condition. The current investigation focused on differential cerebral activity elicited by stimulation of sensitive and insensitive teeth by means of natural air stimuli. Materials and Methods: Five graded stimulus strengths were randomly applied by means of a multi-injector air jet delivery system, each...
Authors: Michael Meier, Michael Brügger, Dominik Ettlin, Roger Luechinger, Ashley Barlow, Jäncke Lutz, Lutz Kai

: Buprenorphine Maintainance Therapy in the Opioid Addicted Healthcare Professional Returning to Clinical Practice: A Hidden Con

submitted by: WentzMR
: Dr. Ethan Bryson, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY, discusses his article appearing in the March 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which examines the current use of opioid substitution therapy with bupenorphine by state nursing and medical boards in healthcare professionals who wish to return to clinical practice after treatment for substance abuse. Available at:...

Blurred Boundaries: The Therapeutics and Politics of Medical Marijuana.

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Professor of psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the potential benefits and current legal limitations for including marijuana in medical research. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00021-8/fulltext