Tag: fear


25% of those who meditate report negative experiences

May 20, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The research, which features in PLOS ONE, revealed that more than a quarter of people who meditate sometimes come away having had an adverse experience. Researchers at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, Witten/Herdecke University in Germany, and […]

Innovation, News, Patient Experience

Embarrassment and fear of being judged can mean patients lie to their doctors

November 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of Utah Health have conducted a survey suggesting that a large proportion of people have a tendency to lie to their doctors about information that could be relevant to their health. Up to 80% of the […]

Innovation, Research

Scientists find brain area that inhibits fear

November 1, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to recent estimates, 3.6 percent of the adult population in the United States have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the past year, while almost 7 percent have had the condition at some point in their lives. Although almost […]