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  • 1.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors — especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 2.Mind/Body Health: Heart Disease
    You might think heart disease is linked only with physical activities - a lack of exercise, poor diet, smoking, and excessive drinking. While these habits do heighten the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems, your thoughts, attitudes, and emotions are just as important. They can not only accelerate the onset of heart disease, but also get in the way of taking positive steps to improve your health or that of a loved one.
    Web Article (August 2011)
  • 3.Mindless Eating: Losing Weight Without Thinking
    Changes such as smaller bowls, plates, and glasses along with keeping unhealthy food out of sight can prevent people from overeating and help them to lose weight.
    Press Release (August 2011)
  • 4.Mind/Body Health Public Education Campaign
    The campaign educates the public about the connection between psychological and physical health, as well as promoting psychologists as the providers to support healthy lifestyle and behavioral change. Topics include stress, heart disease and obesity.
    Web Page
  • 5.Dr. Teri Bourdeau, Clinical Psychologist
    As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Bourdeau applies the science of behavior change to help families live healthier. By inviting children and families to make changes, her unique approach actually helps families live well.
  • 6.Mind/Body Health: Job Stress
    Jobs and careers are an important part of our lives. Along with providing a source of income, they help us fulfill our personal aims, build social networks, and serve our professions or communities. They are also a major source of emotional stress.
    Web Article (July 2011)
  • 7.Lack of Willpower May Be Obstacle to Improving Personal Health and Finances
    People consistently report that a lack of willpower is the top reason they fall short of their goals to make lifestyle changes.
    Press Release (February 2012)
  • 8.Big kids
    Behavioral health experts are fighting the childhood obesity epidemic from a variety of angles, including home environment, healthy communities and school, and television commercials.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2012)
  • 9.Dr. D. Adam Long, Social Psychologist
    Dr. Long applies psychological science to determine what programs and policies foster healthy behaviors among employees and within organizations.
  • 10.Too Much Undeserved Self-Praise Can Lead to Depression
    Studies challenge the notion that self-enhancement and providing positive performance feedback to low performers is beneficial to emotional health.
    Press Release (October 2011)
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