Essays about: "physical and mental health effects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 essays containing the words physical and mental health effects.

  1. 1. Investigating the Modern Social Media Influenced World and its Consequences on Mental Health : How to reduce the negative effects on young women in the social media app Instagram by modifying or adding design parameters and functionality

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Cecilia Wikberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Social media; Mental Health; Instagram; Concept Testing;

    Abstract : Social media is valuable when searching for information or to ease communication but what about the health risks, loss of productivity and physical activity, imaginary ideals and addiction? One third of women 16-29 years old suffer from a lower mental health and according to a large number of studies, social media has a big part in it. This study investigates how Instagram can be modified in order to reduce the nega- tive effects on young women caused by the app. READ MORE

  2. 2. Visualization and Classification of Neurological Status with Tensor Decomposition and Machine Learning

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Thi Pham; [2019]
    Keywords : Stress assessment; physiological signals; biosensors; tensor decomposition; feature visualization; machine learning;

    Abstract : Recognition of physical and mental responses to stress is important for stress assessment and management as its negative effects in health can be prevented or reduced. Wearable technology, mainly using electroencephalogram (EEG), provides information such as tracking fitness activity, disease detection, and monitoring neurologicalstates of individuals. READ MORE

  3. 3. School-based Interventions or Prevention Programs regarding Alcohol, Smoking and Drug Use among Adolescents with Disabilities or Physical Impairments : A Systematic Literature Review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Marouso Triantafyllou; [2019]
    Keywords : school-based interventions; prevention programs; adolescents; alcohol consumption; smoking; drug use; physical impairments; disability;

    Abstract : Introduction Substance use in adolescents with disabilities is rising, containing the prevalence of substance-related disorders (SRD) such as addiction, mental or health disorders, cancer, accidents and mortality. Yet little is known about the existing substance use prevention programs among adolescents with dosabilities or physical impairments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Between a Rock and a Strange Place: Fear of Crime and the Well-being of Deported Migrants in Jamaica

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Sanjay Thompson; [2019]
    Keywords : deportation; fear of crime; recidivism; substance use; victimisation; well-being;

    Abstract : Deported migrants in Jamaica face a plethora of integration and rehabilitation issues that have been exacerbated by the society’s negative perception of the population. Though previous research has highlighted the counterproductive implications of the negative attitudes (Headley, 2006), it is still evident in the Jamaican society. READ MORE

  5. 5. It's About a Day : The Effect of Glucocorticoids on Shifting and Re-entraining the Circadian Rhythm in Peripheral Cells: A Review and Meta-Analysis

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Anton Degerfeldt; [2019]
    Keywords : Circadian rhythm; glucocorticoids; endocrine system; circadian disruption; jet lag;

    Abstract : The circadian rhythm is a rhythm which permeates all aspects of biological life and follows the hours of the sun. The pace of the rhythm is controlled by a collection of neurons in the hypothalamus, called the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), whose signals affect rhythms throughout the body as can be seen in aspects of life from behavior down to oscillations of proteins in the cells. READ MORE