Color psychology refers to how colors affect our emotions and behaviors. Whether we are conscious of it or not, we react to different colors depending on our personal taste, family upbringing and cultural background. Read more: What Is the Psychology of Color? Article
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Doctors, pharmacists, and other health-care professionals use abbreviations, acronyms, and other terminology for instructions and information in regard to a patient's health condition, prescription drugs they are to take, or medical procedures that have been ordered. There is no approved this list of common medical abbreviations, acronyms, and terminology used by doctors and other health- care professionals. You can use this list of medical abbreviations and acronyms written by our doctors the next time you can't understand what is on your prescription package, blood test results, or medical procedure orders. Examples include: ANED: Alive no evidence of disease. The patient arrived in the ER alive with no evidence of disease. ARF: Acute renal (kidney) failure cap: Capsule. CPAP: Continuous positive airway pressure. A treatment for sleep apnea. DJD: Degenerative joint disease. Another term for osteoarthritis. DM: Diabetes mellitus. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes HA: Headache IBD: Inflammatory bowel disease. A name for two disorders of the gastrointestinal (BI) tract, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis JT: Joint N/V: Nausea or vomiting. p.o.: By mouth. From the Latin terminology per os. q.i.d.: Four times daily. As in taking a medicine four times daily. RA: Rheumatoid arthritis SOB: Shortness of breath. T: Temperature. Temperature is recorded as part of the physical examination. It is one of the "vital signs."
What Color Light Is Best for Depression?
Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, involves the use of artificial bright light or blue light to improve mood and reduce depression symptoms. Research indicates that blue light is superior to other lights in the spectrum for treating depression.
What Are the 12 Discrete Emotions?
There are several theories of emotion that define the many different types of emotions in various ways. Some theories say that there are eight basic emotions, while others say there are 27. When people do not understand their emotions well and the emotions of others, it can often lead to misunderstandings and affect relationships, personal or professional. The discrete emotion theory claims that there are 12 discrete emotions (measured via the Differential Emotions Scale).
How Does Blue Light Affect Mental Health?
Blue light can affect mental health by interfering with the way our brain regulates mood, emotions and sleep. Excessive blue light can cause sleep and mood disorders, leading to depression.
Which Color Light Helps Anxiety?
Chromotherapy is an alternative medicine technique that claims to cure various physical or mental disorders by using colors. Most practitioners of modern medicine believe that this technique lacks scientific evidence.
Does Blue Light Help Your Mood?
Blue light has a short wavelength and a high amount of energy. Adequate exposure to the natural blue light is known to lift your mood, attention and reaction times during the day.
Can Blue Light Cause Depression?
Yes, in humans, there is evidence that supports that blue light disrupts the normal circadian rhythms (biological clock), resulting in mood disorders such as depression.
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