People get healthier on weekends, study says
A study conducted by researchers in the psychology department of the University of Rochester in the United States and published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology , showed the existence of a so-called "weekend effect" in people and found that their mood, vitality and mood increased between the end of Friday, The study followed the mood swings of adults aged 18-62 who worked at least 30 hours per week.
For 3 weeks the participants were beep in the morning, afternoon and evening, on leisure weekends, and should fill out a short questionnaire describing their activity at that time and using a scale of one to seven, should rank them, taking into account positive feelings like pleasure and happiness and negatives like stress, anger and depression.
E At the end of the research, the results showed that 40% of men and 60% of women feel much better at the end of their lives. Regardless of the financial situation, age and sex, the weekend effect has lowered the blood pressure and adrenaline level of the candidates by up to 20% as well as provide a relief of 70% of chronic headaches.
For researchers, the results are directly linked to the fact that people may experience positive feelings such as freedom over the weekend, while in the workplace people are exposed to external controls, pressure and needs related to activities outside the professional environment, as well as coexistence with co-workers with whom this r connected emotionally, making life in these days more superficial.
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