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Physician Burnout: What Psychiatrists Need to Know Are you burnt out? This seemingly casual question may not be as easy to answer as you might think. Being burnt out can easily be mistaken for feeling tired, stressed, or depressed. But according to a growing body of research on physicians, recognizing and addressing … ...
Study finds married people have lower levels of stress hormone Married individuals tend to have lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, according to research published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. Previous research has shown that married people tend to be healthier than both the previously married and those who never married. However, the biological reason this was the case remained unclear. The new study of [...]
Brains Have Owners Is there an avatar in your brain called "I"? Neuroscience suggests this is the case.
Scientists examine: Why do men sometimes show their opponents signs of respect after a fight? A new study provides some clues about when and why some men show signs of respect after a fight. Researchers from Oakland University said their findings indicate that humans may have evolved psychological mechanisms to signal evaluations of fighting performance. The study, published in the peer-reviewed Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, examined what factors could predict [...]
Living with “What If” — Addressing Anxiety There are many people who don’t know that their hesitations, fears, and even compulsive “musts” throughout the day are actually stemmed in anxiety. Regardless if the anxiety is caused from stress or trauma, the longer anxiety is ignored — the worse it usually gets. If … ...
Emotion Regulation Skills Reduce Procrastination Procrastination is an emotion-focused coping strategy. We avoid some tasks in order to avoid the emotions they evoke. New research explains how to reduce procrastination.
8 Fascinating Facts About Anxiety Worth Knowing Surprising facts about anxiety include that it affects the sense of smell and balance, how we judge faces and perceptions of our personal space, and more… • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
The Real Reason Sad Music Can Be Pleasurable The real reason some people enjoy listening to sad music. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
Working human forebrain circuits assembled in a lab dish Peering into laboratory glassware, researchers have watched stem-cell-derived nerve cells arising in a specific region of the human brain migrate into another brain region. This process recapitulates what's been believed to occur in a developing fetus, but has never previously been viewed in real time.
Cannabis use in adolescence linked to schizophrenia A new study points to cannabis as a trigger for schizophrenia. The research finds that smoking pot or using cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder.
Childhood Anxiety Childhood anxieties build upon one another, becoming the gateway to bipolar, schizophrenia, and all adult mental disorders.
New study links emotional feeding in children to emotional eating later in life The parenting practice of using food as a means of comforting or rewarding children, may cause the development of adult emotional eating.
Autism linked to many other health issues Advocacy group looks at how and why the neurodevelopmental disorder may be linked to other mental health problems.
In a neuro-techno future, human rights laws will need to be revisited New human rights laws to prepare for advances in neurotechnology may put the 'freedom of the mind' at risk.
The Mystery of Men in Therapy Revealed Why is it that so many men feel more comfortable opening up to a therapist — essentially a stranger — than they do their own spouse? Do they trust their therapists more than their wives? The short answer is, no, they don’t. The slightly more … ...
Researcher: Nudity can disrupt the natural inhibition men have toward non-consensual sex Research published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior offers some preliminary evidence that nudity influences date rape. The Canadian psychologists who conducted the study were seeking to examine the sexual inhibition hypothesis. The hypothesis asserts that men tend to be sexually inhibited by “rape cues” like violence and expressions of non-consent, but particular circumstances can disrupt these cues. [...]
When a Child Comes Out, Parents May Want to Go in the Closet Your LGBT child may be out of the closet, but are you?
10 Commandments of Conversation I stopped by a home improvement store this morning to pick up a few things for an after work project. Unable to find what I needed, a sales associate guided me to the right place and assisted in selecting the needed products. A casual comment … ...
Immune system, brain structure and memory linked Scientists have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes.
Mood Influences People’s Intentions to Exercise You probably know that a little exercise can do a lot for your mood. And if you read the AllPsych blog often, you know that simply telling people not to exercise for a week reliably lowers their life satisfaction. Now, though, a pair of studies have shed some new light...