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15 Existential Questions that Could Improve Mental Health... Cartoon purchased from Andertoons by Mike Bundrant Do you regularly ponder life’s deeper meaning or existential questions? How about biting into juicy explorations of religion, morality, spirituality, and God? Or … ...
Nice Women Finish Last I am assertive. And I am a nice guy. You are assertive. But are you a nice woman? Or a nasty one? In our gendered culture, niceness is a double-edged sword. It can be a fawning compliment or a searing denunciation. As you eyes crinkle … ...
11 Things NOT To Do With Narcissists Different rules apply when coping with people who have unhealthy narcissism. Here are 11 “Don’ts” in dealing with narcissists: Don’t take them at face value. Image is everything to narcissists. … ...
Wealth, Poverty, and the Brain: A Q&A With Kimberly Noble Are poorer children deprived of opportunities for healthy cognitive development? How can we improve these conditions? Kimberly Noble, MD, Ph.D., offers some insight.
Promised Changes to Healthcare and Their Repercussions to the... Yes, the American Health Care Act and its aimed repeal of the Affordable Care Act failed. But once again, Congress is looking at taking action to change or limit benefits, including key mental health benefits, that have helped so many over the last few years. … ...
This Picture Helps People Control Their Thoughts Cognitive control helps people resist temptations and make decisions that benefit them in the long-term. • 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.
Mental Illness: We Are Not Useless; We Can Find... So often I feel useless. I apply for a job, go to the interview, get hired, and on the first day, I can’t make it through orientation without paranoia or … ...
Role of vascular disease in development of Alzheimer's disease Among adults who entered a study more than 25 years ago, an increasing number of midlife vascular risk factors, such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and smoking, were associated with elevated levels of brain amyloid (protein fragments linked to Alzheimer's disease) later in life, report researchers.
Infants show racial bias toward members of own ethnicity, against those of others Six- to nine-month-old infants demonstrate racial bias in favor of members of their own race and racial bias against those of other races, two new studies conclude.
Use of antiparasitic drug as new treatment for brain tumors explored by researchers A new study is examining if a common medication administered to treat pinworms, could replace the current treatment used for certain brain cancers.
Wiring of the 'little brain' linked to multiple forms of mental illness Nearly half of people with one mental illness also experience another mental illness at the same time. This is leading researchers to shift their focus away from individual disorders and search instead for common mechanisms or risk factors that might cause all types of mental disorders. Researchers have now linked specific differences in the cerebellum and pons to many types of mental illness.
Interview with Dr. Bruce Fink, author of “Clinical Introduction... I am very excited to share with you my interview with Dr. Bruce Fink, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor, regarding his new book, “A Clinical Introduction to Freud: Techniques … ...
The Brain's Fixation on the Short Term Is Hurting Politics When the Senate used the nuclear option, changing how it confirms Supreme Court nominees, some who voted for it said it was a bad idea. A cognitive bias explains why they did it.
The Brain’s Fixation on the Short Term is Hurting Politics When the Senate used the nuclear option, changing how to confirm Supreme Court nominees, even those who voted for it said it was a bad idea. A cognitive bias explains why they did.
So immature – So Stupid…: 5 Dating Disasters Girls just want to have fun, eh? In the hookup culture girls have more freedom. Good for you! But in the real world, most girls I know feel more like, … ...
My Physical Illness Has Triggered Depression I have a chronic illness that has lately taken control of my life. It’s a digestive illness called gastroparesis. With this illness, I suffer severe nausea, vomiting and pain. Fortunately, … ...
Feeling Lost? Part 2 Here’s a Map Linda: In a committed relationship that means a great deal to us, it’s not so easy to walk away when difficulties arise. These difficulties tend to be … ...
What is Secondary Bullying? I watched a show recently on Netflix about a girl that was bullied so badly that she took her own life. In one of the scenes she witnesses another student … ...
Expressing gratitude makes us healthier: Who wouldn't be grateful for that? Authors of a new report explore the connection between gratitude expression and psychological and physical well-being. As one might expect, positivity begets positive results for our well-being.