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The Language of Bipolar Disorder Part II In Part I of The Language of Bipolar Disorder, I covered several broad terms that relate to the disorder. It included symptoms or diagnoses that patients may not often hear, … ...
How Detachment Changes both Adolescent and Parents Adolescence alters the child, the parent in response, and the relationship between them. Adolescence changes everyone.
Destigmatizing Dependence in Therapy When I wrote my first article years ago about the power of psychotherapy, I was stunned by the reaction. Seventy-five percent was positive, but a very vocal minority attacked me viciously for either not having cured the patient or promoting a pathological dependence. They reasoned … ...
ADHD And Bored Bored Bored Bored So, I’m on holidays. And it’s great. I’m writing my blog, I’m doing little technical things for the online magazine I work for, I’m taking pictures and posting them to … ...
Retailer removing gender-based signage for kids Mental health experts say the gender-neutral trend could be a positive step for kids.
Test Your Job’s Stress Quotient All jobs can be stressful at times – deadlines, conflict with a colleague, a heavy workload. But how can you tell if your job is TOO stressful? Here is a way to calculate your job stress.
10 Fast Insights On Feeling Trapped in Social Situations... Imagine: you’re stuck in a social situation with people that you don’t like or cannot relate to. You’re uncomfortable, or even anxious. How are you supposed to react? What are … ...
Why Sex Addiction Treatment Works When Therapy Doesn’t... Many people manage to get free of their addictions or mature out of them on their own, but other people require help. And for those who require help, psychotherapy alone … ...
Five Keys to Setting Goals and Achieving Them Remember the famous car reservation episode with Jerry Seinfeld where he informs the agent “ You know how to take a reservation but you don’t know how to hold a … ...
Common medications could delay brain injury recovery Drugs used to treat common complaints could delay the recovery of brain injury patients according to new research.
Joss Stone – Artist and Empath Psychologist Elaine Aron, PhD is perhaps the leading expert on high sensitivity, or more technically, sensory processing sensitivity. She explains that the trait includes a higher level of empathy: “Highly … ...
Good Days Rather than Cures For the longest of times, I thought I would wake up cured of my struggles with anxiety and depression.  I was sure of it.  I think I had to be sure of it — the struggles were so overwhelming and all encompassing at the time … ...
Woody Allen Discusses Paternal Relationship with Soon-Yi... One of the biggest names in Hollywood over the past 50 years has been Woody Allen. The prolific director’s personal life has been the subject of great scrutiny and debate … ...
The Line between Parenting and Political Correctness Parenting is the most difficult, challenging, and stressful job anyone will ever do in their life. With a job that requires no qualifications and offers no training, how do parents know what is right and what is wrong when shaping their children for the future? … ...
Choosing Recovery I have a friend who is the epitome of stability, but twenty-seven years ago she was diagnosed as insane. Before stability, she would flit off to France at a moments notice because she had a … ...
What Do You Wish Your Parents Had Said to You? Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) is, by definition, nothing. How can nothing be something? How can nothing be a source of enduring pain and struggle? It seems unfathomable… until you see it … ...
Langues, Sprache, Taal: Firstborn children learn second languages better than their younger siblings First born siblings are more likely to develop better second language skills, according to a study of 1,200 bilingual children published earlier this summer in Frontiers in Psychology. The study focused on the theory that families with more than one child are thought to follow the resource-dilution model: children with fewer (or zero) siblings “achieve [...] The post Langues, Sprache, Taal: Firstborn children learn second languages better than their younger siblings appeared first on PsyPost.
How to Identify a Narcissist In Family or Couples... How does a therapist identify a narcissist in therapy? In general, a therapist “knows” because of how much time and energy it takes to manage simple therapy processes. They come dictating the terms; … ...
Is modern living leading to a ‘hidden epidemic’ of neurological disease? Modern living could be responsible for an ‘almost epidemic’ increase in neurological brain disease, according to new research from Bournemouth University. Published in the USA journal Surgical Neurology International the study compared 21 Western countries between 1989 and 2010 and found that dementias are starting a decade earlier than they used to in adults. Furthermore [...] The post Is modern living leading to a ‘hidden epidemic’ of neurological disease? appeared first on PsyPost.
When new parents become unhappy, brothers and sisters become less likely Couples who perceive a drop in happiness in the first year after they became parents, have a lower probability of having a second child. A study by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock, Germany, has shown that the larger the loss in well-being, the smaller the probability of a second baby. [...] The post When new parents become unhappy, brothers and sisters become less likely appeared first on PsyPost.