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The Adjustment of Adoptees Does the emotional, behavioral and academic adjustment of adopted children differ from that of non-adopted children? New research sheds light on the differences—and similarities—between both groups.
Non-invasive technique allows amputee to use bionic hand, powered by his thoughts Medical researchers have created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his thoughts.
Age matters: Discovering why antidepressants don't work well for kids A new study had researchers seeking answers to why the therapeutic benefit afforded by SSRIs was so limited in children and teenagers. If researchers can uncover the biological mechanisms preventing available treatments from producing antidepressant effects, scientists can then target those mechanisms to develop new antidepressants that will treat childhood and adolescent depression more effectively.
Getting Your Loved One Into Treatment Support For You and Your Loved One If you have a loved one with active and untreated mental illness such as bipolar disorder, you may be feeling your own ups and downs. When a loved one is out of control, if can feel as if you own life is also...
7 Factors That Affect Private Practice Income Maintaining a successful therapy private practice takes a lot of time, effort, and skill. There are countless aspects of your business that require painstaking attention in order for things to run smoothly. It can be difficult to work so hard and still sometimes experience economic uncertainty, so it’s important to...
Brain's 'gender' may be quite flexible: Mechanism that plays key role in sexual differentiation of brain described During prenatal development, the brains of most animals, including humans, develop specifically male or female characteristics. But scientists have known little about the details of how this differentiation occurs. Now, a new study has illuminated details about this process. Researchers succeeded in transforming the brain of a female rat after an important developmental window had closed, giving it the characteristics of a male rat brain.
History of depression puts women at risk for diabetes during pregnancy, study finds A history of depression may put women at risk for developing diabetes during pregnancy, according to research. This study also pointed to how common depression is during pregnancy and the need for screening and education.
What Happens When the Class Clown Grows Up Every school classroom seems to have a class clown. The nightmare of most teachers, we know very little about what happens to them when they enter the world of work, home, and community. When they grow up , these “wits” or jokesters can also create havoc to the other adults who inhabit their world.
Does Everyone Really Love a Joker? (Does Anyone?) Every school classroom seems to have a class clown—the nightmare of most teachers. However, we know very little about what happens to them when they enter the world of work, home, and community. When they grow up, these “wits” or jokesters can also create havoc to the other adults who inhabit their world.
Emotional First Aid Ouch, that hurt! We wouldn’t think twice about grabbing a bandage for our burned finger or getting a cast for our teen’s arm due to their epic skateboarding mishap. So … ...
7 Ways to Combat Facebook Jealousy Many of us are trapped in a cycle of seeking out social media almost automatically when we're bored or stressed. Sometimes, though, it can do more harm than good—especially if it spurs on jealousy. Here are seven ways to break free.
Seven Videos About PTSD 7 videos about PTSD....
The Clumsy Left-Handers: Fact or Fiction? There seems to be an ingrained belief in our world that left-handers are clumsy. Is that true?
Hope Floats Must death leave us feeling hopelessly mortal?
How I Absolutely, Positively KNOW You Can Recover I’ll bet you are expecting me to say, “I know you can recover because I recovered.” I’m not. The best way to know whether you have what it takes to recover is to run out of air for a minute. Do you immediately gasp for another breath the first chance...
#143 Identifying Ultimate Family Values Howard Lake via Compfight What is it you want most out of life? How do you want to go about achieving what you want most? These two questions determine a lot about the way we spend our time and, most importantly for this discussion, the way we build our family....
Two Servings of Specific Vegetables Can Reduce Brain Age By 11 Years Just two daily servings containing vital nutrients is enough to reduce brain age by 11 years. » Continue reading: Two Servings of Specific Vegetables Can Reduce Brain Age By 11 Years » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:The Vitamin Which May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia New MIND Diet Lowers Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Over 50% Irregular Bedtimes Reduce Children’s Cognitive Performance 5 Habits Proven to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia This Brain Disease Will Affect Nearly Every Family. Now Nanotechnology Can Detect It Early
Are People Who Express Anger Unhealthy? Long-term stress is bad for you. Decades of research demonstrates that when people are stressed over a long period of time, their immune system is suppressed. These individuals experience health problems including heart disease and high blood pressure.
Should airline pilots – and lawyers – reveal their As the world ponders the sensibility of psychological testing of airline pilots before we even know the diagnosis of GermanWings pilot Andreas Lubitz, comes word that the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. … ...
What if your job hinged on revealing your mental As the world ponders the sensibility of psychological testing of airline pilots before we even know the diagnosis of GermanWings pilot Andreas Lubitz, comes word that the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Florida Supreme Court for the state Board of Bar Examiners’ policy of evaluating applicants...