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The Truth About "Quiet" Verbal Abuse Most people associate verbal abuse with yelling and shouting and while that's sometimes true, it isn't always. Quiet abuse may actually do more damage.
Population Health Management is Empowered by Patient Engagement... Behavioral healthcare providers and individuals seeking care strive for the same thing: high quality care at an affordable cost. With an increasingly long list of to-do’s in our nation’s healthcare system, industry leaders have already begun to propose several remedies that show high promise for … ...
Best of Our Blogs: January 27, 2016 The other day I glanced at a photo of someone’s home. It was beautiful and uncluttered. Instead of leaving it at that and going on with my day. I stared for awhile. I looked at my own home. My eyes zoomed in on all the … ...
What We Know About Fake News Unfortunately, fake news is everywhere now. But what does it mean? Is there any data on the impact of fake news in our society?
Mary Tyler Moore’s Character Had a Dignity Today’s Single... I have been reading obituaries and tributes and reflections since Mary Tyler Moore died on January 25, 2017. The love and admiration for the actress and her work is deep … ...
How I Create: Q&A with Therapist Joy Malek In this monthly interview series, I chat with therapists, artists, authors and coaches about everything from what creativity means to them to what it actually looks like day to day. … ...
3 Reasons to Be a Sober Lawyer As a substance abuse counselor, I worked with many people from a variety of backgrounds. Some were old. Some young. Some were employed, others weren’t. Many were professionals — “white … ...
APA Warns Against Reinstituting 'Enhanced' Interrogation Urges President Trump not to sign executive order
APA Thanks VA for Exempting Health Care Provider Positions From Freeze Notes that psychology doctoral interns provide critical care to veterans
Do Painful Memories Help Us Cope? When we get upset, scared, angry, or nervous without any identifiable cause it is a sign that our feelings are being “triggered” by the memory of a past situation. When … ...
Three Real, Genuine And Achievable Benefits Of Getting Sober... You probably know the bad stuff that can happen if you continue to drink. The problem is that knowing isn’t enough to stop many people. When a person has been … ...
Autism researchers discover genetic ‘Rosetta Stone’ Distinct sets of genetic defects in a single neuronal protein can lead either to infantile epilepsy or to autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), depending on whether the respective mutations boost the protein’s function or sabotage it, according to a new study by UC San Francisco researchers. Tracing how these particular genetic defects lead to more general [...]
Antidote for partisanship? In science, curiosity seems to work Disputes over science-related policy issues such as climate change or fracking often seem as intractable as other politically charged debates. But in science, at least, simple curiosity might help bridge that partisan divide, according to new research. In a study slated for publication in the journal Advances in Political Psychology, a Yale-led research team found [...]
Premature babies don’t use sensory-prediction brain process that may be key to development Babies born prematurely don’t use their expectations about the world to shape their brains as babies born at full term do, important evidence that this neural process is important to development. The findings offer clues to the mystery of why otherwise healthy babies born prematurely face higher risk of developmental delays as they grow, according [...]
5 ways to manage your emotions Are you out-of-touch with your emotions? Or do you feel a little too much, and consequently carry the world on your shoulders? Everyone has a different level of natural empathy and emotional intuitiveness, but we all need some help to regulate our emotions—whether we are aware of them or not. Science can help us to […]
Androgen deprivation therapy not associated with increased risk of Alzheimer disease A large-scale, population based study led by Dr. Laurent Azoulay, Senior Investigator with the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, has concluded that the use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to treat advanced prostate cancer is not associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer disease. This result, published in the Journal of Clinical [...]
Girls less likely to attribute brilliance to their own gender: Stereotypes affect interests as early as age 6 By the age of 6, girls become less likely than boys to associate brilliance with their own gender and are more likely to avoid activities said to require brilliance, shows a new study conducted by researchers at New York University, the University of Illinois, and Princeton University. The findings appear in the journal Science. The [...]
Structure of LSD and how it fits into receptors in the brain explains its potency Lysergic acid diethylamide–more commonly known as “LSD” or simply “acid”–is one of the longest lasting and most potent hallucinogens, but researchers have never understood why LSD’s effects linger for 12 hours or more. The key to the drug’s psychedelic longevity lies in how it fits into receptors in the brain, as reported in a study [...]
Boxed In: How to Avoid the Cardboard Life “So what do you do?” a well-meaning acquaintance inquires. And with that innocuous question, I default into a long-winded explanation. “Well, I am a transitioning attorney interested in writing but I am also passionate about politics. And did you see that land preservation article? What … ...
Stage 3: Best Tips For The Journeyman Screenwriter While some writers at the “intermediate” level do get their first breaks, others will take a bit longer. There are some screenwriting skills that are not easily taught, and some … ...