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30 Preemptive Signs of Abuse Turning Deadly Abuse has a pattern similar to an addiction. Once the abuser has utilized an abusive method for a long period of time, the victim develops a tolerance to the abuse so it no longer has the same effect. This aggravates the abuser who then escalates. … ...
The Natural Way To Boost Mental Wellbeing In 2 Weeks It reduces depression and anxiety, increases happiness and leads to higher social-emotional well-being. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Study finds link between vivid thoughts of death and authenticity Being able to vividly recall experiences related to your own mortality may cause you to be more fully engaged in life, according to research published in the journal Motivation and Emotion. The research, which included 457 participants, found a link between authenticity and the vividness of experiences that made them think about mortality. People who [...]
Social exclusion in virtual realities has a negative social and emotional impact in real life In this age of highly realistic computer games and increasingly popular social networks, social exclusion in virtual worlds is becoming more and more socially significant, as is demonstrated by the growing number of “cyber mobbing” cases. However, up until now, very little research has been carried out into the impact of social exclusion in the [...]
Research reveals how the brain remembers fearful experiences Understanding how the brain remembers can one day shed light on what went wrong when memory fails, such as it occurs in Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University reveal for the first time the specific patterns of electrical activity in rat brains that are associated with specific memories, in this [...]
8 Expert Tips to Get Over Your Ex A break-up or divorce is a loss that can shake up your entire life. You might feel confused, angry, or broken-hearted. And it’s completely normal to feel all of these … ...
Taking The Day Off There are things I love. Good books, good movies, casual bowling, shooting pool, playing music and writing are all on the list. And then there are things I hate. Discovering … ...
Same-sex marriage legalization linked to reduction in suicide attempts among teens The implementation of state laws legalizing same-sex marriage was associated with a significant reduction in the rate of suicide attempts among high school students – and an even greater reduction among gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. The researchers, publishing Feb. 20 in JAMA Pediatrics, estimate [...]
Why women don’t report sexual harassment Julie A. Woodzicka (Washington and Lee University) and Marianne LaFrance (Yale) report an experiment reminiscent of Milgram’s famous studies of obedience to authority. Reminiscent both because it highlights the gap between how we imagine we’ll respond under pressure and how we actually do respond, and because it’s hard to imagine an ethics review board allowing … Continue reading "Why women don’t report sexual harassment"
Differences in the rhetorical styles of candidates in the 2016 US presidential election A new paper published in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities reveals and quantifies dramatic differences in the speaking styles of candidates in the 2016 United States presidential election. Lexical analysis indicates that President Donald Trump had a distinct communication style, and it was far more direct than any of the other candidates. The most frequently [...]
How to Dialogue through Successful Conflict Resolution Relationships are hard work and in order to create healthy communication patterns, one must learn to have successful conflict resolutions. Many times you might find yourself at a communication impasse and feel increasing frustration.  It’s common to feel as though there isn’t a way around … ...
New study uncovers second cause of hidden hearing loss Patients who complain they can’t hear their friends at a noisy restaurant, but pass a hearing test in their doctor’s office, may be describing hidden hearing loss. Now, less than six years since its initial description, scientists have made great strides in understanding what hidden hearing loss is and what causes it. In research published [...]
Making a Molehill Out of a Mountain Do more of what’s working You’ve got to give a little, take a little, Let your poor heart break a little, That’s the story of, that’s the glory of love. … ...
Foster Care and Child Psychiatry: A Primer In this issue of CCPR we focus on the treatment of children in foster care systems. Nearly one in three of these children have significant psychiatric problems during their time in foster care—especially those related to trauma and neglect that brought them into the system … ...
New Editor of CCPR: Glen Elliott We’re happy to welcome Glen Elliott, MD, PhD, as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Carlat Child Psychiatry Report. Dr. Elliott is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist with a distinguished and varied career. His education spanned both coasts: he went to medical school at Stanford … ...
Today I Love Sleeping Late On Purpose Today I love sleeping late on purpose and waking up slowly to sunlight and promises of mild weather and maybe some adventure. I love piano music playing spontaneously while breakfast … ...
Prospect for more effective treatment of nerve pain Trigeminal neuralgia is characterized by sharp, lancinating pain in the teeth or facial area. The standard treatment for this chronic nerve pain can cause burdening side effects. A novel substance inhibits the pain effectively and is well tolerated, as documented by the initial results of an international study.
Are Refugees a Threat to Americans? Are refugees a threat to the safety of Americans? Research suggests we needn't be afraid.
What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? A brain region known as the basal ganglia appears to be important in treating and understanding obsessive compulsive disorder.
Who supports you? Let me be the first to tell you , when you do everything yourself, it’s also a perfect recipe for burnout.   Here are some key people we think you should have   1. A friend who has been there – someone who knows you, … ...