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Why Black and Latinx Health Matters During an ACA Repeal Why Black and Latinx health matters during an ACA repeal.
Pattern of marijuana use during adolescence may impact psychosocial outcomes in adulthood A pattern of escalating marijuana use in adolescents is linked to higher rates of depression and lower educational accomplishments in adulthood.
Clues to healing spinal cord injuries Fresh insights into how zebrafish repair their nerve connections could hold clues to new therapies for people with spinal cord injuries. Researchers have pinpointed key molecules that prompt damaged nerve fibers in the fish to regenerate themselves.
Best of Our Blogs: July 25, 2017 I attended a class called Mindful Stress Mastery and it was completely full. Every single person in there was struggling with stress and anxiety. There were men, women, young and the old. There were people who came here alone, and with their partners. Every one … ...
How to build resilience in midlife Science shows that adults also can take steps to boost resilience in middle age, which is often the time we need it most.
APA Again Urges Senate Defeat of "Repeal and Replace" Bills Measures under consideration would gut Medicaid, leave over 20 million uninsured
CBT Technique: Using the Triple Column Technique to Change... One of the cornerstones of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is to individuals identify their negative and irrational ways of thinking.  Cognitive Errors, also known as Cognitive Distortions, are unhealthy thinking habits that lead to most common mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and other … ...
Brain stimulation may improve cognitive performance in people with schizophrenia Brain stimulation could be used to treat cognitive deficits frequently associated with schizophrenia, according to a new study.
I’m a Psychoanalyst—and Here’s Why I Love It Some of you might be surprised to see an entire issue of The Carlat Psychiatry Report devoted to psychoanalysis. Do psychiatrists still practice it? Does it actually work? To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of psychoanalysis has been greatly exaggerated. I am an early-career psychiatrist, … ...
Stop Saying These Phrases To Improve Your Life Change the language you use everyday and you can change your life for the better. Words matter.
Life Lessons Children Learn When They’re Not Happy All... You and your child don’t have to agree on everything. Everybody wants to make their children happy. But trying to make your children happy ALL the time is a bust. Nobody is happy all the time. You don’t want to teach your child that they must … ...
New map may lead to drug development for complex brain disorders, researcher says Just as parents are not the root of all their children's problems, a single gene mutation can't be blamed for complex brain disorders like autism, according to a neuroscientist. To help researchers see the big picture, researchers created the first map that highlights the brain's network of protein associations. It's a first step to developing treatment drugs that operate more like rifles than shotguns.
Technology Erodes Boundary Between Personal Life and Work Before the new world of work, there was a boundary between our professional and personal lives.
Long-term brain deficits in cardiac arrest survivors: Treatment? Research may lead to a treatment to prevent long-term sensory problems by restoring normal brain function in survivors of cardiac arrest.
Mice feel others' pain, literally Pain sensitivity associated with alcohol withdrawal may activate the same brain region in both drinking and non-drinking mice, finds a study.
The Dangerous Personality Trait On The Rise In The Young This personality trait is on the rise among the younger generation. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Borderline Personality Disorder: Who Burdens Who? Most personality disorders are in actuality a family affair, but saying this has become politically incorrect. Political considerations can trump scientific ones in science.
Forgiveness: Why You Should Consider It and How to... A gift to yourself   The idea of forgiveness makes many people shout, Never!!  Indeed, resentment, blame, recrimination and desire for revenge seem so much more natural than forgiveness. Is there anything to be gained by forgiving an offender? Formerly associated only with spiritual wellbeing, … ...
First image of major brain receptor caught in action Researchers have captured the first three-dimensional snapshots of the AMPA-subtype glutamate receptor in action. The receptor, which regulates most electrical signaling in the brain, is involved in several important brain activities, including memory and learning.
Alcohol boosts recall of earlier learning, study suggests Drinking alcohol improves memory for information learned before the drinking episode began, new research suggests.