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The Right Kind of Alcohol Treatment The 2014 Census Bureau recorded 323 million people living in the United States.  Approximately six percent (17 million) are alcoholics—enough people to fill the entire state of Florida.  This group and their loved ones will experience devastating consequences.  On the positive side, most traditional treatments … ...
Here is An Easy Way to Remember More Memory is dynamic, but it needs this clue as to what it should store away so you remember more. 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
The Key to Finishing Your Creative Project It’s not easy to finish a project—let alone start it—when you know it’ll be judged (when you know you’ll be judged; when someone is judging our work, it’s hard to … ...
Climbing Maslow‘s Pyramid and the Courage to Change! How often do we focus on where our energy really goes when we try to change our behavior? Where does our moral compass guide us? How can our beliefs limit our growth?
I Think Mom Has a Mental Disorder I have spent years of my life trying to figure out why I was destined to live the childhood I did, why my mother relished beating me up mentally and … ...
Toxic brain cells may drive many neurodegenerative disorders, study finds While most of us haven't heard of astrocytes, these cells are four times as plentiful in the human brain as nerve cells. Now, a team led by researchers has found that astrocytes, which perform many indispensable functions in the brain, can take on a villainous character, destroying nerve cells and likely driving many neurodegenerative diseases.
Do You Have Empathy for People Who Don't? Should You? Liking empathic individuals is easy. They’re caring and listen sympathetically. But appreciating, and getting along with, individuals without empathy can be really challenging....
Why Personality Holds the Key to Understanding Sexuality Research shows that sexuality is often correlated to personality characteristics.
5 Essential Steps to Rebound from Rejection This is Part Three in a series on Overcoming Rejection. Click here for Part One and Part Two. You were turned down for a date; your boss shot down your proposal; you were never invited back for a second interview; or maybe you were dealt … ...
Hearing Voices I attended a seminar recently about schizophrenia and hearing voices. It was divided up into three sections. First you get evaluated by a psychiatrist, then you go perform a task out in … ...
Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child? Does sparing the rod spoil the child? New research explores how corporal punishment and harsh parenting can lead to later behavioral problems in children.
5 Common Problems that Arise when Angry What are some of the most common problems that people make in dealing with their anger? They put either too much or too little emphasis on it. Too much emphasis … ...
Mothers of socially anxious children take involvement to the next level When mothers of children with social anxiety disorder try to support their children, it often backfires. The results of an experiment involving building difficult puzzles indicate that, even at home, mothers of children with the disorder are more involved with their offspring than mothers of healthy control children.
ADHD Oblivion There is a state of mind, or perhaps a partial state of mind, that I sometimes, or possibly always am in, that keeps me unaware of many things around me. … ...
Today I Love Confessions Of Emotion Today I love confessions of emotion between friends. I love people telling each other how they really feel especially when those feelings are good ones. I love the way hearts … ...
How to Pass Pre-Employment Personality Tests Personality tests are a popular way to screen candidates for a job. While there isn't right or wrong answers with regular personality tests, when it comes to pre-employment tests, you can't "just be yourself".
In Rett syndrome model, team shows how adult learning is impaired in females In mouse models of Rett syndrome -- which in humans is seen overwhelmingly in females -- researchers have demonstrated how failure of Mecp2, the mouse equivalent of the human gene of the same name, has biological consequences that prevent adult females from learning how to gather newborn pups in the days immediately following the pups' birth. They reversed the defect.
New avenue for anti-depressant therapy discovered Researchers have made a ground-breaking discovery revealing new molecular information on how the brain regulates depression and anxiety. In so doing, they identified a new molecule that alleviates anxiety and depressive behavior in rodents.
Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters brain electrical activity Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain, according to a new study. These alterations were observed in physically and mentally healthy but heavy-drinking adolescents, who nevertheless did not fulfil the diagnostic criteria for a substance abuse disorder.
5 Ways To View Your Therapist Do you (or someone you know) have a therapist? If so, how is this therapist perceive by you or the person you know? Sadly, many therapists are perceived by clients … ...