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A Fundamental Human Need As odd as it sounds, survival in life parallels survival in wartime. World War II, to this day, maintains its place as the most popular war in American history — as well it should. An argument can be made that the Vietnam War should not … ...
Understand Impulsivity to Understand ADHD Talk about ADHD and two kinds of symptoms immediately come up: hyperactive symptoms and inattentive symptoms. After all, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, that’s what’s in the name. In the DSM, … ...
How Broccoli Sprouts Help Beat Depression More and more we’re learning that what we eat can affect our mental health. As an example, research from 2015 showed that fiber intake reduces anxiety by feeding “good gut … ...
The Reason Many Face Sizable Extra Dementia Risk The first study to identify a 10% increased dementia risk resulting from home location. 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
Living near major roads linked to dementia risk A new study shows the devastating health effects of air pollution.
Attractiveness Is More (and Less) Important Than You Think How important is physical attractiveness to you in a romantic partner? It is probably both more important and less important than you think it is.
Animal study shows harmful effects of secondhand smoke even before pregnancy Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke -- even before conception -- appears to have a lingering impact that can later impair the brain development of a fetus, researchers report.
Protein associated with Parkinson's travels from brain to gut 'Alpha-synuclein,' a protein involved in a series of neurological disorders including Parkinson's disease, is capable of traveling from brain to stomach and does so following a specific pathway, researchers have discovered. This study, carried out in rats, sheds new light on pathological processes that could underlie disease progression in humans.
5 Qualities to Help You Stand Out in Your Career It’s not your grandfather’s job market anymore. We live in a fast-paced, highly competitive world, where the path to success is becoming less linear. It’s no longer a guarantee that … ...
Today I Love Moving Forward In Life Today I love moving forward in life to whatever is waiting for me next. I love exploring new possibilities as thoughts and then figuring out ways to experience those possibilities. … ...
Do Extroverts Manage Stress Better? Our society favors extroverts as the outgoing individuals who discover continents and sell stuff and they may be better at managing stress also. So why did introversion evolve?
Physical Health and Mental Health, Part 1: Eating Healthfully... Mental health and physical health are closely related. Keeping physically fit actually helps our mental health too; because it is very hard to stay psychologically healthy when our physical health is poor. If we are physical functioning poorly it takes an emotional toll on us … ...
Relationship Effectiveness: What to Do When You’ve Messed Up... You’ve been there. We all have. You say or do something to damage an important relationship. Maybe you lose your temper and tell a loved one to get out of … ...
Vision symptoms following concussion limit a child's ability to return to the classroom Evaluation from a vision specialist should be included in return-to-learn concussion protocols, recommend experts in a new report.
PODCAST: Remembering Carrie Fisher – Mental Health Advocate... In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe and Vincent discuss the recent passing of Carrie Fisher. To most, she was Princess Leia from the Star Wars films. To some, she was a witty novelist. But to many, she was a staunch mental health advocate, … ...
And Speaking Of Pondering Yesterday I suggested that the lesson I learned from moving out of my home of thirty-one plus years in just five weeks was to take time to ponder decisions. Although … ...
3 Tips for Psychotherapists Looking to Start a Blog Writing has become a popular pastime and marketing tool for psychotherapists. I’ve had many individuals reach out to me asking how they can go about starting their own blog and establishing themselves as writers. I’ve enjoyed being able to provide professional coaching services to clinicians … ...
What Does Mindfulness Have to Do With Intimacy? Mindfulness can help our relationships by connecting us with what lives most deeply within ourselves.
Be creative, be curious: living a full life How can we be creative in our life, whether or not we choose to pursue a career in the arts? “Creative living is about living a life that is driven more strongly … ...
5 Myths About Child Anxiety People make tons of assumptions about child anxiety. Unfortunately, many of these assumptions are completely false. I hear these assumptions from well-intentioned parents who are baffled by their anxious child. … ...