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Photography-based therapy offers new approach to healing for sexual assault survivors One out of every six American women has experienced a sexual assault or an attempted sexual assault or rape in her lifetime, according to the National Institute of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While more than half of female survivors of rape report symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), previous research [...]
4 Essentials To Help You Enjoy the Holidays The holidays give us great opportunities to continue existing traditions or establish new ones. We reconnect with friends and family. It is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. However, for some it can become a stressful and overwhelming season, and for … ...
Adding ADHD drug to therapy improves cognitive outcomes in traumatic brain injury patients A combination of the stimulant drug methylphenidate with a process known as cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation is a promising option to help people who suffer from persistent cognitive problems following traumatic brain injury, researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have reported. The study, believed to be the first to systematically compare the combination therapy to alternative [...]
Researchers find potential therapy for brain swelling during concussion A team of biomedical engineering researchers has identified a cause of fluid swelling of the brain, or cellular edema, that occurs during a concussion.
What We Need Now — A Little Civility Following a contentious campaign, the nation is divided. How can small acts of kindness stop the spread of incivility and help heal a growing national rift?
21 Things Every Parent of Anxious Kids Should Know As a child therapist who specializes in anxiety, I work with parents every week who have questions and misperceptions about anxiety. Anxiety can be confusing at times and being a … ...
Seasonal Depression & Your Teen, Is It “Just” All... “Tis the season to be Jolly,” right? Well, maybe not so much. Just seeing all the Christmas decorations in the stores before Halloween even arrives can be depressing in and of itself. Think about your own amount of stress when the holidays are approaching. There’s … ...
7 Natural Ways To Fight Depression Fight depression by thinking flexibly, watching what you eat and using your support network correctly. 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
Hope for people who struggle after suffering brain trauma Combining drugs and rehabilitation programs is a successful method to treat memory and attention problems, say researchers.
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Looking Forward: Obstacles and Opportunities for Trump’s Fight Against... Looking Forward: Obstacles and Opportunities for Trump’s Fight Against Opioid Addiction What will the fight against opioid addiction look like under President Trump? Although the president-elect has yet to appoint … ...
Don’t Let Politics Spoil Your Family Holiday My grandmother had a rule: No talking about politics, religion or money while at the table. In the wake of the 2016 election, this may be particularly difficult, especially if yours is a family that is divided along political lines. Some may still be mourning … ...
The New Evolutionary Socialism Darwinian models applied to society need not be red in tooth and claw. Here is a plan for how an evolutionarily informed approach to society can help advance a socialist agenda.
In What Ways Do Socially Anxious Adults Suffer? A new research on touch as a neglected emotional experience that offers insights into the difficulties of individuals suffering from social anxiety problems.
The Gift of Gratitude Sometimes it can feel that working to protect animals is a never-ending, uphill battle. I know from my own personal experience that there are days when I’ve lost all hope … ...
Making Friends With Math I know if I was a reader (which I am) and saw a post titled “Making Friends With Math” (in progress here) I would surely want to read it right … ...
Tips To Manage ADHD At Work Introduction One of the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is an inability to complete tasks.  Another symptom associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is difficulty with organization.  Are you … ...
New mouse model reveals extensive postnatal brain damage caused by Zika infection A team of scientists has developed a new mouse model that closely mimics fetal brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus in humans.
Today I Love Focused Determination Today I love focused determination and plans that seem like they might be ambitious but hold within them the possibility of success and feeling accomplished. I love intentions that make … ...
The Truth About Lying Lying is the quintessential example of misbehaviour, but confabulating is a stress behaviour.