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9 Things You Must Stop Saying to Someone with... Sure, the thought counts. So think twice. I have clinical depression. It’s been a part of my life since I hit puberty. I have had highs and lows and will continue to have them throughout my life. I’m an adult, I’m in treatment, and years … ...
Cannabis Shown To Have This Mental Cost For First Time Occasional cannabis users were tested along with those addicted to the drug. ** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **
Mental Illness and Dating: 11 Key Things to Consider Dating and starting a new relationship can be an extremely fun and exciting time in our lives, however, when you have a mental illness the process of dating and relationships … ...
A Post-Racial America? America in 2016 offers a sign post on the path from thousands of years of separation through centuries of conflict and exploitation towards a hopeful human family reunion.
Scratch Head Lice Myths Quickly and Easily   Remember when Tim Robbins’ character was “deloused” in Shawshank Redemption? With his skin burning and nearly blond from the powder the guards threw on him, he shuffled, naked, down … ...
Loving Money Makes People Objectify Others Here are the only two things you really need to know about money: Our society is based on money. Money doesn’t always bring out the best in people. Put these together, and you can see why money causes all sorts of problems in both person-to-person relationships and in society on...
Study Tips From Highly Effective Students — and Teachers...   Experts advise educators and instructors to engage with a student who appears to be having continual problems studying. These include: 1. Ask How the Child Has Been Preparing Ask … ...
ADHD, The Word Of The Day I am a writer. Among other things, I write two blogs. I also contribute to another group blog on a regular basis. That amounts to an average of somewhere between … ...
Shannen Doherty Says Cancer Has Done “Amazing Things”... When people hear the name Shannen Doherty, a few things probably come to mind. First, of course, is the fact that she became a household name during her time on … ...
Weight loss drug's effect on the brain revealed in study A weight-loss drug dampened the response to food cues in regions of the brain associated with attention and emotion, leading to decreases in caloric intake, weight and body mass index (BMI), a team has reported. In the first study of the drug lorcaserin in the human brain, the research revealed the mechanism underlying the drug’s efficacy and provides insight into which individuals may benefit most from the medication.
Two Steps to Successfully Adopt New Weight Loss Behaviors... Chances are if you need to lose weight, you also need to adopt some new behaviors and turn those behaviors into habits, right? Just about everyone struggles with changing old … ...
5 Things A Narcissist Never Does Being romantically involved with a narcissist can often feel like being on a thrilling ride at an amusement park—full of ups and downs, and incredibly exciting. It’s not just that … ...
Today I Love Good Words Today I love good words and the way they make people feel. I love that I get to write words every day and I love that I hear from people … ...
6 Alternatives to Avoiding Conflict We like to imagine our friendships are invincible. That they’ll somehow always be warm and entertaining, without ever being touched by conflict. But unlike the sitcom characters who use clever banter to fully resolve issues with their friends by the end of the 30-minute episode, … ...
Why Do We Accept Harmful Shortcomings in Our Partners? Why are some people so picky when it comes to superficial qualities in a partner, yet all too willing to put up with harmful or dangerous personality traits?
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Use Disorders in Veterans... Posttraumatic Stress Disorder-simply referred to as PTSD-generally does not occur in isolation.  Research has shown that up to 80 percent of people with the disorder have or will have another psychiatric condition at some point-many will have several. Some of the more common co-occurring disorders, … ...
Why Do We Wince When We're in Pain? The recent discovery that all mammals make the same pain-face begs the question, why? One reason could be that wincing is a facial expression intended to communicate danger.
Hillary Clinton on Mental Health in America In the run-up to the Presidential election in America, we’re examining the candidates’ views on mental health and mental illness. Last month, we examined what little Donald Trump, the Republican candidate, had to say on mental health. He has spoken using terms for mental illness … ...
What Do Many of the Most Influential Philosophers in... A professor of philosophy looked into the lives of the most influential philosophers in history, and found that many of them had something in common. He sees their commonality as … ...
Some hungry teens turn to crime, sex for food When hunger hits, some desperate teens in the U.S. are turning to extreme options to provide food for their families.