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How Do We Say No When We Feel So Guilty? I take good care of myself. My family, friends and clients know this about me. I would not be surprised if behind closed doors I’ve been described as selfish. I am actually all right with that; I own this attribute. Taking care of myself did … ...
Webinar: Loving Someone Bipolar: Lost Again Lost Again is a continuation of a ten post series to highlight the Webinar titled Loving Your Special Someone with a Psychological Disorder (“Loving Someone with Bipolar”). My idea behind these posts simple: It … ...
Webinar: Loving Someone Bipolar: Medication The webinar with The Family Stew Cartoon “Medication” is a continuation of a ten post series to highlight the webinar titled Loving Your Special Someone with a Psychological Disorder (“Loving Someone with Bipolar”). My … ...
Acts of Kindness Really Do Boost Happiness Acts of kindness can nudge your happiness in the right direction. ** Use code "5OFF" for $5 off PsyBlog's new ebook: "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" (Valid until 24 Oct 2016) **
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New approach to block binge eating A new therapeutic target for the treatment of compulsive binge eating has been identified by researchers. They report the beneficial effects of the activation of a class of receptors, Trace Amine-Associated Receptor 1 (TAAR1), on compulsive, binge eating. TAAR1 discovered in 2001, is a receptor that binds molecules in the brain called trace amines.
When Relationships Go Wrong with ADHD ADHD often makes me feel like short term issues and rough times will never resolve, but time is a strange thing. An increasingly toxic relationship began to take over my life late last winter. Stress caused my … ...
How passive aggression hurts children Studies show that kids are sensitive to quiet marital resentment—not just all-out shouting matches.
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It Feels Good To Have a Purpose Today was a good day. I focused almost entirely on literary stuff. It wasn’t an intense feeling, like sex or winning 200 bucks at a cheap Appalachian casino. It was … ...
Computer experts identify fourteen themes of creativity The elusive and complex components of creativity have been identified by computer experts.
Peer victimization in schools: Two studies explore types, repercussions As many as 75% of children and adolescents report experiencing some sort of peer victimization, researchers estimate, with 10 to 15% experiencing more severe and prolonged victimization. Two new studies explore victimization by peers to shed light on who is victimized and the repercussions of such actions. The studies are particularly pertinent with increased attention on bullying; this includes mandates to report instances of bullying as well as efforts to develop prevention programs and interventions that are effective and developmentally appropriate. Both studies suggest that earlier interventions are more likely to be successful in helping address peer victimization and its outcomes.
Join Us for World Mental Health Day on October... Next week on October 10th, we’re celebrating World Mental Health Day. If you’re a blogger, we’d like you to join us for our 6th annual blog party. World Mental Health Day is promoted by the World Health Organization to help raise awareness about mental health … ...
Freedom of Speech on Campus Universities have a long history of hiring professors who hold strongly liberal perspectives. This fact has led to a major lack of viewpoint diversity. And this is a problem.
2084: Digital Choice Curation for a Non-Orwellian Economy Understanding online decision making can help us overcome society's choice paradoxes, and help us deal with the Age of Big Data.
Women's better verbal memory skills may mask early signs of Alzheimer's Women may have better verbal memory skills than men even when their brains show the same level of problems metabolizing glucose, which occurs in people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to research.
Today I Love This Perfect Summer Day Today I love this perfect summer day set down right in the autumnal month of October. I love that yesterday there were beautiful autumn colors to see out on the … ...
Study demonstrates role of gut bacteria in neurodegenerative diseases Exposure to bacterial proteins called amyloid that have structural similarity to brain proteins may lead to an increase in clumping of proteins in the brain, research has revealed. Aggregates of misfolded amyloid proteins are seen in the brains of patients with neurodegenerative diseases.
A Force More Powerful Than Anti-Vaxxers? Economics! Price negotiations need to set a balance between protecting public purses and promoting public health.
3 Tips for Helping a Patient with Social Anxiety As humans, we are biologically wired to form connections with others. This behavior makes sense from an evolutionary standpoint, as traveling in groups helped to ensure our survival as a species. Strong relationships have been shown to have significant benefits in regards to one’s overall … ...