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Dissociative Disorder: 8 Common Signs Dissociative Disorder is a complex mental process that allows children and adults to cope with an extremely distressing or traumatic experience. “Dissociation” can look differently from person to person as … ...
The Elements Of A Western Diet Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease About 42 million individuals around the world suffer from dementia and the most common type is Alzheimer’s disease. ** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **
Tips To Remember With Bipolar Disorder Introduction There is a huge stigma on mental illness. People with mental illness are constantly judged just because they have a mental disorder. However, this is not their fault. This … ...
How Parents Prolong the "Terrible Twos" Into Adolescence Mental health professionals label as mental disorders child misbehavior that is created by certain parenting practices that have increased in incidence over the last few decades.
Vesicles that trap amyloid appear to also contribute to Alzheimer's Vesicles, fluid-filled sacs that brain cells make to trap amyloid, a hallmark of Alzheimer's, appear to also contribute to the disease, scientists report. Reducing the production of these vesicles, called exosomes, could help reduce the amount of amyloid and lipid that accumulates, slow disease progression and help protect cognition, scientists say.
Alzheimer's: Nicotinic receptors as a new therapeutic target Studies have indicated that nicotine may be beneficial for memory function. Scientists are set out to shed further light on the properties attributed to nicotine by determining the precise structure of the nicotinic receptors in the hippocampus region of the brain. Using mouse models for Alzheimer's disease, they identified the a subunit of the nicotinic receptor as a target that, if blocked, prevents the memory loss associated with Alzheimer's.
New window to understanding the brain A team of researchers has demonstrated that syringe-injectable mesh electronics can stably record neural activity in mice for eight months or more, with none of the inflammation produced by traditional implanted probes.
Single gene mutation causes severely debilitating disease of brain blood vessels The cause of a disease that targets blood vessels in the brain -- leading to multiple debilitating symptoms and, often, to early death -- has been tracked to a single mutated gene, opening up the immediate possibility of improved patient care through genetic testing, and of future treatments.
The Benefits Of Yoga For ADHD Introduction Exercise is a great remedy for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. However, have you ever tried yoga for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Believe it … ...
More Evidence Regarding the Causes of Homosexuality Development of a homosexual preference might have something to due with the maternal environment a male fetus finds itself in
Patients with moderate to severe TBI twice as likely to die from an unintentional injury Research examining adults with moderate to severe TBI who participated in rehabilitation showed that they were twice as likely to die from an unintentional injury that occurred following their TBI. This was in comparison to individuals in rehabilitation of similar age, sex, and race but without TBI. People who have had a moderate to severe TBI may experience changes in cognition and balance, which may put them at greater risk of subsequent unintentional injuries.
The Ability To Hyperfocus With ADHD Introduction According to adhd.newlifeoutlook.com, “When you think of someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you likely think of someone who can’t focus on any subject for any period. You … ...
7 Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence Howard Gardner argued that instead of intelligence being a single ability, humans had the ability to develop multiple intelligences, 9 to be exact. Some people have a natural proficiency in emotional or interpersonal intelligence but others have difficulty with this. Although this article focuses on … ...
What Not to Say to an Unloved Daughter (Really) Among the many unintentional downsides to the popularity of positive thinking—yes, the “we got lemons so let’s make lemonade!” approach—in addition to the thousands of memes, placards, and tea cozies … ...
Today I Love Being Slow On Monday Morning Today I love being slow on Monday Morning, having places to go but nowhere to be in any great hurry. I love finding my pace, choosing my path, making plans … ...
Fatherhood Plummets Testosterone.... Maybe Dads Beware: Does fatherhood impact your hormones?
Bird Brain: An Exploration of Avian Intelligence Dr. Nathan Emery's new book "Bird Brain: An Exploration of Avian Intelligence" is a gold mine of information and surprises about the latest research on bird smarts.
ADHD Get Off The Bus So you’re looking for work? Well, a lot of us do that. We change jobs frequently. It seems that some jobs look like they’re going to be the next great … ...
Forgiveness & One of the Most Important, Overlooked Things... There are a lot of factors that make relationships work well. One of the most important keys to a successful, long-term relationship is forgiveness. The act of forgiveness is immensely powerful and humbling. Some people have a hard time with it, usually due to past … ...
Research Updates in Psychiatry: Long-Term Outcomes in Anxiety Treatment... Long-Term Outcomes in Anxiety Treatment Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions in kids, and they are often predictive of future psychiatric problems. Researchers recently examined if effective treatment of anxiety disorders early on had positive long-term outcomes. In this naturalistic follow-up study … ...