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Mood Disorders: Unipolar Disorders And Bipolar Disorders... Introduction According to researchgate.net, “The majority of mood disorders fall into two categories. Unipolar disorders involve depression only, whereas bipolar disorders involve episodes of elevated mood of varying severity (mania … ...
Be Okay With Now OR Work Harder For The... Where do you want your life to be? How do you know when you get to where you are going? We need to find the balance between working toward improving … ...
Identity Crisis: When Work Supersedes Life “What do you do?” The question lingers in the air. The correct, albeit somewhat evasive answer: “I’m a lawyer transitioning into my next career phase. Currently, I am writing for Psych Central; you should check out my articles.” The questioner pauses; I manage a nervous … ...
What’s the Best Advice You Have Ever Received? “You know how advice is. You only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyway.“- John Steinbeck Imagine Dorothy meandering down the Yellow Brick Road en … ...
Can I Succeed in Private Practice? When Dea took her first hesitant steps toward building her own private practice, she was terrified. With tens of thousands of dollars in student debt, only a few months’ rent in her savings account and zero family support – financially or otherwise – she constantly … ...
Sex & the Narcissist: Sadism (Pt 1) TRIGGER WARNING: Frank Sexual Content Not normal. Not normal at all. There’s nothing loving nor normal about sex with a narcissist. At least that’s what my Facebook friends tell me. … ...
Mental stress may cause reduced blood flow in hearts of young women with heart disease Mental stress may cause reduced blood flow in the heart muscle of younger women with heart disease. Younger women with heart disease are more susceptible to reduced blood flow from mental stress compared to men and older patients, new research has found.
Who Am I? Someone? Or Nobody? Celebrity is competitive. The outrageously competitive have no limits on what they do to get noticed. Winning often means being a bigger jerk than anyone else is willing to be.
Dating and Money: Must a Feminist Pay? Who pays on dates? It used to be simple. The guy did the asking and the paying. Today it’s less clear, as we can see from this range of views: Tom, 26, says he paid for the first five or six dates with his girlfriend … ...
A Graceful Posture That Boosts Self-Esteem, Improves Mood, Reduces Self-Consciousness… …causes people to speak faster and improves their memory. ** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **
Weird Beliefs You have some weird beliefs, beliefs that do not fit well with all your other everyday beliefs. To you, though, these beliefs are not weird at all. What explains this?
Smart helmet for football players may help detect concussions A smart helmet that can help diagnose concussions in football players is being developed by medical students. Using the smart helmet, the team hopes players of all ages will be taken off the field immediately after a hit, instead of continuing to participate while injured.
Concussions and brain injury: Can omega-3 intake aid in brain health recovery? The treatment of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a clinical challenge. Clinical studies thus far have failed to identify an effective treatment strategy when a combination of targets controlling aspects of neuroprotection, neuroinflammation, and neuroregeneration is needed. According to emerging science and clinical experience, aggressive intake of omega-3 fatty acids (n-3FA) seems to be beneficial to TBI, concussion, and post-concussion syndrome patients.
Researchers measure emotional flexibility in mother-daughter dyads New research has been published on the emotional bonds between mothers and adolescent daughters. The study examined how well mother-daughter pairs were able to manage rapid transitions between emotional states and the so-called "emotional rollercoaster" of adolescence.
Scientists use ultrasound to jump-start a man's brain after coma A 25-year-old man recovering from a coma has made remarkable progress following a treatment to jump-start his brain using ultrasounds, scientists report. This is the first time such an approach to severe brain injury has been tried.
Team discovers how Zika virus causes fetal brain damage Infection by the Zika virus diverts a key protein necessary for neural cell division in the developing human fetus, thereby causing the birth defect microcephaly, a team of scientists reports.
11 Ways to Calm a Child’s Repetitive Anxious Thoughts... “What if I have no friends to sit with at lunch?” “What if I have no friends to sit with at lunch?” “What if I have no friends to sit … ...
Self-Absorption: The Root of All (Psychological) Evil? If you’ve ever been called self-absorbed, you can be sure you weren’t getting a compliment. So why is it so easy to fall into the pit of obsessive rumination?
Chimpanzees Can Cooperate Like Humans People have both cooperative and competitive instincts that run deep. As long as people have been around, there have been some situations that require working with others and some situations where you have to put yourself first. There’s a tension between cooperation and competition, but throughout history, both have been...
The Food That Improves Body’s Stress Response This food rich in polyunsaturated fats has a beneficial effect on blood pressure. ** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **