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Early puberty in girls raises the risk of depression Study found that those girls who developed breasts younger than their peers had a higher risk of depression.
OCD is Down and Depression Steps In So the good news is, I have been almost completely free of OCD symptoms since before my last appointment with my therapist. This is somewhere I never imagined I’d be … ...
What Causes Narcissism? Are narcissists born or made? New ideas about this personality trait suggests that biology plays a key role.
Methotrexate exposure impacts cognitive processes cancer survivors need to multitask New research reports that higher blood concentrations of methotrexate during cancer treatment are associated with brain changes and impaired executive function in survivors of pediatric leukemia.
Blood test to personalize depression treatment for the first time Scientists have developed a blood test that accurately and reliably predicts whether depressed patients will respond to common antidepressants, which could herald a new era of personalized treatment for people with depression.
A Parent’s Unconditional Love When you become a parent, the one thing you can always count on is the constancy of change and adaptation in your life. You learn as you go and follow what feels right to you. You soon see as your child grows into themselves that … ...
The New Fix for Depression People deal with depression in numerous ways. They eat too much, drink too much, smoke too much, take too many drugs, gamble too much, lie around too much, stay home … ...
Paging Dr. Freud: Trump, Obama, and the American Psyche Instead of asking what politicians’ behavior reveals about them, we may ask what it reveals about ourselves.
Scientists develop protein with potential to modify brain function, memory in mice and fish Scientists have developed a protein that can hasten the degradation of synaptic proteins. The GFE3 protein may help researchers map the brain's connections and better understand how inhibitory synapses modulate brain function, report researchers.
When People Make Comments About Your Weight or Dole... Be careful you don’t blow up with all that dessert you’ve been eating lately.  Make sure you work out. You don’t want to gain the freshman 15.  You’re so small and … ...
Stress-diabetes link detailed in new study A positive link between emotional stress and diabetes has been found by researchers who report that this connection has roots in the brain's ability to control anxiety.
How To Improve Social Skills In Children With ADHD Introduction According to davidsongifted, “Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) struggle with peer interaction for a number of reasons. A child’s overactivity and impulsivity can sometimes be aversive to other children. … ...
The Importance Of Having Structure With ADHD Introduction One of the main symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is experiencing difficulty staying organized. The question remains how do you stay organized with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? … ...
Meeting Malpractice Avoiding meeting malpractice will not solve all of our problems in an era of tremendous globalization and technological disruption. But I bet it’s a great way to start.
Are We Losing Touch with Our Sense of Touch? In a society where digital connections are accepted as the norm, “Skinship,” written and directed by London-based filmmaker Nichola Wong, implores us to ask a disconcerting question: are we losing touch with our sense of touch, with human skin-to-skin contact? “‘Skinship’ was conceived on an … ...
The (Sometimes) Myth of The Wicked Stepmother New spouses often volunteer to take the blame when divorced parents want, for whatever reason, to avoid their children from a previous marriage.
What to Do When Your Routine Becomes a Rut When a routine becomes a rut you miss opportunities to try something new. Balance risks and rewards to avoid getting stuck doing the same old thing.
When Does a Routine Become a Rut? When you are in a rut you miss opportunities to try something new because you’re stuck always doing the same old thing. Many animals balance risks and rewards, and so can you.
Swearing: 7 Miraculous Effects On The Mind Seven ways in which swearing can actually be psychologically positive. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Can You "Grow Out Of" ADHD? ADHD is typically thought of as a childhood illness. Still, the number of adults living with ADHD is greater than the number of adults who live with OCD and schizophrenia.