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Lady Dynamite Hits All the Right Notes on Bipolar... Bipolar disorder—mental illness in general—has not fared well in popular culture. “Crazy” patients and “crazier” doctors populate story lines based on stereotypes and stigma. The last few years have seen … ...
Justin Bieber Calls Out “Hollow” Awards Shows in Thoughtful... Justin Bieber was just 12 years old when he gained fame and, in the years that have followed, the world has watched him experience all of the ups and downs. … ...
From Alcohol Dependence To Natural Recovery Alcohol dependence is a wide spread problem that affects tens of millions of people throughout the globe. There are many more additional people touched in some indirect way with the … ...
The Opportunity of Suffering Suffering is an opportunity.  We usually see suffering as an obstacle to life – and it is most certainly that! – but it is also an opportunity.  How so?  You … ...
Elijah Wood Claims Child Actors are “Prey” to Hollywood... Elijah Wood has had one of the longest careers of any current actor in Hollywood so it definitely sparks interest when he shares his opinions about the industry. Landing his … ...
Eight Major Problems for Women on the Job Are you female, and frustrated by your slow advancement at work? Here are roadblocks you don't see.
5 Common Prescription Drugs Linked To Memory Loss Prescription drugs taken by millions of people around the world can affect memory. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Social Media: A Window Into Others’ Worlds I am a social media queen. It is a mainstay of my life; where I go to promote my work which includes this column. It provides entertainment and education. Since … ...
Help! How Can Pregnant Women Get Help with Anxiety,... Last week I met with a group of family physicians and obstetricians during grand rounds at a local community hospital. I was invited to give a presentation on perinatal mental … ...
ADHD Is Overdiagnosed, Here's Proof Being the youngest kid in the class puts you at great risk for inappropriate ADHD diagnosis and treatment. We should let kids outgrow immaturity, not treat it with a pill.
Proof ADHD Is Over-diagnosed Being the youngest kid in the class puts you at great risk for inappropriate ADHD diagnosis and treatment. We should let kids outgrow immaturity, not by treating it with a pill.
Loving a Child With ADHD – Saying “Goodbye” Sweet, Kind, Wonderful, Faithful Readers, When I started this blogging position, I had no idea how much it would teach me and change my own perspective about the world of … ...
How Quitting Facebook Helped My Mental Health About a year ago, I quit Facebook. It had become a place for me to experience disappointment and agitation. Distant relatives who I haven’t seen in years were messaging me for favors. The presidential election was gearing up and people were getting very vocal about … ...
How brain connects memories across time Neuroscientists have identified in mice how the brain links different memories over time. While aging weakens these connections, the team devised a way for the middle-aged brain to reconnect separate memories.The findings suggest a possible intervention for people suffering from age-related memory problems.
The uncertain brain: Untangling ambiguity in neural circuits Every day humans and animals face ambiguous circumstances. If we become sick after eating, we blame the food; however, if we then fall ill without having eaten that food, the causal link becomes ambiguous. New research findings reveal where and how such ambiguous associations are processed in the brains of rats.
Evolutionary Psychology Goes Just Fine with Religion There is no need for religion and evolutionary psychology to be in conflict. Here's why.
Why do narcissists need to think we’re bad? Narcissists have the uncanny ability to make those closest to them feel defective and bad.  When in a close relationship with one, you will often feel like you have let him or her down in some huge way, “causing” him to feel extremely angry or … ...
Uninformed, But Understandable Decisions Women choosing to have bilateral mastectomies can teach us about the challenges of making good medical decisions.
Are Adults With Asperger’s Syndrome Forgotten? People with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) navigate the neurotypical world dealing with the same basic challenges they had as children, but there are relatively few practical and local support services available … ...
Today I Love Long Weekends Today I love long weekends and today especially because this is the extra day pf the long weekend. I love that here in Canada we celebrate May 24th as Victoria … ...