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TMS for Depression Adds to Therapy Methods When psychotherapy and medication are not enough in treating depression,TMS is an example of new methods that may help.
TMS for Depression Adds to Treatment Options When psychotherapy and medication are not enough in treating major depression,TMS is an example of a new method that may help.
5 Classic Spring-Cleaning Mistakes It’s spring! (In my part of the world, at least.) And with spring comes the urge to do some spring-cleaning. The warmer weather and the fresh breezes make me want my home to feel orderly, spacious, and clean. So far, I’ve tackled three kitchen cabinets, a … ...
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A Life with Meaning Many things motivate us as people. Living with meaning is a crucial component that helps us to enjoy a fully operational and gratifying life. Like having air in one’s sails, the possession of what matters uniquely to each of us fuels us in many ways. … ...
The Destruction of Denying Denying is our way of pretending something isn’t happening either while it is happening or after it has happened, in order to survive it. It’s actually the mind’s way of … ...
Can Shame Be Your Friend? Shame is often destructive and toxic. But can shame have a healthy aspect? This article explores how a light, friendly sense of shame can serve our lives and relationships.
The Shadow Side Of Receiving As I shared in The Invisible Cage of Abuse, when we are abused, our resourceful younger selves used coping strategies to try to protect ourselves from the pain. These coping strategies served us … ...
Let's Profile Brock Turner, more accurately than his Father Let’s analyze this criminal’s psychological profile, the way they do in all our favorite crime dramas on TV, imagining ourselves in the shoes of the rapist.
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Activity of nerve cell in freely moving animal analyzed by new robot microscope system Researchers have developed a novel robot microscope system that automatically tracks a freely moving small animal and manipulates its brain activity with 'projection mapping.'
Guilty of the Sin of Outdoing Linda: We all have invisible loyalties to our family of origin. And so many of us did not have inspirational models of partnership in the families we grew up in. … ...
Enlightenment: A Controversial Psycho-Spiritual Experience Do you sometimes feel stuck in patterns? Spiritual enlightenment could be a meaningful answer
How Media Shapes Our View of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder... Most people would consider an abuse victim as a person who experienced “trauma.” However people often don’t view them as potentially experiencing “post-traumatic stress disorder.” PTSD is more commonly thought of as a condition affecting combat veterans, but the number of civilians suffering from PTSD … ...
When Pets Become People I just recently finished reading a book by David Grimm called “Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs.” I won’t lie. I was expecting something a little….lighter. At … ...
Why Couples Therapy is Contraindicated with a Psychopath... “The guarantee of safety in a battering relationship can never be based upon a promise from the perpetrator, no matter how heartfelt. Rather, it must be based upon the self-protective capability of the victim. Until the victim has developed a detailed and realistic contingency plan … ...
'Invisible wounds of war' now visible Scientists have discovered a unique pattern of scarring in the brains of deceased service members who were exposed to blast injury that differs from those exposed to other types of head injury.