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Beyond CDC Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing: What’s Next?... It was billed as a compassionate approach to pain. Instead, the aggressive prescribing of opioid painkillers such as OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin became the driver of an addiction epidemic that … ...
Why Cheat? Stalking your boyfriend or girlfriend gets you what exactly?  When I talk to adolescents and young adults in therapy they often want to show me their texts that they’re saving … ...
2 Ancient Practices Beat Modern Ones For Preventing Pre-Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Study included over-55s who had simple memory problems like forgetting names and appointments. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Spike activity 13-05-2016 Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: A new paper by AI experts explores the construction of dangerous artificial intelligence. TechRepublic covers the latest step in the inevitable march towards bunker humanity. “Brain-dead patients have served as research subjects for decades”. Interesting piece in Discover Magazine. Neuroskeptic has started to produce … Continue reading "Spike activity 13-05-2016"
Behavior Therapy For ADHD Introduction Medication may work for some children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. However, it may not work for other children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The question remains … ...
Over the Counter Pain Medication Kills Empathy There are many people who turn to Tylenol daily for chronic pain in America. But did you know that by taking this pill for pain, you could potentially be stifling … ...
Evaluating animal threats and human intentions uses common brain network Assessing whether a fluffy bunny or a giant spider poses a threat to our safety happens automatically. New research suggests the same brain areas may be involved in both detecting threats posed by animals and evaluating other humans' intentions.
Anxiety-Prone Are Surprisingly At Home In An Unexpected Place People do better when their environment fits their personality, study finds. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Root Causes 2 of 2   The romanticized and eroticized notions of love limit both genders from growing their capacity to love with their whole heart, in meaningful, life-sustaining ways. The behaviors of both partners are … ...
How It Feels To Be Autistic At The Cusp Of 30 So I’m visiting back home and my friend and I are standing at the top floor of the (redneck) club in town, watching people. He’s awkward. He’s awkward as hell. … ...
Slowing Down the Pace for Managing ADHD in Adults This week I let go of looming deadlines for a day. I took the most amazing road trip to Downeast Maine and enjoyed the scenic trails, ocean views, late night … ...
Who Can Provide Treatment To Someone With ADHD? Introduction You may be wondering who can treat an individual who is experiencing symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Yes, a psychiatrist can prescribe medication for someone experiencing symptoms … ...
How Many Sex Partners Does It Take to Be Happy? When it comes to sex, most people will agree that the partnered version is better than the solitary one. But how many partners?
What Depression Is & What It Isn’t Depression is one of the most recognized psychological disorders. It’s certainly common. A 2014 survey found that 6.6 percent of American adults or 15.7 million suffered from a major depressive episode within the past 12 months, said Sandra Hamilton, Ph.D, a psychologist who specializes in … ...
Soaring Love or Plodding Relationship? Soaring love transcends the limits of our emotional habits.
Size of brain region is associated with response to PTSD treatment A study has found that PTSD patients with a larger hippocampus -- a region of the brain key to distinguishing between safety and threat -- are more likely to respond to exposure-based therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.
All About That Bass on the Dance Floor A few weeks ago I tagged along for one of my boyfriend’s many music gigs. This particular band happens to play mostly cover songs, and their singer is uh-mazing (he … ...
Today I Love That Eastern Brilliance Today I love that eastern brilliance in the soft grey sky of this cool spring morning. I love that as I wrote that the sun pierced through the clouds for … ...
Migraines: Your Internal Migraine Environment Chronic migraines are life-changing. It is a lonely struggle that family and friends don’t tend to understand without experiencing it for themselves (and migraines are a very individual experience, so even … ...
Identification of a network of brain regions involved in mathematics Scientists have just revealed that the brain has a network of brain regions involved in advanced mathematics, as well as simpler arithmetic operations. This network is only activated when numbers are seen, in a population of high-level university students including both experts in mathematics and non-mathematicians. These results were obtained using functional MRI on university students specializing in mathematics and other disciplines.