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Real Life Stories of Building a Private Practice with... Join us as we meet with Jared DeFife, PhD and learn about his inspirational journey from leaving academia for private practice. Jared is so eloquent as he describes what building a private practice has been like for him. He has taken a new leap into … ...
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The Common Types of Fruit and Nut That Could Help Reverse Brain Ageing They could slow the ageing process and delay the onset of debilitating cognitive symptoms. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (Ebook) **
Brain connectivity disruptions may explain cognitive deficits in people with brain injury Cognitive impairment following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common, often adversely affecting quality of life for those 1.7 million Americans who experience a TBI each year. Researchers have identified complex brain connectivity patterns in individuals with chronic phases of traumatic brain injury which may explain long term higher order cognitive function deficits.
Who Taught You to Manage Anger? Where did you learn about anger management? Humans learn by mirroring others. This emerges on the first day of life. Stick out your tongue at a newborn, and the infant … ...
Happiness Leads To Success A person who is always happy, succeeds.—Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, The Aleph-Bet Book People believe that when they become successful, then they will be happy. Rebbe Nachman of Breslov says the opposite is … ...
Superfoods to Fend of Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that gradually destroys memory and the ability to think and reason. Recent estimates show approximately 4 million people in the U.S. have dementia, … ...
What Is Author William Faulkner’s Personality Type? Faulkner’s brother, John, called him a tender man with a shell around him to protect his feelings.
Talking So Your Child With Asperger’s or NLD Will... Divergent thinkers’ ideas make logical sense to themselves. I’m often the one trying to help families and schools understand my Asperger’s/NLD clients. I worked with one boy who was shoving … ...
The Bully in the Schoolyard I love my neighborhood. Packed full of vintage charm, some of the houses (including the one I live in) have been in existence far longer than I have! My neighbors are … ...
The Onion in the Ointment The neurodiversity movement must work to define itself and address the differences of harmful individuals
#188 Lady Gaga: Making it Real   tricks ware via Compfight Thank you, Lady Gaga, Vice-president Joe Biden and the survivors of sexual assault who graced the stage at the 2016 Academy Awards Ceremony. Lady Gaga’s … ...
Today I Love Poetry So Much Today I love poetry and the lessons that it teaches. A new “seven day challenge” on Facebook asked people to post an excerpt of a poem or the whole thing … ...
Bipolar Excuse or Explanation: Does It Matter? My wife, Cecie, has bipolar disorder. Recently, she got into some trouble at work over a policy she violated. Not that it’s anyone’s business, but I’d better explain what she … ...
My Cop Is a Superhero! Superheroes are the most potent, mythological translators of heroism in the modern age. They serve as anchors of moral worthiness for our men and women in blue.
Lex McAllister is Second Suicide from Jake’s Season of... Last month, Bachelor Nation fans were shocked and saddened by another loss. Former contestant, Alexa (Lex) McAllister, was found dead from an apparent suicide. Her family was left reeling after … ...
Research Updates in Psychiatry: Anxiety, Autism, Depression, and Substance... ANXIETY Pet Therapy for College Students College can be a time of stress and loneliness for students. A new study shows that pet therapy may help ease the suffering. In a pilot study aimed at assessing the effectiveness of an animal-assisted therapy (AAT) outreach program, … ...
Best of Our Blogs: March 1, 2016 Think about someone who really annoys you. Maybe it’s your neighbor that can’t stop talking about himself, your judgmental mother or insensitive co-worker. You can’t stand them. But there’s something valuable about their presence in your life. Instead of just writing them off, take note … ...
News of Note: ADHD, PTSD, Psychosis, Transgender Youth, Teens... Priapism Warning for Some ADHD Meds The FDA recently issued a warning that ADHD medications containing methylphenidate may cause priapism, a painful and long-lasting erection. The FDA concluded the association between these mediations and priapism based on reports to the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System … ...