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Two forms of radiosurgery for brain metastases are equally effective While two advanced radiosurgery approaches -- Gamma Knife and RapidArc® -- offer different strengths, they are equally effective at eradicating cancer in the brain, report researchers.
Anger: When Adults Act Like Children—and Why Crying conveys hurt. But what's frequently not recognized is that getting mad—in reaction to a perceived threat or injustice—is a desperate attempt to mask or minimize that hurt.
Is Politics Ruining Your Relationship? It’s an election year, and disagreements among political candidates are hotter than ever. How are these debates playing out with your close relationship?
Would you Break Up with Someone Over Politics? It’s an election year, and disagreements among political candidates are hotter than ever. How are these debates playing out in conflicts within your closest relationships?
What Disagreements Would Lead you to Unfriend or Break Up? If a Facebook, close friend, or romantic partner disagreed with you, how likely would you be to break up? Find out just how common it is to end it when politics gets in the way.
A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Childhood Anxiety Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns for children and adults, and affects approximately 20% of children and adolescents. Children with anxiety are often well-behaved and quiet, so their anxiety may go unnoticed by parents and teachers. Understanding the type of anxiety … ...
Welcome to A Little Bit of Soul Do you ever wonder what the meaning of your life is? Do you wish you had a guide to better understand your psyche and your inner soul? In A Little … ...
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Treating Childhood Obesity with Integrative Psychiatry: Interview with Victoria... CCPR: Dr. Dunckley, you take an integrative approach to treating childhood obesity. Let’s start with how you approach the causes of obesity, and then talk about treating obese children. Dr. Dunckley: To name a few, stress, anxiety, and depression can contribute to children becoming overweight. … ...
How Do You Treat Bipolar Disorder Without Insurance? The healthcare system in the United States is abysmal, especially where mental health is concerned. As of 2014, almost 4 million citizens with mental illness still do not have health … ...
Viagra for the Mind Would you like some Viagra for your mind? Viagra overrides certain limitations by altering our physiology—in both men and women. There is something similar we can do to override our … ...
Today I Love The Disappearing Snow Today I love the disappearing snow. I know there will be more to come, but I love the way that winter reminds us of the coming thaw and what we … ...
What Kind of Person is Besties With a Narcissist? It may not be that narcissists seek versions of themselves, but that they can't help but be stuck with themselves.
Body's immune system may play larger role in Alzheimer's disease than thought Immune cells that normally help us fight off bacterial and viral infections may play a far greater role in Alzheimer’s disease than originally thought, according to neurobiologists.
Do I like you? Opinion set in milliseconds Scientist have decoded brain processes associated with the subconscious evaluation of social groups. Humans assess each other within milliseconds, deciding whether someone is likeable or not. Researchers have discovered the subconscious processes in the brain and the order in which they occur that determine how humans process social information such as likability or antipathy.
When Mom Makes You Feel Invisible Unloved daughters share many common experiences but there are also meaningful differences. How a mother treats her daughter directly shapes her sense of self—her mother’s face is a daughter’s first … ...
Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction   Prescription drug abuse is on the rise and many more people are finding themselves with an addiction to those prescripton drugs. Think about how you feel when you’re in … ...
Flattery or Objectification? Turning people into sex objects is one of the specialties of our species. — Camille Paglia Down the block from my psychotherapy office is a pizzeria. A few years ago, prior to it being a food eatery, it was a haven for pornography and peep … ...
Best of Our Blogs: February 23, 2016 There is a mistake people often make that prevents them from growing, moving on and being truly happy. If you get stuck when facing a challenge and can’t take it when you hear fair, but critical feedback, you’re probably one of those people. The difference is how … ...
How Stress Can Damage the Brain Stress, partly because it activates cortisol, can have damaging effects on the brain. Why is this?