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Does Your Personality Fit the City You Live In? A recent study explored whether residents’ personalities were a match for the city in which they lived. What did they find?
The Unflattering Childhood Label That Actually Predicts Higher Income 40 Years Later Adults who grew up with this childhood personality trait earn more money now.
Take Care of Yourself by Getting Active We all have those times when stress, anxiety, depression or life circumstances lead us into a difficult or dark place. During those times, we often withdraw and take less action. … ...
Virtual reality therapy could be used to treat depression A new study finds that virtual reality therapy can boost feelings of self-compassion in patients with depression.
Bullied preemies may develop mental illness as adults, study shows A new study on adult mental health included extremely low birth weight babies who were 2.2 pounds or less at their birth between 1977 and 1982 in Ontario. These adults were interviewed at age 8, 22 to 26 and 29 to 36. Their mental health was compared to normal birth weight babies of 5.5 pounds or more who were born in the same time span and interviewed at the same intervals.
Today I Love Favorite Sweaters Today I love favorite sweaters. Whether you call them sweaters or hoodies or sweatshirts or jumpers, whether they are knitted, crocheted or woven, whether they were bought it given, they … ...
Psychiatry Research Updates: Autism Early Intervention Study Finds Early Interventions Decrease Symptoms of Autism A small study has shown promising results for the effectiveness of parental interventions for infants showing early signs of autism. Researchers from the University of California Davis MIND Institute pilot-tested a 12-week program, called Infant Start, in … ...
Better Sleep for a Better Life While getting seven to eight hours of sound sleep each night is easier said than done, there are adjustments you can make to improve your odds of a good night’s sleep. And what you do in the hours before you go to bed could matter … ...
The 5 Most Dangerous Myths About Narcissism (Part 2) Steer clear of any book, blog or video that tries to convince you of anything even approaching these ideas about narcissism.
ADHD, Fatal Or Not? I was reading a post I’d been led to by social media, and I came across a reference to ADHD being a medical diagnosis. The writer of the reference compared … ...
Five Tips for Multicultural Competence in Therapy During the next 50 years, the United States will become a nation in which no one racial or ethnic group will be in the majority (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). As our population evolves and continues to diversify, it’s imperative to our nation’s functioning that healthcare … ...
Living Through the Broken Bits: How Acceptance Can Help... My little boy is two-and-a-half. Just old enough to start wrestling with the big stuff. And I’m not talking about tantrums, here. But the stuff that many of us will … ...
#1 Worst Parenting Mistake Whether the child is 2 or 17 years old, the worst parenting mistake a parent can make is not listening. This presents in a variety of formats. Not listening to their boundaries. When the child has said they don’t want to talk anymore, listen and … ...
7 Traits of a Perfect Salesperson Some people in the sales profession are able to become very wealthy while others have trouble paying their rent. What is exactly is the difference between these two groups?
5 Possible Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder What comes to mind when you hear the term Borderline Personality Disorder? For many people who are unfamiliar with the disorder, split personality is often a common misconception. Split personality … ...
APA Calls on Obama Administration to Lift US Restrictions to UN Convention Against Torture Current position leaves loopholes that could be interpreted to allow mistreatment, APA says
What Consumers Should Know About Good-Better-Best Pricing Marketers sell different priced products to the same customers hoping for heftier profit margins.
MDMA makes it easier to describe emotional memories to your therapist New research suggests the drug MDMA — commonly known as ecstasy or molly — makes people more comfortable with describing their emotional memories, possibly because it increases feelings of authenticity. Scientists are currently examining MDMA as a therapeutic tool to aid the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychiatric conditions. MDMA is noted for [...]
Transgender patients face challenges at the hospital Some transgender individuals encounter health care professionals who are unsure how to treat transgender patients.
Iranian men more likely to offer women a ride if they wear more liberal dress Men in Iran are more likely to offer a ride to a woman wearing tighter clothing, according to research published in Evolutionary Psychological Science. Experiments conducted in the West have found that everything from a woman’s facial expression to her breast size to her hair color can slightly influence the willingness of male motorists to [...]