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Crazy in Love: 4 Psychological Love Disorders Psychological disorders can have different themes, and love and relationships theme is just one of them. The four disorders are erotomania, obsessive love, relationship OCD, and attachment disorder.
Signs of Elder Abuse & What Should We Do About It     Harold was 73 when he had a stroke. He moved in with his son’s family when he got out of the hospital. David, his son, tried to help … ...
How Sleep Is Affected By ADHD in Children/Adolescents Almost every parent I’ve ever talked to who has a child with ADHD has told me their child has some form of a sleep problem. Either the child takes several … ...
Advice from Unexpected Places As a freelance writer, I follow a few freelancer blogs so I can keep up with current trends, get tips and hone my writing skills. (Sometimes they need a lot … ...
Loving Thoughts Aren’t Required for Treating Your Body with... For some of us loving our bodies sounds like a lovely thought but not a realistic one. Because when you’ve spent years bashing your body and seeing it as a … ...
The Emotional Kill Switch for Men in Relationships Thinking a lot about why romantic relationships fail lately, especially after writing a lengthy post about how unconditional love destroys relationships. My wife Hope and I know another couple who … ...
What's Wrong With Needing to Be the Best People who experience pressure or false praise from their parents may feel that if they can just be special or perfect in some way, they will get the love they never felt.
Keeping a Balanced Body After Abuse Recovering from trauma of abuse often means learning to be more in touch with the body. Victims of abuse have a tendency to dissociate. In order to cope with the trauma, the mind is removed from the present physical condition. The body becomes “not me.” … ...
Self-Care: Essential After Narcissistic Abuse (Pt. 1 of 2)... On Valentine’s Day we devote ourselves to those we love most — our husbands, wives, boyfriends, girlfriends and yes, parents and children. But what about the one we neglect the … ...
Same gene dictates size of two sensory brain areas The discovery has implications for understanding how the human brain evolved and how it varies between people
Researchers create 'mini-brains' in lab to study neurological diseases Researchers say they have developed tiny 'mini-brains' made up of many of the neurons and cells of the human brain -- and even some of its functionality -- and which can be replicated on a large scale.
Using Antipsychotics Judiciously in Children: Interview with Glen R.... CCPR: Dr. Elliott, in your view, when is it is most appropriate to use antipsychotics in children? Dr. Elliott: In adolescents, sometimes a clear psychotic thought process appears, and in such cases the use of antipsychotics is unambiguously appropriate. The symptoms may involve hallucinations or … ...
Are You Dating Your Mom or Dad? People often don't realize how strongly the relationship to their first love, their parent, affects their future romantic relationships.
Writing Your Story If you pull up the memoir bestseller list on any major e-book retailer site, you will see many names and faces that you recognize immediately.  Rock stars, famous actors and … ...
How To Stop Disappearing and Start Enjoying Sex! In the midst of a sexually abusive experience, we disappear. We become invisible. We retreat so far into ourselves that sometimes, we even dissociate. It is our best coping strategy … ...
Spike activity 12-02-2016 Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Don’t tase me bro! Because it’ll cause short term cognitive impairment which may affect my ability to respond correctly under police interview. Important research from Drexel. Mosaic has an interesting piece on hacking the placebo response and associative learning to improve medical treatments. Your […]
Memory replay prioritizes high-reward memories Why do we remember some events, places and things, but not others? Our brains prioritize rewarding memories over others, and reinforce them by replaying them when we are at rest, according to new research.
Using Your Strengths to Get Happier How do you see yourself? It may be hard to get a realistic picture of yourself, but you do have a choice in how you see yourself. You can choose to focus on … ...
4 Signs You’re Overdue for a Breakup Like a carton of milk, there may come a time when your relationship starts going sour. Fighting, crying, suspicious behavior… none of these are great signs for relationship longevity. But how do you know if it’s just a rough patch or time to cut your … ...
Combining Two Free Activities Can Reduce Depression By 40% in Two Months Reduce depression by combining two activities well-known to make you feel better.