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Tips To Mange College Life With ADHD: Part I Introduction Are you a college student with ADHD?  This article will explore ways for college students with ADHD to better mange their lifestyles at college.  They include asking for help … ...
It’s Time to See People Who Use Drugs and... I really dislike the word addict to describe someone. I believe that people are more than just their addiction! Yes, many of my patients are trauma survivors who use (or have used) drugs and alcohol (or food or self-harming behavior) to feel less badly and they are/have been … ...
How To Sleep Better When Struggling With Depression: Part... Introduction The criteria for Major Depressive Disorder can include difficulty falling asleep or having too much sleep.  This article will mention what individuals with Major Depressive Disorder should never do … ...
Believing in Sexual Compatibility Can Sour Your Sex Life The satisfaction we derive from sex is largely influenced by the attitudes we hold about how it should play out with our partner(s).
Today I Love Big Hero Six Today I love Big Hero Six, and a lot of other movies I’d just been ignoring or dismissing because I’d sort of sworn off movies and TV. I love that … ...
Love at First Sight: New Research on Who's Attracted to Whom Whether or not you believe in love at first sight, there’s a case to be made for instant attraction. New research on speed-dating shows how personality affects romantic choices.
Getting your Marketing Flow in Your Private Practice Marketing can feel like an endeavor that happens in bursts. You can be on top of things one minute and then the next, you just aren’t into it anymore. I have even met therapists who tell me they don’t do any marketing.   Sure, they … ...
Psychology Around the Net: March 25, 2017 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net is an interesting mix of information on capital punishment and the severely mentally ill, how we used to think architecture could cure mental illness, why you probably can’t blame stress for gray hair, and more. … ...
Beautiful Reminders to Help You Find Joy When you’re upset or feeling blah or your mood has taken a nosedive, it’s always helpful to acknowledge and accept what you’re experiencing. Maybe you sit with your frustrated feelings. Maybe … ...
The truth about 'gaydar' Studies suggest that the perpetuation of the gaydar myth has unintended consequences.
Electrical 'switch' in brain's capillary network monitors activity and controls blood flow New research has uncovered that capillaries have the capacity to both sense brain activity and generate an electrical vasodilatory signal to evoke blood flow and direct nutrients to neurons.
Children prenatally exposed to alcohol more likely to have academic difficulties Despite greater awareness of the dangers of prenatal exposure to alcohol, the rates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders remain alarmingly high. This study evaluated academic achievement among children known to be prenatally exposed to maternal heavy alcohol consumption as compared to their peers without such exposure, and explored the brain regions that may underlie academic performance.
Should You Mix Business with Pleasure? Back in college, I fell in love with my History professor. A couple years after I had him for a teacher, I had him for a lover. He was ten years my senior. Nothing became of it. He was a confirmed bachelor, and I was … ...
ADHD Do-Overs When you have ADHD, sometimes you have to do things twice because you weren’t paying attention the first time. And if you aren’t paying attention the second time, you can … ...
How Narcissism and A High Emotional Pain Threshold Ruins... You grew up surrounded by narcissists. They hurt you frequently. So frequently that your heart was seared. The pain rolled off like water-off-a-duck’s-back almost before you realized that, yet again, … ...
Deeper Questions to Explore in Your Creative Work I love questions. Because they remind us of how much is still unanswered, how much we still get to explore. Questions are reminders of possibility, wonder, hope, new expeditions and … ...
The Most Controversial Psych Study Is Repeated — Same Weird Result What would you do if repeatedly ordered to give a strong electric shock to a helpless stranger? • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
Is It the Business of the University to Silence Voices? The issue of freedom of expression is coming to a head on our campuses.
Prescription weight-loss medication helps with opiate addiction recovery, study confirms A prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone, new research confirms. The researchers found that the drug, lorcaserin, reduced the use and craving for the opioid oxycodone in preclinical studies.
3 Mind Hacks that Helped Me Overcome Social Anxiety For many years I used to struggle with bad social anxiety, which also became a source of depression, general anxiety and panic attacks. Through years of trial and error, I learned methods and mind hacks that not only dissolve social anxiety, but — if practiced … ...