|3 Tips to Reduce Midterm Exam Anxiety
||Big exams make just about everyone feel anxious. Here are three tips that can help make exam season go smoothly: Get started now. Anxiety builds as you worry and do nothing. … ...
|Infographic: How to Play the Innovation Game
||Innovation is never fully realized; it's a perpetual work in progress: What if there is no there? That is, what if the real goal is to keep playing the game?
|Can your childhood pet make you depressed?
||Having a pet offers companionship, comfort and emotional security to millions; many love and cherish them like family members. This can in turn have positive effects on mental health.
|New personal monitoring devices for epilepsy may offer alternatives to inpatient video EEG
||Uncontrolled epilepsy often requires a series of trials and errors to identify effective drug combinations. Continuous, long-term EEG data could streamline this process by revealing the full picture of a patient's seizure activity. Three new personal monitoring devices offer biometric recording technology that could allow patients to monitor clinical and subclinical seizure activity in the everyday home environment and get advance warning before a seizure strikes.
|7 Practical Tips for Single Moms with ADHD
||Single moms with ADHD have a lot of stressors to contend with. Being a single parent is hard enough. But when you have ADHD, as Terry Matlen said, “multiply the stress by a million.” ADHD affects your ability to pay attention, prioritize, plan, organize and … ...
|Major Depression: This New Type Could Account For One-Third of Sufferers
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|The Psychopath’s Two Types of Violence
||Most people believe that the psychopath is controlled and calculating when he or she is violent, but psychopaths display a second type of violence that can be equally dangerous.
|RVG-exosome delivered MOR-RNAi rescues drug addiction
||Secreted RVG- exosome-delivered siRNA down-regulates opioid receptor Mu (MOR) in mouse brain and rescues drug addiction, new research indicates.
|A Sure Fire Way to Win Your Own Self-Respect
||Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs. –Joan Didion I will confess I know little about Joan Didion … ...
|10 Homemade Gifts to Cherish
||As the holiday season comes near, we scramble to buy gifts that will be appreciated and maybe even loved. Sometimes we think that the more expensive the gifts are, the … ...
|New insights into link between taste and behavior
||Evolutionary conserved brainstem circuits are the first relay for gustatory information in the vertebrate brain. While the brainstem circuits act as our life support system and they mediate vital taste related behaviors, the principles of gustatory computations in these circuits are poorly understood. Researchers have studied how the evolutionary conserved brainstem circuits of zebrafish encode gustatory information.
|Men have better sense of direction than women, study suggests
||Researchers studied women and men using fMRI during wayfinding tasks in a recently learned virtual environment. Men consistently performed better than women. When women were given a drop of testosterone under their tongue, however, their ability to orient themselves along the four cardinal directions improved.
|Today I Love Friends And Their Help
||Today I love friends and their help. The changes that I’m working on will be moved forward greatly today by a cadre of friends helping to load and move things. … ...
|Top 5 Hidden Causes of Depression
||Last year, I was seeing four different doctors: a psychiatrist for my mood disorder; an endocrinologist for my pituitary tumor and thyroid issues; a cardiologist for my aortic valve regurgitation; and a primary care physician for some digestive problems and fungus growth. I suspected that … ...
|ADHD Holiday Busy-ness
||Every year around this time I feel like I’m writing the same posts. I’m really quite afraid to look back a year ago, I’m afraid to see how similar they … ...
|How I Stay Organized In Graduate School With ADHD
||Introduction I am currently in graduate school for Mental Health Counseling. Being a graduate student, there are high expectations for me to achieve academic success. Hence, I have to be … ...
|If You’ve Been Single All Your Life, You Have...
||For years, I have been reading, writing about, and listening to the stories of people who are single. I’m interested in all varieties of single people, including those who are … ...
|The Narcissistic Injury
||We've all been hurt to the core. Now, how do you get over it?
|Cheat Sheet for Common Mental Illnesses Co-Occurring with Substance...
||I tend to work with addicts, alcoholics, abusers, and abuse victims. Often, others are not quite sure what some of the typical symptoms are of some of the most common mental illnesses. I decided to make my life a little easier so I typed up … ...
|American Psychological Association's PsycINFO® Database Surpasses 4 Million Records
||Achievement is result of 8-plus decades of abstracting and indexing