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10 Things I Wish My Family And Friends Understood About My Anxiety And Depress...
10 Things I Wish My Family and Friends Understood About My Anxiety and Depression was published on The Mighty . Written by Haley French As someone who has suffered from mental illness for a long time, I understand people feeling weary about sharing their feelings with friends and family. Sometimes it seems like there is no way they could ever understand what you re going through. In my personal ex ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Feb 22
Woman Channels Her Anxiety Condition Into Stunning Self-Portraits
Social anxiety isn t just feeling timid in front of a crowd. It makes almost every social interaction from work dinners to small talk in an elevator to holiday parties a debilitating experience filled with discomfort and fear. Monica Laz r, a Bucharest-based portrait photographer , understands these particular challenges all too well. She started experiencing symptoms of social anxiety also called ...
Huffington Post - Thu. Feb 22
Why Combat Vets Love Jordan Peterson
I turned myself into a monster to fight against the monsters of the world Earth Crisis, Nemesis Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson has attracted a massive and growing fan base. Both his calm navigations when confronted by PC shakedown artists and his charge at academia to reassert itself as a vanguard of fact over feeling and rationality over political climate have resulted in substantial prais ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Feb 22
Your Brain on Creativity
Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That s because they were able to connect experiences they ve had and synthesize new things. Steve Jobs Creativity is amazing. Play is amazing. Being original is amazing. Amazing, asto ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Feb 22
Ants Show Organized Healthcare and Treat Wounded Comrades
Paramedic Matabele ants show organized healthcare and care for injured group members I m always looking for new and interesting studies of nonhuman animals animals , especially those that show unanticipated patterns of behavior. Here s a fascinating story that s worth sharing, because it involves highly social animals who care for one another. We now know that termite-hunting Matabele ants routine ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Feb 22
The Young Karl Marx
The Young Karl Marx a film by Raoul Peck Review by Lloyd I. Sederer, MD
Psychology Today - Thu. Feb 22
4 Ways To Financial Well-being In The Age Of Blame
We are living in the age of blame. It s not the form of blame that leads to uttering words like, my fault or I take responsibility. We have become a world that has found comfort and power in finger pointing and targeting others for the source of problems.
Psychology Today - Thu. Feb 22
The Fake News Game
The term fake news is everywhere these days. After gaining steam during the 2016 US election, it s become a catch-all phrase used by people from across the political spectrum. Yet fake stories or stories that have been entirely made up have been around since the dawn of man. And on top of that, stories don t have to be completely fake to be misleading. Terms such as propaganda , disinformation , m ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Feb 22
High blood pressure limits protection to vital organs and tissues in low-oxyge...
New research published in The Journal of Physiology sheds light on the effects of high blood pressure by considering the way the body responds to a lack of oxygen. When a healthy person has a deficiency of oxygen in the blood a state called hypoxia caused by reduced oxygen pressure in the air e.g. at high altitude or when their upper airway is blocked during sleep sleep apnoea their body compensat ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
Study points to risk of future sleep breathing problems in college football pl...
Because of the findings and subsequent news coverage regarding concussions and brain damage in football, we have all become aware that playing the game may involve more than living with painful injuries - it may involve incurring other life-threatening health problems that develop in later life. But head injuries are not the only serious risk involved in playing the sport. Studies with professiona ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
Largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia
TORONTO, February 20, 2018 - Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This according to a nationwide observational study, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France. This study looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorde ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
An improved anti-addiction medication
Drug addiction continues to plague vast numbers of people across the world, destroying and ending lives, while attempts to develop more effective pharmaceutical addiction treatments continue. Scientists now report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society the development of a potent new medicine to fight addiction, which might also be an effective treatment for epilepsy and other conditions. ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Feb 22
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