Therapy And Wellness News

Post-Election Vertigo
The past is a foreign country they do things differently there. The famous opening sentence to L. P. Hartley s novel The Go-Between has not been far from thought since November 9, and it harbors a potential truth about the soon-to-end Obama era. In the book, published in 1953 as much of the world struggled to rebuild after the Second World War, the protagonist reminisces nostalgically about a happ ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Dec 3
Study: White deaths exceeded births in one-third of states
San Antonio Durham, N.H., Dec. 1, 2016 -- According to new research by Rogelio S 225 enz, dean of The University of Texas at San Antonio UTSA College of Public Policy COPP , and Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, more white deaths than births were reported in 17 U.S. states--more than in any time in the country s history--c ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Dec 2
Psychological well-being and physical activity in older adults
In a paper just published by researchers at Chapman University, findings showed associations between psychological well-being and physical activity in adults ages 50 and older. Researchers have long studied how physical activity can lead to improved mood and feelings of well-being, says Julia Boehm, Ph.D., and lead author on the study, however, less well understood is whether being happy and optim ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Dec 2
Researchers find link between antidepressant use and congenital anomalies or s...
Academics at Swansea University have carried out a dose-response analysis which suggests that pregnant women who take a specific type of antidepressant in early pregnancy have a small but significantly greater risk of having babies with major congenital anomalies sometimes referred to as birth defects or stillbirths compared with those who did not take these antidepressants. Professor Sue Jordan, ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Dec 2
Short-term sleep deprivation affects heart function
CHICAGO - Too little sleep takes a toll on your heart, according to a new study to be presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America RSNA . People who work in fire and emergency medical services, medical residencies and other high-stress jobs are often called upon to work 24-hour shifts with little opportunity for sleep. While it is known that extreme fatigue ca ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Dec 2
Do Therapists Think About Their Clients Between Sessions?
How do therapists prepare to see a client right before a session Also, do they often think about their clients in between sessions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights .
Huffington Post - Fri. Dec 2
Doing Just One Creative Task Each Day Will Make You Happier, Study Says
Grumpy humans of the world, listen here. According to a new University of Otago study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, the path to that happy state of mind you rsquo ve heard so much about requires you get creative quite literally, and just once a day.
Huffington Post - Fri. Dec 2
Forgiveness, Not Appeasement
In recent months, the words forgiveness and diplomacy have been used interchangeably with the words appeasement and idiocy. For many reasons, the least of which is accuracy and the greatest of which is our spiritual survival, this is a grave mistake.
Huffington Post - Fri. Dec 2
Clinical Linguistics: What a Mess! (Part 1)
On paper, clinical categories like dyslexia or specific language impairment SLI refer to cognitive disorders in which only language is impaired and that can be differentiated from other similar categories at all levels linguistic, cognitive, neurobiological, and genetic. However, things are usually less clear cut, essentially because the boundaries between disorders are blurred at all those levels ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Dec 2
Are Your Self-Beliefs Grounded in Reality or Fantasy?
The following is an excerpt from Dr. Hoffman s next book Hack Your Motivation , due for an early 2017 release. For daily updates on motivation, learning, and performance, follow him on twitter ifoundmo .
Psychology Today - Fri. Dec 2
Findings show significant progress against HIV epidemic in Africa; 90-90-90 go...
December 1, 2016 -- NEW YORK -- National surveys in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia reveal exceptional progress against HIV, with decreasing rates of new infection, stable numbers of people living with HIV, and more than half of all those living with HIV showing viral suppression through use of antiretroviral medication. For those on antiretroviral medication, viral suppression is close to 90 percent ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 1
New in the Hastings Center Report
Ethics of crowdfunding for medical care, an argument for fewer clinical trials, and more in the November-December 2016 issue. Crowdfunding for Medical Care Ethical Issues in an Emerging Health Care Funding Practice Jeremy Snyder Crowdfunding for medical care, which has become relatively common, has received a lot of media attention, but little has been written about the ethical issues that it rais ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Dec 1
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