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Failure to Launch - Whose Problem is it Anyway?
How is your daughter doing these days says one baby boomer mother to another. Well, she recently moved closer to home. I love having her closer, but I have mixed feelings. The inquisitor asks why. As it turns out, this woman adores her daughter. She thinks her only child is one of the sharpest people she knows. But she was secretly thrilled when her daughter had moved across the country, where this mom used to make a yearly trip to visit her. Oh God, she s ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Jan 17
Retail therapy for jealous partners
Have you ever felt jealous about the attention your romantic partner was giving to someone else Perhaps your significant other seems to be enjoying a conversation with someone a little too much, or a co-worker is flirting with your partner at a company holiday party. Researcher Xun Irene Huang, PhD, was eager to investigate whether these feelings of jealously motivated consumers to buy things that were more likely to recapture the attention of their partne ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 16
The Lysergic Acid ‘Solution’ for Depression?
The Lysergic Acid Solution for Depression A Really Good Day , by Ayelet Waldman A review by Lloyd I. Sederer, MD
Psychology Today - Mon. Jan 16
The Effects of Digital Technology on Reading
Does reading on a screen interfere with in-depth learning Yes. Let s examine four reasons Screens lack tactile experience. Hypertexts are distracting and are hard to navigate. Shallow reading becomes the norm. Digital distractions are right there on the machine. 1. Reading on a screen lacks a tactile experience Reading is a multi-sensory experience. According to research, the brain s act of reading uses not just sight, but also the act of touch. There is s ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jan 16
Love at First Sniff? Fertility, Diet, and Body Odor
These past few days I have been struck down with a deadly winter cold. By struck down, I mean I didn t really want to get out of bed yesterday. And by deadly I mean my nose was blocked. So, hardly a reason to request an air ambulance land on my roof and evacuate me to the nearest intensive care unit. Losing your sense of smell for a week is more of an inconvenience than a debilitating health -risk. But new research suggests that olfaction is a more importa ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jan 16
Bloodstream infections: Most common type of health care-associated infections ...
A study published by The Lancet Infectious Diseases establishes the prevalence and type of healthcare-associated infections HAIs in children in Europe and describes risk factors for infection in this population. The study was based on data from the ECDC point prevalence survey of HAIs and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals 2011-2012, and included 770 infections reported in 726 children and adolescents. The findings show that the prevalence ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jan 14
Increased cooperation between preschool and CHC to identify children with ment...
It is beneficial to systematise the exchange of information between parents, preschool and child care centres CHCs to increase the focus on young children with mental health problems. This is shown in a recently conducted study from Uppsala University, published in the journal PLOS One . All three groups in our study -- nurses, preschool teachers and parents -- thought that the systematic approach works well and that the routine with questionnaires provide ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jan 14
The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome
January 13, 2017 TORONTO - Worldwide, an estimated 119,000 children are born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome FAS each year, a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH shows. The study, published in The Lancet Global Health , provides the first-ever estimates of the proportion of women who drink during pregnancy, as well as estimates of FAS by country, World Health Organization WHO region and worldwide. Globally, nearly 10 per cent of wome ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jan 14
Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol
Depression poses a risk for cardiovascular diseases in men that is just as great as that posed by high cholesterol levels and obesity. This is according to a report recently published in the Atherosclerosis journal by researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum M 252 nchen, together with colleagues from the Technical University of Munich TUM and the German Center for Cardiovascular Disease DZHK . According to the World Health Organisation WHO, 350 million peopl ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Jan 14
The Mental Health Misconceptions That Flood Us
Several years ago, I had thought that OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder was like a personality trait that made people neat, tidy, and perfectionistic. I had thought that OCD made people arrange their wardrobes in creative ways and have a predilection for blue, as opposed to black, markers. The people around me would use the term OCD not as a noun, but as an adjective and a rather flattering one, at that I m so OCD about the way I arrange my books on my she ...
Huffington Post - Sat. Jan 14
Is Donald Trump A Narcissist?
The question of whether or not someone is an uncontrollable narcissist has been made worse with social media . It seems all too easy to be full of yourself now with so much validation being provided to us by the devices in our pockets. Stepping away from it can be isolating in a real way, leaving many to wonder just how much our social media plays in forming our identities.
Huffington Post - Sat. Jan 14
Life after stroke: Tips for recovering communication skills
Every year in the United States, more than 795,000 people have a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Furthermore, the United Kingdom s Stroke Association note that 1 in 3 people will experience communication problems after a stroke.
Medical News Today - Sat. Jan 14
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