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Seasonal affective disorder: Prevention and coping strategies
With just 30 days left until Christmas, stores have started to sell their festive treats and decorations. But amid the general sense of enthusiasm, many of us will experience low moods, often to a debilitating extent. Why is that, and how can we cope
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 27
Sociopathy (antisocial personality disorder): What you need to know
Popular books, such as The Sociopath Next Door, have popularized the idea of a sociopath as a person who lacks a conscience or empathy.
Medical News Today - Mon. Nov 27
A Beautiful Vertigo: Bladerunner 2049
What does it mean to be real Life, and human life especially, is a litany of fictions. Some big. Some small. Our preferences, our feelings, our intuitions, many of them are constructed for us, inherited from our parents , sold to us by clever marketers. Where is the you in this matrix of manipulations Does it matter whether your memories are real Our understanding of memory is fairly clear on the subject Memories are not real. They are reconstructed by our ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
How to Manage Self-Doubt as an Entrepreneur
Today s young entrepreneurs are good at faking it. Some even at making it. But the vast majority, even the best of the best , experience regular bouts of self-doubt. It s part of being human. Much of this self-doubt comes from our constant striving to be better. It s part of the fundamental founder identity to engage in personal improvement. But it s a double-edged sword Committing to being better is the only way to actually getting better, but it comes at ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
Born To Be Wild: Why Do Teenagers Take Risks?
This week, Psych Unseen catches up with Dr. Jess Shatkin, author of the new book, Born to Be Wild Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe . Dr. Shatkin is the Vice Chair for Education at the Child Study Center at Hassenfeld Children s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone. This is Part 1 of an interview with Dr. Shatkin about his new book. JP First of all, in the spirit of full disclosure, you and I were in psychiatry residency training toget ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
Is Gossip the Key to Finding Love?
What really is the best way to a man s heart Is it through his stomach, as many an old-fashioned mother will tell you Or is it via busty bosoms, shiny hair, and other physical accoutrements enhanced by the wonders of makeup or silicone Or maybe, it has nothing to do with what he sees, and everything do with what he hears... at least that is the case according to findings from a recent study published in Evolutionary Psychological Science . When it comes to ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
Oops! I Married My Mother
The past does not cause the problem in the present. Recreating the problem in the present that might have been shaped in the past creates the problem. Michael Kerr Everything is about her. She never takes responsibility for her actions, and whenever I m upset, she gets mad at me for it. It s like I always have to be the rational one, the apologetic one. It was the same thing growing up. I always had to give in and be the one to apologize to my mother, even ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
Learning by Hearing, Learning by Seeing
In the hands of great fiction-writers, sensory descriptions do more than convey what characters hear or see. In the craft-talk of writers, descriptions can do work for a story, hinting at what characters are thinking and feeling in the context of particular scenes. Descriptions that report what characters sense often work figuratively as well as literally. For cultural and physiological reasons, the senses work differently when used as metaphors. Sound and ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Nov 27
Can sleep quality and burnout affect shift-work nurses' job performance?
In a Journal of Advanced Nursing study, female gender and personal burnout were linked with impaired sleep quality among nurses. Also, working in the psychiatric setting, working a long cycle shift pattern, and experiencing daytime dysfunction were associated with burnout. A significant negative association between patient-related burnout and job performance was also observed.
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 27
More care is needed for cancer supportive care
LUGANO, Switzerland - The relentless efforts devoted to improving prevention, early detection, and treatment have resulted in more and more cancer survivors worldwide. In fact, there is a decrease in overall cancer mortality rate of about 1 per year. 1 However, a cure or control of cancer does not necessarily mean a full restoration of health. Cancer-related effects and the treatment itself can have a significant psychosocial impact on cancer survivors. A ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Mainstreaming genetic counselling for ovarian cancer
LUGANO, 17 November 2017 - A study that looked at mainstreaming genetic counselling for ovarian cancer to support screening programmes in Malaysia was presented at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress. 1 The preliminary results of the MaGiC study show that most patients counselled by a well-trained but not necessarily an expert in genetics were satisfied or just as satisfied with their experience as compared to those being counselled by a genetic counsellor or clin ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
Motorcycle crashes cause 5 times as many deaths as car accidents, 6 times the ...
Motorcycle accidents are costly in terms of lives and health care costs. Compared with car accidents, motorcycle accidents cause 3 times the injuries, 6 times the medical costs and 5 times the deaths, found new research in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . Despite better motor vehicle safety, injuries from motorcycle crashes have not improved. Researchers looked at data on adults who presented to hospital for injuries from either a motorcycle or ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 20
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