Gambling is perceived by many individuals as merely a form of entertainment – an outlet for stress and perhaps even a form of "therapy" where person can kick back and have fun. Over the past few years, gambling has grown into a popular global pastime, appearing in a variety of guises such as ...
Date Posted: August 30, 2014
Categories: Gambling AddictionGO
Research indicates that ADHD sufferers are more likely to have sleep abnormalities, a harder time getting to sleep, and a harder time staying awake during the day.
Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Sleep ...GO
Mention psychopathic personality traits and the mind turns to criminals. The archetype is a callous killer who entraps his victims with a smile and easy charm. However, recent years have seen an increasing recognition that psychopathic traits are on ...
Categories: Adult psychological developmentGO
Stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...GO
It's common knowledge that teenage boys seem predisposed to risky behaviors. Now, a series of new studies is shedding light on specific brain mechanisms that help to explain what might be going on inside juvenile male brains.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Oppositional & ...GO
McLean Hospital researchers are reporting that xenon gas, used in humans for anesthesia and diagnostic imaging, has the potential to be a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other memory-related disorders.
Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...GO
Having expectant parents role-play interacting with an infant using a doll can help predict which couples may be headed for co-parenting conflicts when their baby arrives.
Categories: Child Development, ParentingGO
Over confident people can fool others into believing they are more talented than they actually are, a study has found.
Categories: Self-Doubt, Self-Esteem, Self-LoveGO
You already know the "secret" to happiness: Do something nice for someone else. Now, some new research takes that idea one step further, finding that getting more specific about the random act of kindness you're planning can actually end up making ...
SINGAPORE - Anxiety, insomnia and helplessness - Pauline (not her real name) recognised these could be symptoms of mild depression while taking a mental health survey at a community event nearly one-and-a-half years ago. Worried that her friends ...
Categories: Mental Health in AsiaGO
A mindfulness-based therapy for depression has the added benefit of reducing health-care visits among patients who often see their family doctors, according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Institute for ...
Categories: Depression, Post Partum DepressionGO
Exercising to improve our cardiovascular strength may protect us from cognitive impairment as we age, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated Institut universitaire de gératrie de Montréal Research ...
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Mental Health in AsiaGO
Getting professional help for dealing with your persistent fears and anxieties is the single most important step in your recovery.
Categories: Anxiety, Fear, Social Anxiety / PhobiaGO
"There are plenty more fish in the sea" - a saying that many of us may have heard, particularly when coming out of a relationship. But a new study finds that the more fish we catch, the less likely we are to end up in a happy marriage.
Categories: Happiness, Relationships & MarriageGO
Strongly influenced by their self-interest, humans do not protest being overcompensated, even when there are no consequences, researchers in Georgia State University's Brains and Behavior Program have found.
Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-LoveGO
Pupils with ADHD often make poorer decisions than their unaffected classmates. Researchers from the University of Zurich now discovered that different learning and decision-making mechanisms are responsible for these behaviors, and localized the ...
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Child and/or ...GO