Does responsiveness increase sexual desire in the other person?

People's emotional reactions and desires in initial romantic encounters determine the fate of a potential relationship. Responsiveness may be one of those initial "sparks" necessary to fuel sexual desire and land a second date. However, it may not ...

Jul 30

Categories: Communication Disorders Problems, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy

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Using TV and other media as a stress reducer can lead to feelings of ...

It seems common practice. After a long day at work, sometimes you just want to turn on the TV or play a video game to relax, decompress. This is supposed to make you feel better. But a recent study found that people who had high stress levels after ...

Jul 29

Categories: Caregiver Issues / Stress, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / ...

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8 Psychological Keys to Spending Wisely

In these economic times, we could all use a little advice on how to spend our money wisely.

Jul 29

Categories: Compulsive Spending / Shopping

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Neurological Dysfunction as a Significant Factor in Children with ...

A study of 54 children who had received an independent diagnosis of Dyslexia revealed that they all showed evidence of immature motor skills and related difficulties on a range of standardised neurological tests. These findings suggest that physical ...

Jul 29

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Brain's Building of Negative Memories

When a person experiences a devastating loss or tragic event, why does every detail seem burned into memory; whereas, a host of positive experiences simply fade away?

Jul 26

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Sometimes, Early Birds Are Too Early

Since the advent of the deadline, procrastinators have suffered society's barbs for putting off until later what needs doing now. But it turns out that many people appear to be finishing things sooner than they need to get them done. They are ...

Jul 26

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'Experiential products' provide same happiness boost as experiences

Material items designed to create or enhance an experience, also known as "experiential products," can make shoppers just as happy as life experiences, according to new research from San Francisco State University.

Jul 25

Categories: Happiness

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It's possible to "forget" unwanted habits

New research shows that we can weaken and even undo practised habits by deliberately deciding to forget them.

Jul 25

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How your diet affects your mental health

Over the last half century, the global food industry has profoundly changed the way we eat. While we understand how these dietary changes have impacted physical health, their effect on mental well-being is only now being realised.

Jul 24

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Children's impulsive behaviour is related to brain connectivity

Researchers from the University of Murcia have studied the changes in the brain that are associated with impulsiveness, a personality trait that causes difficulties in inhibiting a response in the face of a stimulus and leads to unplanned actions ...

Jul 23

Categories: Inattention, Impulsivity, & Hyperactivity (ADHD)

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Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease – What's The Link?

Diabetes mellitus is an emerging global epidemic that affects millions of people worldwide. This systemic disease affects the blood sugar level causing far-reaching consequences for the human body.

Jul 23

Categories: Dementia

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How exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively ...

It has been found that exercise and relaxation activities literally change the way people perceive the world, altering their perception so that they view the environment in a less threatening, less negative way. For people with mood and anxiety ...

Jul 23

Categories: Anxiety, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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Sleep problems that persist after a divorce can be harmful to your ...

Those who experience persistent sleep problems after a divorce stand to suffer from more than just dark circles. They might also be at risk for potentially harmful increases in blood pressure, a new study finds.

Jul 23

Categories: Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Sleep Disorders

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Using Storytelling to Decrease ...

Sometimes a pencil is just a pencil. And sometimes, a pencil is a great deal more. Writing is a powerful tool for those dealing with mental health issues. It might be especially important in cases of trauma where integrating memory is a critical ...

Jul 23

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Complex PTSD, Depression, Post ...

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Psychological treatments: A call for mental-health science

Clinicians and neuroscientists must work together to understand and improve psychological treatments, urge Emily A. Holmes, Michelle G. Craske and Ann M. Graybiel.

Jul 23

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Mental Health Professions

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