A new study from Cornell University investigates the extent to which people overestimates the extent to which their actions and appearance are noted by others. Most of us stand out in our own minds. Whether in the midst of a personal triumph or an embarrassing mishap, we are usually quite focused ...
Date Posted: February 26, 2014
Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Criticism, Self-EsteemGO
In 1998, there was a groundbreaking study telling parents that their children were at risk of getting autism from vaccines. Parents everywhere collectively gasped. After all, they had been told for years vaccines were the best way to prevent any ...
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The workplace plays a vital role in creating a suicide safe community, according to a new position statement released by Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA). The Statement calls on organisations of all sizes to implement workplace policies and ...
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Though his 18-year-old patient Ida Bauer was "in the first bloom of youth," Sigmund Freud wrote in 1905, she had come to him suffering from coughing fits and episodes of speechlessness. She'd become depressed and withdrawn, even hinting at suicide. ...
Victorian kids as young as eight are becoming hooked on computer games and the internet, with some refusing to go to school, suffering anxiety and depression, getting violent and withdrawing socially. Mental health professionals say the condition, ...
Many people encounter workplace issues in their working lives and many of them can be related to the ...
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University of South Australia clinical psychologist Susan Simpson says research has shown telemental health services can be just as effective as face-to-face treatment. "Some clients actually indicate that they prefer video conferencing to ...
ARE marriages today better or worse than they used to be? This vexing question is usually answered in one of two ways. According to the marital decline camp, marriage has weakened: Higher divorce rates reflect a lack of commitment and a decline of ...
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Chronic stress that produces inflammation and anxiety in mice appears to prime their immune systems for a prolonged fight, causing the animals to have an excessive reaction to a single acute stressor weeks later, new research suggests. After the ...
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...GO
Medication treatment and behavior therapy are both considered effective treatments for ADHD; the combination of these treatments is generally regarded as an ideal approach for many children. However, in the ...
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Many studies have shown that people tend to exaggerate their own positive characteristics and abilities. A popular example is the finding that most drivers think they are a better-than-average driver. This suggests there are many sub-standard ...
Every year, my husband and I wonder what kind of birthday gift to give his dad, now 86 years old. We know very well what Mel would really enjoy: a weeklong visit with us and our children, with lots of time spent eating out in comfortable ...
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, HappinessGO
Everyone experiences periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict, so when you're feeling off it can be hard to know if it's time to see a professional about the problem. And apparently, those who would benefit from some therapeutic intervention ...
Australia's Medicare funding for conditions like anxiety, depression and substance abuse had put the country as world's leader in mental health. According to the Better Access, with authors led by Professor Harvey Whiteford of the University of ...
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SINGAPORE It is a question that has puzzled mental health experts in Asia for some time: Why are so many elderly Asians committing suicide? The past decade has seen astonishing spikes in the rate of Asians over 65 choosing to end their lives ...
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