10 Jobs That Make People Most Happy

New research published by The Cabinet Office in the UK has revealed that being a member of the clergy is associated with the highest levels of life satisfaction.

Mar 29

Categories: Happiness

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Can Working Memory Training Help in ADHD Treatment?

Not all chil­dren ben­e­fit from med­ica­tion, some expe­ri­ence intol­er­a­ble side effects, and many con­tinue to strug­gle despite the ben­e­fits pro­vided by medication. Behav­ior ther­apy can be dif­fi­cult for par­ents to ...

Mar 28

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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How Likely Is Pilot Suicide a Cause of the Malaysian Airlines Crash - ...

The current theory apparently being promoted by officials is that the crash of the Malaysian plane may have been an act of suicide, most probably by a pilot. But do mental health experts agree that this is the most likely explanation of this ...

Mar 28

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Autism starts developing during Pregnancy

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a ...

Mar 27

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Mental Health At Work: What Every Team Leader Should Know

Mental health is a topic everyone can relate to. We all personally know what it’s like when you miss the train or you're late to a meeting - we all know what it feels like to be stressed and how it impairs our ability to make good decisions. And ...

Mar 26

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Yoga's Powerful Influence on Mood

Yoga increases the brain's levels of GABA, a chemical that helps regulate nerve activity, research finds. The study, lead by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine, compared yoga with a 'metabolically matched' walking condition. ...

Mar 26

Categories: Meditation, Mood Swings / Bipolar

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City dwellers more prone to stress-related disorders

SINGAPORE - About one in 15 Singaporeans suffers from stress-related disorders such as depression at some point in his or her life. Mental health experts said one contributing factor could be Singapore's highly dense urban environment.

Mar 26

Categories: Stress Management

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World-first PTSD research starts in Brisbane

Some of Australia's leading scientists, researchers and doctors have started world-first clinical research in Brisbane to unlock the code behind post-traumatic stress disorder - the debilitating and potentially fatal mental illness that impacts ...

Mar 25

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Can treatment for Depression be a Nasal spray away?

A nasal spray that delivers a peptide to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative therapeutic approach, research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.

Mar 25

Categories: Depression

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Living in "Flow": The secret of Happiness

To be in flow is to be so engrossed in what you're doing-and this can be in any activity although we often tend to associate this state with creative pursuits and elite sport that literally nothing, not the passing of time, your full bladder or the ...

Mar 25

Categories: Happiness

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Good quality sleep crucial to mental health and wellbeing

Having a good quality and restorative sleep is essential for one to be able to function well throughout the day. Failure to do so will lead to numerous impacts to health, both long- and short-term.

Mar 24

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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Hong Kong: Government, schools need to do more to stop youth ...

HONG KONG - Ingrained resistance to discussing mental health problems and suicide in Hong Kong is proving to be an obstacle to bringing down the rising rate of young people killing themselves, suicide prevention workers say. The city's youth ...

Mar 24

Categories: Suicide Prevention, Teenage Issues

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Social groups alleviate depression

Building a strong connection to a social group helps clinically depressed patients recover and helps prevent relapse, according to a new study. For the paper, (CIFAR) Senior Fellow Alexander Haslam, lead author Tegan Cruwys and their colleagues at ...

Mar 23

Categories: Depression, Social Anxiety / Phobia, Social Isolation

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To Keep Teenagers Alert, Schools Let Them Sleep In

Jilly Dos Santos really did try to get to school on time. She set three successive alarms on her phone. Skipped breakfast. Hastily applied makeup while her fuming father drove. But last year she rarely made it into the frantic scrum at the doors of ...

Mar 22

Categories: Sleep Disorders, Teenage Issues

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Mindfulness: Is it a fad or a powerful life-changing coping skill? A ...

In mindfulness, you train your mind to focus on the present and respond with reason before emotion. It's about taking a pause and guiding yourself to become "aware enough in the moment so that before you react, you're aware of how you're responding ...

Mar 22

Categories: Mindfulness

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