Does Aggressive Children mean they will remain Aggressive as Adults

To understand the violent criminal, says Richard E. Tremblay, imagine a 2-year-old boy doing the things that make the terrible twos terrible — grabbing, kicking, pushing, punching, biting. Now imagine him doing all this with the body and ...

Dec 28

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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What Your Brain Sees May Not Be What You See

Take a quick look at the white object above. Did you see the seahorse? Chances are, even if you didn't see the image (hint: look at the black space this time), your brain still knew it was there.

Dec 28

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Brain Stimulation Key To Developing New Anti-Smoking Treatments?

While tobacco use over the past couple of decades has gone down significantly, it’s still one of the country’s most entrenched habits. Finding a way to help smokers break the nicotine habit could save millions of lives. A new study has zeroed in ...

Dec 28

Categories: Addictions

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Schizophrenia and Depression

Watch this short video explaining the conditions of Schizophrenia and Depression.

Dec 27

Categories: Depression, Schizophrenia

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Mental health experts call for end to locking up, restraining patients

Mental health experts are calling for the end to the practice of locking up and restraining patients in hospitals during mental breakdowns. Children as young as seven are being routinely held down by hospital staff and thrown into seclusion rooms ...

Dec 27

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Study sheds light on association between adolescents, anxiety and ...

Main ConteThe School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Christian Family Service Centre (CFSC) have jointly conducted a large-scale study on the family life, physical and emotional health of high school students. The ...

Dec 24

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression

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WHO Sharing Psychological First Aid knowledge with Philippines to ...

Philippines - The World Health Organization shared with the Philippines Department of Health information about a humane, supportive and practical help to people who are suffering after crisis events. Called psychological first aid, this approach ...

Dec 24

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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High Emotional Intelligence Dramatically Improves Decision-Making

A new study finds that people with high emotional intelligence make smarter decisions because they aren’t swayed by their current emotional state. The emotions can provide very useful information, but sometimes they are not related to the ...

Dec 23

Categories: Emotional Intelligence

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This Test Can Determine If Your Marriage Will Last

The measure isn’t the high tech detector of romantic emotions that you might expect. Instead, it looks a lot like that familiar thing we know as our gut feeling. Next time somebody who just went through a messy breakup says that they always knew ...

Dec 23

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Study Shows 2-Drug Combo helps Adolescents with ADHD, Aggression

Prescribing both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug to children with physical aggression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), along with teaching parents to use behavior management techniques, reduces aggressive and serious ...

Dec 23

Categories: Anger Management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Studies show the long-term, positive effects of fitness on cognitive ...

It has long been accepted that exercise cuts the risk of heart disease, and recent studies suggest a raft of more general benefits, such as reducing the risk of certain types of cancer and even preventing the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Now it seems ...

Dec 22

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It's easier than you think to get people to commit bad deeds

When asking someone to do something unethical, we underestimate what a difficult position we've put them in. New research suggests that to avoid social discomfort, many people will agree to perform a bad deed rather than say no.

Dec 20

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A Psychologist's Guide to Online Dating

Edward Royzman, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, asks me to list four qualities on a piece of paper: physical attractiveness, income, kindness, and fidelity. Then he gives me 200 virtual “date points” that I’m to ...

Dec 20

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Non-Specialist Psychosocial Interventions for Children with ...

The development of effective treatments for use by non-specialists is listed among the top research priorities for improving the lives of people with mental illness worldwide. The purpose of this review is to appraise which interventions for ...

Dec 20

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Child Development, Intellectual Disability

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Why Does Time Fly as We Get Older?

Another year; another Christmas around the corner. The conversation around the watercooler these days has evolved into the annual “where has the time gone?” discussion—how quickly the neighborhood kids have become high school graduates; how ...

Dec 19

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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