Can Psychiatry Turn Itself around?

The public is deeply skeptical about the profession—but given the problems of addiction, depression and other forms of mental illness, we need it more than ever

Aug 12

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More analytical, less intuitive people are better at empathy

Reading what other people are feeling is an important skill that helps us navigate conflicts, deepen relationships, and negotiate effectively.

Aug 12

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10 Foods That Improve Memory In Young And Old Alike

Improvements in working memory, long-term memory, executive function and more…

Aug 12

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Healing power of communal gardening Gardening

Horticultural therapy - which encourages a person to visit green spaces and join guided group gardening activities - can have mental and physical health benefits. This is the interim finding of an ongoing local study, called Effects Of ...

Aug 11

Categories: Mindfulness

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How culture affects views of mental illness

"I am already dead! I have been buried." said a young south Asian girl on the psychiatric ward. Prior to her admission she had stopped going to school, and instead isolated herself in her room spending hours on the internet searching for her grave. ...

Aug 11

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Gender Differences At The Movies

Women remember more of rom-coms, men remember more from action flicks.

Aug 10

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The Need for Human Connection in Digital Mental Health Care

With technology altering the therapeutic bond, something is lost but something else is gained

Aug 10

Categories: Mental Health Professions

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Depression Is NOT Just A Mental Disorder, Review of 29 Studies ...

Depression is more than a mental disorder, it affects the body’s ability to detoxify itself.

Aug 10

Categories: Depression

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Good Qualities of Adult Children of Mentally Ill Mothers

There isn’t really a huge trumpet blowing for the qualities that blossom in the children of mentally ill mothers.

Aug 8

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Massage Helps Treat The Most Common Mental Health Problem

The latest research could be a step up in the evidence for massage therapy.

Aug 8

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Are Brainy People Lazy? "Need For Cognition" Correlates With Less ...

According to Hollywood stereotypes, there are the clever, nerdy young people who spend most of their time sitting around thinking and reading, and then there are the jocks – the sporty, athletic lot who prefer to do as little thinking and studying ...

Aug 8

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What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work

Creating a positive work environment sounds like a noble aspiration for both businesses and the people who work for them. No one ever says that they want to work in a negative environment, after all, or even in a blasé one. And yet, in late April, ...

Aug 6

Categories: Happiness, Workplace Issues

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A Lot Of "Voice Hearing" Isn't An Auditory Experience At All

The message from recent surveys is that it's not just people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia who hear voices in their heads, many people considered mentally well do to.

Aug 5

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Dementia: 9 Warning Signs Everyone Should Know

…and the type of memory problems that are nothing to worry about.

Aug 5

Categories: Dementia

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Can a "Triple Package" of Personality Traits Explain Success?

The “tiger mother” thesis is refuted by science

Aug 5

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