I want you to know that I started psychotherapy and am now seeing a therapist every week. Through my therapy sessions, we have started to uncover that I have General Anxiety Disorder and Cyclothymic Disorder.
Date Posted: July 22, 2016
Categories: Anxiety, Ending a relationship issues, FriendshipsGO
Ratings of our own abilities are strongly influenced by the performance of others, according to a study published July 20 in Neuron. Interacting with high performers makes us feel more capable in cooperative team settings, but less competent in ...
Why are paranoia and schizophrenia more common in cities?
Categories: Paranoia / Suspiciousness, SchizophreniaGO
Worries and fears and stress, oh my! This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals the two big beliefs that light up anxiety, plus how to pull the plug
Memory problems could be partly responsible for obesity.
Are there too many psychology majors these days? Is obtaining a psychology degree a practical goal for college students in the 21st century? Will I be able to find a job after earning a degree in psychology? These are the types of questions which ...
Energy flows where attention goes," is a philosophy on well-being that resonates with individuals who are seeking positivity. Now, a new review suggests this is the case when it comes to happiness and depression. It seems the same genes that steer ...
Categories: Depression, HappinessGO
OCD, which affects 3.3 million people in the United States, is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by intrusive, obsessivethoughts and repeated compulsive behaviors that collectively interfere with a person’s ability to function in daily ...
Categories: Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)GO
Revenge is a dish best served cold. An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die. The culture is swimming with depictions of revenge: Sometimes it's deeply satisfying, sometimes it ...
Cognitive brain training improves executive function whereas aerobic activity improves memory, according to new Center for BrainHealth research at The University of Texas at Dallas.
You may have heard that loneliness is hazardous to your health - and can even lead to an early death. Now, an analysis of 23 scientific studies gives us numbers that reveal just how sick it can really make you. People with "poor social ...
Categories: Social IsolationGO
On his 45-minute commute to and from his college office in Philadelphia, John Kounios picks the quiet car on the regional rail. No ringing cellphones. His thoughts wander, perhaps to the future or to something that makes him happy. Once he's ...
Categories: Creative BlocksGO
ADHD is a neurobiological condition that affects one's academic learning and social behavioural development in varying degrees of severity. About 5 to 8 per cent of children and young people, and 2 to 3 per cent of adults have it. Increased ...
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)GO
Families face a myriad of choices—and not all of them have been shown to be effective
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO
Only relatively small changes are needed to see benefits to depressive symptoms.