When does ‘eating clean’ become an eating disorder? Orthorexia Nervosa (literally, “correct appetite disorder”) though absent from all psychiatric manuals, is an illness that has been making the rounds online.
Date Posted: November 6, 2015
Categories: Eating Disorders, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Obsessions & ...GO
A London lab is deploying every technology it can use to understand infant brains, and what happens when development goes awry.
People who practiced yoga or took natural products (dietary supplements other than vitamins and minerals) were more likely to do so for wellness reasons than to treat a specific health condition, according to analysis of data from the 2012 National ...
Retiring at 55 and spending the rest of your life relaxing on the front porch may sound appealing, but if you want your brain to keep working, it's probably not a good idea. Mounting evidence shows that staying in the workforce ...
Categories: Aging & Geriatric IssuesGO
We know that the best way to deal with our fears is to face them. But, naturally, this sounds like a terrifying proposition. Thankfully, we can learn healthy ways to approach our fears instead of avoiding and denying them.
Categories: Anxiety, Fear, Health PsychologyGO
The health facts presented by mass media in the midst of a disease outbreak are likely to influence what we remember about the disease — new research suggests that the same mass media coverage may also influence the facts that we forget.
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health PsychologyGO
Communication with someone who has dementia can require a great deal of energy, patience, and creativity.
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues / Stress, DementiaGO
Research is uncovering what your selfie says about you.
Categories: Personality problemsGO
Although everyone worries from time to time, some of us are plagued by worry on a daily basis. Why do we do this?
Addictive relating - when keeping someone at any cost has much more to do with desperation than about sharing a loving relationship.
Categories: Love addiction, Relationships & MarriageGO
Using a mobile app without any perceived benefits can compound your anxiety about your mental health problems.
Categories: Health Psychology, Self-Care / Self CompassionGO
You can increase the size of your muscles by pumping iron and improve your stamina with aerobic training. Can you get smarter by exercising — or altering — your brain?
Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aging & Geriatric IssuesGO
Scare tactics informed by brain science.
Categories: Fear, OtherGO
Self-awareness involves recognising the many selves in you, both primary and disowned, and how they affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. What are primary and disowned selves, and how do they work in you?
Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Self-Care / Self CompassionGO
It is possible to both do good and make money.
Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Mental Health Professions, ...GO