Might the scapegoat of a family benefit from being scapegoated?
Date Posted: October 29, 2015
Categories: Adult psychological development, Blended Family IssuesGO
My dependence on devices reached an embarrassing low recently. As I hurried to leave for work one morning, I patted my back pocket and realized I did not have my phone. Seconds later, in a fully automatic behavioral response, I patted my back pocket ...
A five week treatment with the synthetic hormone oxytocin significantly improved social, emotional and behavioral issues among young children with autism, according to a University of Sydney research.
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO
Contrary to popular belief, an individual's personality is only slightly affected by their birth position among siblings, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Categories: Child DevelopmentGO
Without good communication skills and quality time dedicated to communicating, relationships soon flounder and fail, especially among couples with the stress of careers and a full family life. Couples need to learn that their relationship is not a ...
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO
How can you tell if someone is depressed? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) -- the 'bible' of psychiatry -- diagnoses depression when patients tick off a certain number of symptoms on the DSM checklist.
Receiving praise and recognition in the workplace motivates us for simple tasks but not for more complex projects, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Greenwich academic.
Categories: Workplace IssuesGO
Being better at reading facial emotions is just one of the benefits of being prone to guilt.
Categories: Mental Health in AsiaGO
Talk therapy coupled with early intervention and low doses of anti-psychotic medication can be more effective for people with schizophrenia than routine treatment, a major US study said Tuesday.
Scientists are discovering something very peculiar about aging: How we feel about getting old matters. A lot.
Categories: Aging & Geriatric IssuesGO
It's often assumed that economic gains will lead to a corresponding boost in happiness, but science suggests that the relationship between economics and happiness is actually much more complicated. Research has shown that getting promotion or a ...
As a college student, I spent a lot of time thinking about what my work life would be like. I watched the adults in my life and saw that not everyone loved the work they did. Many of them were glad that they could provide for their families, but ...
Categories: Happiness, Workplace IssuesGO
Teenagers who engage with social media during the night could be damaging their sleep and increasing their risk of depression and anxiety, research shows.
Categories: Sleep Disorders, Teenage IssuesGO
Mental health patients in moderate condition now need to spend less time waiting to see a visiting public psychiatrist, the Hospital Authority says. The Common Mental Health Clinic pilot scheme launched in July is making progress and waiting time ...
Categories: Mental Health in AsiaGO
It's a nice metaphor: our body is like a boat, our conscious and subconscious minds are analogous to the ship's captain and crew respectively, and the ocean is life. In which case, when the weather's good, and the captain and crew are communicating ...
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, DementiaGO
My life didn't change that day. It didn't happen like it does in the movies, where time slows down, voices fade to nothing and everything falls silent as what you're being told slowly sinks in. As a matter of fact, it kind of went in the opposite ...
Categories: Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)GO