Some 10-15 percent of combat veterans struggle with wounds invisible to the naked eye: post-traumatic stress. While there is no cure-all for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new study suggests an entirely new approach to treating PTSD - a cutting-edge computer program capable of alleviating PTSD symptoms by reducing fluctuations in ...
Date Posted: August 1, 2015
Categories: Other, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO
Have a habit of walking and texting at the same time? Texting while walking and being cognitively distracted may significantly affect the way a person walks, resulting in a more cautious gait.
Growing up in poverty — as do 22% of children in the US — has alarming, long-term effects on the brain, new studies conclude. This can lead to long-term problems with depression, anxiety, learning difficulties and issues dealing with stress.
The complex mechanisms of interaction and dynamics between the gut microbiota and its host have been illuminated by recent research. Data show that relatively minor changes in microbiota profiles or its metabolic activity induced by neonatal stress ...
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? New research on the brain's capacity to learn suggests there's more to it than the adage that 'practice makes perfect.' A music-training study has found evidence to distinguish the parts of the brain that account for ...
There is still widespread confusion about the psychology of Islamic suicide attackers, whether they strike at home or abroad. Are they attempting to sacrifice their lives for an ideological cause, or do they actually want to die? The answer to this ...
Categories: Depression, OtherGO
Although conspiracy beliefs can occasionally be based on a rational analysis of the evidence, most of the time they are not. As a species, one of our greatest strengths is our ability to find meaningful patterns in the world around us and to make ...
Drs. John & Julie Gottman discuss the importance of "Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child". They talk about what the ...
The benefits of gratitude are many and profound. Being grateful is shown to improve both physical and mental health, psychological wellbeing and attitude, and our relationships with others. Practicing gratitude has even been shown to rewire our ...
University of Florida researchers have finally put a long-standing hypothesis about rudeness to the test. The history to this is a study published in 1999 [pdf] that showed rudeness can create a vicious circle between individuals - if you're rude to ...
It is normal for our minds to wander. Whether we are in conversation, at work, or doing day-to-day activities, we have a tendency to think about the past or the future. When we do this, we are more prone to anxiety and depression. By practicing ...
Have you ever been told you were "tone deaf" in music classes because you "can't sing in tune"? And thus, you've always assumed you were tone deaf just because someone labelled you as one? Tone deaf is known as amusia and you're not actually as tone ...
The brain's effect on other parts of the body has been well established. Now, a group that includes two University of Florida Health researchers has found that it's a two-way street: Body fat can send a signal that affects the way the brain deals ...
Categories: Eating Disorders, Stress ManagementGO
Professor Louise Newman, director for women's mental health at Melbourne's Royal women's hospital, and Dr Robyn Miller, a social worker and family therapist, told the commission children could be affected by family violence even before they were ...
Categories: Aggression & Violence, Domestic Violence, Family ProblemsGO
King and Queens of procrastination? How many times have you heard someone, or even yourself, say, “I’ll start from tomorrow” or “I’ll start from Monday” or “I’ll start from next month” whenever there is some new habit to form or a ...
Comedians are meant to bring a smile on people's faces but following Robbin Williams death we question whether comedy brings a smile to them as well. Let's see what comedian Richard Herring has to say.
Categories: Coping with Medical Problems, Mental Health ProfessionsGO