The Simple Questions That Really Help Depressed People

This therapeutic technique, called 'Socratic questioning' can really help depressed people, research finds. Socratic questioning is used by many therapists to help patients explore new perspectives on themselves and the world. Read on to find out ...

Aug 17

Categories: Depression, Mental Health Professions

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The Reason Brain Diseases Have Quadrupled in 21 Years

Given the power of modern medicine, why have brain diseases increased by four times? Rates of brain diseases are increasing at almost epidemic rates, especially in the US, a new study reports. Read on to find out why.

Aug 17

Categories: Other

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Laughter as a window on the infant mind

What makes babies laugh? It sounds like one of the most fun questions a researcher could investigate, but there’s a serious scientific reason behind it. Despite the scientific potential, baby laughter is, as a research topic, “strangely ...

Aug 17

Categories: Child Development

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Tender loving care the best treatment for schizophrenia

Mr John F. Nash Jr, an American mathematician who won the 1994 Nobel Prize for Economics, was killed on May 23, along with his wife, in a car crash in New Jersey. He was the subject of a book and a film, both titled A Beautiful Mind. For the greater ...

Aug 15

Categories: Schizophrenia

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The Benefits of Sarcasm

Have that friend who is always being sarcastic and it gets annoying? Or have you ever been in that position where people ask terrible questions you snap back with a tinge of sarcasm? Well sarcasm doesn't always have to be a bad thing. Read on to ...

Aug 14

Categories: Other

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Five-Day Diet Could Rejuvenate Memory and Learning

Always wanted to go on a diet but doubt its benefits? Always heard how certain actions/foods/habits will improve your memory? You are going to hear both in one now - a diet that may help you shed some belly fat, slow aging, and also help your memory ...

Aug 14

Categories: Other

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How a Jet-Set Lifestyle Could Affect Mental Health

Always jetting off for a holiday? Or for a business trip? Or is the jet-set life already your profession? A study has shown that there is an effect of frequent, long-distance travel on mental health. Frequent, long-distance travel has been linked to ...

Aug 14

Categories: Other

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What does your selfie reveal about your personality?

The rise of the selfie (and its widespread use on social media) has given people more control than ever over the impression they present to the world. Even Kim Kardashian has a book just based on her selfies. But to date, without any scientific ...

Aug 13

Categories: Other

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ADHD and Adults: Are You Believing these Erroneous Beliefs?

When you’re first diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might have mixed emotions. On the one hand, you might feel relieved to finally have an explanation for your symptoms. On the other hand, you might feel ...

Aug 13

Categories: Adult ADHD

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Depressed? Magnetic waves may help

Depressed and medication and therapy doesn't seem to work? These particularly hard-to-treat cases, now have a fresh option to turn to. Called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), the outpatient treatment uses magne-tic waves to ...

Aug 13

Categories: Depression

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What we've been getting wrong about choosing gifts

Buying a gift can feel like a test. You want the gift to show how thoughtful you've been, and how you've taken the recipient's interests and personality into account. Yet according to the authors of a new psychology paper, this isn't the optimal ...

Aug 12

Categories: Other

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The Colors We Eat

When it comes to food, color is money. Food companies scan their products on the line with custom colorimeters to ensure mathematically consistent hues. Fruits and vegetables are shipped in chemically "modified" atmospheres, because "better stem and ...

Aug 8

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Siblings of children with schizophrenia show resilience to the ...

Fundamental differences between how the brain forms during adolescence have been discovered in children with schizophrenia and their siblings, a new study shows. The study opens up new avenues for researchers to explore when developing treatment for ...

Aug 8

Categories: Schizophrenia

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How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

A walk in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains in ways that improve our mental health, according to an interesting new study of the physical effects on the brain of visiting nature.

Aug 7

Categories: Stress Management

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Young picky eaters might have more mental health woes

So your young children won't eat Brussels sprouts, broccoli or beans? Maybe it's just a phase, and they'll grow out of it. Maybe they're tired of you bossing them around and this is one place where they can push back. Maybe, many parents say, you ...

Aug 5

Categories: Anxiety, Child Development, Depression, Eating Disorders, Mental ...

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