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  • newLosing Our Identity and The Need for Cultural Neuroscience

    Losing Our Identity and The Need for Cultural Neuroscience

    Hurricane Harvey saw tens of thousands of Texans forced from their homes. Two weeks later Irma saw 6.5 million Americans flee, clustering in uncomfortable shelters, a small taste of the refugee life experienced by 66 million people across the world t…
    - 32 mins ago, 19 Jun 18, 5:27pm -
  • newEmpowering Our Children With The Gift Of Happiness

    Empowering Our Children With The Gift Of Happiness

    As a mother of two young girls and as a pediatrician who cares for kids from birth through age 21, I cannot count the times I have heard a mother say, “All I want is for my child to be happy.” It is of utmost importance that a mother be equipped…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 11:30am -
  • Can We Trust Our Intuition? An Interview with Dr. Daniel Kahneman

    Can We Trust Our Intuition? An Interview with Dr. Daniel Kahneman

    Daniel Kahneman is the world’s pre-eminent investigator of the ways in which the limits of our cognitive abilities shape our judgments. Since the late 1960s, his work, much of which was carried out in close collaboration with the late Amos Tversky…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 2:30pm -
  • Applying Neuroscience to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

    Applying Neuroscience to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

    Together with its partner organization the Korean Institute of Brain Science, the International Brain Education Association (IBREA) organizes a conference at the United Nations every year and submits a subsequent statement to the U.N. Economic and So…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • What Fatherhood Does to Men’s Brains

    What Fatherhood Does to Men’s Brains

    Recent studies show that indeed, a few days after birth, changes occur in the brains of both daddy and baby. According to research, not only do men get better at hearing a baby’s cry as the due date of their child approaches, but a baby’s smile a…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • If You Catch World Cup Fever, Here’s How to Prevent Injuries

    If You Catch World Cup Fever, Here’s How to Prevent Injuries

    We love the "beautiful game.” The 2018 World Cup in Russia brings the best teams and players from around the globe to compete for the most famous trophy in the world.Engagement in soccer is always fun, whether as a player or as a spectator. However…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 8:40pm -
  • Will Electronic Tattoos Ever Go Mainstream?

    Will Electronic Tattoos Ever Go Mainstream?

    An electronic tattoo that bends with body tissue and is able to sense brain-wave activity, muscle movement, and heart activity? It may sound like science fiction, but scientists at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern Univers…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • A Look at ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

    A Look at ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

    Consider this: nearly a quarter of Americans suffer from depression or anxiety in any given year. Given this statistic, it is imperative that we find innovative solutions to alleviate mental suffering. One approach in particular that has shown promis…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • The Best Diet You Can Go On

    The Best Diet You Can Go On

    Our culture teaches that if you work hard enough at anything, you’ll be successful. Recent studies, however, suggest that hard work may not be enough when it comes to weight loss.At a time when obesity is a national — and increasingly an interna…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • New Values, New Culture, New World: An Interview with Ilchi Lee

    New Values, New Culture, New World: An Interview with Ilchi Lee

    An interview with Ilchi Lee, the founder of Brain Education. [ ... ]The post New Values, New Culture, New World: An Interview with Ilchi Lee appeared first on Brain World.
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 10:13am -

Counsel & Heal: Top News

Medical News Today: Mental Health

  • Everything you need to know about facial tics
    Facial tics are sudden, involuntary muscle movements in the face. They can be mild or severe, making it difficult for a person to carry out everyday activities. Facial tic disorders include transient tic disorder, chronic motor tic disorder, and Tour…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 12:00pm -
  • Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds
    How do your sleep-wake preferences affect your risk of developing a mood disorder such as depression? A large, detailed observational study investigates.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • Why do I wake up depressed?
    Diurnal variations are types of depression that cause symptoms to get worse at certain times of the day. Morning depression is a common diurnal variation. In this article, learn about the symptoms and risk factors for morning depression, as well as t…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 3:00pm -
  • Assessing trauma through art: The signs of inner struggle
    Traumatic brain injury can bring post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or anxiety. Can therapy art help to assess how severe someone's trauma is?
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • How to stop anxious lip biting
    Many people bite their lip when they are anxious or uncomfortable, which can result in redness and sores on the lips. In extreme cases this is called body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB). This habit can have a negative impact on a person's daily l…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • What happens in the brain during a spiritual experience?
    How might spiritual practice affect the brain? A new study suggests that heightened spiritual experiences may help to counteract the effect of stressors.
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • What is separation anxiety disorder in adults?
    Separation anxiety is part of development for young children, but it may also occur in adults. Unfounded fear concerning one's self or family, difficulty sleeping, and depression are some of the symptoms. Treatment involves learning management strate…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • Sex robots may do more harm than good
    According to their makers, sex robots can bring many health-related benefits to users. But how realistic are these claims? A new study investigates.
    - 15 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Is there a link between GERD and fatigue?
    Many people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) experience fatigue because of the ways that the disease's symptoms impact sleep. In this article, we explore the link between fatigue and GERD in depth. Learn how the two issues are related, whe…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 8:00am -
  • What is a pseudoseizure?
    The symptoms of a pseudoseizure are nearly identical to those of an epileptic seizure. However, while misfiring neurons in the brain cause epilepsy, pseudoseizures occur as a result of underlying mental health conditions, such as stress. Here, learn…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Jun 18, 3:00am -

Medical Xpress: Psychology

MedicineNet: Mental Health

  • Compulsive Video Gaming a Mental Health Condition: WHO
    Title: Compulsive Video Gaming a Mental Health Condition: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • First Generic Under-the-Tongue Opioid Addiction Treatment Approved by FDA
    Title: First Generic Under-the-Tongue Opioid Addiction Treatment Approved by FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 5 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Religion May Be Potent Medicine
    Title: Religion May Be Potent MedicineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM
    - 6 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Stress: 8 Immediate Stress-Busters
    Title: Stress: 8 Immediate Stress-BustersCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 2/16/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Mental Health: Questions to Ask When Choosing a Provider and Doctor
    Title: Mental Health: Questions to Ask When Choosing a Provider and DoctorCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/3/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Travel: 7 Tips to Stressless Vacation Travel
    Title: Travel: 7 Tips to Stressless Vacation TravelCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 2/21/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Stress: Meditation May Reduce Stress and Improve Health
    Title: Stress: Meditation May Reduce Stress and Improve HealthCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/16/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Health: 8 Tips for Making and Keeping Healthy New Year's Resolutions
    Title: Health: 8 Tips for Making and Keeping Healthy New Year's ResolutionsCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/22/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Schizophrenia Predicted by a Gene Variant
    Title: Schizophrenia Predicted by a Gene VariantCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/13/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:00am -
  • Stress: Three Minutes to Stress Relief!
    Title: Stress: Three Minutes to Stress Relief!Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/29/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:00am -

PsychCentral Mental Health Library

  • newBook Review: Love Worth Making

    Book Review: Love Worth Making

    Sex technique and truly understanding sexual feelings are not the same thing. The former might work in the short-term, but over time, the novelty wears off and what the couple...
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 10:34am -
  • newBook Review: Unsafe Thinking

    Book Review: Unsafe Thinking

    Unsafe Thinking is a book for anyone who knows they tend to take the safe route with their decisions and ideas and wants to be a bit more innovative. People...
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Jun 18, 6:32pm -
  • Book Review: The Only Way Out Is Through

    Book Review: The Only Way Out Is Through

    It is often said that it is the most challenging life experiences that plant the seeds for the most profound growth. When we are struggling to find meaning in our...
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 10:29am -
  • Book Review: The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques

    Book Review: The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques

    Managing anxiety symptoms with medication can be effective, but is not always a great long-term solution. Anxiety happens for a variety of reasons. It may be experienced when there are...
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 10:27am -
  • Book Review: The Human Magnet Syndrome

    Book Review: The Human Magnet Syndrome

    The experience of falling in love can be indescribable. We don’t know why, we can’t explain it, but we just feel irrisistably drawn to someone. However, according to Ross Rosenberg,...
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 6:24pm -
  • Book Review: Leftover in China

    Book Review: Leftover in China

    One out of four of all the women in the world live in China. The current generation includes young women who live radically different lives than their mothers did when...
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 10:22am -
  • Book Review: The OPA! Way

    Book Review: The OPA! Way

    “We observed that there is a basic human need to be engaged in meaningful relationships with others – family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, even acquaintances – and to feel that life...
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 6:17pm -
  • Book Review: The Stress Management Handbook

    Book Review: The Stress Management Handbook

    Sometimes people don’t realize how stressed they are until a minor thing triggers a bout of anger that does not match the circumstance. In The Stress Management Handbook: A Practical...
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 10:44am -
  • Book Review: The Courage Habit

    Book Review: The Courage Habit

    Desire is a central feature of the human experience and yet we are so often held captive by it. What we want is often just out of reach, and the...
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 3:11pm -
  • Book Review: Resilience

    Book Review: Resilience

    Since the publication of the first edition of Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges in 2012, both of the authors have had to put their research on resilience into practice...
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 10:22am -
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Medscape: Psychiatry & Mental Health

  • newVeteran Suicide Rate Still Rising
    A new report shows an average of 20 veterans continue to die by suicide every day, making it a 'top clinical priority' for the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Medscape Medical News
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 1:57pm -
  • newOff-Label Antipsychotics Cause Adverse Metabolic Effects in Kids
    Off-label antipsychotic use in children and adolescents with behavioral disorders triggers rapid and significant metabolic effects including weight gain and decreased insulin sensitivity, new research shows. Medscape Medical News
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 10:09am -
  • Alcohol's Influence on Alzheimer's Risk Explained?
    As the debate over beneficial or detrimental effects of alcohol on Alzheimer's disease continues, researchers examine the cellular and genetic mechanisms that may explain its impact on amyloid plaque in the brain. Medscape Medical News
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 2:34pm -
  • WHO Releases New ICD-11
    The 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases reflects advances in scientific understanding; it includes several new chapters and major revisions to others. Medscape Medical News
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 2:24pm -
  • First-Ever Ketamine Guidelines for Acute Pain Management Released
    Consensus guidelines provide a framework for use of IV ketamine for acute pain management. Medscape Medical News
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 11:15am -
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