Category Archives: Mental Health

On Facebook – Negative vs Positive

When his father died, Doug Anter of Royal Oak, Mich., called key family members, then put the news on Facebook.  By Christina Valhouli LIKE many women these days, Aran Hissam, 35, of Melbourne, Fla., posted the news that she was pregnant … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Early Cognitive Problems Identified

Written by Joseph Nordqvist Early indicators of Alzheimer’s disease have been discovered and published in the latest issue of American Journal of Psychiatry. The findings reveal that people who are beginning to develop the disease often show problems with processing semantic … Continue reading

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People Who Lack Control Are More Likely To Be Superstitious – Study

During the 2010 soccer World Cup, Paul the Octopus became a worldwide superstar for correctly “predicting” the winner of all games in the competition. By Petra Rattue Queensland University researchers have found that people who felt a lack of control … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain Predicted By Brain’s Emotional Response

Chronic back pain, appear to show a different pattern in the region that handles emotional responses. Written by Catharine Paddock For the first time scientists have followed a group of people with the same new back injury over time and … Continue reading

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‘Baby brain’ is real… and it do makes you a better mom

Pregnant women DO suffer short-term memory loss …but that’s so because your brain keep focusing on the needs of your baby – New Research claims. By Sophie Borland Pregnant women have long complained that their condition makes them forgetful. Now a … Continue reading

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Going through some Hard times may make people Strong

The number of adverse experiences may determine whether someone becomes more resilient and better able to handle what life throws at him or her. By Jeannine Stein During the holidays people can experience an enormous amount of stress, even more … Continue reading

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How finding beauty in ordinary life can make you happy

Nature and Beauty make you  feel happy and it creates a psychological impact on health and behaviour. Article By Sarah Hampson I have a friend who is next to impossible to go for walk with in the spring or summer. “Look,” … Continue reading

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Article: Disability is not a Curse.

December 3 was observed as the International Disability Day. Wheel Chair is not a curse and it shouldn’t be taken as a disgrace to Life.  Article By Kashif Qureshi It was just another day at work. I was enjoying my coffee and looking … Continue reading

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Sleeping problems? Taking A Pill Or Drinking Alcohol Might Not Be Best Option

Written by Petra Rattue According to a new study by Ryerson University experts published in the December issue of Behavior Therapy, taking a sleeping pill or drinking alcohol may not be the most effective way to get a better night sleep … Continue reading

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Study Shows Children With High IQ More Likely To Subsequently Use Illegal Drugs

Written by Grace Rattue According to a study published online in theJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health, a high IQ in childhood could be associated to illegal drug use later in life, especially among women. The researchers findings were based … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Use Raises Part Of Brain’s Sugar Consumption By 7%

Written by Christian Nordqvist People who have their cell phones next to their ear for fifty minutes experience a 7% increase in sugar consumption in part of the brain closest to the phone’s antenna, researchers from the National Institutes of … Continue reading

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Mental health: Bordering life

For 24-year-old Azra*, living with Borderline Personality Disorder is a roller coaster ride of highs and lows. One moment she feels contented and happy that people love her, and the very next moment she reacts aggressively to petty issues. Her … Continue reading

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