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We Can't Underestimate the Strains of War
Health & Wellness  (tags: psychology, mental illness, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychiatric treatment, PTSD, veterans, petitions )

- 24 days ago -
Psychologists at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA have been overturning PTSD diagnoses for hundreds of veterans, in what many see as an attempt to avoid providing the costly health care associated with PTSD.
Ban Conversion Therapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: psychology, LGBTQ, human rights, cruelty, petitions )

- 131 days ago -
Do you think that "Conversion Therapy" should be ILLEGAL? Of course!
6 Habits to Add More Compassion to Your Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: compassion, meditation, attention, love, habit, society, humans, wellness, mental health, spirituality, psychology, motivational )

- 355 days ago -
Contrary to what many may believe, compassion is considered to be like a muscle that, as any other, can be strengthened with relevant exercises.
Simple EKG Can Determine Whether Patient Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, health, psychology, depression, EKG, psychiatry, bipolar disorder )

- 519 days ago -
Heart rate variability can indicate whether a person has bipolar disorder or major depression, a new study reports.
20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You
Health & Wellness  (tags: psychology, manipulation, head games )

- 736 days ago -
Toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths, and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships that ultimately exploit, demean and hurt their intimate partners, family members and friends.
Take The ACE Quiz -- And Learn What It Does And Doesn't Mean
Health & Wellness  (tags: resilience, children and poverty, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychology, Child abuse )

- 1512 days ago -
According to the Adverse Childhood Experiences study, the rougher your childhood, the higher your score is likely to be and the higher your risk for later health problems. What is your ACE score?
The Effective Do-It-Yourself Psychologist. Will This Ensure a Sane World?
Health & Wellness  (tags: psychology, elf, therapy, coercion, government, investigation, prevention, research, science, society, study, treatment, family, environment, humans, healthcare )

- 2192 days ago -
Heads of state, military leaders, law-enforcement officials, and prominent members of the educational establishment have long ago, by their example, taught us all we would ever need to know about how to control others coercively. Today's aversive therapy
Protecting Psychologists Who Harm: The APA's Latest Wrong Turn
Health & Wellness  (tags: Abuse, Americans, Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, government, humans, investigation, psychology, science, society, study, terrorist )

- 2572 days ago -
Sadly, the same repackaging and renaming strategy of illusion and deception characterizes the APA's latest gambit to both protect and disguise the role of psychologists as purveyors of harm. But to fully understand this new ploy - a so-called "task force"
How to Use Psychology to Beat the Nicotine Cravings
Health & Wellness  (tags: nicotine, quit, cravings, addiction, stop smoking, psychology )

- 2912 days ago -
When it comes to quitting smoking the majority of the battle that you are fighting is going to be one that is in your brain, because that is where the addiction is. It is estimated that 90% of your addiction is mental and only 10% is based on a physical.
25 Addictions You Didn't Know Existed
Health & Wellness  (tags: Addictions, Powerful chemicals, Psychology, Health, Problems )

- 2984 days ago -
Addictions are powerful chemical dependencies that don't always make sense to outsiders or even psychologists, for that matter. What we do know is that if the brain likes what it tastes, feels or sees, anything and everything can become addictive.
Dementia Is the Brain Mangling Memories in the First Place
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain, memories, Scientists, Psychology )

- 3064 days ago -
Scientists at Cambridge University believe that not being able to recall past events accurately is more likely to result from the brain forming incomplete memories that are easily confused over time.
Looking at Meat Drives Men Into a Fit of Calmness, Happiness
Health & Wellness  (tags: Psychology, soothes, meat, calmness )

- 3080 days ago -
Maybe it should also be what's for therapy, at least for mad men. Psychology researchers at McGill University in Canada recently steaked the claim that the sight of a big, juicy burger and other well-done meats soothes .
The Top 50 Bloggers Shedding Light on PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: PTSD, Stress, Disorder, Anxiety, Mental Health, Psychology, Blogs )

- 3083 days ago -
Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma. Some of the more common forms of PTSD can be found in victims of sexual abuse, the military,and anyone.
10 Psychological Reasons Why Most Diets Fail
Health & Wellness  (tags: Diet, Fitness, Psychology, Health, Facts )

- 3095 days ago -
Diets can be tough to keep up with,but maybe the problem isn't you.There are many psychological reasons why most diets fail.Studies show that the idea of dieting sets us up for failure because it tricks the mind into thinking certain things are off-limit.

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