One Woman’s Experience with Depression

The video on NIH Senior health portal shows the tryst of a 78 year woman with Depression. She suffered from depression for over 40 years . The video is available on NIH Senior’s Website I reproduce here some excerpts from the transcript of the video: Peggy Templeman: My symptoms included loss of appetite, inability to […]

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Link Between Anxiety and Risky Behaviour

A recent study by researchers at Purdue University has identified that personality consistent with chronic worrying can lead to earlier death. The study finds that individuals exhibiting symptoms of chronic worrying are more likely to engage in unhealthy behaviors. According to researcher Daniel K Mroczek a professor of child and family studies at Purdue University, […]

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The King’s Highway

Here is a story that has great lessons for living our life. Enjoy. ———————– Once a king had a great highway built for the members of his kingdom. After it was completed, but before it was opened to the public, the king decided to have a contest. He invited as many as desired to participate. […]

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Life Lessons from a Tree

All huge trees begin their lives as a small seed initially and then they grow in stages. The higher a tree grows; the more it needs to spread its roots deeper. Here the growth of tree can be related to our growth in various areas of life and the roots represents our knowledge, hard work, […]

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Tips to show you care for your partner

When dealing with relationship problems I often find my clients mention to me. I care about my partner but they never notices my efforts or Nothing you do is enough to satisfy them. In many such cases I find that one of the partners think they are making efforts for the relationship but their counterpart […]

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Links Between ADHD And Parental Tobacco Use

links between adhd and parental tobacco use

Link Between ADHD and Tobacco Use A number of studies are hinting at the direct link between parental tobacco use (including smoking) and ADHD1,2,4,5,7,10. The link is stronger for children born of “smoking mothers” than of “smoking fathers”10 . Of course, the risk increases even further if both the father and mother are smoking. The […]

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Social Phobia – Symptoms and Cures

Social Phobia - Symptoms and Cures

Social Phobia What is Social Phobia? Social Phobia is a situation wherein you would experience anxiety or fear while performing in front of an audience or interacting in social outings.  It is also known as Social Anxiety Disorder. Individuals develop fear or anxiety in social situations due to fear of being judged by others or […]

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Another Research Affirmation for CBT – Psychotherapy

In a recent research study findings published in Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology it has been reported that adolescent youth being treated for depression were 2.5 times more likely to have an adequate treatment response when they were treated simultaneously with SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) medication and 9 or more sessions of CBT […]

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Top conflict styles for a healthy relationship

In a recent article on Psychcentral it is reported that individuals in a relationship adopt a variety of conflict styles. The style adopted by an individual has a bearing on the relationship. Styles mentioned in the article are: The ||Avoidant|| Avoidant people minimize conflict as much as possible. They still interact with their spouse but […]

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