OCD and Sunlight

When my son Dan was handling serious OCD, he would often be awake all night, pacing throughout your house. It was not unusual for me to obtain up in the morning and find him quickly asleep on the living-room flooring, or any place else he took place to lastly collapse from fatigue. Even when his […]

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Older grownups’ cognitive abilities peak in late summer season and early fall, research study suggests

The cognitive skills of older grownups appear to rise and fall with the seasons, according to a research study released recently in the journal PLOS Medication. Specifically, the study discovered that older people who took cognitive tests throughout winter and early spring had the tendency to have lower ratings– particularly for tasks including working memory […]

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How We Can Use Mindfulness To Reduce Stress

how can we use mindfulness to reduce stress

Yes, Mindfulness Can Help Reduce Stress! Recent studies have revealed that mindfulness is a useful anti-depressant medication, relieving mounds of anxiety, stress, and depression. In one study, Lancet researchers sampled a group of 424 UK adults who were at high risk of experiencing further depression for study. Half of the adults were put in a […]

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Why Stress Turns Into Depression

why stress turns into depression

Why Stress Turns Into Depression? There are high chances that untreated chronic stress turns into depression. We explore here the reasons why this might happen. Stress can directly cause low mood, which would reflect in increased irritability, sleep disruption and cognitive changes such as impaired concentration. Stress also has indirect effects, such as the abandonment of […]

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‘Gaming Disorder’ Is a New Mental Health Disorder for Compulsive Video Game Players, WHO Announces

gaming disorder

‘Gaming Disorder’ Is Officially a Mental Health Disorder, WHO Announces WHO announced a new mental health disorder on Monday that occurs due to compulsive video games playing. Simply called “gaming disorder,” the condition will soon be in WHO’s International Classification of Diseases. The classification is based on research and the need for treatment around the […]

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10 ways to keep your brain young

10 ways to keep your brain young

10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Young The above video discusses 10 strategies that can help keep your brain sharp and young even as you age. The strategies include: Socialize More (as the rate of memory decline in individuals that socialize often is less than those who don’t) Exercise (Physical activity improves neuroplasticity, your brain’s ability […]

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How to help a loved one or co-worker with depression

how to help a loved one or co-worker with depression

We all likely know someone suffering from depression. In 2014-15 about 2.1 million Australians presented themselves with mood disorders, which includes depression. Mental and behavioural conditions are more common amongst women than men (19.2% compared with 15.8% respectively). Sure there are signs that indicate the prevalence of these conditions, and ways to help the people […]

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