Category Archives: Psychology

Cognitive Biases

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of ‘Prozac Nation,’ has died at 52

Wurtzel was best known for her deeply confessional memoirs By EJ DICKSON @ Rolling Stone Elizabeth Wurtzel — the author of the best-selling memoir Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America — died in a New York City hospital on Tuesday, according to the New … Continue reading

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12 Reasons Why Your Blunt Friends Are The Best Friends To Have – Appreciate Them!

While your blunt friends might come across as a little embarrassing from time to time, overall they’re probably the best friends you have. They come in handy for a number of reasons and are almost always there when you need … Continue reading

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New kind of signal in the human brain

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Career in Music is Damaging to Mental Health

CAREER IN MUSIC IS DAMAGING TO MENTAL HEALTH, NEW STUDY FINDS Posted 16 October 2017 in Can Music Make You Sick?, commissioned by the charity and undertaken by University of Westminster researchers Sally-Anne Gross and Dr. George Musgrave, offers … Continue reading

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The Vicious Cycle of Perfectionism and Depression

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Tips for Coping With Holiday Stress from the Mayo Clinic

Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression. By Mayo Clinic Staff The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. … Continue reading

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Science: Why Love Literally Hurts

Eric Jaffe writes in the Association for Psychological Science Journal web site about the connection between social and physical pain.

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Storied Mind

John Folk-Williams’ blog “Storied Mind — Recover Life From Depression” is an excellent resource for negotiating the recovery minefield from Depression. “John Folk-Williams has lived with major depressive disorder since boyhood and finally achieved full recovery just a few years … Continue reading

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Some Best Ways to Support Someone with Depression

Here’s a simple, but excellent list by Deborah Serani, on how you can support a friend or loved one who may be wrestling with depression.

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