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Trauma in childhood leads to empathy in adulthood

A new study suggests that children who suffer through major trauma grow up to be adults with greater levels of empathy than others. — Read on bigthink.com/mind-brain/childhood-trauma-adult-empathy

2018-12-16T06:49:51+00:00December 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Trauma in childhood leads to empathy in adulthood

Social Media Is Terrible For Mental Health

Last year, Facebook created an algorithm to monitor teenagers’ moods for signs of insecurity and worthlessness (both risk factors for suicidal thoughts) for the purpose of serving them ads for mental health services. Other offerings like Betterhelp, an online counseling service, have zeroed in on influencer marketing as a way to draw in patients. Health care companies have

2018-12-14T05:13:47+00:00December 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Social Media Is Terrible For Mental Health

How to Overcome Feelings of Shame

How to Overcome Feelings of Shame https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-overcome-feelings-of-shame/ — Read on www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-overcome-feelings-of-shame/

2018-12-06T04:38:32+00:00December 6th, 2018|Comments Off on How to Overcome Feelings of Shame

Study discovers which foods help fight depression

Leafy greens, cruciferous vegetables, and oysters top the list of depression-fighting foods. Organ meats are also near the top of nutrient-dense food sources that should be included in your diet. Researchers focus more on what to eat rather than what to remove from the standard diet. Drew Ramsey on eating the right diet for mental health. —

2018-12-05T05:34:07+00:00December 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Study discovers which foods help fight depression

Learning Disability Accessibility

Dopa was created as an alternative to leading reference sites that cover important psychological and learning disabilitytopics.  It’s a resource for everyone, but 100% accessibility-standards compliance is always a top consideration for them. Sites like Wikipedia rely on volunteers to create content, and accessibility training is very time-consuming. The time and cost would be prohibitive for

2018-12-02T15:17:19+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Learning Disability Accessibility

Study Suggests Women Sleep More Soundly Next to Dogs Than Human Partners

In bedfellow news, a recent study by researchers at Canisius College suggests that some women sleep better next to dogs than they do next to members of their own species. — Read on jezebel.com/study-suggests-women-sleep-more-soundly-next-to-dogs-th-1830699805

2018-11-28T05:23:23+00:00November 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Study Suggests Women Sleep More Soundly Next to Dogs Than Human Partners

New research finds there is no “right thing” to say when you want to be supportive

New research finds there is no “right thing” to say when you want to be supportive http://digest.bps.org.uk/2018/11/28/new-research-finds-there-is-no-right-thing-to-say-when-you-want-to-be-supportive/ — Read on digest.bps.org.uk/2018/11/28/new-research-finds-there-is-no-right-thing-to-say-when-you-want-to-be-supportive/

2018-11-28T05:12:14+00:00November 28th, 2018|Comments Off on New research finds there is no “right thing” to say when you want to be supportive

Psychotherapy vs Life Coaching: The Confession of an Old-School Therapist

Back when I began in 1999, we all laughed at practitioners who called themselves life coaches. But now I realize that talk therapy doesn't work for everyone. — Read on psychcentral.com/blog/psychotherapy-vs-life-coaching-the-confession-of-an-old-school-therapist/

2018-11-24T11:14:11+00:00November 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Psychotherapy vs Life Coaching: The Confession of an Old-School Therapist

Facebook Is Full of Emotional-Support Groups

People are sharing their deepest secrets on Facebook. Does the social network understand what it’s gotten into? — Read on www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/10/facebook-emotional-support-groups/572941/

2018-11-16T06:22:04+00:00November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Facebook Is Full of Emotional-Support Groups