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Simple Eye Test Diagnosis Schizophrenia

With 98% accuracy three simple tests can detect schizophrenia. Schizophrenia diagnosed by simple eye test Those with schizophrenia showed w…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Nov 3, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Coping strategies for Climate Change Depression

In Wake Up! Our World Is Dying and We're All in Denial, psychotherapist Mary Pipher shares her own experience coping with the depression an…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Oct 30, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

Leader's' emotional cues predict violence

Leaders' Emotional Cues May Predict Acts of Terror or Political Aggression Analysis of speeches delivered by government, activist and terro…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

6 Oct 21, 2012
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Ketamine treatment for depression

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-10-ketamine-defeats-chronic-depression.html  Apparently ketamine is beneficial for unipolar as well as b…

Started by Scott McGreal

4 Oct 20, 2012
Reply by Tonya Wynn

The positive side of psychopathy

Do you agree with "hot and cold" forms of empathy? This article implies, at least to me, that psychopathy hasn't been selected out of our g…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by Prog Rock Girl

Why interest in parapsychology persists

Here are a couple of articles I wrote recently for Psychology Today discusssing Daryl Bem's paper "Feeling the future" that claimed to find…

Started by Scott McGreal

0 Oct 12, 2012

Beyond the brain disorder approach to mental illness

An a lay person, I found this summary from The Wilson Quarterly of how the field of mental health treatment has been changing enlightening.…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 22, 2012

Heavy Drinking Rewires the Brain

Heavy Drinking Rewires Brain, Increasing Susceptibility to Anxiety Problems People who develop alcoholism as a way to self medicate after a…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Sep 3, 2012

Tense influences mood when describing events

Language, Emotion and Well-Being Explored Two new studies from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Scienc…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Aug 26, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Spiteful or not?

...the majority of individuals exhibit consistent (non-)spitefulness over time and that the distribution of spitefulness is bipolar: when c…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 19, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

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