Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2016’

  • 3 Common Eating Disorders Explained

    There are a variety of eating disorders that can be diagnosed, and these mental disorders can be very challenging to treat for many reasons. The 3 most common types of eating disorders that are diagnosed are anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating. While these mental …

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  • New Study Suggests that Psychedelic Drugs Could Possibly be Used to Reduce Domestic Violence

    A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, in collaboration with University of Alabama researchers, has determined that psychedelic drugs could possibly be used in order to reduce the rate of domestic violence but the study results are preliminary and further research …

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  • Is Sugar Addiction a Real Thing?

    When most people think about substance abuse they do not think of sugar, but there is such a thing as a sugar addiction and many people struggle with this issue. For years scientific study after scientific study has shown that sugar can trigger the pleasure …

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  • Could Inflammation Caused by Immune System Over Activity Cause Dementia?

    University of Adelaide in Australia researchers recently found that certain neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease may be caused by inflammation that results from an immune system which has gone out of control and is overactive. In the past research into Alzheimer’s has typically focused on …

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  • Can You Treat Depression or Anxiety With a Smartphone App?

    A partnership between researchers at the University of Liverpool and the University of Manchester have allowed the researchers to perform a new smartphone app assessment for psychological issue management. Dubbed the Catch It app the application uses a number of key psychological principles along with …

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  • Do Social Networks Cause Physiological Stress in Children?

    A recent University of Missouri study has found that children can experience physiological stress because of the quality and the size of their social networks if these are perceived as being inferior to the size and quality of the social networks that their peers have. …

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  • Is There a Link Between Depression and Dementia Risk?

    According to a recent medical study which was published in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry there is a link between depression and dementia risk in older adults. The researchers have theorized that older adults who experience depression symptoms which increase steadily could be at a …

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  • What Type of Rehab Program Should You Choose?

    When it comes to choosing a rehab program there are many different things to consider. Is there a specific type of substance abuse treatment that you want to take advantage of? Are you affiliated with a specific faith or religion? What type of budget do …

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  • Do Ocean Views Really Relieve Stress? New Research Study Suggests So!

    A new research study on stress and ocean views has determined that a view of the ocean or another body of water may be very relaxing and help to relieve stress. The study from Michigan State University shows that there is a link between water …

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