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Problem Solving Buffers the Brain Against Anxiety

When it comes to managing anxiety, science just lent more credibility to the advice to “stay busy.” Engaging the brain to stay busy with problem-solving appears to be an effective buffer against debilitating anxiety, especially in those prone to the worst of the condition, according to a new brain imaging study from Duke University researchers. The [...]

By | 2018-01-22T10:56:29+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Science & Research|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Promotion of Resilience and the Demise of Anti-Bullyism

Social trends do not move in straight lines. They are somewhat like pendulums; when they go too far in one direction, gravity pulls them back in the other. The reverse swing has been bound to occur with antibullyism (which I consider a more fitting term for the “anti-bullying movement”). I see it already beginning and [...]

By | 2018-01-22T10:56:14+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Bullying, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

White Children More Likely to Suffer Mental Health Issues

White children are more likely to suffer mental health issues than their peers, a major study has found. The rise of marital breakdown has been blamed for the higher instance of “emotional problems” among white children, with researchers pointing to “better family cohesion” in ethnic communities. A report published today [THURS] details findings from the [...]

Link Between Dads Who Treat Daughters Like Princesses and Anxiety

A study has shown that encouraging children to take risks, be competitive and engage in rough and tumble play can help prevent childhood anxiety disorders. But, unfortunately, this type of play is more commonly experienced by young boys than girls. The study, which was undertaken by the Macquarie University's Centre for Emotional Health, the University of Amsterdam and the University of Reading, took [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:57:56+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Science & Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Spot a Psychopath: Three Traits You Should Look For

1 in 100 people are psychopaths. Here's how to tell if there's one in your life. When we think of the word “psychopath,” what usually comes to mind first are commonplace media portrayals of crazed killers. The kind you see in Psycho, Silence of the Lambs, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. But these depictions are a far [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:58:06+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Violent Media and Aggressive Behavior in Children

Does watching violence on TV, in movies, or video games promote aggression? With recent worry about mass shootings and gun violence in the United States, one of the questions that always comes up is whether violent media promotes violent or aggressive behavior. This is something that is especially important to think about for parents, as violent [...]

Apple: New Parental Control is Coming

Earlier this week Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System, two Apple shareholder groups, posted an open letter to Apple asking for more and better parental controls for iPhone. "More than 10 years after the iPhone's release, it is a cliché to point out the ubiquity of Apple's devices among children and [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:58:21+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Cybersafety, Depression, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The heartbeat of racism is denial

The reckoning of Trump’s racism must become the reckoning of American racism. Because the American creed of denial — “I’m not a racist” — knows no political parties, no ideologies, no colours, no regions.Source: The heartbeat of racism is denial | GulfNews.com

By | 2018-01-14T03:55:35+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Counsellors: Who to See for Your Mental Health Issues

Nearly half of us will experience a mental illness at some point in our lives. And all of us will go through periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict. We're better able to navigate these periods when we are able to access the right support, medication or services. Sometimes the right treatment is lifesaving. There [...]

By | 2018-01-11T11:08:03+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Mental Illness|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Mental Health of Donald Trump

“We write as mental health professionals who have been deeply concerned about Donald Trump’s psychological aberrations,” the statement read.“We believe that he is now further unraveling in ways that contribute to his belligerent nuclear threats. ... We urge that those around him, and our elected representatives in general, take urgent steps to restrain his behavior [...]

By | 2018-01-05T15:44:50+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments