Alan Bradshaw

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Signs of Depression: 10 Common Symptoms You Should Know - PsyBlog

Ten signs of depression plus a self-assessment test provided by the UK National Health Service.<p>Depression is a very complex state which is why the …

Self Control

Five research papers that revolutionised health

<b>You are unlikely to find The Lancet, Thorax or the Journal of the American Medical Association in your doctor's waiting room, but their contents have more impact on your health than the usual lifestyle magazines.</b><p>Such journals, where papers are reviewed by other scientists in the same field - are …

Medicine

How stressed are you?

<b>Stress is part of everyday life and can be beneficial. But high levels over a long period can be seriously bad for our health.</b><p>The following test has been created with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy for National Stress Awareness Day. It has been designed to help you spot …

Psychotherapy

Longing for Lasting Happiness? Avoid This ONE Word!

<b>Quit “should”-ing all over yourself.</b><p>I <i>should</i> get my car washed. I <i>should</i> pay my bills. I <i>should</i> eat less. I <i>should</i> wake up earlier on weekends.<p>We fill …

Why You Should Never Worry Alone

The best way to prevent yourself from becoming paralyzed with worry, writes psychiatrist Edward M. Hallowell, is to simply make sure you never worry …

Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Have Altered Stress Hormones

A person's experience as a child or teenager can have a profound impact on their future children's lives, new work is showing. Rachel Yehuda, a …

Veterans Health Administration
Neuroscience

A quarter of UK professionals are unhappy with their work-life balance, survey finds

A quarter of professionals are dissatisfied with their work-life balance, according to a new survey.<p>Although the employment rate hit a record high in …

Why Some Dogs Hate Snow

As we discussed last time, there are many reasons why dogs love snow, but then…<p>You look down at your own dog. A wonderful companion. Loved and …

Short Hair

Is an Optimistic Mind Associated with a Healthy Heart?

<i>"Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity."</i> -- World Health …

World Health Organization

Mental Health May Depend on Creatures in the Gut

The notion that the state of our gut governs our state of mind dates back more than 100 years. Many 19th- and early 20th-century scientists believed …

Neuroscience

What are the Management Standards?

HSE's Management Standards represent a set of conditions that, if present:<p>demonstrate good practice through a step-by-step risk assessment …

Stress Management Best Practice

Below, we've divided and summarised stress management best practice into a number of linked areas. The content below will help highlight potential …

Costs of Stress

Resources and tools related to the costs of work-related stress<p>Work-related stress is hugely expensive. There are of course the costs to …

Daydreaming Your Stress Away Will Probably Backfire

When you mentally prepare yourself for a stressful event — like confronting your boss, or getting into a fight with your partner — do you fantasize …

Psychology

Can money buy happiness? The relationship between money and well-being

Researchers have delved into the effects of experiential purchases, potential negative impacts on abundance, the psychology of lending to friends, …

Psychology

Help at work

Help, support and advice<p>Advising and supporting members at work is a fundamental part of what we do.<p>Prospect is uniquely placed to assist with …

Here's How Many Workers Hide Mental Health Problems From Their Managers - PsyBlog

Survey asked workers about hiding mental health issues.<p>One-third of workers would hide mental health problems from their manager, with many worried …

Deal With Stress In Advance But Avoid Two Common Responses - PsyBlog

Deal with stress ahead of time but avoid two techniques that will put you in a worse mood.<p>Fantasising about the outcome and useless reflection are …

Tackling Stress in the NHS

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Jokey team meetings are more productive, as long as people laugh along

Science suggests a funnier workplace should be a more effective one, encouraging positive mood and a playful, open approach. But much of the evidence …

Psychology