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Sent Home From Middle School After Reporting A Rape

Can the campus anti-rape movement trickle down to middle and high schools, where students are much more vulnerable?<p><i>This story contains a description of sexual assault.</i><p>Over spring break in April 2015, 13-year-old G. stopped eating and sleeping. She started having panic attacks and complained of …

Title IX

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Bad Child vs Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Brain Scientists Find The Birthplace Of Bullying

The remarkable discovery could lead to a revolution in the prevention of violence.<p>Wouldn't it be great if there were a drug that could shut down stalkers and turn bullies into nice guys? And stop people with severe psychiatric disorders from harming themselves or others?<p>We're not there yet -- not …

Neuroscience

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Invisible Scars

When we sense danger, we instinctually experience fear. Fear triggers our body to prepare to defend ourselves against or evade from the danger. This …

Transgender kids have good mental health when allowed to be themselves | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Transgender kids who transform their appearance to match their gender identity rather than their sex assigned at birth may not necessarily experience mental health problems more often than other children, a small U.S. study suggests.<p>Compared with their gender-conforming peers, …

LGBTQI

Brilliant Animation Shows What It’s Like to Have ADHD

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 9.5 percent of children ages 3 to 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD—that’s more than 5.9 million kids. …

Autism

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it

It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a well-intentioned season about mental health that, unfortunately, gave a completely lopsided view of psychiatry.<p>The best prescription for mental …

Mental Health

Girl accused in Pickering school stabbing appeared to show common warning signs | Toronto Star

It is unclear whether the alleged school stabber ever needed or received mental health treatment.<p>“I think we can have a view in our culture that …

A Balanced Approach to Treating ADHD in Children | Psych Central Professional

<b>CCPR: Dr. Diller, you have published widely on the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of ADHD. Today I want to focus on alternatives to medications for</b> …

What Not Sleeping For A Week Does To Your Brain And Body

Sleep deprivation can be torture -- and that's why it's been used as an interrogation technique.<p>We know that sleep deprivation isn't good for our health. But taken to the extreme, sleep deprivation completely erodes the mind and body, and could eventually lead to death. For this reason, it's been …

Sleep

10 Ingenious Home Decor Tricks You've Never Thought Of

One of the best things you can do with your home decor is surprise your guests with unexpected details. It takes a lot of creativity and thinking …

Home Decorating

A dad filled out his "toddler's day care questionnaire" a bit too honestly & it's charmingly amusing

All this is worth reading in full – if you’ve got kids you’ll recognise exactly where this dad is coming from.<p>My strengths …

Day Care

The man whose brain tumour 'turned him into a paedophile'

While sex is still one of the biggest taboos in society, it is accepted that most sex between consenting adults is moral but any act that takes place …

The fluorescence of neuroscience demonstrates pathways of neurological disorders

Scientists have now described the engineering of a bright red fluorescent protein-based voltage indicator, providing pathways to understanding …

These Are the 4 Skills You Need to Master to Be Happy

According to the latest science, you can learn to be happy, just like you can learn to play an instrument.<p>We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains--they just naturally seem to see everything in a cheerful light. Others are …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and determination are highly important in education.<p>But neuroscience and psychology are complex, nuanced subjects that come with many caveats. …

The Brain

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A psychiatrist says this is the best way to break a bad habit

No matter that you're embarrassed to shake people's hands or that you can't concentrate on work tasks — in the moment, the bad behavior feels so <i>good</i>.<p>Or does it?<p>During a recent TEDMed Talk, Judson Brewer, a psychiatrist at University of Massachusetts Medical School, proposed that the key to breaking …

Researchers Have Reversed Autism Symptoms in Mice

Behavioural symptoms disappeared, even in adults.<p>Researchers have figured out how to reverse the symptoms of autism in mice, simply by turning on a …

5 Qualities of Leaders with High Emotional Intelligence

What is emotional intelligence? Psychology Today defines it as the “ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others”. …

Humorously Relatable Illustrations Display the Reality of Living with Anxiety and Depression

British illustrator Gemma Correll combines art and humor to cope with the depression and anxiety disorder she's dealt with throughout her life. Globally, 1 out of every 13 people are affected by anxiety (the most common form of mental illness) and depression impacts an estimated 350 million …

Mental Health