Brett Sil

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This Is What It's Like To Live With Schizophrenia

Three people with schizophrenia share their stories.<p><i>Schizophrenia is a chronic and disabling — but treatable — brain disorder affecting more than 21 million people worldwide. Of those people, only half receive treatment. Symptoms, which usually begin between ages 16 and 30, primarily include</i> …

How to Treat Borderline Personality Disorder (Part 1)

Research has been conducted on the effectiveness of schema therapy for the treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD), which shows that the …

Bipolar Disorder: what it's like to shift between periods of mania and depression

Bipolar disorder is a severe and chronic mental health problem with two main forms. It was previously known as “Manic Depression”; however the term …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

The Brain

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Happiness

4 Behaviors That Unmask Narcissists

If you’d asked me a few years ago whether the person I was involved with was a narcissist, I would have answered “absolutely not.” He had none of the …

Psychology

What Makes Up Your Personality? 5 Surprising Factors

Some people eat all their blue M&M's first. Some seek wisdom in tea leaves. Some are the sort to never leave a dish in the sink, while others are …

The Price of Loving Someone Borderline or Narcissistic

In my clinical experience, I have found that having a relationship with someone who has severe narcissistic or borderline personality disorder often …

Narcissism

Why You're More Likely To Make A False Confession If You're Sleep-Deprived

A study finds that after losing a night of sleep, people are five times more likely to falsely admit to wrongdoing.<p>On Netflix's blockbuster show"Making A Murderer," shocked audiences watched a teenage boy sentenced to decades in prison for murder on the basis of a false confession.<p>The documentary …

Sleep

11 Great Signs That You’re Really Listening

Listening is a very essential characteristic people need to have. This is because with listening, you learn more, thus understanding more, and …

Self-help