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Australian Psychological Society Medicare review submission betrays members and clients

The Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS) review is an astonishing …

Psychology

Dead suspects in father's death called reclusive, paranoid

CLEVELAND (AP) - Two adult brothers suspected of being involved in the fatal shooting of their physician father before turning guns on themselves …

Mental Health

OneDrive tips and tricks: How to master Microsoft's free cloud storage

If you haven't checked out OneDrive lately, you're missing out. Over the past two years, Microsoft has methodically added a raft of new features that …

Software

How a killer's 'psychotic' attack was triggered by a Brisbane bus driver's smile

It was Manmeet Alisher's final act of kindness that triggered a sick killer's horrific act of violence.<p>On the morning of October 28, 2016, the driver …

Mental Health

How can you treat someone who doesn’t accept they are ill?

© Andrea Ucini at Anna Goodson Illustration for Mosaic<b>Laws are being passed in the USA that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment</b> …

Mental Health

How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD

If you’re looking to upgrade your computer to a solid-state drive but don’t want to start everything back up from scratch, here’s how to transfer …

Linux

Review: SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD – fast enough for 4K workflows [Video]

As a MacBook Pro user, having access to external SSD storage is important given the price of build-to-order SSD upgrades. For example, a 4TB SSD upgrade alone on the 2018 MacBook Pro can set you back $3400, more than the price of the laptop itself.<p>With this in mind, such upgrades can’t be …

Gear & Gadgets

Regular lie-ins are worse than getting too little sleep, study suggests

Having regular lie-ins is worse for the body than getting too little sleep, new research suggests.<p>Scientists have known for some time that not getting enough sleep increases the risk of a string of health complaints such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes.<p>But a new review …

Sleep

Explainer: what is behavioural activation for depression?

A recent study from the United Kingdom found a simple form of therapy called behavioural activation (BA) is as effective in treating depression as …

How to securely wipe the data off hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, iPhones and iPads, and Android devices | ZDNet

Built-in way to erase iOS and Android devices<p>iOS and Android devices both have built-in tools to erase the devices.<p>On iOS: <b>Settings</b> > <b>General</b> > <b>Reset</b> …

Information Systems

Apple’s printing partner launches Motif extension for Photos after native service nixed

Apple announced earlier this month that it would be discontinuing its photo printing service by September 30, 2018. This means that users will need to look at other third-party solutions.<p>However, today <i>VentureBeat</i> revealed that RR Donnelley was the exclusive partner for Apple’s first-party photo …

Calendars

Mum who killed baby 'out of fear world was ending' avoids jail

A schizophrenic Melbourne woman who slashed her baby's throat out of fear the world was ending will walk free after completing treatment in a mental …

Mental Health

In a Santa Ana neighborhood, people living with schizophrenia find an oasis

For nearly 30 years, The John Henry Foundation has housed several dozen adults in a cluster of cottages on a quiet street in Santa Ana.The residents …

Mental Health

These Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—and You Probably Say Them All the Time

<i>Photo: GaudiLab/Shutterstock</i><p>Here's something that'll make you think twice: "The majority of American conversations are characterized by a complaint," …

Cleveland Clinic

‘Only a crazy person’: The risks of using mental illness to make sense of a violent attack

There’s a familiar temptation after incidents of mass violence to reach for an immediate explanation. Everyone wants to know why, says Dr. Sandy …

Mental Health

How to choose an external hard drive

Backing up your most important files to cloud providers is great, but if your internet goes down it’s always good to have a backup close at hand too. …

Computer Hardware

Why Did iCloud Delete All of My Photos?

We’re turning the lens around for this week’s <b>Tech 911</b>. Lifehacker Managing Editor Virginia Smith posed a question in our internal Slack channel that …

Google Photos

Why CBT should stop being offered to people with schizophrenia

Cognitive behavioural therapy, or CBT, has in the past decade become a standard tool for helping people with schizophrenia deal with their symptoms. …

Schizophrenia

Brain Link Identified Between Depression and Poor Sleep

A new study may help shed light on why so many people with depression suffer from poor sleep.<p>Researchers from the University of Warwick (UK) and …

Depression

How to combine PDF files

PDFs are often used as official documents online, so knowing how to convert to and from the file format is an important professional skill. So is …

Tutorials

Antidepressants act by inducing autophagy controlled by sphingomyelin–ceramide

Abstract<p>Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common and severe disease characterized by mood changes, somatic alterations, and often suicide. MDD is …

Neuroscience

Bad trip from smoking pot? It could be a sign of mental illness | The Star

VANCOUVER—It took years for doctors to figure out why she was hearing voices in her head. It started innocently at first. The voices were distant. …

Mental Health

Study: Eating Beef Jerky Might Be Linked to Manic Episodes in Some People

There is no singular cause of mental illness. Any number of things—our genes, environment, and even social mores—play a role in determining whether …

Three Identical Strangers Is the Best Documentary I’ve Ever Hated

<b>This post contains spoilers for Three Identical Strangers.</b><p>Everyone said I would love the new documentary <i>Three Identical Strangers</i>, and I get it. If …

Mental Health

Psychologists are trying to figure out why we don’t go to sleep (even when we want to)

Self-control and your body clock both have their place in bedtime procrastination.<p>You know the feeling. It’s late and you were supposed to be asleep 20 minutes ago. But Netflix calls. Or the new <i>Stephen King</i> novel. Or that final email for work you didn’t get to earlier. You should probably just call …

How to Revive Windows 10 With a Recovery Drive

A recovery drive stores a copy of your Windows 10 environment on an external source, like a DVD or USB drive. Here's how to create one before your PC …

Five Fixable Things That Can Lead to Dementia If Left Untreated

Experts say that dementia, the general term for a severe decline in mental ability, affects 47.5 million people worldwide and the numbers are …

Choosing My Mental Health Over My Mother

I found boundaries where I thought I’d find loyalty.<p>The last time my mother came to visit, she arrived smelling of cigarettes, coffee, and Blue Magic …

Unexpected Gene Overlap Among Psychiatric Disorders Could Change Diagnosis

"Clinical categories do not reflect the underlying biology."<p>Psychiatric conditions have long been grouped together by their symptoms. Anxiety …

This Is Why Xanax Is Blowing Up in America

From the explosion of ADHD meds to the economic crisis to the Trump presidency, this dangerous trend didn't come out of nowhere.<p>It’s not exactly breaking news that Xanax has been having something of a moment. Famous musicians, at least until prominent voices like Lil Xan (yes, even him!) and Chance …