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A Glimpse Inside an OCD Mind

I did not choose to have an anxiety disorder with depressive repercussions, but I am choosing to be open and vocal about it, because it's nothing to be ashamed of. It's part of who I am.<p>It took the world's fourth most powerful super computer 40 minutes to model a single second of human brain …

The psychological toll of being a Hooters waitress

Yet despite negative media attention, breastaurants like Twin Peaks, Spice Rack, Hooters, and Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery seem to be thriving. While casual-dining chains like Applebee's and Olive Garden are struggling mightily, many breastaurant chains reported 30% or more growth in the last few years.<p>…

Depression and Bipolar Disorder Linked Biologically to Cardiovascular Disease

The American Heart Association has released a statement (circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2015/08/10/CIR.0000000000000229.abstract) identifying …

Mental Disorders

Get Behavior Change That Lasts Using Neuroscience

In my previous blog, “How Humans Experience The World” we analyzed human behavior and the structure of how it happens. Here’s a quick recap:<p><b>Vs + As = Ks -> Beliefs -> Identity (beliefs about self) = Behavior</b><p>The Vs (<i>visuals</i> or pictures we see or make up inside) and As (<i>auditory</i> or sounds we hear …

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: Depression, Anxiety, and Schizophrenia

The first time my older brother Pat told me about something that wasn’t real was less than two months after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A large number …

Mental Health

Oliver Sacks's strangest cases

<b>Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat, has died aged 82. The London-born academic was the author of several books about unusual medical conditions including Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat and The Island Of The Colorblind. Here are</b> …

Are we addicted to technology?

<b>Just five minutes after meeting sleep and energy expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan in her central London clinic, she delivers some bad news.</b><p>"You've got the classic pattern of someone who's in a fatigue cycle," she says.<p>"You're running on survival energy. Your sympathetic nervous system is in overdrive. I …

Wall Street’s top psychiatrist on the psychology behind market swings

When it seems as though the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, managing director at MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioural science to financial markets.<p>MarketPsych's computer programs …

Grief counselors on hand to help families after Kenya attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — There was sobbing and silent grief. Some boiled with bitterness, while others found solace in memories of the dead. One mother …

10 Fascinating Stories From The Psych Evaluations Of The Nazis

Before the 22 Nazi officers were put on trial in Nuremberg, prosecutors needed to know that they were legally able to stand trial for the atrocities …

Staggering increase in child mental health cases in Norfolk and Suffolk

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 08:12 26 August 2015 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 08:21 26 August 2015<p>Mental health. Pictured: A woman consoled by her friend. Picture: Newscast …

Why Ethical Psychologists Play an Important Role in Interrogations

On Aug. 7, the American Psychological Association overwhelmingly approved a sweeping ban on any involvement by psychologists in national security interrogations conducted by the U.S. government. This ban includes even non-coercive interrogations.<p>The vote was a knee-jerk reaction that some members …

Inside The Criminal Mind: 10 Fascinating Findings About The Brains Of Criminals

Celebrities: they’re just like us! <i>OK,</i> you think, <i>I buy that, they just have more money.</i> Criminals: they’re just like us! <i>Wait, really?</i> Just how …

Media Advisory: Wake Forest researchers awarded $3.9 million to study moral superstars

While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers at Wake Forest University …