Khal Elzoobi

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6 Signs of Psychological Abuse in a Relationship

In my last post, I highlighted a controlling partner’s beliefs of superiority and power that drive his behavior and expectations of his intimate …

Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar …

Your Life is Shaped by Your Thoughts

<b>“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts</b><b>” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT).</b>God is far more interested in changing your mind than changing …

Faith

Psychiatric drug—not antibiotic—messes with gut microbes, spurs obesity

Mice burned fewer calories and had altered bacterial and viral communities.<p>A drug that helps your mind may turn your gut microbes—and …

University of Iowa

How One Book Changed My Relationship With Money

Last spring I picked up “Your Money or Your Life,” by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin, because I heard it had recently helped one man make a fortune. Originally published in 1992, the seminal personal finance book teaches a nine-step, systemic approach to money management that was created by Mr. …

Dominican Republic

Psychotherapy — a system of gimmicks!

We see unacceptable rates of suicide, depression, and anxiety among children, adolescents, and young adults. Narcissism has risen. Empathy has …

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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Cannabis Linked to Bipolar Symptoms in Young Adults

Researchers reveal a link between adolescent cannabis use and an increased risk of bipolar symptoms, including hypomania.

Neuroscience

Machiavellianism, Cognition, and Emotion: Understanding how the Machiavellian Thinks, Feels, and Thrives

Machiavellianism is a personality trait involving manipulativeness and deceit, cynical views toward human nature, and a cold, calculating attitude …

Exploring the radical roots of Roy Moore’s theocratic Christianity

<b>(Getty/Drew Angerer/maroke)</b><p>Former judge is aligned with Christian Reconstruction, a radical ideology that wants to end secular government<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 1, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate and alleged high school girl enthusiast, was part of a fundamentalist …

Religion

This Is What It's Actually Like to Live With Bipolar Disorder

A lot of people only know bipolar disorder as it's shown on TV or in movies. You know the trope: One minute characters are catatonically depressed, …

Against the Grain by James C Scott review – the beginning of elites, tax, slavery

We used to think moving on from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle meant improvement. Not any more, argues this excellent study of the earliest states<p>James Scott comes clean with his readers from the start. Having been asked some years ago to give two lectures at Harvard he turned to a theme that had long …

Ice Age

How the plough made the modern economy possible

<b>Imagine catastrophe. The end of civilisation. This complex, intricate modern world of ours is finished.</b><p>Don't worry about why. Maybe it was swine flu or nuclear war, killer robots or the zombie apocalypse.<p>And now imagine that you are one of the lucky few survivors. You have no phone - who would you …

We need to rethink how we classify mental illness

Psychiatric diagnosis must serve an ethical purpose: relieving certain forms of suffering and disease. Science alone can’t do that<p>How do we decide what emotions, thoughts and behaviours are normal, abnormal or pathological?<p>This is essentially what a select group of psychiatrists decide each time …

Mental Health

mind

Rachel Loewy was an undergraduate in 1995 when she answered a flyer seeking students to assist with a research study. A couple of floors up in a …

Latest Health & Medicine research stories and news

Sea Salt Baked Potatoes

I don't know what happened, but it has been years since I've baked potatoes. And by baked potatoes, I mean the classic kind - crispy jackets split …

Language Contact

Glossary of Grammatical and Rhetorical Terms<p>Definition<p><i>Language contact</i> is the social and linguistic phenomenon by which speakers of different …

Warfare as the creator and destroyer of nations

There are at least four ways in which warfare in its changing forms has been formative in the rise and transformation of national …

Third Crusade and Aftermath 1186 - 1197: Timeline of the Crusades

A Chronology: Christianity vs. Islam<p>Launched in 1189, the Third Crusade was called because of the Muslim recapture of Jerusalem in 1187 and the …

Had the Ottoman Empire been saved rather than sunk

WHEN a Serb gunman shot an Austrian archduke in the summer of 1914, the nations of Europe tumbled into war with all the grace of bowling pins. …

Seth Meyers: Is There 'Anything Creepier' Than Donald Trump's First Cabinet Meeting?

"Even Kim Jong Un is like, dude, have some self-respect."<p>Seth Meyers thinks even North Korea’s dictator would be embarrassed by the ego-stroking that went on during Donald Trump’s first full cabinet meeting.<p>After the president’s team heaped compliments on him during their inaugural gathering …

Donald Trump

Mission unaccomplished, 15 years later: The misuse of American military power, the Middle East in chaos

<b>(AP Photo/Krzysztof Zatycki)</b><p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is<p>Danny Sjursen<p>February 25, 2017 10:58am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is. Having taken my own crack at …

Middle East

Revealed: how US billionaire helped to back Brexit

Robert Mercer, who bankrolled Donald Trump, played key role with ‘sinister’ advice on using Facebook data<p>• In-depth: Mercer, Breitbart, Farage and the data war against mainstream media<p><i>This article is the subject of a legal complaint on behalf of Cambridge Analytica LLC and SCL Elections Limited.</i><p>The …

Hedge Funds

How Men Are Biohacking Multiple Orgasms

Is the male multiple orgasm achievable through drugs, technology—or something else entirely?<p>“It’s pretty rare—but it does happen,” says Dr. Barry …

Designer Transforms Arabic Words into Illustrations of Their Literal Meanings

Architect and graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has translated his love of word manipulation into a delightful series celebrating language. Based in Alexandria, Egypt, the creative started the project as a “personal challenge.” He explains, “I manipulate Arabic words and transform them into their …

Conservative Christianity and White Supremacy’s Scary Kinship

There are times when you realize how far Humanity has drifted, days when you see how sick we’ve become, moments when you notice how badly Christians …

White Supremacism

Sue MacAskill Walker

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Donald Trump Declares a Vision of Religious Nationalism

At the annual prayer breakfast in Washington, the president focused on the violent, ideological threats to America.<p>When Donald Trump looks out on the world, he sees a landscape of potential threats to the United States and its values. “Freedom of religion is a sacred right, but also a right under …