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What are Self-Harm Behaviors? Kati Morton on Self-Injury, Cutting, Burning, Banging Head & therapy

Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation

<b>Product Description</b><p><b>A seminal work on treating self-mutilation, revised and updated with illuminating case studies and newly available …

Cutting

What Is Cutting?<p>Emma's mom first noticed the cuts when Emma was doing the dishes one night. Emma told her mom that their cat had scratched her. Her …

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Psychology of Flowers

Shares 30<p>Challenge to Write Day 5: What is one of your favorite flowers?<p>In case you hadn’t noticed the absence of a “gardening” section of this …

Daffodils

8 things you should know about genetic disorders

There are about 6,000 different known genetic disorders in the world. It is estimated that one in 25 children in the UK is affected by a genetic …

Medical Conditions

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of …

Does modern neuroscience help us understand behavior?

Two experts argue that the field needs to move beyond its limited roots<p>Lately, some neuroscientists have been struggling with an identity crisis: what do we believe, and what do we want to achieve? Is it enough to study the brain’s machinery, or are we missing its larger design?<p>Scholars have …

Psychologists Express Growing Concern With Mindfulness Meditation

"It's not bare-knuckle, that's for sure."<p>Mindfulness, which involves the simple act of paying attention to your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings, …

Mindfulness

Identification of Memory Reactivation during Sleep by EEG Classification

Abstract<p>Memory reactivation during sleep is critical for consolidation, but also extremely difficult to measure as it is subtle, distributed and …

Machine Learning

How to know how someone is really feeling - TODAY.com

To figure out how your friends, loved ones and co-workers are really feeling, pay attention to their voice, not their face.<p>It's surprising, but people who listened to others without seeing their facial expressions were better at recognizing their emotional states, a study published Tuesday in the …

Kindling: Is the theory that each episode of mental illness makes another more likely true?

It’s a fact that mental illness can debilitate a person’s life just as acutely as physical conditions. What is less understood, however, is what …

World Mental Health Day: is it possible to self-diagnose depression?

In 2017, everything is just one click away, maybe even a mental illness.<p>Google have partnered with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to …

What Drives Some People To Take Personal Risks To Help Strangers?

This summer, Florida beachgoers watched in astonishment as more than 70 strangers spontaneously formed a human chain that extended out into the whorls of a vicious riptide.<p>Together they rescued 10 swimmers from drowning, including two young boys, their parents and their grandmother.Among the …

Psychology

We Need to Talk About Kids and Smartphones

Nina Langton had no right to be depressed. At least, that’s how she saw it.<p>She had a great group of friends, lived in a prosperous neighborhood, and …

Can Wearing Makeup Boost Cognition As Well As Confidence?

The global estimate of money spent on makeup in 2015, according to the NDP group, was around $41.4 billion. A number of studies have already …

Brain Development and Plasticity Share Similar Signalling Pathways

Researchers have identified three molecules they believe could be key for memory and learning.

Neuroscience

How to Make Over Your Worst Health Habits

Can't shake the stress eating? Always fall into a Facebook hole at bedtime? We'll show you how to clean up your routine once and for all and get into …

Genetic Body/Brain Connection Identified in Genomic Region Linked to Autism

<i>Summary: Researchers have identified a direct link between deletion in two genes and specific brain and body traits. Both genes are in the 16p11.2</i> …