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Ottawa psych student's app to help 'thousands' with anxiety, depression

Jeff Perron wants to help more people than he ever could all by himself.<p>The Ottawa man finished an undergrad in psychology, earned a master’s in …

Business Administration

In Belgium, Doctors Will Help You Kill Yourself if You're Depressed

Right now in Belgium, if you wanted to die, a team of doctors would be there to help you. You need not have a terminal illness, or be necessarily …

A new startup claims that '90 percent of our clients see their anxiety decline'

"It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact," he told me.<p>Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in Seattle, found himself freaking out during normal, everyday conversations. He worried any time his boss wanted to talk. He would dread his regular sales calls, and the …

New Research Associates Social Anxiety With High IQ, Empathic Abilities, And Intelligence

Of all the psychological disorders, anxiety is the most common in the United States. About 18% of the population, or 40 million adults, suffer the …

Amphetamine of the Year

Some doctors are afraid Vyvanse, originally prescribed for ADHD, will be abused now that it's also being used to treat binge eating disorder.<p>Procuring amphetamines for recreation or studying used to take skills. You had to ingratiate yourself to someone with a hook-up, or convincingly affect ADD or …

iPhone’s encryption is so good, not even cops can get past it

Law enforcement has a love-hate relationship with the iPhone. Features like Activation Lock have helped crack down on smartphone thefts, but there’s always the lurking threat of someone asking Siri about 9/11 and accidentally dialling 911 in the process.<p>The latest issue police are butting heads …

9 tourist attractions that are dying

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword.<p>Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue.<p>However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places …

Taj Mahal

Depression is no longer the No. 1 mental-health concern among college students

Anxiety is now the No. 1 mental health diagnosis on college campuses, according The Times. The Times cited a recent study of more than 100,000 students by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State which found that more than half of students seeking help at campus clinics report anxiety …

26 Fast-Food Lunches That Are Actually Healthy

Yes, it's true! These lunches are great options for those days when you just can't get around to packing your own — because it definitely happens.<p>And sometimes that's just not realistic and not gonna happen. And if you DO find yourself with fast food as your only option, wouldn't it be nice to know …

10 facts about periods everyone should know

WE’VE HAD FACTS about penises, vaginas, and boobs. Now it’s on to the somewhat more mysterious entity – the period.<p>1. Firstly - is PMS a real …

Women's Health

A new 'Fifty Shades of Grey' book is coming out later this month from the male point of view

Another new book in the erotica series from author E.L. James is out later this month, titled "Grey."<p>James made the announcement on her social media accounts.<p>The fourth book in the series, following billionaire Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, won't be a sequel. Instead, it will be a retelling …

Movies

Ecstasy therapy approved for trial in Marin County

Three decades after the U.S. government slammed the door on ecstasy, a team of Marin County therapists has gotten permission to use the popular party drug in a study designed to reduce anxiety among people with cancer or other life-threatening disease.<p>Dr. Philip Wolfson, a San Anselmo psychiatrist …

Ecstasy (Drug)