Tim Esplin

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January 2016

Adding behavioral therapy to meds reduces depression long-term

(Reuters Health) - When depression does not respond to antidepressant medication, replacing it with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or adding CBT to treatment may be effective and last for several years, according to a trial in the U.K.<p>Three to five years after having up to 18 CBT sessions, …

Escaping the grip of PTSD

Escaping the grip of PTSD<p><b>For many military veterans, and many civilians as well, the most difficult part of surviving serious trauma comes after the</b> …

Breast Cancer Patients' Brain Tissue Altered by Chemotherapy

Brain imaging studies of women with breast cancer before and after chemotherapy treatments show grey matter is being affected during the chemotherapy …

Fake it ’til you become it: The science of self-perception

In the 1960s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman was trying to understand the relationship between fear and learning when he stumbled upon an unexpected phenomenon.<p>In the experiment, Seligman gave a group of dogs an electric shock they couldn’t escape. Eventually, they learned to stop trying to …

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind

Erasing the Negative Narrative Through Mindfulness Practice

The thing about mindfulness practice is that is not magic, or mysterious, or mystical; it is practical and applicable and easy; a ready tool for a more peaceful interior life and it only takes a few minutes a day.<p><b>We are what we think. We are what our busy mind, our uncontrolled mind, tell us we</b> …

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Nurturing The Mind: My Path To True Health And Wellness

“Life is not meant to be a struggle.” I had heard these words so many times, but the true magnificence of this statement wasn't fully clear until I welcomed its insight into my life -- and began to experience a significant positive shift in my overall health as a result.<p>For years, my body had been …

OCD: exposure therapy offers benefits when drugs fail to work

For patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, taking serotonin reuptake inhibitors is typically the first line of defense, but most patients who …

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New study reveals how behavioural changes can save your health

Improving your heart health may be as simple as making small behavioural changes. A new study of behavioural health interventions suggests that they …

Sleep could be the missing link in dementia

Mom was right.<p>Getting a good night's sleep may prove even more important to long-term health than our parents advised.<p>Scientists already have documented connections between sleep loss and memory problems, which explains why many schools are starting classes later. But a growing body of research is …

Is <i>This</i> Why You're Still So Tired?

Eight years ago, Ann Cavanagh Kramer was promoted to director of commercial sales at Visa. She transferred across the country to work at the …

Zen and the art of management | Financial Times

Every day, twice a day, for the past 20 years, the executive charged with investing tens of billions of dollars for Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund …

Brain-training video games may help reverse cognitive decline in old age

Playing brain-training video gamesmay help reverse the natural decline in cognitive abilitiesamong older people, according to scientists.<p>They found that 60-year-olds who played a custom-designed video game for 12 hours over the course of a month improved their multitasking abilities to levels …

DHA and Brain Development - page 2

1. Yehuda S, Rabinovtz S, Carasso RL, Mostofsky DI. Essential fatty acids preparation (SR-3)<br>improves Alzheimer’s patients quality of life. Int J …

8 Ways to Make Seminary Great

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