Jordyn Pierce

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What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

<i>“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them,”</i> wrote James Gordon Gilkey in his 1934 guide to how not to worry. <i>“Don’t worry about popular opinion … Don’t worry about the past. Don’t worry about the future. … Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you,”</i> F. Scott …

Caregivers for People With Schizophrenia Are at the Breaking Point

A landmark international survey has concluded that families caring for people with schizophrenia are at a breaking point. The ongoing survey is being …

Daily Life With My Husband Who Suffers From Parkinson's Disease

When it comes to Parkinson's disease, the body is the main focus. It slows down, changes, becomes clumsy and deformed, sweats, tires out quickly, and it no longer obeys its owner when it comes to tremors or dyskinesia...The neurologist told us, "Continue to live like you did before..." Easier said …

Effective Behavior-Management Techniques for Children on the Autism Spectrum

From the moment you heard about your child’s diagnosis of Asperger’s (AS) or High-Functioning Autism (HFA), you knew life would be more challenging …

Alzheimer's Caregivers: Need Professional Advice This Very Instant?

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's can be extremely difficult. If you reach the end of your rope and need advice on the spot, two organizations have helplines you can easily access: the Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. (Please note, however, that you should …

Mice may hold clues in development of ADHD, autism and bipolar disorder

Years after a stroke, and wondering if the right decision was made

6 Shares<p>Cheryl loved to dance. There wasn’t a time in our house when the the kids weren’t jumping up and down on the furniture, the radio blasting, …

Living With Depression Means Living Without Intuition

Depression is all-encompassing in its effects on the mind and body. Not only does it make someone feel a deep sense of dread, sadness, and …