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Young adults with autism work on building social skills — and dating

Standing in front of a conference room table on the UCLA campus, Albert Miranda fixes a wide smile on his face and stares at Elina Veytsman, giving her the once-over. Elina fidgets, growing increasingly unnerved.<p>The students around the table giggle as the tension rises. Then Elizabeth Laugeson …

Youthful binge drinking changes the brain - for the worse - into adulthood

The adult brain that was awash in alcohol during its formative years looks different and acts differently than an adult brain that skipped the youthful binge drinking, says a new study conducted on rats.<p>All grown up, the brain exposed to periodic alcoholic benders during adolescence and young …

36 Simple Ways To Quiet Your Anxiety

These ideas might help you find some peace the next time your mind and heart start racing.<p>Also see what commenters had to say on these two Facebook posts: here and here.<p>For more information about anxiety and depression, including how to find help, visit the websites for the American Psychological …

Could your guy have postpartum depression?

Postpartum depression is something that seems to only affect new moms, yet experts say many fathers can suffer from depression after the birth of a baby, too.<p>Paternal postnatal depression isn’t just the baby blues or adjusting to fatherhood. It’s a real condition that, left untreated, can linger …

Postpartum depression and psychosis: What you need to know

A mother accused of stabbing and mutilating her 4-year-old son has stunned the Houston community and left local authorities looking for answers. …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …