BiPolar, Depression & ADHD

By Rob Waldrip | BiPolar, Depression and Adult ADHD

9 Tips for Managing ADHD Mood Swings

Everyone copes with anxiety, anger, and impatience from time to time, but attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tends to magnify those …

ADHD

How Long Does Ecstasy (MDMA) Stay in Your System?

MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy or molly, is a synthetic, illegal drug used recreationally for its mild hallucinogenic and stimulant properties, as …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Magic Mushrooms Do The Opposite of Anti-Depressants, But That May Be Why They Work

"I felt so much lighter, like something had been released."<p>Psychedelic therapy is going through something of a revival right now, and we may now know …

Depression

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

Johann Hari took antidepressants for 14 years until a shocking realisation – the drugs don’t work. In this extract from his new book, he calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered …

Depression

Large genetic study links tendency to undervalue future rewards with ADHD and obesity

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting — the tendency to …

Marijuana's Unexpectedly Helpful Role in Psychosis Revealed in New Study

One of its cannabinoids has a surprising psychological effect.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Drugs & Health<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to …

Psychiatry

Yes, the ADHD Brain Can Be Trained to Improve

But can people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – often referred to as a brain-based disorder – also train their brain to improve?<p><b>Every</b> …

The Brain

Why Do Antidepressants Raise Your Suicide Risk?

The fine print at the bottom of prescription drug commercials may provide ample comedic firepower — what are they hiding? — but underneath the humor …

Antidepressants Found In Brains Of 10 Fish Species

Antidepressants are increasingly building up in the brains of several species of fish in the Great Lakes region. A new study claims scientists …

Antidepressants

How To Cure Depression Without Medicine: Exercise Can Act As Antidepressant, Study Says

Working out may be the best medicine for depression, a new study has found. Scientists reviewed old research data taken from over a million men and …

Bipolar disorder has seven key factors: study

Washington, Dec 17 (PTI) Scientists have identified seven key classes of characteristics of bipolar disorder, according to a finding that explains …

Mental Disorders

The Best Sex Adventures I Had in 2017—for the Sake of Journalism

It's been one hell of a year.<p>2017 has been a long and thankless year. While it’s been one of growth for me personally—I moved in with a pug named Frank, I bought a piece of a Bitcoin, I stopped going on dates with men who call their friends their “buddies”—it has also been one of unique …

38 Foods for Depression That Are Instant Mood Boosters

We’re not going to sit here and tell you that you can totally beat depression just by eating certain foods—it doesn’t work that way—but by consuming …

Nutrition

Amazon Jungle Drug Could Be Potential Treatment for Depression

A hallucinogenic brew created in the villages of the Amazon jungle might soon join a growing wave of psychedelic drugs being repurposed for mental …

Psychedelia

5 research-backed ways to deal with narcissists

Is that difficult someone driving you up the wall? What's the best way to handle impossible people?<p>I've broken down the research on how to handle …

10 Of The Best Nutrients To Help Boost Your Mood!

Diet and nutrition is strongly associated with regulation of mood, and a deficiency in certain nutrients can increase the risk of depression. Some …

Bipolar vs. Borderline Personality Disorder: The Differences Between The Two And How To Avoid Misdiagnosis

While bipolar and borderline personality disorder have similar symptoms — such as extreme mood swings — that can oft confuse the two, they’re …

Mental Disorders

The Mysterious Death of a Tantric Sex Guru

Psalm Isadora escaped a Christian cult and grew to become a sex and healing guru to the masses. Then she was found dead. Many of her disciples aren’t …

Mendocino County

The Best Ways Absolutely Anyone Can Fight Depression Symptoms

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

Depression

The 5 Best Jobs for People With ADD and ADHD

Here's a mini career guide.<p>A common scapegoat for the bored, forgetful, and disorganized, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and …

ADHD

A strange technique that involves observing your own brain activity could be the future of treating depression

A non-invasive technique that stimulates a part of the brain known to be involved in depression could have major benefits for people with the disorder, a recent study has found.<p>The technique involves having a person observe the activity of their own amygdala, and consciously try to increase that …

The Brain

How People With Depression Interact With The World Differently

The condition has a huge impact on everyday life.<p>Nothing about depression is easy. But the way it affects a person’s daily life is arguably the most difficult part of the disorder.<p>Approximately 300 million people globally are affected by depression, according to the World Health Organization. Not …

Depression

Antidepressants linked to murders and murderous thoughts

Antidepressants have been linked to 28 reports of murder and 32 cases of murderous thoughts, in cases referred to the UK medicines regulator over the past 30 years, a BBC investigation has discovered.<p>The pills, known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) which includes common drugs …

Crime

Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

• <b>It's normal to fight with your significant other, but narcissists can be incredibly cruel and threatening in heated situations.</b>• <b><br>This is because they cannot see you as somebody they love, and someone who has angered them at the same time.</b>• <b><br>Something traumatic could have happened in their early life,</b> …

Smartphone use has radical impact on mental health of teens, claims San Diego SU psych professor

San Diego State University professor of psychology and author Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.<p>The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of …

Teens

The one workout that can actually help with depression

As anyone with depression or anxiety will tell you, life is full of dips and valleys. And during those dark days, one of the last things you probably …

Bikram Yoga

Sugary diets cause men to have depression and anxiety, study says

<b>Men could be increasing their risk of suffering from mental health issues such as anxiety and depression by eating too much sugar.</b><p>Scientists have …

Depression

Gut Bacteria May Be Linked to Mood, Behavior in Healthy Humans

Interactions between gut bacteria and the brain may play an important role in human health and behavior.In a new study, researchers at the University …

Microbiome

5 tips for brands looking to maximize their ROI from Facebook ad spend

“Just because your friends jump off a bridge, should you jump, too?”<p>Chances are you’ve heard this cliché question before, possibly in a conversation between you and your guardian(s) as he and/or she tries to teach you the value of independent thinking.<p>The fact of the matter is we value independent …

Marketing