Polly Bolger

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6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Found to Have Years-Long Impact

Babies who are born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, often referred to as fetal alcohol syndrome, suffer brain development delays well into their childhood and even into adolescence, not only at birth and in young infanthood, according to a new research from the University of Alberta. More …

Everything you know about drugs is wrong

<b>A DEA agent carries a bundle of marijuana. (AP/Elaine Thompson)</b><p>Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy<p>Tessie Swope Castillo<p>August 10, 2013 6:30pm (UTC)<p>It’s not every day you read a book that blows the lid off of everything you’ve …

The Self-Esteem Booster That Doesn't Work

Going through a serious rough patch? Ignore everything your friends are saying to cheer you up and do this instead<p>Everyone’s been there: gotten dumped, messed up at work, not received an invite to an event. These crummy situations can cause a serious self-esteem blow. But if you rely on generic …

How to Get Through an Emotional Minefield

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Rumination: The danger of dwelling

<b>The UK's biggest ever online test into stress, undertaken by the BBC's Lab UK and the University of Liverpool, has revealed that rumination is the biggest predictor of the most common mental health problems in the country.</b><p>A bit of self-reflection can be a good thing, say psychologists. But just how …

Mental Health

Crime victims with mental illness ignored, research suggests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1016000/1016844_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533094841_4e55b016d88802540b7592c29d4c6059<p><b>People with mental illnesses are three times more likely to be victims of crime than the general population, new research suggests.</b><p>The study found …

Mental Health