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Evidence is mounting that dependence on “hookup” apps is associated with increased depression, anxiety, and suicide among gay men, with the marketplace still calling the shots.
While some people can discontinue antidepressants without problems, some individuals have difficult withdrawals, and some particular drugs seem harder to withdraw from.
Assuming that industry pressure to innovate will easily outpace research and regulations about it, we can still make choices about how much radiation we invite into our lives.
Providing greater support for the idea of young people expressing their transgender status socially, some new research suggests a biological basis for transsexuality.
Any existing anxieties and depression associated with being a Facebook user are surely going to increase in the immediate future. Protecting yourself starts with your response.
A recent trend in the public sphere to talk about depression or mental illness in the workplace is right about chipping away at stigmas. But there’s no one-size-fits-all answer.
Awareness is growing that the mere absence of extreme manic episodes may not rule out that someone dealing with severe bouts of depression may in fact be bipolar II—an important distinction in treatment.
Meditation can be effective in treating and dealing with depression, but it also may pose difficult and arguably dangerous challenges for people new to either depression or meditation.
The desire for relief from anxiety and depression is so great that there are now lots of forms of therapy for it. Retail therapy costs more. But what do you do if retail therapy is more symptom than treatment?
A new book on the roots of depression, and the routes out of it, is one that should be read with great care. There's lots in it, but it's not for everybody.
Famous people are increasingly coming out about living with depression, and some of them are doing so to help others, including people with mounting Trump Anxiety Syndrome.
Specialists understand that both chronic pain and depression can lead to one another, which complicates treatment but in no way precludes getting effective help.
The Power Of Self-coaching: The Five Essential Steps To Creating The Life You Want
A proven five-step program for reconnecting with the innate capacity for happiness, The Power of Self-Coaching gives you what you need to: * Identify learned patterns of thought and feelings that are making you unhappy * Use Dr. Luciani's celebrated Self-Talk techniques to develop new, healthy ways of thinking and feeling * Eliminate boredom, hopelessness, chronic fatigue, and emotional numbness from your life * Tap your full creative, intellectual, and emotional potential and live the rich, rewarding life you want and deserve
Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do
Can computers change what you think and do? Can they motivate you to stop smoking, persuade you to buy insurance, or convince you to join the Army? "Yes, they can," says Dr. B.J. Fogg, director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Fogg has coined the phrase "Captology"(an acronym for computers as persuasive technologies) to capture the domain of research, design, and applications of persuasive computers. In this thought-provoking book, based on nine years of research in captology, Dr. Fogg reveals how Web sites, software applications, and mobile devices can be used to change people's attitudes and behavior.
Acupuncture for Beginners
Acupuncture is an ancient medical procedure that has been adopted by modern medicine. It is derived from traditional Chinese medicine thus it has been around for thousands of years. Traditional ancient medicine believes that the body is made up of energy called qi. Blockage of qi results to disorders and other health problems. Acupuncture uses needles to unblock all energy points in the body.There are many benefits of acupuncture and if you want to take advantage of this alternative treatment, then this book will serve as your guide.
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica Murphy chart four thousand years in the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies.