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A reader writes: As Prozac passes the big 3-0, we pause to reflect—some of us to celebrate.
People living with depression—even the ones doing well on medication—face challenges during the holidays. Here are suggestions and reminders of things to make happen.
Children and adolescents may lack words for their feelings, but they know they’re bad—just not always whether it’s the feelings that are bad or they themselves.
Researchers may be divided about how smartphone use is affecting teenagers' emotions and minds, but it is clear that the teenagers of iGen have already made up theirs.
Performing at a high level and “looking good” while doing so may mask a depression that warrants but also responds well to treatment.
Bad dreams are features of the landscape of anxiety and depression. Knowing the terrain includes learning things you can do to mitigate the horror.
The secret of getting your mind off depression is having somewhere else to put it, then taking the almost invisibly small, individual steps to put it there.
The trauma of sexual assault, almost always followed by sometimes-lengthy depression, is currently getting media attention that may prove consciousness-raising.
A key to correcting the negative thinking of depression is learning the false beliefs about ourselves that contribute to or worsen it.
New research indicates that fluoxetine released in natural water systems makes crabs riskier in their food-foraging behavior and more aggressive among themselves.
Psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin and LSD remain highly illegal, but long-term research continues on their application to the treatment of depression.
Many people who live with depression have reasons to think about remission - and relief - from it.
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.