The brain and menstruation

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Getting to know Aunt Flo

 

  Premenstrual syndrome. Fun fact: in Victorian times, it was possible for a woman to be institutionalized if they experienced any kind of menstruation-related anger. […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy: What it is, and how does it help?

 

  Nothing but heart eyes galore anytime we see an owner with a dog on a street. We see those sad commercials with animals who […]

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Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Disease: What are they, symptoms and treatment.

 

  Commonly referenced by those who have autoimmune diseases, these types of diseases are often invisible. Sometimes, when looking at a person, you can often […]

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Empty Nest Syndrome

What is Empty Nest Syndrome? A Useful Guide to this Evolving Phenomenon

 

  As summer slowly comes to an end, college students are transitioning back to their academic year with many moving into their dormitories. While college […]

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) or Dysmorphophobia: People obsessed with their defects

 

  Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) – People obsessed with a part of their body that they are not comfortable with and want to modify it. […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): What is it and how does it work?

 

  Throughout decades different types of therapy have emerged. From art therapy to narrative exposure therapy to cognitive behavioural therapy. In this article, we will […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder: What it is, Causes and Treatment

 

  Between 1.6% and 5.9% of the population has borderline personality disorder. Symptoms develop early in adulthood but can be observed as children through emotional […]

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Prosopagnosia

Prosopagnosia: Inability To Recognize Loved Ones

 

  Prosopagnosia or face blindness is quite a devastating condition. Imagine, suddenly finding yourself at a position where you are unable to recognize your family […]

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OCD

OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Danger of Repetitive Behaviors

 

  OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Knock-knock-knock. You knock 3 in a steady manner. Every single wooden piece of furniture in your room needs to be […]

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psychologist vs psychotherapist

Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: together for better treatment

 

  Psychologist vs psychiatrist has been a question on the minds of a plethora of people who are seeking professional help. In the society that […]

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benefit of exercise on the brain

Benefits of exercise on the brain: How does exercise help?

 

  You’ve probably heard before how the brain is “like a muscle” and just like our other muscles, we need to exercise it regularly. But […]

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How to overcome acute stress

Acute Stress: Are You Controlled By Your Nerves?

 

  We face stressful situations in our day-to-day that cause behavioral and emotional problems. These problems caused by stress usually go away on their own, […]

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Art Therapy

Art therapy: Everything you need to know about this marvelous therapy

 

  What is art therapy? How can is something like art become a tool to help you through depression, anxiety, and even dyslexia? Find out […]

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low self-esteem

Low self-esteem: Causes, consequences and tests – What can I do?

 

  Learning to say “I love myself” is much harder than it seems. Test yourself. Through this article, we will explain the keys to developing […]

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Effects of alcohol on the brain: Everything you need to know in this guide

 

  Effects of alcohol on the brain. Several studies confirm the relationship between alcohol abuse and cognitive impairment. Binge drinking can have serious consequences for […]

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Hypersexuality

Hypersexuality: A complete guide to nymphomania and satyriasis

 

  A complete guide to hypersexuality and sex addiction in men (satyriasis), women (nymphomania) and children. Discover what is hypersexuality disorder, symptoms, causes and consequences. […]

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Frontal Lobe

Frontal Lobe: Areas, functions and disorders related to it

 

  The brain is divided into four lobes, differentiated by their location and functions. In this article, we are going to focus on one of the […]

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teacher burnout

Teacher burnout: What is it and what consequences does it have on students?

 

  Stress and unmotivated teachers are becoming a common issue among faculty. Low self-esteem, work overload, emotional exhaustion and difficulties in dealing with disruptive, uninterested, rebellious […]

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children

Birth Order: does it determine your personality or is it a myth?

 

  We often hear how the middle child has it the worst, the youngest out of three is known to be spoiled, and the first […]

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anxiety-symptoms

12 Anxiety Symptoms: Fear sharpens the senses while anxiety paralyzes them

 

  Anxiety Symptoms. “I’m worried all day excessively about anything that happens to me”, “I feel agitated and nervous and at night I have a […]

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thanatophobia

Thanatophobia: The One Fear Everyone Has

 

  What is Thanatophobia? There is really only one certain thing about life, and that is that it ends. However, constantly keeping this thought in […]

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: What They Are and What To Do

 

  Take the Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire: Add up your Yes answers. This is your ACE score. Remember, plenty of people with high ACE scores do […]

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Seasonal affective disorder

Are You at Risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder? Know its Symptoms and What it’s All About

 

  What is seasonal affective disorder, or SAD? Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression characterized by differences in outdoor seasonal activity. Most people […]

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Drug Withdrawal; Symptoms and Treatments

 

  Drug Withdrawal Definition: group of symptoms that occur as a result of a decrease or stopping intake of a medication, recreational drugs or substances, […]

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healthy habits

Scientifically Proven Healthy Habits- Get Back On Track!

 

  Scientifically proven healthy habits: Stress, anxiety, and general unhappiness are all caused by an imbalance in our lives. In other words, a balanced life […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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types of exercise

Types of exercise: Different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Types of exercise. Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! […]

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Understanding the brain and neurotransmitters

The different types of neurotransmitters: What are they?

 

  You’ve probably heard of how dopamine plays a role in feelings of pleasure, or how serotonin levels influence depression. This barely scratches the surface […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger

 

  Brain Gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Understand your brain and stress

Understanding Your Brain and Stress: What Happens When We’re Stressed?

 

  It’s time to talk about our good ol’ buddy stress. For most of us, it seems to cling to us all day every day, […]

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Bullying and the Brain: Schoolyard Cruelty

Bullying and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Bullying

 

  As a young, school-going kid there are a lot of things that are rights of passage- your first invite to a birthday party, your […]

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Alternative Mental Health Therapy: Yoga

Trying the Unconventional: Alternative Mental Health Therapy

 

  Since psychiatry became a significant field in modern day medicine, millions of people have gotten treatment for mental disorders. The most prevalent psychiatric treatments […]

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Depression: how to keep it at bay?

Tips to Help Yourself Out of Depression: Keeping Bad Moods at Bay

 

  Over the last decade, depression rates have spiraled so much so that approximately 1 in 4 Americans will experience Major Depression at least once […]

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How to live with a schizophrenic

How To Live With a Schizophrenic: Make Your Life Easier

 

  Living with someone who has schizophrenia might be hard sometimes. Even though you can’t see it, these people need you. In this article, we’ll […]

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Sexual Aggression Affects the Female Brain

Sexual Assault Affects the Female Brain

 

  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), abuse against women, both emotional and physical, creates a huge public health problem that negatively affects a […]

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How to prevent depression in children

Is Your Child Sad? How To Prevent Depression in Children

 

  Learning how to prevent depression may be helpful for keeping your children from suffering and helping be more emotionally balanced in the future.We usually […]

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How to overcome depression after the loss of a loved one

How To Overcome Depression After The Loss Of A Loved One

 

  In some cases, depression can be the result of traumatic events, like losing a loved one. These experiences may cause irrational fear, recurring negative […]

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how to help a loved one live with Parkinson's

How to help a loved one live with Parkinson’s

 

  Parkinson’s disease is a neurological deterioration that affects motor skills, but this illness doesn’t stop there. It also causes huge emotional changes that loved […]

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