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Our pick of the best psychology and neuroscience links from the past week or so:Why are men more likely than women to take their own lives?In the Guardian, Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman argue that suicide prevention programmes need to take sex differences into account.Introducing The Psychologist Magazine's First Ever Poetry Competition"There is no guidance other than to consider our publication and audience; come on what you know, pure discovery," says Editor Jon Sutton.Brain-branded Energy Drinks Might Make You Less SmartOver at Brain Watch, I took at look at the claims made by a supposedly cognition-enhancing energy drink.How to Curb Hunger Pangs with Your MindPay attention to your eating, says David Robson at BBC Future, and you may find it easier not to over-indulge.Why Can’t The World’s Greatest Minds Solve the Mystery of Consciousness?Oliver Burkeman investigates for the Guardian.In Our Time: PhenomenologyOn BBC Radio 4, Melvyn Brag and his guests discuss phenomenology, a branch of philosophy that has given its proponents the chance to "talk about everything from the foundations of geometry to the difference between fear and anxiety." (Listen again on iPlayer)Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than OthersThe smartest teams are distinguished by three key characteristics, says this column written by psychologists for the NYT.Psychology of Emotions and Emotional Disorders90 free journal articles from Psychology Press (access is open until J...
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CONCLUSION: The better psychological health of older physicians highlights the need to consider physician health according to age and career stage. Apart from the decline in work stressors, in particular work-life conflict, there may be a survivor effect such that physicians who practice into older age have developed greater resilience and professional maturation. PMID: 33023799 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Am J Geriatr Psychiatry Source Type: research
DiscussionIt is expected that proACT-S is an efficacious brief sleep-focused self-help treatment for people with major depression and insomnia. If proven efficacious, due to its self-help nature, proACT-S may be applicable as a community-based early intervention, thereby  reducing the burden of the public healthcare system in Hong Kong.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.govNCT04228146. Retrospectively registered on 14 January 2020.
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This study estimated the population prevalence of suicidal ideation and anxiety and their correlates w...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
In today’s show, Gabe talks with Robert Kolker, author of the New York Times bestselling — and Oprah’s book club pick — book Hidden Valley Road. This non-fiction biography is the true story of a mid-century American family besieged by schizophrenia. Of their 12 children, 6 struggled with the severe mental disorder.  Join us for the incredible story of the family who became science’s greatest hope in the quest to understand schizophrenia. SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW   Guest information for ‘Robert Kolker- Large Family Schizophrenia’ Podcast Episode Robert Kolker is the...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Family General Interview Schizophrenia The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
One in four police officers in a major U.S. city screened for depression, anxiety, PTSD and suicidal ideation have symptoms of the mental health conditions, and face barriers to treatment, according to a new survey.
Source: Health News - - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Are you sad? Just be happy! Does this irritate you? In today’s show, Gabe and Lisa ponder whether happiness really is a choice — especially for people who struggle with mental illness. How do we measure happiness? And what is happiness inflation? Join us for an in-depth conversation on whether or not people can actually choose happiness. (Transcript Available Below) Please Subscribe to Our Show: And We Love Written Reviews!  About The Not Crazy podcast Hosts Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, Mental Illness is an A...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Happiness Mental Health and Wellness Not Crazy Podcast Source Type: blogs
ConclusionTransgender and gender diverse individuals represent a population who express various gender identities and are seeking gender-specific healthcare at increasing rates. Psychiatric illness is highly prevalent compared to the US population but there is no difference in the prevalence of CV risk factors including obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia.
Source: Biology of Sex Differences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
If you aren’t sure how to cope when a loved one is depressed, suicidal, or manic, it may be time to learn. The number of people reporting depression symptoms shot up when the pandemic began, with a recent study suggesting depression tripled among Americans this past spring. The greater burden fell on people with fewer resources, socially and economically, and more exposure to stressful situations, such as job loss. Ongoing surveys are finding that 25% of respondents still report feeling depressed every day. These kinds of struggles are heart-wrenching to witness. The following suggestions can help you both. Ways to h...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Depression Caregiving Health Mental Health Source Type: blogs
The present study explored the links between the quality of adolescents' attachment to their mother and their father, separation anxiety and suicidal ideation. Self-report questionnaires were completed by French adolescents (n  = 455; Mage = 15.78 yea...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Conditions:   Depression;   Suicide;   Suicidal Ideation;   Suicide, Attempted;   Depressive Disorder;   Depressive Symptoms;   Depressive Episode;   Depression and Suicide;   Depression, Teen;   Depression, Anxiety Intervention:   Sponsor:   University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Recruiting
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