You thought fake news was bad? Deep fakes are where truth goes to die
Technology can make it look as if anyone has said or done anything. Is it the next wave of (mis)information warfare?In May, avideo appeared on the internet of Donald Trump offering advice to the people of Belgium on the issue of climate change. “As you know, I had the balls to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement,” he said, looking directly into the camera, “and so should you.”The video was created by a Belgian political party, Socialistische Partij Anders, or sp.a,and posted on sp.a ’s Twitter and Facebook. It provoked hundreds of comments, many expressing outrage that the American presi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Oscar Schwartz Tags: Technology Artificial intelligence (AI) Computing Science Psychology Politics Digital media Social media Consciousness Human biology Neuroscience UK news Source Type: news

Investing in Loss, and Crowdfunding
It's only superficially ironic that work on Creative Regeneration and making a healing refuge should leave me so wiped out. Tags: anxiety and stress, creativity, therapy (Source: CounsellingResource.com News and Features)
Source: CounsellingResource.com News and Features - November 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sarah Luczaj Tags: anxiety and stress creativity therapy Source Type: news

The ‘nudge unit’: the experts that became a prime UK export
A team of former civil servants specialising in behavioural psychology now pulls in revenues of £14m a yearDavid Halpern pauses at the mention of a quote from one of the government ’s senior Brexiters – that “people in this country have had enough of experts” – and briefly gazes out of a window in the Westminster offices of the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT).“Empirically, it doesn’t appear to be true,” replies the chief executive of the business that was once the Cabinet Office team nicknamed the “nudge unit”. It was spun off in 2014 as a “social purp...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ben Quinn Tags: Thinktanks Psychology Civil service Business Science Politics Source Type: news

Distress in informal carers of the elderly in New Zealand - Swain N.
AIMS: Informal care, which is unpaid and often provided by family and friends, is the primary source of aged care in New Zealand. In addition to financial costs there are known psychological costs of being a carer, including poor mental health. MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes
The move is part of an aggressive campaign against many products containing nicotine, including flavored e-cigarettes. Menthol has long been a concern among African-Americans because of its addictive qualities. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Menthol E-Cigarettes Recalls and Bans of Products Addiction (Psychology) Blacks Teenagers and Adolescence Nicotine Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Food and Drug Administration Juul Labs Inc Source Type: news

Another Mass Shooting? 'Compassion Fatigue' Is A Natural Reaction.
As the incidents of mass shootings in the U.S. occur, some people are starting to feel numbed by them. Psychologists says this is normal. (Image credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rhitu Chatterjee Source Type: news

Another Mass Shooting? 'Compassion Fatigue' Is A Natural Reaction
As the incidents of mass shootings in the U.S. occur, some people are starting to feel numbed by them. Psychologists says this is normal. (Image credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rhitu Chatterjee Source Type: news

The New Old Age: Dementia Is Getting Some Very Public Faces
Stigma often prevents patients from acknowledging an Alzheimer ’ s diagnosis. A series of high-profile disclosures may help change that. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAULA SPAN Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Elderly Dementia Psychology and Psychologists Disabilities Celebrities O'Connor, Sandra Day Source Type: news

The effects of armed conflict on children - Kadir A, Shenoda S, Goldhagen J, Pitterman S.
More than 1 in 10 children worldwide are affected by armed conflict. The effects are both direct and indirect and are associated with immediate and long-term harm. The direct effects of conflict include death, physical and psychological trauma, and displac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ghana: Aussie Tennis Star Seeking Mental Health
[Ghanaian Times] Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he is talking to psychologists and "trying to get on top" of his mental health after another roller-coaster season where he was criticised for his on-court antics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Forgotten childhood memories are sabotaging your weight loss, says psychologist
EXCLUSIVE: Cluttered homes and sympathy treats may cause adult emotional eating, say London-based psychologist Dr Meg Arroll and diet author Louise Atkinson. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychological science can make your meetings better
(Association for Psychological Science) Meetings are the bane of office life for many professionals but they don't have to be. Drawing from almost 200 scientific studies on workplace meetings, a team of psychological scientists provides recommendations for making the most out of meetings before they start, as they're happening, and after they've concluded. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How That Viral Video of a White House Reporter Messes With Your Mind
A terrible thing did not happen in the White House press room on Wednesday. In a sudden non-attack in front of a roomful of non-horrified witnesses, CNN reporter Jim Acosta did not lunge at, strike or place his hands “on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern.” It would be a very bad thing if that had happened. But it didn’t. So that’s good. You would not know this, however, if you believed a statement released by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, claiming that the attack occurred (which, once more, it didn’t) or, worse, if you saw the edited video sh...
Source: TIME: Science - November 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized onetime psychology Source Type: news

This CEO Is Pushing a Pill For Female Sex Drive. But Does the Science Hold Up?
There are two schools of thought about pink. One is that it is the color of bubble gum and Barbie. Cindy Eckert’s view is that it is the color of business. It is a dominant presence at the offices of her Raleigh, N.C., venture-capital firm, the Pink Ceiling, a fund that advertises its main goal as “to make women really f-cking rich.” It’s an even more dominant presence on Eckert, who defies people to observe the taboo on assessing anyone–especially a woman–by their clothes. She wears some hue of pink every working day, accessorized with hot pink nails, lipstick and shoes. Even her hair s...
Source: TIME: Science - November 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sex society Source Type: news

Loneliness study finds one in five Australians rarely or never have someone to talk to
Research finds 27.6% of people say they feel lonely at least three days every weekMore than one-fifth of Australians rarely or never feel they have someone to talk to or turn to for help, and more than one quarter feel lonely for at least three days every week, according to a comprehensive study of loneliness and wellbeing.Swinburne University in Melbourne and the Australian Psychological Society are conducting the country ’s first research project on the impact of loneliness on physical and mental health, and released their preliminary findings on Friday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Health Australia news Australian universities Loneliness Mental health Medical research Source Type: news

This CEO Is Pushing a Pill For Female Sex Drive. But Does the Science Hold Up?
There are two schools of thought about pink. One is that it is the color of bubble gum and Barbie. Cindy Eckert’s view is that it is the color of business. It is a dominant presence at the offices of her Raleigh, N.C., venture-capital firm, the Pink Ceiling, a fund that advertises its main goal as “to make women really f-cking rich.” It’s an even more dominant presence on Eckert, who defies people to observe the taboo on assessing anyone–especially a woman–by their clothes. She wears some hue of pink every working day, accessorized with hot pink nails, lipstick and shoes. Even her hair s...
Source: TIME: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sex society Source Type: news

Explaining happiness
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) It is widely believed that each person finds the source of happiness within themselves and nowhere else. To determine just how true this is, research psychologists of the Higher School of Economics conducted a survey on 600 individuals. The results of the study were published in the article 'Why Do I Feel This Way? Attributional Assessment of Happiness and Unhappiness.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children and Screens: a Little Can Do a Lot of Damage Children and Screens: a Little Can Do a Lot of Damage
After 1 hour a day of watching television or any devices, more screen time was generally linked to progressively lower psychological well-being, a large study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Negative life events (NLEs) contributing to psychological distress, pain, and disability in a U.S. Military sample - Moreno JL, Nabity PS, Kanzler KE, Bryan CJ, McGeary CA, McGeary DD.
The objective was to explore how negative life events (NLEs, e.g., litigation related to pain and disability, failing most recent physical fitness test, and financial difficulties) are related to pain coping and psychological adjustment to pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patient safety in inpatient psychiatry: a remaining frontier for health policy - Shields MC, Stewart MT, Delaney KR.
Behavioral health care has been slow to take up robust efforts to improve patient safety. This lag is especially apparent in inpatient psychiatry, where there is risk for physical and psychological harm. Recent investigative journalism has provoked public ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

What is YOUR attachment style in relationships? Take this test to find out
Helen Dent, emeritus professor of Clinical and Forensic Psychology at Staffordshire University, explains how 'attachment theory' can shed light on how we form and conduct relationships. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Playing Christmas music too early raises stress levels and make you spend more money shopping
Music psychologists say that listening to Christmas music can raise your stress levels by reminding you of your 'holiday obligations' such as hosting parties and buying presents (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What drives people to carpool? Explaining carpooling intention from the perspectives of carpooling passengers and drivers - Bachmann F, Hanimann A, Artho J, Jonas K.
The negative impact of motorized private mobility on the environment can be decreased successfully by encouraging more people to carpool. From a psychological perspective, only little is known about the determinants of carpooling. Therefore, this study inv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, validity, reliability and stability of the Dutch Injury - Psychological Readiness to Return to Sport (I-PRRS-NL) scale - Slagers AJ, Reininga IHF, Geertzen JHB, Zwerver J, van den Akker-Scheek I.
The Injury Psychological Readiness to Return to Sport (I-PRRS) scale measures the psychological readiness of injured athletes to resume sports participation. The aim of this study was to translate and culturally adapt the I-PRRS scale into Dutch (I-PRRS-NL... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Happy Childhood Memories Associated With Better Health
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 -- Those with fond memories of childhood and strong relationships with their parents have better health throughout adulthood, according to a study published online Nov. 5 in Health Psychology. William J. Chopik, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'Bargaining while black' may lead to lower salaries
(American Psychological Association) African-American job candidates are more likely to receive lower salaries in hiring negotiations when racially biased evaluators believe they have negotiated too much, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The male midlife diet crisis: Which eating plan is best for YOU? 
Men store more fat in the ab area, which tends to be visceral fat, the type that collects near vital organs and is linked to heart disease. A nutritionist and a psychologist explain how to get rid of it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency department nurse's attitudes towards patients who self-harm: a meta-analysis - Rayner G, Blackburn J, Edward KL, Stephenson J, Ousey K.
Self-harm is a major challenge to public health. Emergency department (ED) nurses treat significant proportions of patients with self-harm injuries, and positive therapeutic patient-nurse interactions are imperative to the physical and psychological outcom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Examining emotion relief motives as a facilitator of the transition from suicidal thought to first suicide attempt among active duty soldiers - Bryan CJ, May AM, Harris J.
Cross-sectional and retrospective studies indicate that a primary motive for suicidal behavior among United States soldiers is the desire to alleviate or reduce emotional distress. This is also the aim of psychological services designed to prevent suicidal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Study advocates psychological screening for the carers of child burn victims
(University of Liverpool) A new study published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology highlights the need for psychological screening for families/primary caregivers after a child sustains a burn injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Book Review: Owning Bipolar
The subtitle of Michael Pipich’s new book, Owning Bipolar: How Patients and Families Can Take Control of Bipolar Disorder, should be enough for those with bipolar disorder and their family members to want to pick up this book and embrace it. Bipolar disorder takes away a person’s feeling of self-control and this book gives hope that control can be taken back. People who are bipolar will appreciate that Pipich understands how it feels to the patient. He tries to remove the stigma of having bipolar, explaining that it is NOT the patient’s fault. This alone makes the book worth reading. He then provides a t...
Source: Psych Central - November 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Book Reviews Tags: Bipolar Book Reviews Disorders Family General Genetics Medications Motivation and Inspiration Psychiatry Psychological Assessment Psychology Stigma Treatment accepting bipolar disorder bipolar disorder stigma Michael Pipich Source Type: news

Natural supplements that treat sleep disruptions and menopause symptoms
(Natural News) There are a lot of things that a person can do to improve sleep during menopause. Some examples include dietary changes, exercise, stress management, and mind-body therapies. However, natural supplements are also effective in treating these unpleasant symptoms. (h/t PsychologyToday.com) Melatonin: Melatonin isn’t just for making a person sleep better. It can also improve... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatricians Strengthen Stance Against Spanking Children
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) — The American Academy of Pediatrics has hardened its stance against spanking children as a form of parental discipline. In a new policy statement, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, the pediatricians’ group recommends that adults caring for children use “healthy forms of discipline” — such as positive reinforcement of appropriate behaviors, setting limits and setting expectations — and not use spanking, hitting, slapping, threatening, insulting, humiliating or shaming. The policy statement updates guidance published in 1998 ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Boston News Health CNN Parenting Spanking Tufts Medical Center Source Type: news

Access to firearms: When and how do mental health clients become prohibited from owning guns? - Barnhorst A, Kagawa RMC.
Psychologists and other mental health clinicians are often called upon to assess violence and suicide risk. Access to firearms has important implications for client safety, but most psychologists report receiving little or no training on discussing firearm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Whiplash patients' responses on the Impact of Events Scale-R - congruent with pain or PTSD symptoms? - Bunzli S, Maujean A, Andersen TE, Sterling M.
OBJECTIVES: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are common among people with whiplash following a motor vehicle crash. The Impact of Events Scale - Revised (IES-R) screens for PTSD symptoms with psychologist referral recommended for above-thresh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The inner working of trauma: a qualitative assessment of experiences of trauma, intergenerational family dynamics, and psychological well-being in women with HIV in south carolina - Ingram L, Qaio S, Li X, Deal M.
Women with HIV are more likely to have a history of traumatic and stressful life experiences. The current study examines experiences of traumatic and stressful life events, issues co-occurring with experiences of trauma, and intergenerational family dynami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Disentangling Our Nervous States
A heightened state of anxiety seems to be the norm. But have feelings really taken over the world? Is it enough to just calm down? Tags: book, in practice, online mental health, politics, society, therapy (Source: CounsellingResource.com News and Features)
Source: CounsellingResource.com News and Features - November 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sarah Luczaj Tags: book in practice online mental health politics society therapy Source Type: news

Three Bristol academics win Philip Leverhulme Prizes
Dr Juliet Biggs, Dr Claire Haworth and Dr John Russo have each been awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for their research. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards, Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of Mathematics, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science Source Type: news

Meditation: An effective new therapy to reduce eye pressure in primary open-angle glaucoma
(Institute for Medical Psychology, Otto-v.-Guericke University Magdeburg) A new era in the management of glaucoma is ushered in by a landmark study published in the Journal of Glaucoma, Official Journal of the World Glaucoma Association. Patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) showed significant improvements of both ocular and general health after participating in a program of mindful meditation focused on breathing compared to the control group that did not partake. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

WEIRD science
(University of California - Santa Barbara) For decades, consensus among psychologists has held that a cluster of five personality traits -- or a slight variation thereof -- universally defines the structure of human personality. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Resiliency in NICU parents may be linked to lower depression and anxiety
(Children's National Health System) Parents of vulnerable newborns in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) who feel less resilient may experience more symptoms of psychological distress, including depression and anxiety. A snapshot from an ongoing cross-sectional study exploring this relationship was presented during the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference& Exhibition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Phobic anxiety is linked to sexuality issues in women who are breast cancer survivors
(University of C ó rdoba) A University of Cordoba research project reveals that mental well-being is a determining factor in sexual dysfunction in women affected by this kind of cancer. Psychological variables are determining factors in sexuality development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What is the Dutch Protocol for Gender Dysphoria?
Discussion Terminology related to gender∂has changed over time and with newer more specific terminology developing more consensus. Also terminology used by patients to describe themselves or their situation may be different than below. “Gender – denotes the public (and usually legally recognized) lived role as boy or girl, man or woman. Biological factors combined with social and psychological factors contribute to gender development.” Gender is not dichotomous and other terms such as third gender, agender or gender queer reflect this. “Assigned gender – refers to a person’s initi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Does being a doctor make me a better parent?
It ’s bizarre to think that doctors make good parents – in fact, the opposite may well be trueI was standing in the check-in queue, sunburned, exhausted and very late for a seven-hour flight from Toronto to London. My wife had, sensibly, returned from the holiday a day earlier. In one arm I held my screaming one-year-old daughter, Lyra. Her folded pram was slung over the other shoulder. I was clutching passports and a nappy bag and surrounding me on the floor were my suitcases and an assortment of carrier bags overflowing with food, nappies, books and toys. Lyra went silent, I felt her abdomen tense, her face t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 4, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Chris van Tulleken Tags: Parents and parenting Doctors Family Health Society Life and style Psychology Science & wellbeing Source Type: news

How my £10,000 therapy inspired a new TV comedy
An ex-Observer journalist on her battle with depression, and the creation of a celebration of women with complicated livesNot long after my 30th birthday – which I spent cry-dancing in a random club with baffled strangers – I went to my GP and was diagnosed with depression. In some ways it was a relief. The feelings of hopelessness, inadequacy, unworthiness and loneliness with which I’d struggled since my teenage years finally had an explanatio n. It was caused by dodgy brain chemistry, serotonin deficiencies. Even better, there was a treatment and it was simple and easy to swallow.For the next five years...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Lorna Martin Tags: Mental health Psychology Psychiatry Depression Television Sharon Horgan Source Type: news

Are YOU a bully? Here's how to tell: Psychologist reveals her six red flags
Chantal Gautier, a psychologist at the University of Westminster, said part of the reason why bullying is so widespread is because bullies often don't realise they are behaving badly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breaking Through the Bias: Debunking Common Misconceptions About Usability Studies
Conclusion When you are lifting weights, you hire a coach to make sure you are using the proper form. The concept is easy to understand, but if you don’t know what you are doing, it’s easy to mess up. In the same way, use-trained UX researchers or usability professionals help you map out an ideal path to extract the most amount of information in the shortest amount of time. They are well versed in understanding what questions should be asked and how to achieve rich results. It’s easy to listen to the echo chamber, but when conducted with the right attitude, user studies...
Source: MDDI - November 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Greg Martin Tags: Design Source Type: news

The Worst, Most Persistent Myths about OCD
This is what most people think obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) looks like: washing your hands excessively because you’re a germaphobe. Sometimes, people think it’s also needing to have a neat, orderly home, and checking to see if you locked the door way too many times. And while some of this is true for some people with OCD, it misses the majority of individuals with the illness. As psychologist Martin Hsia, Psy.D, said, “OCD takes many different forms that don’t get written about.” The Many, Many Forms of OCD “To paraphrase Tolstoy, in Anna Karenina, famously speaking abou...
Source: Psych Central - November 2, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Disorders General Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Self-Help Stigma Treatment Compulsions Intrusive Thoughts Obsessions Ocd OCD facts OCD myths Unwanted Thoughts what OCD feels like what OCD looks like Source Type: news

The ancient Greeks warned us about AI: Chips with Everything podcast
Author Adrienne Mayor discusses the myths that contained the first blueprints for artificial intelligencePhilosopher Ren é Descartes’ quote “cogito, ergo sum” became well known after being translated into English as “I think, therefore I am.” It was the result of his attempt to figure out which of the things he thought he knew were impervious to doubt.Long before Descartes uttered these words, however, humans were telling stories about artificial beings and thinking about what defines humanity. A new book by Adrienne Mayor, entitled Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams o...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Jordan Erica Webber and produced by Danielle Stephens Tags: Artificial intelligence (AI) Robots Computing Consciousness Philosophy Psychology Technology Books Science Culture Source Type: news

Prevalence and forms of workplace bullying among health-care professionals in Cyprus: Greek version of "Leymann Inventory of Psychological Terror" instrument - Zachariadou T, Zannetos S, Chira SE, Gregoriou S, Pavlakis A.
BACKGROUND: Workplace bulling is a pervasive phenomenon with negative consequences for the health of victims and the productivity of organizations. The aim of this study was to measure the prevalence and forms of workplace bullying among employees working ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news