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The psychology of post-traumatic stress disorder – Joelle Rabow Maletis

Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of us, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. This phenomenon, called post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, isn’t a personal failing; rather, it’s a […]

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What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder? (Signs, causes & treatment)

A research paper published in 2013 in the Indian Journal of Psychiatry showed that Body dysmorphic disorder, i.e. Body-image disorder or dysmorphophobia is a disorder that is so common yet unknown and most of the time, it is missed in the diagnosis A study showed that body dysmorphic disorder is most prevalent in rhino plastic […]

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The Molecule of More: Dopamine with Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD, and Michael E. Long (SOP76)

Kaitlin Luna: Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a biweekly podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. The topic for this episode is dopamine. It’s known as the chemical of love, sex, creativity and addiction. Dopamine always wants more. It pushes us to achieve greatness but can also lead to our downfall. […]

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The brain vs. the mind: Has Freud slipped? — with Peter Kramer (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. Was Sigmund Freud right? Is most mental illness rooted in childhood trauma, often sexual trauma? That Freudian view has shaped much of the modern world. Now a new school of scientists say many disorders of the mind are really physical diseases of the brain and can often be treated […]

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Mason company using genetic testing to help select medication to treat mental illness

LAST THREE WEEKS. A MASON COMPANY MAY PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN HELPING SERVICE MEMBERS FIGHT POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER. WLWT NEWS 5’S ANDREW SETTERS SHOWS US HOW BREAKTHROUGHS IN GENETIC TESTING COULD BE THE KEY TO BETTER TREATMENT. SENATOR ROB PORTMAN TOURED THE ASSUREX LABS HERE IN MASON AND GOT A CHANCE TO LEARN […]

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Addiction Is a Chronic Disease | Vivek Kumar | TEDxDirigo

Translator: Marta Quirós Alarcón Reviewer: Denise RQ Coleen Singer died of a heroin overdose on Christmas Day, 2014. This is from her obituary that was published in the Bangor Daily News, “She was a victim of herself, of politics, of our society’s continuing ignorance and indifference to mental illness, and of our society’s asinine approach […]

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