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Bank economist calls for counselling for primary school pupils

Bank economist calls for counselling for primary school pupils

Andy Haldane says early mental health intervention could lead to sixfold return on investmentThe chief economist at the Bank of England has backed the use of counselling services for primary school

The Social Epidemic That Doubles Depression And Anxiety Risk (S)

It is linked to higher risk of self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Articles marked (S) are for subscribers only. → Subscribe for just $4 per month. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy
CBT Can Help Autistic Kids Regulate Emotions

CBT Can Help Autistic Kids Regulate Emotions

A new study suggests that a specific psychotherapy modality can help children with autism manage not only anxiety but other emotional challenges, such as sadness and anger. York University researchers
Mid-Life Women May See Less Stress

Mid-Life Women May See Less Stress

Evidence has been mixed about whether midlife is a dissatisfying time for women, or a time when women are less stressed and enjoy a higher quality of life. A new […]

Childhood Obesity, Depression May Be Driven By Shared Brain Abnormalities

A new study published in the journal Hormones and Behavior finds that childhood obesity and depression may be driven by shared abnormalities in the reward-processing regions of the brain. When […]
Self-Assessing Your Degree of Mindfulness

Self-Assessing Your Degree of Mindfulness

You're reading Self-Assessing Your Degree of Mindfulness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational
Cyberbullying Victims May Be Twice as Likely to Self-Harm and Show Suicidal Behaviors

Cyberbullying Victims May Be Twice as Likely to Self-Harm and Show Suicidal Behaviors

Children and young people under 25 who are victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to self-harm and exhibit suicidal behavior, according to a new U.K. study. But […]
Verne Troyer, Mini-Me star from 'Austin Powers,' is dead at age 49

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me star from 'Austin Powers,' is dead at age 49

Actor Verne Troyer died on Saturday at the age of 49. Troyer was perhaps most famous for his roles in the Austin Powers film series, where he played Dr. Evil henchman Mini-MeAn Instagram post to his
Short-Term PTSD Therapy Can Yield Long-Term Benefits

Short-Term PTSD Therapy Can Yield Long-Term Benefits

Civilians and military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reap long-term benefits from psychotherapies used for short-term treatment, according to a new study. The study, published in
Here are the types of marijuana best for stress and anxiety, according to users

Here are the types of marijuana best for stress and anxiety, according to users

For depression, use may exacerbate symptom severity over time.
Just One Puff of Low-THC Weed Can Help Ease Sadness, Study Finds

Just One Puff of Low-THC Weed Can Help Ease Sadness, Study Finds

It might take just one puff of cannabis to quickly if temporarily dull depression, depending on the strain, suggests a new study published this month in the Journal of Affective Disorders. But smoking
Reddit may be helping users deal with depression, study finds

Reddit may be helping users deal with depression, study finds

Redditors on r/depression used more positive language over time. The post Reddit may be helping users deal with depression, study finds appeared first on .
Nasal Ketamine Shows Promise for Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

Nasal Ketamine Shows Promise for Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

New research suggests a nasal spray formulation of ketamine may be an option for the rapid treatment of symptoms of major depression and suicidal thoughts. In a double-blind study, investigators […]
Dad’s heartbreaking apology letter to daughter for hating her when she was born

Dad’s heartbreaking apology letter to daughter for hating her when she was born

Ross Hunt said that he felt 'nothing' when Isabelle was born because he was suffering from post-natal depression.
Reddit Is Helping Some People Deal With Their Mental Health Struggles

Reddit Is Helping Some People Deal With Their Mental Health Struggles

Reddit’s gotten plenty of deserved criticism over the years for hosting some of the most toxic communities on the internet. But a new study published this month in the Journal of Medical Internet
The woman playing Princess Anna on Broadway reminds us that even Disney Princesses deal with mental health issues

The woman playing Princess Anna on Broadway reminds us that even Disney Princesses deal with mental health issues

We can only imagine that when one has achieved being cast as a Disney Princess on Broadway, life is complete. There’s nothing…

The Diet That Reduces Depression Risk

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There's a Difference Between Having Anxiety and Being Anxious

There's a Difference Between Having Anxiety and Being Anxious

Two women with poor mental health take you through some common relationship scenarios, and how people on the sliding scale of anxiety might react.
Maternal Depression May Impact Child’s IQ

Maternal Depression May Impact Child’s IQ

Maternal depression can negatively impact a child’s cognitive development at least until the age of 16, according to a new study published in the journal Child Development. Researchers from the […]
Nearly 80 Genes Linked to Depression

Nearly 80 Genes Linked to Depression

United Kingdom scientists have identified nearly 80 genes associated with depression, a finding that could help explain why some people may be at a higher risk of developing the condition. […]