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Jan

(CBS) Why do some depressed people never seem to get better? A provocative new study suggests it may come down to the amount of mistreatment they experienced as kids. A new study suggests adults who were abused as children are twice as likely to develop lasting bouts of depression as their counterparts who did not…

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Jan

By David Liu, Ph.D. Saturday, Aug 13, 2011 (foodconsumer.org) — Being chronically depressed may be a sign of higher risk of stroke, according to a study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. The study led by Kathryn Rexrode, M.D.at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass found women who had a history of…

06

Jan

Brain’s synaptic pruning continues into your 20s 16:07 17 August 2011 by Wendy Zukerman and Andrew Purcell Magazine issue 2826. Subscribe and save For similar stories, visit the Teenagers and The Human Brain Topic Guides The synaptic pruning that helps sculpt the adolescent brain into its adult form continues to weed out weak neural connections…

06

Jan

By Lauran Neergaard AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON — Addiction isn’t just about willpower. It’s a chronic brain disease, says a new definition aimed at helping families and their doctors better understand the challenges of treating it. “Addiction is about a lot more than people behaving badly,” says Dr. Michael M. Miller of the American Society…

06

Jan

People often turn to wine, beer or cocktails to unwind at the end of the day. These drinks might seem to be relaxing and to aid sleep. But research has shown that people who drink alcohol in the evenings actually get less REM sleep and have less restful nights. Now a study demonstrates that late-night…

06

Jan

What can I do if the person I love says she has feelings for me but wants to be with another man?     more

06

Jan

  Mark Myers Expert Answer to”How Do I Stop From Hating Someone Else? “click for more

06

Jan

Maintaining Friendships is hard work for most adults with   attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADD/ADHD) It means making commitments and following through, neither of which are big strengths of ours. If we wind up canceling or, worse, forgetting about a coffee date or movie night altogether, we feel guilty, frustrated, and worse than if we hadn’t agreed to meet click for…

06

Jan

My answer on @Quora to: How do you help your friend who suffers from anxiety? click for more

06

Jan

For centuries people have pondered the meaning of dreams. Early civilizations thought of dreams as a medium between our earthly world and that of the gods. In fact, the Greeks and Romans were convinced that dreams had certain prophetic powers. While there has always been a great interest in the interpretation of human dreams, it…