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A labyrinth is any object or arrangement of an intricate or involved form, or having a very complicated nature. The mind is the ultimate labyrinth
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People with autism prefer partners on the spectrum | Spectrum - Autism Research News

People with autism prefer partners on the spectrum | Spectrum - Autism Research News | labyrinth | Scoop.it
Individuals who have autism or another psychiatric condition tend to pair up with others who share their diagnosis.
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The Most Severe Personality Disorder Weakens Empathic Brain Activity - PsyBlog

The Most Severe Personality Disorder Weakens Empathic Brain Activity - PsyBlog | labyrinth | Scoop.it
Why people with the most severe personality disorder find it difficult to have romantic relationships and friendships.
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Being A Narcissist And Having High Self-Esteem Are Totally Different Things - PsyBlog

Being A Narcissist And Having High Self-Esteem Are Totally Different Things - PsyBlog | labyrinth | Scoop.it
Psych study explains the crucial difference between being a narcissist and having high self-esteem.
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This Is What I Live With: How Anxiety Affects The Everyday Life Of One In Four Australians

This Is What I Live With: How Anxiety Affects The Everyday Life Of One In Four Australians | labyrinth | Scoop.it
For some it starts with chest pains and a shortage of breath. For others, worried thoughts and images repeatedly flood the brain.

The symptoms of anxiety are profound and diverse but they each hav
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Why you forget what you came for when you enter the room

Why you forget what you came for when you enter the room | labyrinth | Scoop.it
Forgetting why you entered a room is called the “Doorway Effect”, and it may reveal as much about the strengths of human memory, as it does the weaknesses, says psychologist Tom Stafford. We’ve all done it. Run upstairs to get your keys, but forget that it is them you’re looking for once you get to…
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How we label people with mental illness influences tolerance toward them

How we label people with mental illness influences tolerance toward them | labyrinth | Scoop.it
People were less tolerant toward those described as 'mentally ill' than those described as 'people with mental illness,' a new study found.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, January 31, 11:29 AM

Please consider addressing those grappling with a mental health challenge as 'people with mental illness' rather than 'mentally ill' or 'psyhco' or mental' or whatever. It has important implications for how we end up behaving towards them.

 

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Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about Presence and the Art of Stillness

Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about Presence and the Art of Stillness | labyrinth | Scoop.it
"Going nowhere ... isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more
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A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you

A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you | labyrinth | Scoop.it
People size you up in seconds, but what exactly...
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Compulsory psych treatment ineffective, costly and violates human rights

Compulsory psych treatment ineffective, costly and violates human rights | labyrinth | Scoop.it
A form of compulsory psychiatric treatment has recently come under fire from leading mental health experts for being ineffective and potentially unethical.
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4 Steps to Raising Narcissistic and Violent Children - PsyBlog

4 Steps to Raising Narcissistic and Violent Children - PsyBlog | labyrinth | Scoop.it
While little is spoken of it, some children do physically assault their parents.
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Pets In Bed: Study Reveals If It Helps or Hurts Sleep - PsyBlog

Pets In Bed: Study Reveals If It Helps or Hurts Sleep - PsyBlog | labyrinth | Scoop.it
Is having a pet in bed beneficial for sleep?
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Rethinking How We Diagnose Psychosis

Rethinking How We Diagnose Psychosis | labyrinth | Scoop.it
A new study opens a door to more biologically based categories of major mental illness

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, December 17, 2015 8:38 AM

diagnoses based on biomarkers may be really helpful in treatment specificity! 

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Study Links This Sleep Problem To Suicidal Thoughts - PsyBlog

Study Links This Sleep Problem To Suicidal Thoughts - PsyBlog | labyrinth | Scoop.it
People with this sleep problem experienced defeat, entrapment, and hopelessness.
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Majority of mental health apps 'based on flimsy evidence'

Majority of mental health apps 'based on flimsy evidence' | labyrinth | Scoop.it
The majority of mental health apps are based on flimsy science, if any at all, a new study from the Journal of Medical Internet Research finds.
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Time spent with friends in adolescence relates to less neural sensitivity to later peer rejection

Time spent with friends in adolescence relates to less neural sensitivity to later peer rejection | labyrinth | Scoop.it
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Leaked report reveals Indigenous suicides double over past five years

Leaked report reveals Indigenous suicides double over past five years | labyrinth | Scoop.it
Trauma-afflicted communities in the Kimberley, WA, are being left to fend for themselves as suicides skyrocket to an unprecedented level, a leaked report reveals.
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Can’t Experience Pleasure? Blame Inflammation

Can’t Experience Pleasure? Blame Inflammation | labyrinth | Scoop.it
A recent study has strengthened the depression-inflammation link by looking directly at the brain activity of depressed patients. The authors suggest a mechanism by which excess inflammation can cause disparate brain regions to “fail to communicate.” Poor connectivity between reward-related brain regions may directly cause anhedonia. Anhedonia or the inability to experience pleasure is one of the most […]

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, December 1, 2015 1:11 PM

more on depression-inflammation link.

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The Differences Between Happiness and Meaning in Life

The Differences Between Happiness and Meaning in Life | labyrinth | Scoop.it
There can be substantial trade-offs between seeking happiness and seeking meaning in life.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, January 31, 11:07 AM

Its important to note the similarities and differences in these 2 major motivations/ goals of life; add to the mix the two other goals of success and integrity/morality  and you have all you need to lead a good life!

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La diferencia entre la felicidad y tener una vida con sentido 

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añada su visión ...

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Why did the suicide rate in Northern Ireland soar following the Good Friday Agreement?

Why did the suicide rate in Northern Ireland soar following the Good Friday Agreement? | labyrinth | Scoop.it
“He’s only 17, how can he be dead?” For once, Big Gay Mick wasn’t saying much. “I don’t know. We just seen his stepdad getting out of a taxi at the top of the street and he told us.” 
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Are creative people more prone to psychological distress or is the 'mad genius' a myth?

Are creative people more prone to psychological distress or is the 'mad genius' a myth? | labyrinth | Scoop.it
A new theory for why neurotic unhappiness and creativity are often found in the same person suggests the link results from the fact that the same part of the brain is responsible for both.
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Poverty stunts IQ in the US but not in other developed countries

Poverty stunts IQ in the US but not in other developed countries | labyrinth | Scoop.it
Country-specific effects may help solve a piece of nature-vs-nurture puzzle.
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Antidepressants Linked To This Common Neurodevelopmental Disorder - PsyBlog

Antidepressants Linked To This Common Neurodevelopmental Disorder - PsyBlog | labyrinth | Scoop.it
By 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of death in the world, but what damage are antidepressants doing?
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Rethinking busy life

Rethinking busy life | labyrinth | Scoop.it
The Work Culture My twitter time-line was busy bashing Rahul Yadav, former CEO of housing.com recently when he mentioned (implied) that he generally wants to avoid married people as employees as th…

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, December 18, 2015 6:52 AM

gr8 article. Do consider choosing time over money!