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Why do antidepressants take so long to work?

Why do antidepressants take so long to work? | Psychology | Scoop.it
Medication roulette, if you have ever had to deal with depression or other types of mental illness you know what I'm talking about. You take a pill that could help or could cause all sorts of horrid side effects. You cross your fingers as you take that first pill and in the 4-6 weeks it takes…
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Scientists investigate how the gut influences mood

Scientists investigate how the gut influences mood | Psychology | Scoop.it
Scientists are investigating how bacteria in the gut might affect our mood, as part of a new study being carried out at Nottingham Trent University.
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Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders | SciTech Connect

Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders | SciTech Connect | Psychology | Scoop.it
Anxiety disorders comprise a heterogeneous group of disorders and each of these disturbances has a different etiology and outcome, and different physiological characteristics.
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Schizophrenia: The brain has the ability to rescue itself

Schizophrenia: The brain has the ability to rescue itself | Psychology | Scoop.it
A team of scientists have shown that the brains of patients with schizophrenia have the capacity to reorganize and fight the illness. This is the first time that imaging data has been used to show that our brains may have the ability to reverse the effects of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is an illness generally associated with…
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Size of brain region is associated with response to PTSD treatment

Size of brain region is associated with response to PTSD treatment | Psychology | Scoop.it
A study has found that PTSD patients with a larger hippocampus—a region of the brain key to distinguishing between safety and threat—are more likely to respond to exposure-based therapy for posttraumatic stress disorde
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The Symptom of Depression We Don’t Talk About

The Symptom of Depression We Don’t Talk About | Psychology | Scoop.it
A woman talks about an often overlooked but very real symptom of depression -- loneliness.
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Depression, neuroticism, and sense of well-being may have genetic links

Depression, neuroticism, and sense of well-being may have genetic links | Psychology | Scoop.it
Studying these traits in tandem could help us understand them better.
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New Study Busts Some Myths about Millennials - Association for Psychological Science

New Study Busts Some Myths about Millennials - Association for Psychological Science | Psychology | Scoop.it
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Beck Proposes an Integrative Theory of Depression - Association for Psychological Science

Beck Proposes an Integrative Theory of Depression - Association for Psychological Science | Psychology | Scoop.it
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When You're in the Gray Area of Being Suicidal

When You're in the Gray Area of Being Suicidal | Psychology | Scoop.it
When you're in the gray area of being suicidal, things are not black and white.
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Researchers temporarily turn off brain area to better understand function

Researchers temporarily turn off brain area to better understand function | Psychology | Scoop.it
Capitalizing on experimental genetic techniques, researchers have demonstrated that temporarily turning off an area of the brain changes patterns of activity across much of the remaining brain. The research suggests that alterations in the functional connectivity of the brain in humans may be used to determine the sites of pathology in complex disorders such as schizophrenia…
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A new method for going back to memories may help depression

A new method for going back to memories may help depression | Psychology | Scoop.it
A randomized controlled trial that has appeared in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicates that a new method for going back to memories may be of help in depression.
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The Brains of Anxious People May Perceive the World Differently

The Brains of Anxious People May Perceive the World Differently | Psychology | Scoop.it
People with generalized anxiety disorder unconsciously label harmless things as threats, which increases their anxiety.
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The Possible Cause of Flashbacks Discovered | SciTech Connect

The Possible Cause of Flashbacks Discovered | SciTech Connect | Psychology | Scoop.it
Our latest study shows that a distressing experience has opposite effects in two different parts of the brain: the amygdala and the hippocampus.
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What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?

What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological? | Psychology | Scoop.it
A new study supports what a small group of military researchers has suspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain.
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Albert Bandura Receives National Medal of Science - Association for Psychological Science

Albert Bandura Receives National Medal of Science - Association for Psychological Science | Psychology | Scoop.it
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Order of psychiatric diagnoses may influence how clinicians identify symptoms

Order of psychiatric diagnoses may influence how clinicians identify symptoms | Psychology | Scoop.it
The diagnostic system used by many mental health practitioners in the United States—known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders—assumes that symptoms of two disorders that occur at the same tim
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How depression develops

How depression develops | Psychology | Scoop.it
A novel study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics discloses how depression may develop.
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Questioning Answers: The developmental correlates of asthma (again)

Questioning Answers: The developmental correlates of asthma (again) | Psychology | Scoop.it
The developmental correlates of asthma (again)
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People With Anxiety Perceive The World Differently

People With Anxiety Perceive The World Differently | Psychology | Scoop.it
Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.
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Brain Reconciles Sight and Sound in Different Ways - Association for Psychological Science

Brain Reconciles Sight and Sound in Different Ways - Association for Psychological Science | Psychology | Scoop.it
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