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U. S. Behavioral Insights Team - Decision Science News

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The US government is starting a behavioral insights team, much like the UK's
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For Anybody Hurting: A YouTube Video Confronts Darkness

For Anybody Hurting: A YouTube Video Confronts Darkness | Therapy | Scoop.it
When Eric Lim's sister committed suicide, she left him money to make a film. He made 'The Forge' to prevent others from making the same choice.
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U. S. Behavioral Insights Team - Decision Science News

U. S. Behavioral Insights Team - Decision Science News | Therapy | Scoop.it
The US government is starting a behavioral insights team, much like the UK's
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Medical Xpress: Low doses of psychedelic drug erases conditioned fear in mice

Medical Xpress: Low doses of psychedelic drug erases conditioned fear in mice | Therapy | Scoop.it
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Are You Horny Or Merely Anxious?

With three tips for answering that question if you dare.
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New Software System Could Help With Social Interactions, Social Phobias

New Software System Could Help With Social Interactions, Social Phobias | Therapy | Scoop.it
Social phobias affect about 15 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, and surveys show that public speaking is high on the list of such phobias.
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Program Aids Mental Health Care for Transitioning Troops - DoD Live

Program Aids Mental Health Care for Transitioning Troops - DoD Live | Therapy | Scoop.it
Program Aids Mental Health Care for Transitioning Troops DoD Live The Defense Department's mental health task force determined in 2007 that service members were vulnerable to dropping out of mental health treatment during their transition to...
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Sexual minority youth need specialized treatment from therapists

Sexual minority youth need specialized treatment from therapists | Therapy | Scoop.it
President Obama officially declared June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.
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The Strange World of Dolphin-Assisted Therapy - The Atlantic

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The Atlantic The Strange World of Dolphin-Assisted Therapy The Atlantic In a strange twist, though, captive dolphins are now being pressed into service as psychological healers through a practice known as "dolphin-assisted therapy." In an essay...
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New project addresses mental health care gap - Kathryn Smith

New project addresses mental health care gap - Kathryn Smith | Therapy | Scoop.it
A new project seeks to bridge the U.S.’s mental health care gap by linking up primary-care doctors and mental health experts.
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» Living in a Brainwashed Culture of Urgency - Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

» Living in a Brainwashed Culture of Urgency - Mindfulness and Psychotherapy | Therapy | Scoop.it
For quite some time now we've been brainwashed into seeing so many things as urgent. How do we break from this illusion and step back into our lives.
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Anxious? Activate your anterior cingulate cortex with a little meditation

Anxious? Activate your anterior cingulate cortex with a little meditation | Therapy | Scoop.it
Scientists, like Buddhist monks and Zen masters, have known for years that meditation can reduce anxiety, but not how. Scientists have now succeeded in identifying the brain functions involved.
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Health News - CPAP improves glycemic control in type 2 diabetics with sleep apnea

Health News - CPAP improves glycemic control in type 2 diabetics with sleep apnea | Therapy | Scoop.it
CPAP improves glycemic control in type 2 diabetics with sleep apnea
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Post-Partum Dep. dads get more attention.

Post-Partum Dep. dads get more attention. | Therapy | Scoop.it
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Grab A Shovel: Experts Confirm How Gardening Can Help Depression

Grab A Shovel: Experts Confirm How Gardening Can Help Depression | Therapy | Scoop.it
We've loosely known that owning pets and gardening can lift a black mood, but a new study confirms that people who garden are less likely to display signs associated with unhappiness or depression.
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War veterans hail meditation as beneficial, cost-effective Post Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

War veterans hail meditation as beneficial, cost-effective Post Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Therapy | Scoop.it
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» You May Likely Gain Weight on these 6 Psychiatric Medications - World of Psychology

» You May Likely Gain Weight on these 6 Psychiatric Medications - World of Psychology | Therapy | Scoop.it
I had been on the drug Zyprexa (olanzapine) for four weeks and had already gained 15 pounds which, you know, didn’t help my depression. After going to a
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Why Marriage Equality Is A Mental Health Issue

Heterosexism and the Supreme Court’s Rulings on Marriage Equality
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Exploring the science of hypnosis with Stanford’s David Spiegel

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Estrogen Replacement Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in Anorexia Nervosa - Science Daily (press release)

Estrogen Replacement Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in Anorexia Nervosa - Science Daily (press release) | Therapy | Scoop.it
Estrogen Replacement Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in Anorexia Nervosa Science Daily (press release) June 17, 2013 — Estrogen replacement therapy is associated with a significant decrease in anxiety symptoms among girls with anorexia nervosa, a new...
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Hormonal therapy for transsexualism safe and effective

Hormonal therapy for transsexualism safe and effective | Therapy | Scoop.it
Hormonal therapy for transsexual patients is safe and effective, a multicenter European study indicates. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society’s 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
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Wounded veterans turn to yoga for strength and solace

Wounded veterans turn to yoga for strength and solace | Therapy | Scoop.it
To help military personnel overcome the physical and emotional wounds from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hospitals run by the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs are increasingly turning to the ancient Hindu practice of yoga and...
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Using What Works – An East/West Approach to Mental Health | Big Think Mentor | Big Think

Using What Works – An East/West Approach to Mental Health | Big Think Mentor | Big Think | Therapy | Scoop.it
Until the late 20th century, Western approaches to mental well-being focused mainly on treatments directly affecting brain function (via surgery, electric shock or pharmaceuticals, for example) or insight-oriented psychotherapy intended to unearth...
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4 Herbs to Reduce Stress

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There are many herbs that can provide effective stress-busting benefits. Here are 4 herbs you can use to reduce stress and feelings of anxiety.
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Man Therapy Goes Down Under With Australian Version Of The Campaign

Man Therapy Goes Down Under With Australian Version Of The Campaign | Therapy | Scoop.it
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Language Log » Xenoglossy & the psychiatrists

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