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The Dark Knight of the Soul - Tomas Rocha - The Atlantic - 0 views

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    For some, meditation has become more curse than cure. Willoughby Britton wants to know why.
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Rethink Your Thoughts about Thinking - Scientific American - 1 views

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    Targeting metacognition-our beliefs about thoughts-might alleviate mood disorders and even schizophrenia
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Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle | Society | The Observer - 0 views

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    British Psychological Society to launch attack on rival profession, casting doubt on biomedical model of mental illness
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Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD | Psychology Today - 0 views

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    The case against labeling and medicating children, and effective alternatives for treating them
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BBC News - Depression: 'Second biggest cause of disability' in world - 0 views

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    Depression is the second most common cause of disability worldwide after back pain, according to a review of research.
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Kevin Breel: Confessions of a depressed comic | Talk Video | TED.com - 0 views

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    Kevin Breel didn't look like a depressed kid: team captain, at every party, funny and confident. But he tells the story of the night he realized that - to save his own life - he needed to say four simple words.
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Unraveling the Mystery of How Antidepression Drugs Work - Scientific American - 0 views

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    New insights into how selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors work suggest they reverse inhibited nerve regeneration and connectivity that may underlie depression
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BBC News - Christmas: A social anxiety minefield - 0 views

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    As Christmas approaches, many people will be experiencing a mixture of excitement and trepidation. But for many sufferers of social anxiety, this can be the most traumatic time of the year, writes Olly Ricketts.
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Ben Goldacre: What doctors don't know about the drugs they prescribe | Talk Video | TED... - 0 views

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    When a new drug gets tested, the results of the trials should be published for the rest of the medical world - except much of the time, negative or inconclusive findings go unreported, leaving doctors and researchers in the dark. In this impassioned talk, Ben Goldacre explains why these unreported instances of negative data are especially misleading and dangerous.
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The stigma around depression is alive and well - The Week - 0 views

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    An anti-ObamaCare column recommends "stoicism, hard work, marriage, prayer, and personal initiative" for those suffering from the disorder
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Caffeine withdrawal: a mental disorder? | Shine On - Shine from Yahoo Canada - 0 views

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    Ever binge on coffee then suffer the (headachy) consequences when you try going without it? There's now a medical term for that.
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Ruby Wax: What's so funny about mental illness? - 0 views

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    Diseases of the body garner sympathy, says comedian Ruby Wax - except those of the brain. Why is that? With dazzling energy and humor, Wax, diagnosed a decade ago with clinical depression, urges us to put an end to the stigma of mental illness.
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Hippocampal volume and resilience in posttramatic stress disorder -- ScienceDaily - 0 views

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    The hippocampus, a brain region implicated in memory and interpreting environmental contexts, has been the focus of a controversy in post-traumatic stress disorder. A new study has found that larger hippocampal volume is associated with recovery of PTSD.
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