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Understanding Genetic Resistance to Anxiety

on Monday, 28 March 2016.

Understanding Genetic Resistance to Anxiety

Anxiety is something that everyone experiences now and then in reaction to some external event but not everyone has a distinct psychological trigger for their anxiety.

Why Are So Many Politicians Changing Their Approach to Drug Use?

on Sunday, 27 March 2016.

Why Are So Many Politicians Changing Their Approach to Drug Use?

Many politicians encouraged strict laws against drug possession, with punishments that would serve as deterrents, and keep people away from drug users. However, in many ways the conventional consensus is being questioned in the 2016 elections, and many politicians from both the Democratic and Republican parties are calling for newer approaches.

Feelings of Shame as a Core of Depression and Addiction

on Saturday, 26 March 2016.

Feelings of Shame as a Core of Depression and Addiction

For people with mental health problems like depression and addiction, shame can be a very core emotion that they struggle with more often than the average person.

The Psychological Benefits of Self-Reward

on Friday, 25 March 2016.

The Psychological Benefits of Self-Reward

The idea behind "treating yourself" every once in a while may actually have a psychological basis that can help maintain or improve mental health. It is well-known that buying yourself a small, inexpensive treat every so often can give you a quick boost in mood but there are actually deeper psychological benefits from a habit of self-reward.

Substance Abuse and Suicide

on Thursday, 24 March 2016.

Substance Abuse and Suicide

In the U.S., suicide kills more than 32,000 people a year, which is almost a new life lost every 16 minutes, according to a 2009 report by SAMHSA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). Research in this report found what may be a surprising, that abuse of drugs or alcohol can lead to suicide.

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