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People with OCD may function well enough, despite their symptoms, by using the strategies of a flexible brain mechanism called declarative memory. Eng...
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On the TV show “60 Minutes,” psychologist Irving Kirsch once reported that placebos and antidepressants had nearly the same effect on most individuals...
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BuSpar is the brand name for buspirone (that's boo SPYE rone), a drug that falls into an anxiolytic class of medications known as azapirones, meaning...
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Showing concern for the growth and prosperity of future generations is called generativity, or generative thinking. Current research, and life experie...
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Experiencing some stress is unavoidable, and stress can be felt during happy or difficult situations. Although it is impossible to control everything,...
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Can virtual reality help scientists unravel the brain mechanisms behind OCD? People at Columbia University recently used a virtual reality maze and ma...
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Cognitive therapy (CT) is often recommended for the treatment of OCD, or obsessive compulsive disorder. CT helps people examine how their thoughts abo...
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Quotes about love can resonate with our own ideas about it, challenge our personal expectations, or enrich our perspective. The following quotes were...
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Why some people develop PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) after experiencing a traumatic event, while others do not, may be partly owed to genetic...
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We are just beginning to realize how powerful thoughts can be, and how potent they might prove in maintaining well-being, and healing disorders or inj...
 
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