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Depression An Allergic Reaction in the Brain? Experts Say Yes.

Psychologists are finally confirming what many of us already suspected:  depression is a physical disorder, not a mental one.  Immune messengers known as cytokines–which help fight infections like the flu–can cause depression when chronically activated. 272 more words

"Effects of biological explanations for mental disorders on clinicians’ empathy" --PNAS (2014)

Matthew S. Lebowitz and Woo-kyoung Ahn. Effects of biological explanations for mental disorders on clinicians’ empathy PNAS 2014 111 (50) 17786-17790; published ahead of print December 1, 2014,  56 more words

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A control freak.

I did my standard thing. Hide.
Christmas and New Year are the most killer times of year, I have also had a horrid cold. Lonely and ill. 296 more words

Anxiety

What do you think psychatrists and other doctors need?

Aside from business savvy, a purpose, the desire to be successful, proper funding, marketing knowledge, management skills, the humility to know that failures always bring you closer to success, and the wisdom to see it through, starting any business will, most probably, be a slam dunk.  456 more words

Addictive Medications

First steps; baby steps.

I start something and find it hard to carry on with it.  I get excited about a new project and then get distracted by another.  I’m known for it by my friends and family.   624 more words

Anxiety

A simple summary of a hard task.

I’m not a blogger, or a writer.  I am a person who struggles with me.  My goal from this blog is to learn to love myself and the one way I think I can do this is to write about it, get it out there, as well as being able to look back. 646 more words

Anxiety

Is 'Mental' Ilnness & 'Addiction' Simply an Excuse for ongoing Bad Behavior?

Mental illness and Addiction are both categories of behaviors that are impossible to prove as ‘diseases’.  In fact, if you go to 10 different psychiatrists, you will get 10 different diagnoses!  243 more words

Addictive Medications