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Today I Love Memories Of Summer Days

Today I Love Memories Of Summer Days

Today I love memories of summer days, wandering through our acre and a half garden, investigating every corner of our farm, checking on every plant and creature, finding corners and crevices in which to hide and meditate....
Signs of Major Depression Subtypes: Atypical Features

Signs of Major Depression Subtypes: Atypical Features

In the previous segment it was mentioned how Melancholia was historically-known as “typical” depression. Today, we’ll examine its nemesis: Atypical Features. You’re probably wondering why the smiling woman in a...
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Podcast: Do Cell Phones Cause Anxiety?

Podcast: Do Cell Phones Cause Anxiety?

Do you constantly refresh your social media feed? Are you checking your notifications more often than you’d like to admit?  In today’s Psych Central Podcast, Gabe and psychologist Robert Duff...
How to Stop Being a People Pleaser

How to Stop Being a People Pleaser

What is a people pleaser?  It is a person who sacrifices their own desires, thoughts, wants, needs, opinions, etc., for the approval of other people.  Individuals who want to please...
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My Mother’s Illness

My Mother’s Illness

Growing up I did not understand why my mother would take frequent trips or vacations without me. I thought I needed to behave better, have higher grades,...
Monologuing May Feel Like Brainwashing

Monologuing May Feel Like Brainwashing

Do you remember LP records? Ah, those were the good old days. You gently lowered the needle onto the vinyl and went about your business while the record played for 30-50 minutes by itself without any further action from you....
Getting Stuck in Bad Routines

Getting Stuck in Bad Routines

For people with ADHD, routines can provide structure that makes it easier to cope with our symptoms. Having something as part of a routine takes pressure off the need to plan ahead....
Study Finds Deep Brain Stimulation Target for OCD

Study Finds Deep Brain Stimulation Target for OCD

A new German study has identified the optimal target for deep brain stimulation in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). By accurately localizing electrode placement in the brains of patients,...