New Suicide Attempt Research

An AP story hit the wires today that covers new research on suicide attempt rates for African- and Carribean- Americans. Historically, suicide attempt rates for this population have been significantly…

Learning How Brain Cells Communicate

Do you take a list to the grocery store or do you remember all the items you need? It all depends on proteins in your brain called NMDA (N-methyl-d-aspartate) receptors, which allow your neurons to communicate with each other.

Testing Teen Antidepressant Levels

Current research could possibly explain why some teenagers taking antidepressants become aggressive or suicidal, some going as far as to kill themselves. In a recent study, researchers used hamsters to determine the link between teens, antidepressants, and suicidal tendencies.

Stroke of Insight

“Your body is the life force power of some fifty trillion molecular geniuses [cells]. You and you alone choose moment by moment who and how you want to be in…

Lost Art of Dream Interpretation

Back in the earlier days of psychotherapy, dream interpretation was an important focus of treatment. Those visions were explored as windows into the unconscious and the symbolic content containted the…