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Deflection: A Defensive Tactic

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Deflection is attempting to draw attention away from oneself and put that attention onto another person. All ages may engage in deflection. Children try to deflect blame when they are in trouble for negative actions by… Read More


9 Symptoms of Work Addiction

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Work addiction is a behavioral addiction. From the outside, it can look very much like ambition or dedication, but in fact people addicted to work are often driven by insecurity, the need for approval, or the… Read More


Higher Education May Impact Drinking Behaviors and Possibly Reduce the Risk of Alcohol Dependence

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Alcohol consumption is a main risk factor for disability and death around the world. Pinpointing reasons related to quantity of alcohol consumed, amount of time, and what people drink are important for improving strategies related to… Read More


The Necessity of a Cultural Shift: Using Psychological Interventions for Preventing Opioid Misuse

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Although psychological-based interventions and treatments prove extremely helpful for preventing opioid misuse, as evidenced by numerous studies and extensive research, widespread implementation of these treatments requires a large cultural shift towards a biopsychosocial model of treatment…. Read More


Being Bullied as A Child May Foster a Greater Risk of Depression

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Some children experiencing bullying may have a higher risk of developing depression, The University of Bristol reported. This relationship is due to a combination of environmental and genetic factors.  The Research Shows the Relationship Between Bullying… Read More


7 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Postpartum Depression

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Postpartum depression is an episode of major depression triggered by childbirth. While about 80 percent of women will have some symptoms such as depressed mood or increased irritability following childbirth, these “baby blues” typically don’t last… Read More


Sobriety Support Groups

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Alcoholics Anonymous is a successful fellowship that implements the 12 steps to ensure you fix the problems you caused as a result of addiction and to seek treatment. But, Alcoholics Anonymous may not work for everyone…. Read More


How Being on Jury Duty Can Be Traumatizing For Survivors

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Anyone who is registered to vote or has a driver’s license can get called to jury duty where you go to court and help make the decision about whether the one on trial is guilty or… Read More


How to Tell If There’s Chemistry Between Two People

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

Chemistry between two people is an instant connection that is impossible to ignore. But, you may be mistaking chemistry for infatuation. By knowing if what you are feeling between your partner is chemistry, you will know… Read More


How an All-Nighter Can Mess with Your Physical and Mental Health

Monday, January 13th, 2020

We have all pulled all-nighters when we have a deadline to meet for work or school. Pulling too many of them, on the other hand, can lead to sleep deprivation. By giving yourself time to sleep… Read More


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