In U.K., Analyzing Social Media Use to ID Depression Runs Into Privacy Concerns
by Rick Nauert PhD on December 4, 2019 at 3:10 pm
In a new U.K. study, researchers assessed if analysis of social media content could detect mental health issues and then automatically steer an individual to appropriate support services. Moreover, […]
Benzos Can Triple the Risk of Overdose Death in Opioid-Dependent Patients
by Traci Pedersen on December 1, 2019 at 2:38 pm
Opioid-dependent patients who are being treated with methadone or buprenorphine should not be prescribed benzodiazepines due to a three-fold increase in risk of overdose death, according to a new […]
Pregnant Women With Eating Disorders Face Higher Risk of Complications for Both Baby and Mother
by Janice Wood on November 29, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Pregnant women with eating disorders have an increased risk of complications, both for the mother and the baby, according to new research. Eating disorders affect millions of people around the...
Complete Mental Health Is Achievable After Childhood Sex Abuse
by Rick Nauert PhD on November 29, 2019 at 11:30 am
New research suggests victims of childhood sexual abuse can overcome the detrimental effects of the trauma and live a life with complete mental health. However social isolation, chronic pain, and...
Teen Anxiety Symptoms Shown to Track Amount of Screen Time
by Rick Nauert PhD on November 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm
New research suggests that social media use, television viewing and computer use, but not video gaming, are linked to an increase in anxiety symptoms among adolescents. Canadian investigators […]
Psychology Around the Net: December 7, 2019
by Traci Pedersen on December 7, 2019 at 11:30 am
This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at what to do if you think your child is at risk for mental illness, why self-regulation is so important for...
Podcast | Chronic Illness and Depression
by Not Crazy Podcast on December 2, 2019 at 11:30 am
After receiving two chronic illness diagnosis by the age of 24, it really was no surprise that host Jackie Zimmerman also started to experience depression. Unable to tackle both,...
Psychology Around the Net: November 30, 2019
by Traci Pedersen on November 30, 2019 at 11:30 am
This week’s Psychology Around the Net addresses how to handle that dreadful job interview anxiety, why stress is necessary for a rich life, dealing with the holiday blues, why depression […]
Dealing with Deep Sadness During the Holidays
by Tracy Shawn, MA on November 27, 2019 at 11:30 am
Holidays aren’t always joyful, blissful, nor magical. Instead, they can mark a season of not just situational stress and sadness — but one of deep melancholy. There are many […]
Podcast | Psychiatric Ward: First Hand Account (Part 2 of 2)
by Not Crazy Podcast on November 25, 2019 at 11:30 am
In part two of this series, we go into more detail about Gabe’s inpatient hospital stay and focus on what he was thinking while he was hospitalized and what...