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Having a diagnosis of mental illness doesn’t mean you’ll be a bad mother.

No matter what they tell you, for years. I’m often too knackered/too busy/too dispirited by the world to blog, so you can often find me on Twitter instead. Here’s a series of tweets I wrote tonight on the topic of mental health and motherhood. Come and find me and say hello. (Click on the tweet […]

Alzheimer's Care - The Effect of Negative Feelings

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomThe typical person has between 12,000 and 70,000 thoughts each dayAlong with these thoughts come feelings. Show More Summary

How physical exercise prevents dementia

Physical exercise seems beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age, numerous studies have shown. Now researchers have explored in one of the first studies worldwide how exercise affects brain metabolism.

People Are Terrible at Spotting Fake Photos

We exist in a veritable flood of digital images, with at least 350 million a day uploaded to Facebook alone, and odds are significant number of those images are fake. And, given results from a recent study, most people can't tell the...Show More Summary

You’re Right

ADHD & Marriage News - Jul 21, 2017 Quote of the Week “Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right” - Hallowell NYC Center wall You’re Right Research in psychology and behavioral science clearly shows us that how we...Show More Summary

Antidepressant use in pregnancy linked to autism in children

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy seem to be at a slightly higher risk of autism than children of mothers with psychiatric disorders who were not treated with antidepressants during pregnancy, finds a study.

Gene variant increases risk for depression, study finds

A gene variant, thought to be carried by nearly 25 percent of the population, increases the odds of developing depression, finds a new study. People with apolipoprotein-E4, called ApoE4 for short, have a 20 percent greater chance of developing clinically significant depressive symptoms later in life compared to those who don't have the gene variant, report the investigators.

Experts: One in three cases of dementia preventable

A new report identifies powerful tools to prevent dementia and touts the benefits of nonmedical interventions for people with dementia.

Summer Productivity Circle

I’m writing you to let you know that due to Popular Demand the Adult ADD Productivity Circle is back! The next 3 Week Program begins on July 31, 2017. The Productivity Circle is a convenient and affordable online program which will help...Show More Summary

Art therapy best practices for children with autism

A researcher is working with art therapists to find better ways to treat children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Researchers were able to develop a set of guidelines for delivering art therapy to children who have ASD.

New discovery in motor neuron disease and dementia could pave the way to novel treatments

A new discovery could help slow down the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as motor neuron disease (MND), dementia and neurological decline associated with aging.

People with dementia benefit from goal-oriented therapy

A large-scale trial has found that cognitive rehabilitation leads to people seeing satisfying progress in areas that enable them to maintain their functioning and independence.

Cognitive DISSONANCE: For a good shot at FEELING BETTER, read this.

This mood and anxiety disorder business can be absolutely brutal. And until there's a cure, we have to find, and try on for size, as many psychological and biological insights and interventions as possible - and roll with those that fit. Put cognitive dissonance at the top of your list. Come on in and find out why...

Is Authentic Suffering the Missing Link?

Authentic suffering is that which is obscured by what she wants us to know and what she will let us see.

Blueprint for adult visual system is present at birth

Research reveals the presence of a blueprint for the complex visual system already present at birth. The observations shed light on a long-standing mystery about how and when certain cardinal features of the visual system develop.

Tools help identify patients at risk for autism spectrum disorders

A tool intended to detect signs of autism in high-risk infants can be used to help identify and treat patients with tuberous sclerosis complex, a genetic disorder, who most need early intervention. Moreover, they can identify these patients earlier than ever before, report researchers.

Using omega 3 fatty acids to treat Alzheimer's and other diseases?

Understanding how dietary essential fatty acids work may lead to effective treatments for diseases and conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer's disease, age-related macular degeneration, Parkinson's disease and other retinal and neurodegenerative diseases. The key is to be able to intervene during the early stages of the disease.

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