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Alzheimer's Care A Marriage to Remember

By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room I watched the video below for the first time a couple of years ago.I found it really moving and touching.I think the video shows Alzheimer's is real, and it is real to family caregivers that have to deal with the disease. Show More Summary

Sleepless and Depressed? CBT-I Can Help.

Am I depressed because I can't sleep? Or is my insomnia causing depression? Research studies have answered these and other questions.

Raising Awareness of Stillbirth: A Mother’s Story

We’re so happy to welcome Debbie Haine Vijayvergyia to the blog today, sharing her story in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Debbie is the co-founder of Action for Stillbirth Awareness & Prevention and the 2 Degrees Foundation. Show More Summary

And you thought they were just for counting: What our FINGERS tell us about who we are

Pretty cool what our bodies reveal about who we really are. Would you ever have imagined that a finger-size comparison could tell many deeply personal tales? Digit ratio is fascinating. And I'm thinking you'll agree, so let's dial it up...

Slippery slope: the more we lie, the easier it gets

Whether cheating on taxes or one's lover, the little lies we tell can quickly escalate into big ones, according to a study released Monday that describes dishonesty as a "slippery slope". Indeed, the biochemical link is so strong that...Show More Summary

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

Use these simple slogans to rewire your thoughts, and feel calmer and more confident every day.

Rise Up With Postpartum Progress

I have no words that can make this any better or more beautiful than it already is. Just watch this incredible PSA for maternal mental health and Postpartum Progress.   Thank you thank you thank you thank you to the immensely talented Jill Krause of Baby Rabies. Show More Summary

How even our brains get 'slacker' as we age

Losing the youthful firmness and elasticity in our skin is one of the first outward signs of aging. Now it seems it's not just our skin that starts to sag, but our brains too.

New evaluation model delivers improved care for patients with cognitive disorders

First year data on the effectiveness of a new care model has been published. The work follows a three-step evaluation and management plan from clinicians in Geriatrics, Neuropsychology and Neurology, examines patients referred for evaluation of cognitive complaints based on activities of daily living, demographic information, co-morbid conditions, and medication review.

The heterogeneous nature of depression

Depression is generally considered to be a specific and consistent disorder characterized by a fixed set of symptoms and often treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medication. However, the standard rating scales used by healthcare...Show More Summary

Getting Real In A Digital World

The difference between The One Project and every other social network is, at least in my opinion, abysmal. We are freeing each other from the expectation that we need to only share photos and stories that make us seem like rock stars online while concealing away everything that is painful or might be considered a failure in our lives. Show More Summary

Mental Health Support in Humanitarian Settings

Bringing dedicated non-specialists on board can be a feasible and highly effective solution to help alleviate the increased burden of mental health in undersourced settings.

Keeping Life in Perspective

I want a low-stress life, and I want to live as fully as possible. I know that keeping things in perspective is a far better way of going on with this (mostly) wonderful journey.

"Help Me Stop Thinking About My Ex Girlfriend"

"She’s all fine and dandy, and I struggle with this every day," Jim said after his girlfriend of several years broke up with him. Read on to find out how people like Jim can cope.

How to Conduct Activities Involving Children and Dolls With People Who Have Alzheimer’s

There is substantial research supporting the idea that activities involving children and baby dolls are beneficial to people living with Alzheimer’s disease. By Marie MarleyAlzheimer's Reading RoomThe purpose of this article is to provide...Show More Summary

From Fibs to Fraud: Why Lying Is a Slippery Slope

It’s the plotline of countless romantic comedies: a tiny lie or deception grows into a monster until everything falls apart in hilarious, heart-breaking and ultimately heart-melting fashion. It’s the ol’ “snowball lie” trope, and itShow More Summary

Can’t Get Started? Can’t Catch Up?

Why do we put things off, when it would be so much easier to just go ahead and get them out of the way?

New strategy to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Taking a pill that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease, according to scientists.

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