Antidepressant treatment, not depression, leads to reductions in behavioral responses to pain empathy…

Depression is a medical condition comprising of a prominent and persistent period of depressed mood and/or markedly diminished interest or pleasure in all, or almost all, activities that predominates the clinical picture. Until recently, researchers assumed that acute episodes of depression also impair empathy, an essential skill for successful social interactions and understanding others. However, previous... Continue Reading →

Wise Words… #72

“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” THOMAS SZASZ

Wise Words… #71

"In an era of stress and anxiety, when the present seems unstable and the future unlikely, the natural response is to retreat and withdraw from reality, taking recourse either in fantasies of the future or in modified visions of a half-imagined past" ~ ALAN MOORE

Wise Words… #70

"I suppose therefore that all things I see are illusions; I believe that nothing has ever existed of everything my lying memory tells me. I think I have no senses. I believe that body, shape, extension, motion, location are functions. What is there then that can be taken as true? Perhaps only this one thing,... Continue Reading →

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