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Is Mood related to serotonin…

A meta-analysis of serotonin studies, conducted at the University of Amsterdam, has shown that low serotonin does not act as a depressant because when it was lowered in healthy individuals […]

Breathing-based meditation for depressive-disorder…

A breathing-based meditation practice alleviated severe depression in individuals who did not fully respond to antidepressant treatments, reports a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry from researchers in the Perelman […]

Efficacy of CBT…

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) refers to a popular therapeutic approach that has been applied to a variety of problems. The below mentioned review provides a comprehensive survey of meta-analyses examining […]

Wise Words… #87

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible” ~ UNKNOWN

Wise Words… #85

“We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us” ~ JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

Breathing-based meditation for depressive-disorder…

A breathing-based meditation practice alleviated severe depression in individuals who did not fully respond to antidepressant treatments, reports a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry from researchers in the Perelman […]

Is Mood related to serotonin…

A meta-analysis of serotonin studies, conducted at the University of Amsterdam, has shown that low serotonin does not act as a depressant because when it was lowered in healthy individuals […]

On Being Sane in Insane Places…

It is clear that we cannot distinguish the sane from the insane in psychiatric hospitals. The hospital itself imposes a special environment in which the meanings of behavior can easily […]

Can pessimism be cure?

A research team, led by MIT’s McGovern Institute research affiliates Kenichi Amemori and Satoko Amemori, has found that the primate caudate nucleus (as part of the striatum region located in […]

Wise Words… #42

“To restore the human subject at the centre – the suffering, afflicted, fighting human subject – we must deepen a case history to a narrative or tale: only then do […]