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Past, Present and Future Psychiatric Trends in USA...

From DrDal’s recent Editorial at the “Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology”: “Globalization, technology, trade and tourism have  played significant roles in creating the trend towards open  societies from closed or collectivist societies around the  world. Cultural, ethnic, and religious pluralism have been parallel trends that have gained more momentum after the end of the cold war. In return,...

New Perspectives on Sleep

People of the world have varying sleep patterns. Most experts agree on the fact of the usefulness of having eight hours of uninterrupted sleep. However, modern life styles at work, home, and social settings have brought many limits on sleep time and recent technological developments have further decreased sleeping hours. About 41 million Americans representing a third of all working adults get less than the prescribed eight...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

People normally worry about life in general – health, finances, family, or work-related problems. However, if the person’s worrying becomes so intense that it limits him or her from functioning properly, the symptoms might meet the criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder or GAD. People with GAD tend to worry endlessly about simple things. And this much more than normal worrying interferes with the person’s daily...

Exercise for Mental Health

Health and wellness is increasingly getting popular for many people, not just the young and active, but even for the elderly. The surge in health food supplements, healthy diet concoctions, various exercise programs like pilates, aerobics, and most recently zumba fitness are clear indications that more people are into healthy living nowadays. For a person’s body to be able to work and function properly, regular exercise...

Learning and Improving Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is important in almost every aspect of a person’s life and yet everybody seems to be struggling to develop it. Without it, success will be elusive. Self-confidence seen in people who have it inspires confidence in others – peers, bosses, customers, and friends. A person can find success when he or she earns the confidence of other people. There are two main features that contribute to self-confidence:...

Learning and Practicing Self Compassion

Self-compassion is giving yourself the treatment you would normally give to a dear friend. Feeling compassionate about yourself has no difference in feeling compassionate for others. In order to be compassionate, you have to notice that they, the other people, are suffering. Only if you appreciate and take a better look at the difficult situations of other people can you show compassion to that person. In much the same way,...

The Facts about Stress

Every person experiences stress at some point in time. Some tolerate and manage it well, some cannot. Because people have different thresholds for stress and use different coping mechanisms, the impact of stress on their physical and mental well-being varies. Everyone’s life is faced with problems, challenges, hassles, and pressures. No one is exempted from that. For some, these experiences help them respond well to...

Face Blindness or Prosopagnosia (Facial Agnosia)

Face blindness or prosopagnosia impairs a person’s ability to recognize faces. A married man can wake up every day not recognizing his wife who he was sleeping with in the same bed for years. This is not a problem with his memory because if he hears her or his wife’s name is mentioned, he knows her pretty well. This poorly understood neurological disorder often comes with other types of recognition impairment, say, place,...

Sleep Disorders and ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD in children may manifest symptoms that are similar to sleep disorders. Some of the shared symptoms are : restlessness, over-active behavior and lack of focus or attention. Children apparently have the opposite reaction or response when sleep is disrupted. While adults with sleep problems tend to become less active and weak, children are the opposite. They become hyperactive to...

Sleep Hygiene

People have different reasons for not getting enough sleep – stress with school, family problems, or work-related issues. Other times, lack of sleep is caused by a sleep disorder, which breaks and disrupts sleep in many ways. And it has significant negative effects on one’s quality of life and health. Sleep deprivation can also put one at risk for serious medical problems. Identifying the causes of sleeplessness and...