Mental Health

The psychology and effects of crying

Psychologists describe some of their recent findings on the effects of crying. The effects of crying depend on the situation. Psychologists analyzed the detailed accounts of more than 3,000 experiences of people who had recently cried (which occurred outside the laboratory) and found that the effects of crying are entirely dependent on the what, where and […]

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Inflammation can cause depression, science says

Depression should be treated as a physical illness – not a mental disability. With “mental incapacity” comes a stigma of weakness. This is why this issue is something that people understandably have trouble admitting when they have it. But will people be less ashamed of their depression if it is viewed as a physical condition? Because that’s exactly what

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Signs that can tell you if you are dating a psychopath

We think of a psychopathic person as someone murderous, extraterrestrial, outside of society, that can only be seen in movies. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them: you could have one as a colleague, friend or spouse. There are some things that we take for granted in social interactions with people. We assume that we see

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For this reason, women need to sleep longer than men.

A new scientific study now proves it: a woman’s brain has a more complex network, works harder, and therefore requires longer sleep at night. The result: women need more sleep than men. But how much and why exactly? Women need an average of 20 more minutes of sleep. The amount of sleep a person needs is partly genetic. Researchers recommend around seven

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Massages increase oxytocin avoiding depression and anxiety

Research on massages has shown that massages increase the production of oxytocin, which is a naturally secreted hormone in the body that supports optimal levels of physical health. This hormone is produced by love, kindness, empathy, and togetherness. Research has shown that without loving relationships, even though all other basic needs are being met, human

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Infusions to reduce stress and calm anxiety

The stress is a manifestation related to the mental, emotional and physical stress fatigue.  Same that is caused by higher-than-normal performance. For its part, anxiety (closely related to chronic fatigue ) is similar to stress but to a lesser degree and it is normal for it to appear more frequently in the life of every human being. What causes anxiety?

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