Sunday, August 19, 2018

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Does online therapy work ?

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/12/online-therapy-thousands-but-does-it-work Marc Bush, chief policy adviser at Young Minds, said that while online counselling services are valuable, “they shouldn’t replace face-to-face therapy with a trained professional. If a young person is struggling, we would encourage them to talk to their GP in the first instance, or to contact an established service

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Talking to therapist rewires your brain

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/therapy-brain-changes_us_587e440ce4b07b9dd704c13b If you can change the way you think, you can change your brain. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which finds that challenging unhealthy thought patterns with the help of a therapist can lead to measurable changes in brain activity. In the study, psychologists at King’s College London show that

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Laziness Does Not Exist

https://medium.com/@dr_eprice/laziness-does-not-exist-3af27e312d01 For decades, psychological research has been able to explain procrastination as a functioning problem, not a consequence of laziness. When a person fails to begin a project that they care about, it’s typically due to either a) anxiety about their attempts not being “good enough” or b) confusion about what

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Personality types and other popular myths about psychology

https://qz.com/quartzy/1352427/neurotic-psychotic-hysterical-six-psychological-terms-people-use-wrong/ The idea that people come in types—like flavors of ice cream—has a long history, dating back to the ancient Greeks. We talk about introverts and extroverts, narcissists and type A personality. But the closest that these ideas come to the truth is the identification of very broad traits—like conscientiousness—that we

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