http://bit.ly/2yVaIzF New research suggests that cannabis users tend to be more likely to forget to remember to perform tasks when facing stressful conditions. The findings have been published in the journal Psychopharmacology. “We were interested in this topic because trends toward the legalization of cannabis in North America have increasedContinue Reading

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?objectid=12251669&ref=twitter A young woman subjected to repeated rapes by a man who treated her like his “sex slave” said he had made her life “a living hell”. The victim made this comment while reading her victim impact statement in Tauranga District Court today during the sentencing hearing for 63-year-old PihiContinue Reading

PTSD diagnosis requires you to meet a set of criteria. A central one is direct or vicarious experience of threatened or actual death, threatened or actual serious injury, or threatened or actual sexual violence. In short, a significant, serious and traumatic stressor. Perhaps as many as 90% of us willContinue Reading

Doctors have long understood that people with psychiatric disorders may speak differently than individuals who do not have mental health problems, researchers note in Depression and Anxiety. While some previous research points to the potential for distinct speech patterns among people with PTSD, it’s been unclear whether depression that oftenContinue Reading

INSIDER: 8 things that could be causing your brain fog.https://www.thisisinsider.com/brain-fog-causes-2019-4 Although it seems like a condition on its own, brain fog is actually a symptom of a variety of other medical conditions. It’s characterized by a series of issues including trouble concentrating, forgetfulness, lack of motivation, and confusion. Here areContinue Reading

Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric? | Retro Report | The New York Times https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/dissociative-identity-disorder-multiple-personality-disorder#1 Dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder) is thought to be a complex psychological condition that is likely caused by many factors, including severe trauma during early childhood (usually extreme, repetitive physical, sexual, or emotionalContinue Reading