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The maker of OxyContin has a database of doctors it suspects may be prescribing its pills to addicts and dealers—but it isn’t sharing that info with cops, reports the LA Times . Purdue Pharma… Health News Summaries.

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The goal of this article is to improve recognition of comorbid psychiatric and movement disorders and to help the reader formulate a management strategy using a multidisciplinary approach.

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Emotionally healthy people have a wide range of feelings, which they embrace with compassion and patience. This usually translates to relating well to other people. This works both ways – when we’re empathic and allow ourselves to enter into another person’s emotional experience, such as sitting with a friend who’s lost a loved one and is grieving, we often become more tolerant of our own feelings.
 

Emotional perfectionism, on the other hand, is common among people who suffer from anxiety and depression, and does not work in our favor.

 

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“…Yet a new study published by the Journal of Consumer Research, and dissected here by The Atlantic, shows a dark side to this psychology. According to scientists, shopping can make you feel more isolated than ever, contributing to feelings of loneliness and anxiousness…”
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Study debunks pop-psychology idea that people are either right- or left-brained MinnPost.com Until early in the 20th century, many people — including many scientists — believed that bumps and indentions on the skull helped determine an individual’s…
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Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for before-and-after analysis, a team of researchers including a UC Santa Barbara graduate student discovered positive changes in brain activity in children with autism who received a particular…
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The first of our multi-part personality psychology history, complete with an infographic.
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