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Amazonian psychedelic drug can treat depression and alcoholism, finds study
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Ayahuasca, a powerful plant-based psychedelic potion brewed by indigenous South American tribes in the Amazonian region, could be the key to treating alcoholism and depression, suggests a recent study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Exeter and the University College London (UCL). The study findings were published online in the journal […]

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It was just another day in Oct. 2004 when Noel Braun’s wife Maris told him of her plans to meet a friend to exchange some books. Noel instinctively knew that his wife was lying; the first time in 42 years of their marriage. When Maris left home, Noel had a “dreadful apprehension” of the impending […]

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Being devoured by the demons of severe depression or hopelessness is similar to being harrowed by a deep-rooted pounding headache, which saps away the vigor and vitality of afflicted individuals. It is a grim experience where even the faintest thought emerges as a tempestuous battle. Needless to say, under such circumstances, death to distress becomes […]

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All individuals go through bouts of stress and anxiety from time to time, but for teens, who face hurdles while transitioning from their school years to the challenges of university life, the college environment and surroundings, fear of the unexpected, frequent occasions of stress, and other uncommon experiences can greatly increase the risk of developing […]

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“My four-year-old son is queer,” posted a distraught mother on social media. “He loves wearing dresses and dabbling with lipstick.” Her posts attracted all kinds of reactions from empathetic people and strict traditionalists. In fact, a majority of the responses reflected the society’s rigid conventions about gender-nonconforming children, which have made them an object of […]

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Veterans often have to work in tough and challenging places in times of conflict. There are many such servicemen in the United States who have fought valiantly in different wars, sometimes to protect the nation and at others to defend beliefs. However, what all of them share is the experience of sacrifice, constant travel and […]

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Remember that popular number of Tom Douglas and Steve Seskin – “I don’t know why, they say grown men don’t cry?” Whatever prompted the two to write the song, but it certainly questions the reasoning behind this belief that has been passed to us for generations. Effectively, it translates into the perception that men can’t […]

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Depression in a parent has a negative effect on a child’s well-being and affects their behaviors later in life. So far, research has largely focused on maternal depression and its influence during early childhood, whereas there has been negligible research on depression among fathers and the resultant outcomes on children, especially in their adult life. […]

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By now, it is well accepted that women experience prenatal and postpartum mood disorders. There is limited insight, however, on mental health issues among new fathers since such problems are believed to impact women only. Although awareness regarding paternal mental health has been increasing, the challenges faced by new fathers do not receive due attention. […]

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While there might exist some elements of truth to the stereotype that creative people are prone to mood disorders, the fact remains that a mental health disorder is no way a prerequisite to getting the creative juices flowing. Unfortunately, since historic times, society has shown a tendency to romanticize anxiety and depression of creative people, […]