Dementia

12 Nov

Older woman who drink more than 2 or 3 cups of coffee a day are less likely to develop dementia. (In brief, Coffee lovers, drink up. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, January, p.9) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy .com

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Wit

7 Nov

Joe Ancis: The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Exercise

5 Nov

Exercise impacts depression in several ways: strengthens biochemical stress- resilience, grows new brain cells, increases self-esteem, and perhaps counterbalances a genetic risk for mental illness. For the majority of people with mild to moderate depression, exercise is one of the most effective treatments. (Jabr, F. Headstrong. Scientific American Mind, 2017, 28(1), p. 26-31) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

2 Nov

Brendon Behan: At the inner most core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Medication

29 Oct

The author of the article writes, “Based on my own clinical experience, mental health treatment does improve symptoms and quality of life by about 20% to 40% for most patients. That’s a whole lot better than nothing but not nearly good enough (P. 21). (Higgins, E. S. Is mental health declining? Scientific American Mind, 2017, 28(1), 20-21) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Medication

26 Oct

Pharmaceutical companies are so discouraged about developing new medications for emotional problems that they have shut down or reduced neuroscience research. (Higgins, E. S. Is mental health declining? Scientific American Mind, 2017, 28(1), 20-21) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

19 Oct

Benjamin Franklin: There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com