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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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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

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

Medications

12 Oct

With a few exceptions, mental health-related drugs developed in the past 20 years perform like older medications but with fewer side effects. (Higgins, E. S. Is mental health declining? Scientific American Mind, 2017 28(1), 20-21) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Health

27 Aug

Stress can reduce the benefits of eating healthy fats. (In brief. Stress eating. Monitor on Psychology, 2016, December. p. 11) http://www.finebergpsychology.com