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Childhood Psychological Distress

from: Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Special Issue (as presented in Monitor on Psychology January 2015, p. 18) Childhood psychological abuse may be as harmful as sexual or physical abuse, according to a study led by a psychologist at The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute in Brookline,Massachusetts. Researchers analyzed data from 5,616 youths […]

Effects of Mindfulness

by: Stacy Lu Monitor on Psychology March 2015 Mindfulness training holds promise for treating mood disorders partly because it may lead to changes in patients’ brains, improving connectivity among some brain areas and changing tissue density in key regions, research suggests. The evidence indicates that when people pay attention to the present moment – an experiential […]

Richard Cory

by Edwin Arlington Robinson This poem, shared with me by a patient, describes the high-functioning depressed person: Whenever Richard Cory went down town, We people on the pavement looked at him: He was a gentleman from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim. And he was always quietly arrayed, And he was always human […]

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls

by Tara Haelle, HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The more fit middle-school girls are, the less likely they may be to develop symptoms of depression, according to a recent study. Although the effect of fitness on depression was small, improvements in fitness may be part of an overall strategy for reducing the […]