Tag: mental health

Advanced Technology: Does Society’s Obsession Reflect a Form of Collective Mental Illness?

By Peter Tocci Today’s world looks quite chaotic, threatened and stressed. But could the players and motives commonly cited by investigative journalists be symptomatic first, causal second? Issues come ‘fast and furious,’ such as ever-increasing threats to health, freedom, self-determination, and most critically to the…

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Mindfulness Combined with Hypnotherapy Aids Highly Stressed People, Study Finds

‘Novel intervention’ may be as effective — or more so — as existing treatments, Baylor University researcher says A new treatment for stress which combines mindfulness with hypnotherapy has shown positive results in a Baylor University pilot study. The intervention is called “mindful hypnotherapy.” “Mindfulness…

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“We’ve Never Seen Numbers Like This” – Trauma Doc Sees Post-Lockdown Suicide Wave Starting

By Tyler Durden We suggested, at the beginning of April, that a “suicide wave” was imminent considering the economic devastation sparked by COVID-19 lockdowns. In the last nine weeks, 38.6 million Americans have lost their jobs and were thrown into instant poverty. Many were already skating on thin financial ice…

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Child’s Play ‘Lost’ in COVID-19 Pandemic Fear

Social and community disruptions caused by the COVID-19 restrictions could have a lasting effect on child wellbeing, Flinders University researchers warn. While health, safety and education responses are the focus of restrictions, the needs of childhood independence, self-determination and play are less acknowledged, Flinders University…

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Depression and Anxiety Are Unseen Side Effects of COVID-19 and Economic Shutdown

Millions of Americans are being impacted by the psychological fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath, and large numbers may experience emotional distress and be at increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders such as depression and anxiety, according to a new article published…

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Psychedelic Compound Psilocybin from Magic Mushrooms Produce in Yeast

Scientists prove that psilocybin, a potential drug for treating depression and other psychological conditions can be produced in yeast. Psilocybin mushrooms have been found to have minimal harmful effects and could potentially benefit those with depression. But they remain illegal even though they offer a…

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