How do I stop gambling permanently?

Around 43% of Brits have gambled in the last year, yet it’s estimated just 3% of problem gamblers get help. If you’re worried a habit may have turned into an addiction, it’s never too late to seek help. Here’s how you stop gambling for good Who doesn’t like to think that they’re lucky? Whether it’s … Read more

Children With Mild TBI at Risk for Behavioral and Emotional Problems

The study covered in this summary was published on as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and possible mTBI are associated with greater risk for poor behavioral and mental health outcomes in adolescents. An unexpected finding was the association of mTBI with decreased cerebrospinal … Read more

Systematic Failure – Mad In America

There is really nothing unique in my story. I write to expose systematic institutional failures to address my situation and that of millions of others with any measures other than psychotropic medication. I write in concert with and in support of those advocating for a fundamental rethinking of biological psychiatry. I was born October 10th, … Read more

First Known Opiate Biomarker Shows Fentanyl’s Effect on Brain

Fentanyl depresses breathing about 4 minutes before symptoms of distress are evident at a dose that is 1700 times lower than that needed for sedation, new research shows. This new information comes after researchers identified a unique EEG signature produced by fentanyl, the first known biomarker of an opiate’s effect on the brain. By monitoring … Read more

24 Preventative Ways — Talkspace

Published on: 23 Sep 2022 When life’s demands overburden you and stress in the workplace piles up, it can leave you emotionally and physically exhausted. What you feel might be more than normal daily life or excessive stress. You might be experiencing what’s known as burnout.  Employee burnout is very common, but this can also … Read more

Acupuncture Eases Anxiety in Parkinson’s Patients

Acupuncture is an effective treatment for anxiety in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), results of a randomized controlled trial show. Both sham and real acupuncture eased PD-related anxiety at the end of 8-week treatment, but only real acupuncture had an enduring effect at 2 months after treatment ended. The early effect with sham acupuncture in … Read more