Archive for June, 2013

#ptsd #posttrauma #trauma #bully

ScienceDaily: Spirituality News
‘Belief in science’ increases in stressful situations
A faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety, a study by psychologists suggests. The researchers argue that a ‘belief in science’ may help non-religious people deal with adversity by offering comfort and reassurance, as has been reported previously for religious belief.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

#ptsd #posttrauma #trauma #bully

ScienceDaily: Bipolar Disorder News
Psychiatric disorders linked to a protein involved in the formation of long-term memories
Scientists have discovered a protein that regulates synaptic ion channels that have been tied to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

#ptsd #posttrauma #trauma #bully

ScienceDaily: Bipolar Disorder News
First study of new treatment for early stage bipolar disorder
A new clinical trial of people who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder for less than five years will be the first study of its kind to shed light on how new treatments could be more effective in the early stages of the condition.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

#ptsd #posttrauma #trauma #bully

ScienceDaily: Bipolar Disorder News
Possible mechanism identified for how lithium treats bipolar disorder
Lithium has been established for more than 50 years as one of the most effective treatments for manic depression, clinically termed bipolar disorder. However, scientists have never been entirely sure exactly why it is beneficial. Now, new research suggests a possible mechanism for why lithium works, opening the door for better understanding of the illness and potentially more effective treatments.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

#ptsd #posttrauma #trauma #bully

ScienceDaily: Stress News
Stress makes exhausted women over-sensitive to sounds
Women suffering from stress-related exhaustion exhibit hypersensitivity to sounds when exposed to stress. In some cases, a sound level corresponding to a normal conversation can be perceived as painful.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

#ptsd #posttrauma #trauma #bully

ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Automated ‘coach’ could help with social interactions
A new software system could help people improve their conversational and interview skills.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg

#ptsd #posttrauma #trauma #bully

ScienceDaily: Relationship News
Why are some college students more likely to ‘hook up’?
A new study suggests there are certain factors and behaviors associated with sexual hookups, particularly among first-year college women.

Boise Bipolar Center, Charles K. Bunch, Ph.D, Boise Idaho Therapist Mental health photo 2168_zps680c452f.jpg