Research out of the University of Eastern Finland is adding strength to the theory that “we are what we eat.” A student at the University has presented her doctoral thesis in the field of nutritional epidemiology and has concluded that a healthy diet can reduce the risk of depression.
The research conducted a follow-up with approximately 2,000 men, showing that weight loss was linked to a reduction in symptoms associated with depression. The data came from a population-based Heart Disease …Read more
When something poses a threat to our well-being it is considered stress. Some levels of anxiety get us going in a positive direction and are good for us, but when the stress hurts both our mental and physical health of course it is not good for us. One of the biggest problems is that stressors are not always obvious. Women can have a number of hidden stressors that can threaten their well-being.
Job loss, a death …Read more
There tends to be somewhat of a scary association when it comes to any kind of therapy that involves electricity or electric volts. When you think of the area of depression or anxiety associated with electricity, the mental image you get could really be a disturbing one to boot. The image appears in many Hollywood movies, of people strapped to giant machines while shocks are sent through their body, in some cases causing damage, and at the very least being …Read more
Well-known author and Harvard psychology professor, Daniel Gilbert has gone on record saying parents are less happy than non-parents. Gilbert, often referred to as “The Happiness Expert” draws upon extensive research to conclude that zero offspring equal more cheerful days. Gilbert …Read more