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Self is not entirely lost in dementia

2019-02-27T15:13:41-04:00

In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of the self" or the "disintegration" of the self. In a new review released as a preprint at PsyArXiv, an international team of psychologists

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Loneliness and the Aged

2019-02-27T14:56:40-04:00

In a nationally representative survey, 36 percent of older adults aged 60-69 and 24 percent aged 70 and over in the survey were found to be lonely on a widely used loneliness index. This is especially alarming when considering the harmful health consequences loneliness has on physical and mental health, including its impacts on cognitive functions. In a

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Self is not entirely lost in dementia

2019-02-18T09:28:34-04:00

In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of the self" or the "disintegration" of the self. Source: 'Self is not entirely lost in dementia,' argues new review

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How much screen time? Silicon Valley parents are still trying to figure it out. – The Washington Post

2018-12-29T06:08:37-04:00

Even in super-aware Silicon Valley, parents know it's unrealistic to keep their kids off social media entirely. — Read on www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2018/12/27/how-much-screentime-debate-all-parents-are-just-trying-figure-it-out/

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Trauma in childhood leads to empathy in adulthood

2018-12-16T06:49:51-04:00

A new study suggests that children who suffer through major trauma grow up to be adults with greater levels of empathy than others. — Read on bigthink.com/mind-brain/childhood-trauma-adult-empathy

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Teenage Stress

2018-09-26T06:45:33-04:00

www.nytimes.com/2018/09/19/well/family/how-to-help-teenagers-embrace-stress.html

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