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negative news
2015-02-20 09:57:45

British psychologist Dr. Graham Davey suggests that this violent media exposure, when combined with our natural negativity bias, may have severe and long-lasting psychological effects, such as contributing to the development of anxiety, stress, depression, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2015-02-19 23:07:51

New book purports how to change world through perception. Forest Hills, N.Y.

2015-02-18 23:07:03

While there is no question that staying physically active is an important way of keeping off excess pounds and lowering the risk of many health complications, exercise can help manage stress and

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2015-02-18 11:44:20

Ever wonder why some people can recall vivid memories as if they were yesterday? Vanderbilt researchers shine a light on what it means to 'mentally time travel' through memories.

living alone
2015-02-18 11:32:05

Changing social conditions in recent decades have led to more of us living alone, eating alone and generally living more solitary existences. People who live alone already make up 28 percent of all US households, which makes them more common than any other domestic unit, including the nuclear family. Several studies have found that loneliness is damaging to health, but Klinenberg believes that we can’t simply state the phenomenon of Going Solo, to quote his book title, is detrimental to...

2015-02-17 16:26:13

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have discovered a promising new approach to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).

elderly in bed
2015-02-17 15:25:47

While couples typically find that they tend to have less active sex lives the longer they've been married, new research appearing in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior indicates that there’s new hope for men and women nearing their 50th wedding anniversary.

2015-02-17 08:39:23

Long Beach Resident Anita Herrera Hamilton, Ph.D.


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.