The nose knows:
Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel conducted a study that indicates collecting neurons from the nose could become a tool to diagnose schizophrenia.
To do so, the researchers tested microRNA molecules in neurons removed from the nose via a simple biopsy.
As of right now, the only way to... Read more
The term "illness identity" was coined to refer to how individuals diagnosed with mental health conditions define themselves by their illness and its symptoms.
The New York Times recently featured an article written by a woman diagnosed with bipolar about how she faced the loss of her self in private and no psychiatrist or therapist ever... Read more
Cognitive Enhancement Therapy (CET) or cognitive remediation therapy can be considered an evidence-based intervention used to improve cognitive and social functioning in individuals with schizophrenia.
Medication helps control positive symptoms like paranoia, hallucinations and delusions yet is largely ineffective on its own against a... Read more
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
It remains to be seen exactly the number of people who change their minds about people diagnosed with mental health conditions. It remains to be seen exactly the number of outsiders who learn about the signs and symptoms so as to get immediate or early treatment.
I would like to believe the... Read more
I want to revisit the idea of spring cleaning or cleaning house: getting all your ducks in a row and clearing out the old outdated stuff and making room for the new.
You can achieve an improved version of yourself when you let go of the clutter in your house and your head that ties you to the past.
It might not happen... Read more