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Depression

Symptoms of depression

Depression is a common mental illness. But what are the characteristics of depression?…

When people with bipolar disorder wore orange glasses that block out blue light, the manic periods passed much faster.

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Bipolar disorder seems to be linked to leadership skills. And if you are the sister or brother of someone who suffers from the disease, you have a greater chance than usual of becoming a boss. In addition, bipolar disorder has been shown to be associated with creativity. 

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This film illustrates the difference between empathy and sympathy in a striking way. Empathy is empathy and is helpful to us when we are having a hard time. Sympathy is admittedly not negative, but does not involve emotional empathy, and is therefore not useful for those who have difficulty. 

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Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool, Peter Kinderman, wants radical changes in psychiatry and believes we are astray in our penchant for biologizing mental disorders.

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