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Bullying and Cyberbullying: Are Depressed People Prejudiced Against Themselves?

People who are discriminated against often feel depressed.  But what if the oppressor and victim are the same person? New research comparing depression and prejudice might hold a key to reducing both! The human brain is wired to treat ‘our … Continue reading

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The costs of not dealing with mental health… the benefits of dealing with it…

  WEF_Harvard_HE_GlobalEconomicBurdenNonCommunicableDiseases_2011 The World Economic Forum based in Geneva, Switzerland typically concerns itself with macroenomic concerns related to gobal competitiveness, global risks, the future of financial institutions and similar issues. The forum also considers the economic dimensions of more directly … Continue reading

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What it means to be “well”

It is a common misperception that “well-being” involves the absence of ailment. That you are mentally healthy if you are happy all the time and are never afflicted with feelings of depression, anger, sadness, or anxiety. But this is simply … Continue reading

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