How Trauma Brings Fear, Yes, But Also More Nuanced Reactions
Adaptations such as resilience, the ability to “bounce back” after stressful life events, and post-traumatic growth, the range of positive psychological changes that occur following trauma, have both been shown to be common -- and, importantly, learnable.
Differing Views On Antidepressants During Pregnancy
Research studies evaluating the risks and benefits of taking antidepressants during pregnancy are mixed. There are documented harms, like an elevated risk of pre-term birth. But there are also the documented harms of untreated depression. In other words, it’s a deeply personal health decision that requires judgement based on a body of data that offers no easy answers.
Dr. Mark Vonnegut: On Creativity, Being 'Crazy' And Getting Help
The reason the arts and craziness run in families is because crazy people who can sing and dance and paint pictures and write well do a much better job of convincing others to have babies with them than if they’re just plain crazy. Thus has it ever been.
One Doc's Oreos-And-Batman Perspective: TV Doesn't (Necessarily) Make Kids Fat
I was genuinely changed (for the better I’d argue) when I was young and had the privilege of watching Gilligan’s Island while enjoying Oreos and milk. For other kids, however, this practice might not have been such a good idea.