Medications

1 May

Are newer drugs really improved over the older ones? Actually we have little or no positive proof that most of the newer medications are better. (Wallis, C. A dilemma with new drugs. Scientific American, 2019, 321(5), p. 24) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

24 Apr

Aldous Huxley: Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Work

18 Apr

Working for 8 hours a week generally brings the same degree of well-being as working between 44 and 48 hours per week. (In brief. Part-time benefits. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(9), pp. 17-18) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wit

11 Apr

Writer Georges Courteline: It is better to waste one’s youth than do nothing with it at all. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Parenting

9 Apr

Children of elementary school age are happier, do better school work, and have fewer behavior problems when they nap at midday. (In brief. Naps help older kids too. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(9), p. 15) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Holiday wish

4 Apr

Best wishes for a happy Easter, for those who celebrate it. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wit

1 Apr

Writer George Courteline: It is better to waste one’s youth than do nothing with it at all. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Relationships

28 Mar

A study suggested that most people have a personality-type in their romantic relationships. ( In brief. Typecast relationships. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(9), p. 11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Schizophrenia

20 Mar

Active Schizophrenia, which usually manifests around ages 17 to 18, seems to be related to decrease in the size of the hippocampus, perhaps spurred by stress or inflammation. (In brief, Schizophrenia in the brain. Monitor on Psychology, 2019, 50(9), pp.12-13) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

13 Mar

Emily Dickinson: There is no frigate like a book/To take us lands away. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com