Archive | January, 2019


31 Jan

Diets have been found to have only a short-term benefit. NO study has ever shown that dieting results in long-term weight loss. (PsychBytes, 2019, January)


27 Jan

Close relationship are important to our health and well being. Their quality is among the best predictors of disease and length of life.(Holt-Lunstad, J. A., Robles, T. F., & Sbarra, D. A. Advancing social connection as a public health priority in the United States. American Psychologist, 2017, 72(6), 517-530) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy. com


20 Jan

Journalist Walter Lippmann: Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.


13 Jan

The quality and amount of sleep throughout adulthood affects health in older age.(Weir, K. The power of restorative sleep. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, October, pp.38-43)


7 Jan

“People who command respect are never as widely known as people who command attention.” (Rooney, K. 2017, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk,New York: St.Martin’s Press, p. 225)

Gender and Depression

3 Jan

A meta-analysis of 160 studies with more than 3.5 million subjects from 90 countries showed that about two times as many females than males suffer from depression. (In brief, Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(8), p. 12)