Reader View · 4 min read · Apr 29th · When negative thinking becomes the norm, it can contribute to mental health problems including social anxiety, low self-esteem, and even depression. To avoid falling into that pattern, let’s explore… · Shared by 3091, including ellie-kempton, Stephanie A Kowalski, Massimiliano Aroffo, Tamsen Webster, Message Strategist (she/her)
when you’re already feeling anxious or depressed, succumbing to negative thought patterns is unfortunately likely to worsen the way you feel.
Reader View · ~19 min read · Jul 20th · Molecular Psychiatry - The serotonin theory of depression: a systematic umbrella review of the evidence · Shared by 188, including 🟣 Antonio Vieira Santos #FutureOfWork #InnoTrans2, Paul Kedrosky, Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer, John Nosta, Michael Shermer, Warren Whitlock
Reader View · 5 min read · Jul 20th · A new shows there’s no clear evidence that depression is caused by abnormally low levels of serotonin in the brain. · Shared by 1194, including Fern, Dean Burnett, Maggie Koerth, Timothy Lomauro, Adam Thomas, Tanmoy, justin caouette
drug trials show that antidepressants are barely distinguishable from a placebo (dummy pill) when it comes to treating depression.
Reader View · 7 min read · 2021-11-08 · Understanding depression as an altered state of consciousness, like a dream or drug trip, could help people awaken from it · Shared by 464, including 𝖪𝖾𝗂𝗍𝗁 𝖶𝗂𝗅𝗌𝗈𝗇 #GeneralElectionNow🗳️, Jake Jackson, Logical Analysis, Jason Silva, maxadorno, Neil Hart 💙, Dr. Andy, Cecily Whiteley, Brian D. Earp, Ph.D., Marylin Delgado, Carly, justin caouette, Liam Bright
we don’t yet know the neural mechanisms underlying any global state of consciousness, be it wakefulness, dreaming or the psychedelic state.
Reader View · 3 min read · Jun 3rd · From grandmasters to drug dealers, people who make deft use of "theory of mind" can remain several steps ahead of their rivals. · Shared by 1717, including Howard Getson, Dr. Marigo Raftopoulos, Marsha Collier, Tamsen Webster, Message Strategist (she/her)
Every social interaction is a game of chess, trying to get inside someone’s head to navigate what they are thinking or what they will do.
Reader View · 2 min read · May 13th · Is exercise really that important to individual’s mental health? A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that exercise is related to lower levels of depression, even for people who are doing… · Shared by 179, including Dr. John Grohol 🇺🇦, Ines Bieler
Reader View · 4 min read · Jun 16th · Unfinished tasks can overwhelm us or motivate us. These contradictory experiences are due to the Zeigarnik and the Ovsiankina effects. · Shared by 2566, including Stephanie A Kowalski, 👨✈️ AA-Admiral ⚓🚀🌌, Ines Bieler
compared to a task that has not yet been started, individuals have a stronger urge to complete interrupted or unfinished assignments.
Reader View · 7 min read · From 2019 · Neurological insights into how the brain processes stress, and how it can develop into depression, have led to new interventions · Shared by 267, including Niklaus Gerber, Liv 😷, Dean Burnett, Fern, The Psychologist, Miguel Angel Escotet, Rich, Carly
Reader View · ~15 min read · 2021-02-16 · From baboon hierarchies to the mind-gut connection, the path to defeating depression starts with understanding its causes. · Shared by 253, including Pascal, Carly, Lee Keyes, Stephanie A Kowalski, Faik Ersoy, LARRY ELKAN