Memories And Anxiety

Making memories is what makes life worth living. But what happens when you make memories during a traumatic event? Why do some people deal with these memories in a healthy fashion, while others develop PTSD or other anxiety disorders? Creating memories around traumatic events once was a survival mechanism. And, for many animals, this is…
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Dopamine: The Brain’s Pleasure Drug

When we think of drugs, we often think of the adverse effects that can be observed from the outside. Yellow teeth, saggy skin, hair loss are all common signs that someone is using drugs. But there is a lot that is happening that can’t be visibly observed. Drug use changes your brain. From the very…
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Supporting The Supporters

Imagine this: someone close to you- a family member, friend, co-worker-has recently been diagnosed with schizophrenia. What do you do? How do you continue to love them and give them the support that they need? The most important thing that you can do is educate yourself about the disease. Schizophrenia is a brain disease. It…
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