The brain vs. the mind: Has Freud slipped? — with Peter Kramer (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. Was Sigmund Freud right? Is most mental illness rooted in childhood trauma, often sexual trauma? That Freudian view has shaped much of the modern world. Now a new school of scientists say many disorders of the mind are really physical diseases of the brain and can often be treated with new drugs. Joining us…

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Early Intervention for Psychosis: Building a Mental Health Community | Rachel Waford | TEDxDecatur

Translator: Daniel Enger Reviewer: Tanya Cushman So as psychologists and counselors, we spend quite a lot of time and energy trying to create spaces that are open and accepting and safe. Now, that doesn’t keep people from feeling really apprehensive to visit our spaces to share examples of challenge and distress. This is especially true for individuals experiencing psychotic illnesses…

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How To Trick Your Brain Into Falling Asleep | Jim Donovan | TEDxYoungstown

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs It’s October 2010. I’m freaking out. Sirens are blaring above me. I’m laying on a stretcher in the back of an ambulance. My doctor just told me I’m having a heart attack. I’m trembling, my arms are tingling, and this pain in my chest is crushing me from the inside. Tracey and the kids…

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The left brain vs. right brain myth – Elizabeth Waters

Behold the human brain, it’s lumpy landscape visibly split into a left and right side. This structure has inspired one of the most pervasive ideas about the brain, that the left side controls logic and the right, creativity. And yet, this is a myth unsupported by scientific evidence. So how did this misleading idea come about, and what does it…

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Can You Use Electricity to Supercharge Your Brain? | tDCS

People around the world are strapping batteries to their heads to supercharge their brains. Seriously. This is a thing. It’s called transcranial direct-current stimulation, or tDCS, and it involves using electric currents to stimulate your brain. The companies that want to sell you tDCS devices claim that it has all kinds of benefits: They might say that it’ll boost your…

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I OVERCAME DEPRESSION AND YOU CAN TOO | areyounuts

Well hello there! As I say this trying and struggling to be vigorous, lively and entertaining. So I started this project in 2015. I aspired to portray myself as this spirited, powerful, breezy being. Hiding all my insecurities and focusing on building an image Because that’s what’s expected of you on the internet. And then I stopped. And then I…

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Crawling out of the deep hole of cancer depression

– [Narrator] For Bill Howe cancer led him down a deep hole that went far beyond the physical effects of treatment. Increasingly, healthcare providers are realizing that there are many mental health issues involved in cancer diagnosis. – There are many issues and problems that patients, and their families, face when they have a diagnosis of cancer. And, they are…

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Hypersexuality as a Result of Abuse | Kati Morton

Hey, everybody. Happy Thursday. Now today’s video is on a topic that we haven’t discussed in years. And that topic is hypersexuality as a result of childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault. And the question I got was, “Hey, Katie, I was raped as a child and as a consequence I’m hypersexual. You’ve discussed how painful and hard it can…

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Mental Health with Therapist Kati Morton

My name is Kati Morton and I’m a licensed therapist. Today is *drumroll on table* a coffee and a chat! (sings) *Ee!* So I have three questions today as well as a journal topic, so stay tuned for that. And without further ado, um, here we go! Am I sick enough? What can cause us to be traumatized? Struggling with…

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