Why are so many people drawn to conspiracy theories in times of crisis?
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A deeper look at one of the mind's most misunderstood states.
Frank J. Ninivaggi M.D., DLF-A.P.A.
Illness Anxiety Disorder was coined well before DSM-5 but has increased prominence now.
Besides ample knowledge and good training, a doctor’s empathetic and compassionate personality contributes to good medicine—recovery-oriented and shared decision-making.
Many competent older workers desire to continue in their profession. But younger administrators may want to renovate by implicitly ushering them out.
The inevitable next public health challenge—the mental health residuals of social distancing—is an emergency within an emergency.
Pandemic solutions are required for the entire population, not only for hospitals.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) affect more than 1 percent of children in the United States. A number of signs indicate that professional consultation may be warranted.
Is this person depressed, or just feeling "burned out"?
Transitional engagement builds bridges toward successful change.
Learned mindfulness, a new paradigm for mindfulness, incorporates emotional intelligence for expanding quality of life.
Psychopharmacology can result in concrete changes in emotions, thinking, and the body’s functioning.
Loneliness now reportedly affects up to 47 percent of adults—double the number affected a few decades ago.
Mindfulness is the art of being in the “now”—living fully in the present. Mindfulness requires transformation to a new future, not merely change from an incomplete past.
The Royal Path is Patanjali’s Yoga protocol devised two-thousand years ago targeting body, mind, and spiritual refinement. Even then, Mindfulness was a central concern.
Mindful Medicine 2018 is here. Value is what patients, doctors, and healthcare systems target.
Mindfulness as a mode of awareness involves the self-regulation of attention maintained on immediate experience with an orientation that is curious, inquiring, open, and accepting.
Narcissism exists in the Himalayas as "asmita." Who knew?
"Learned Mindfulness" is achieving Authentic Integrity. This Integrity Mindfulness model prevents job burnout and optimizes the quality of life.
Becoming literate has longer-term implications for major developmental and life transitions.
Health literacy emerges from basic literacy.
ADHD: a performance deficit---significant difficulties implementing academic skills, not specifically learning them.
Is ADHD over-diagnosed and stimulant drugs over-prescribed?
“The only question left to be settled now is: Are women persons? And I hardly believe any of our opponents will have the hardihood to say they are not." —Susan B. Anthony
We strive for competency. We want a better quality of life. To achieve this, our second language, thought, not only needs but demands its mother language—emotion.
Emotions make our mud human—sometimes intelligently caring, often charming, on occasion—lovable.
How about considering new values or a "refresh" of what you already believe?
Happiness is a human right—to live decently, have the freedoms and opportunities to work toward self-development, and feel, if not actually become, prosperous.
“Burnout” sounds like a dirty word, but work-life imbalance is becoming an ever-increasing reality in the workforce.
Winning is sharing. The biomental child development perspective says: “for you to win, your opposer also must win."
There are no smart drugs that increase intelligence. Many children show uneven or lower IQ scores and Learning disabilities whose optimal remediation is education and academic.
Cryptographic Key?, Epistemophilic Impulse?
Creating a Self?
I Thought I Existed.
But---Who I am I, Really?
Performance accountability for children, what it is, and specifically how to use and builthis high-value tool is just and compassionate parenting. This article outlines the steps.
Example, when intentional and directed, underlies true learning that is enduring and meaningful. This short piece is a “how to” discussing motivation and skill development.
Frank John Ninivaggi, M.D., F.A.P.A., is an associate attending physician at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, an assistant clinical professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Unconscious envy: biting breast that feeds, poisoning the well
Empathy absent; narcissism present
Destructiveness- self-sabotage, raw guilt
Healthy maturation of envy possible