Psychology & Psychiatry

Understanding and reframing the fear of rejection

If there's one thing for sure, it's that life doesn't always go our way. A rejection, no matter the circumstance or size, can be painful, but it is something we all experience at some stage in our lives.

Medications

Psilocybin use associated with lower risk of opioid addiction

Adults who have at some time in their life used psilocybin—a psychedelic substance produced by some types of mushrooms—are 30% less likely to have opioid use disorder, according to a nationally representative survey of ...

Addiction

Childhood trauma increases risk of opioid abuse

Young adults who experienced trauma in childhood are more at risk for misusing prescription opioids, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How does pain experienced in everyday life impact memory?

How do the normal pains of everyday life, such as headaches and backaches, influence our ability to think? Recent studies suggest that healthy individuals in pain also show deficits in working memory, or the cognitive process ...

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