Monthly Archives: April 2015

Mindfulness therapy as good as medication for chronic depression: Study

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may be just as effective as anti-depressants in helping prevent people with chronic depression from relapsing, scientists said on Tuesday. Depression is one of the most common forms of mental illness, affecting more than 350 million … Continue reading

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Robots4Autism

Meet Milo A humanoid robot that engages children with Autism and delivers research-based lessons that teach social behaviors This revolutionary robot is an exciting and affordable new tool for educators and therapists. Using Robots4Autism’s research-based curriculum, Milo teaches elementary and … Continue reading

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My Illness Doesn’t Make Me Violent

I don’t know why the co-pilot on the Germanwings flight became violent or why his mental illness was not properly managed. I just know that, along with the homeless, the mentally ill are today’s lepers. They — we — are … Continue reading

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