Losing weight always fails? Why can’t I control my desire to eat?

On a hot summer day, eating ice cream is enough to enjoy yourself. In the cinema, if there is no delicious popcorn, then watching the movie will not feel. Open the desk drawer, all kinds of biscuits, chocolates and nuts also seem to remind us where our work energy comes from. But do you know that a tin of drinks contains 10 spoons of sugar? The more honest the taste, the higher the fat content of ice cream, All kinds of cakes and fast food provide calories and at the same time give us an overload of fat. You may say that vegetable salads are always healthy, but the salad dressing and Thousand Island dressing in them contain no less Read More …

It’s hard to tell the true from the false! The Legend of Electric Shock Treating Psychosis

Perhaps because of the famous movie “Flying over the Madhouse”, in the imagination of many people, the electroshock therapy in the field of psychiatry is like this: the patient is tied to the bed in pain, and the whole body is convulsive and trembling because of the electroshock. In fact, this barbaric scene has long been history, but electroshock therapy is not [outdated]. Why does such cruel treatment still exist? Who and when is it used? Let’s put aside our prejudices and understand it. The truth is often surprising. Can electric shock therapy lead to epileptic seizures? This is true, but the therapeutic effect of electroshock therapy also comes from epileptic seizures. The depressive symptoms of patients will be improved Read More …

Does stress affect our brains how?

I can’t sleep? Don’t want to move? Always forget things? Easy to freak out? Feeling lonely? Don’t be sad, you are not alone, many people are like you. We’re just under a lot of pressure. How did [pressure] come about? Stress is not a bad thing. Moderate stress can make us perform better. For example, when taking part in sports meetings and giving speeches on stage, do you also feel that moderate tension will make people perform better? When we face [emergency], tissues near the brain and kidney will be activated, thus releasing a hormone called [cortisol]. Cortisol helps us stimulate more energy and concentrate more so that we can get through [danger]. This hormone-releasing system is called the [HPA Read More …

Why do pilots with depression [fly into mountains]?

On March 24, 2015, an Airbus of Deutsche Welle Airlines, originally scheduled to fly from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany, crashed in the mountains of southern France. This killed all 144 passengers and 6 crew members on board. At first, everyone thought it was a disaster caused by terrorists, but as the investigation progressed, the incident was directed at 28-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz. Recently, officials confirmed that he was suffering from depression. He locked the captain out of the door and drove the plane into the Alps alone. Before the incident, the people around him did not find any signs. Depressive Disorder and Expanded Suicide This disaster has brought back people’s attention to depression, a stranger that people are very Read More …

There is a psychological basis for dirty jokes to be so popular with you.

Why do we like to talk dirty jokes? Don’t say you are not dirty, otherwise how could you click on this article? Freud: Dirty jokes let us release our impulses, When talking about the relationship between [sex] and [humor], of course, we should mention Freud, the founder of psychology. Perhaps you have heard that [sex] is a very important concept in Freud’s psychoanalysis theory. In fact, Freud was also the first psychologist to discuss [humor] as a serious topic. Freud made a careful distinction between [humor)] and [jokes)]. In Freud’s view, humor is a mature and active defense mechanism. For example, humorous language can be used to deal with embarrassment, and humor will never present sexual content. However, jokes seem Read More …

Do you also lose sleep when you touch the pillow?

In the article < < Are you really [insomnia]? > >, we mentioned that the possible causes of insomnia include but are not limited to these aspects: Poor sleep hygiene; Suffering from some medical diseases that make people unable to sleep well; Taking certain drugs; It’s just a manifestation of some mental disorders. Some readers are not satisfied because they are not for these reasons. Let’s reveal the reason why they can’t sleep well without being named, and then make a brief analysis. Contradictory insomnia Doctor clove, I go to bed at half past half every night. I can’t sleep at all from half past six in the morning. The middle is intermittent, and I can only sleep for two Read More …

Insomnia, indigestion, muscle tension… You may have anxiety disorder?

It is normal for each of us to experience nervousness, uneasiness and even scratching our hearts at certain moments or periods due to some experiences, such as debts, homework or papers. However, some people often feel strongly uneasy and even affect their normal life. At this time, psychiatrists are required to carry out special treatment. So, how do we know if our anxiety level has reached the level of [anxiety disorder]? Yes, it is not easy: On the one hand, there are many manifestations of [anxiety disorder]: chronic anxiety, panic attacks, phobia, social fear… each has different characteristics; On the other hand, the boundary between [normal anxiety] and [anxiety disorder], like the border, is not always very clear. However, we Read More …

It is harmful to your health to worry about nothing. How can you adjust yourself?

In our daily life, we worry about the next thing from time to time, which makes us prepared in action and thought. However, if we pay too much attention to [what may happen in the future], our body and spirit may suffer some problems due to [unbearable]. For example, excessive worry can lead to anxiety and even panic attacks. It can make people have a big appetite, poor sleep quality, procrastination, hesitation, frequent forgetfulness, smoking, drinking and even trying drugs to relieve stress. In terms of mood, people who have been worried for a long time will feel that they are about to face [bad luck] or inexplicably [fear], which only makes them more worried. In their eyes, anyone and Read More …

Is it how’s experience to suffer from social phobia?

Editor’s Note: Social phobia is a form of anxiety disorder that is not the same as introversion. The following story comes from the personal experience of a friend who did not want to see a doctor. It is regrettable that she did not want to see a doctor, but she has been actively trying to recover herself. Narrator: Fu Lumei I have studied dance, painting and vocal music since I was a child. I have performed on stage many times. I am also a major in arts in university. The nature of my work has always been planning, negotiating and organizing with foreign countries. I have also been the head of media departments for several years. All along, everyone has Read More …