Daily Archives: 10/04/2020


What difficult behaviors are commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an incurable brain disease. It slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and it can cause troublesome changes in behavior. Common difficult behaviors are wandering, inappropriate behavior, hallucinations and delusions, and sundowning. WANDERING What is wandering? People with AD often wander–that is, they […]


Living with a Mentally Ill Person Mental illness is a health condition that involves the brain. Mental illness causes problems with thinking, mood, or behavior that interfere with daily life and cause distress. If you are a family member or friend of someone who is mentally ill, you have probably been suffering too. You are […]


Feeling Alone: Why Does Loneliness Hurt So Bad? (and How to Deal With Feelings of Self-Isolation) Last Updated on May 20, 2019 There might be affiliate links on this page, which means we get a small commission of anything you buy. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Please do your own research […]


Employers, friends, and neighbors may be very uncomfortable about mental illness. Many people would rather avoid the issue than deal with it. They find it embarrassing and scary. The stigma can be worse than the illness itself. One survey found that workers are more likely to tell their boss they were involved in a petty […]

decisional capacity

What is decisional capacity? Decisional capacity is the ability to make choices. Sometimes, when you are very sick or very old, you may become unable to make decisions. However, problems making decisions are not a normal part of getting older. If for some reason you lose your decisional capacity, you will need to have others […]

letting go resentment

What is resentment? Resentment is a feeling of anger about something that seems unfair. Bad things happen to everyone. Money problems, health problems, or feeling that you do more than your share can create feelings such as anger and grudges. Some people are unable to release emotions easily, which allows resentment to build up. What […]

positive self talk

What is positive self-talk? We mentally talk to ourselves all the time. We give ourselves more feedback than anyone else ever could. Self-talk can be negative or positive, and it can affect all parts of life, such as health, finances, and relationships. Negative self-talk is discouraging. Some examples of negative self-talk: “I’m dumb.” “I can’t […]

positive attitude

A positive attitude is an optimistic and happy state of mind. Do not confuse it with being naive or impractical, because it is not. A positive attitude means a mentality that is not daunted by obstacles, difficulties or delays, and does not give in easily. A person with a positive attitude is willing to experiment, […]


What Is Disorganized Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder involving a breakdown that drastically affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. The disorder has five subtypes, one of which is disorganized schizophrenia. Its very name implies the typical and predominant characteristics by which it is identified: disorganized speech and behavior as well as […]

self esteem

The effects of body image on self-esteem can be especially powerful during the teenage years. Although it’s perfectly normal to have negative thoughts and feelings towards yourself once in a while, finding ways to be positive is the key to building a healthy body image and positive self-esteem. What is body image? Body image is […]

self harm

Self-Harming Behaviors What does it mean to self-harm? Self-harm means injuring your body deliberately in a way that leaves marks or causes damage. It may also be called self-injury, self-mutilation, self-inflicted violence, self-destructive behavior, and self-abuse. Self-harm does not mean that you want to die. You may hurt yourself, even though you want to live. […]

social support

What is social support? Social support is having close relationships with other people. Support often comes from family, friends, neighbors, or coworkers. It means not feeling alone, “outside of things”, or lonely. It is important for self-esteem. Social support also has many health benefits. It can help you: Be less likely to become depressed Cope […]


Why general OPDs should not be opened during lockdown period?

CM Punjab, Mr Amarinder Singh needs all the appreciation for his commendable reaction to first corona patient in the state. Punjab was the first state to have curfew to prevent spread. Nearly 90,000 NRIs came to our state and if this curfew was not done then till now more than 30% Punjabis would have been […]

Novavax Identifies Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate; Accelerates Initiation of First-in-Human Trial to Mid-May

 ABOUT US PIPELINE INVESTORS NEWS PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE  View printer-friendly version NVX-CoV2373 identified as SARS-CoV-2 candidate for Phase 1 clinical trial In preclinical studies, NVX-CoV2373 demonstrated high immunogenicity and stimulated high levels of neutralizing antibodies First-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial accelerated to mid-May with preliminary results in July GMP clinical production initiated […]

Treatment of 5 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 With Convalescent Plasma

 Research JAMA | PreliminaryCommunication Chenguang Shen, PhD; Zhaoqin Wang, PhD; Fang Zhao, PhD; Yang Yang, MD; Jinxiu Li, MD; Jing Yuan, MD; Fuxiang Wang, MD; Delin Li, PhD; Minghui Yang, PhD; Li Xing, MM; Jinli Wei, MM; Haixia Xiao, PhD; Yan Yang, MM; Jiuxin Qu, MD; Ling Qing, MM; Li Chen, MD; Zhixiang Xu, […]

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