Psychology Articles

Jul
2

5 Ways to Beat Anxiety Now

5 Ways To Beat Anxiety Picture - LocateADoc.comBefore we are able to learn some of the ways to overcome anxiety, it is important to first know what it really is and why it often affects us adversely.
Jun
9

Infographic: Selfie Psychology Stats and Info

A photo taken of oneself, by oneself. Typically shot with a smartphone and uploaded to social media or sent in a text.
May
20

10 Tips for Your Best Sleep Ever

Tips for Great Sleep Picture - LocateADoc.comSleeping is the best form of rest that a person can get, especially when one is experiencing stress or fatigue at any time. While there are many factors, both internal and external, that can greatly affect your sleep pattern, here are 10 ways you can improve your sleeping habits.
May
1

What are the Effects of Antidepressant Use during Pregnancy?

Antidepressant Pregnancy Drug Picture - LocateADoc.comDepression is a common disorder in pregnant women. Once diagnosed, it is managed promptly and with careful consideration of the effects of medications on the pregnancy. There are prescription medications called antidepressants that are used to treat this condition; however, these are not recommended for everybody.
Apr
30

Does fatherhood increase risk for depression?

Fatherhood Depression - LocateADoc.comMothers often get more attention after childbirth and it is easy to understand why. Postpartum disorders are common among mothers. Additionally, the delivery can be physically and emotionally distressful. However, fathers should not be left out of the picture.
Apr
17

What is the best way to handle postpartum depression?

Mother with Postpartum Depression Photo - LocateADocPostpartum depression also referred to as PPD or postnatal depression is classified as a form of clinical depression which can affect men and women following childbirth. Studies show that incidence among mothers is between 5%-25% and 1%-10% among fathers up to the child’s first birthday. However, as much as 25% of fathers experience postpartum depression between three and six months after the birth of their child. The rationale behind the methodological differences is unclear.
Apr
16

How Do I Quit Smoking?

Surgeon General Warning Quit Smoking Picture - LocateADoc.comQuitting smoking is tough. Tobacco contains nicotine, which gives a temporary and addictive high. This makes smoking a physical addiction, the need of the body to get its regular nicotine fix. Nicotine withdrawals can be painful for some, but there are ways to get around it.
Apr
15

Low Testosterone: How Do You Know When Levels are Too Low?

Low testosterone depressed male picture - LocateADoc.comTestosterone is a hormone that is responsible for stimulating sperm production, building muscle and bone mass, and sex drive. It is produced in the testicles and influences fat distribution, hair growth, bone density and red blood cell production for men.
Jan
8

What are the Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana for Anxiety Treatment?

Medical Marijuana Picture - LocateADoc.comMedical marijuana refers to the use of the plant cannabis and its constituents, such as cannabinoids, in the management of certain medical conditions. Cannabis contains more than four hundred chemicals. However, the actions of only two chemicals - THC and cannabidiol have been studied until now.
Dec
19

What are the Pros and Cons of Antidepressants for Teenagers?

Antidepressants for Teenagers Picture - LocateADoc.comThere was a time when mental ailments like depression were a concern only for grown-ups and middle-aged people. With the times changing as fast as they have, depression is no more confined to the mentioned groups. Modern lifestyle which includes changed environment at home, neighborhood, school and the peer group have taken their toll on the mental health of our children.
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