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Winter Blues, Part 2: How Seasonal Depression Differs From Depression

Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder have many symptoms in common. Both can involve a loss of interest in activities, poor concentration, disturbance in appetite and sleep, and suicidal thinking. However, there are several distinctions. The most obvious is that S.A.D. comes and goes with the changing of the seasons. While S.A.D. has been known to…

Dreams, Part 2: What Do Dreams Mean?

So what do dreams mean? The theories of Freud and the more modern day neuroscientists reflect two ends of a continuum.

Living Together, Part 2: Who Needs the "Piece of Paper" Anyway?

While only about half a million people reported living together in 1970, over 4 million people report living together today.

Autism Treatments, Part 3: Is "Full Recovery" Possible?

Most people regard autism spectrum disorders (ASD) as life-long in nature. However, research over the past 40 years has shown that this is not always the case.