Greater Hippocampal Atrophy in “Born Again” Brains

Greater Hippocampal Atrophy in “Born Again” Brains

Researchers discover significantly greater hippocampal atrophy in “born again” Protestants, Catholics and those who undergo “life changing” religious experiences.

Reporting Potentially Violent Patients Is Not Going To Curb Gun Violence, Mental Health Professionals Say

Reporting Potentially Violent Patients Is Not Going To Curb Gun Violence, Mental Health Professionals Say

In response to the new gun law passed in New York on January 15th, some mental health professionals are claiming that reporting patients with a tenancy toward violence is not going to help resolve gun violence issues.

Life With A Mentally Ill Parent – A Reader’s Story

Life With A Mentally Ill Parent – A Reader’s Story

We recently posted an article about the effects on a child growing up with a mentally ill parent. Within days, we received numerous emails from users wishing to share their own experiences of their lives with mentally ill parents, and the subsequent effects this has left lingering into their adult hood.

Clinically Psyched Redesign Phase

We have decided that it is time to give Clinically Psyched a well deserved overhaul. For the next few weeks, we will be working behind the scenes on a total redesign for the website. All of the articles and areas will remain up in the current format until we are done with our BETA testing. […]

You Can Now Follow Us On Twitter

Calling all Clinically Psyched readers and Twitter users! We have recently started a twitter account on which we will post links and responses to the latest news in clinical psychology. I you wish to add us to your twitter list and get the latest updates from us, our tweet space is Clinically Psych. We look […]

Quitting Menthol Cigarettes Is Harder Than Quitting Traditional Flavored Cigarettes

New research from the Tobacco Dependence Clinic at the Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Public Health has gone to show why quitting smoking this resolution season might be harder for some smokers than others.

Happy New Year From Clinically Psyched

Clinically Psyched would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year and a prosperous 2009. This year, we are aiming to make some significant change to our website. We are hoping to have a new website design up and running within the next few months and add more features to this website […]

Clinically Psyched Store Updates

If you’re still looking for the perfect psychology related gift for a loved one this Christmas, please check out our Clinically Psyched store. We have recently updated the content and have added new novelty gifts that any psychologist would love to find wrapped up and waiting for them under the Christmas tree this year. In […]

Pain Hurts More If it is Intentional

Pain Hurts More If it is Intentional

For a long time, it has been considered that a person’s mental state can alter their perception of pain. A new report from Harvard University has discovered that a person’s experience of pain is amplified if they consider that pain is caused intentionally by another party.

Bridgend Suicides – An Ex-Bridgend Pat’s View

Bridgend Suicides – An Ex-Bridgend Pat’s View

Over the past six months, we have posted a number of articles concerning the increasing number of teenage suicides in the small Welsh town of Bridgend and its surrounding areas. As of Sunday, November 9th 2008, there have been 21 reported suicides within this region in addition to a number of attempted suicides. To fully understand these macabre events, it is vital to understand a little about the area.