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The Importance of Mentorship: Benefits For Career Success

You're reading The Importance of Mentorship: Benefits For Career Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. The Importance of Mentorship: Benefits For Career Success Do you ever look at successful people within your profession and wonder how they got there? Do you wish to be like them? Well, most junior employees and college graduates do. Everyone has that one person who they l...
Tags: Psychology, Career, Featured, Confidence, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, Mentorship, Pickthebrain, Productivity Tips, Role Model, Success Doyourbest


Researchers discover how body initiates repair mechanisms that limits damage to myelin sheath

Diseases such as multiple sclerosis are characterized by damage to the 'myelin sheath', a protective covering wrapped around nerve cells akin to insulation around an electrical wire.
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LSTM receives grant to help improve health of people living in informal settlements

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine has been awarded £11.8 million by the UK government's Global Challenges Research Fund for a grant to help improve the health of people living in informal settlements in low and middle-income countries.
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Graphene Flagship project studies impact of graphene and related materials on our health

As the drive to commercialize graphene continues, it is important that all safety aspects are thoroughly researched and understood.
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New findings challenge existing strategies for fighting infectious diseases and germs

Do the same laws of biodiversity which apply in nature also apply to our own bodies and homes? If so, current hygiene measures to combat aggressive germs could be, to some extent, counterproductive.
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Two hour gap between dinner and sleep is overrated says Japanese research

We have been advised to take a light dinner and leave a gap of at least two hours between dinner and bed time in order to maintain a healthy body weight. Now, new research suggests that this is not really necessary. The study results appear in the latest issue of the journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health.
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Migrants and refugees do not bring disease and are at greater health risk themselves says WHO

The irregular migrant refugees coming to European nations are often accused on bringing with them host of exotic communicable diseases that tend to spread among the host communities. The World Health Organization (WHO) this week has absolved the migrants of spreading disease in its first report that deals with this issue.
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The connection between the Pope and contraceptive pills

Millions of women around the world use the combined hormonal oral contraceptive pill whcih has been around the past six decades. The usual method advised is a 21 day cycle of the pill followed by a 7 day break when the woman bleeds.
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Alcohol destroyed their livers. Now, they're getting new ones

The number of liver transplants for Americans with alcohol-associated liver disease has steadily grown in recent years, prompting researchers to explore why this is and what the long-term prospects are for recipients.
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Judge strikes down abortion law that would have been country's strictest

Iowa judge says measure, which would ban an abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, violated state constitutionA state judge on Tuesday struck down Iowa’s restrictive “fetal heartbeat” abortion law, which would have been the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the nation.Judge Michael Huppert found the law unconstitutional, concluding that the Iowa supreme court’s earlier decisions that affirm a woman’s fundamental right to an abortion would cover the new law, passed last year. Cont...
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Teen one of first UK proton-beam NHS patients

Manchester's Christie hospital has the UK's first dedicated NHS treatment centre for the pioneering treatment.
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Getting old ain’t for sissies

These days we are talking more about advanced directives and living wills in health care. This is progress, but as a member of the sandwich generation, I am focused on the aging process. I don’t have kids, but I have parents and have the honor of watching patients struggle with aging and helping loved ones […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Uber's internal investigators 'overworked, underpaid, emotionally traumatized' with 1,200 cases a week: Report

A confidential internal document from Uber shows that the ride-sharing company's own investigators, who were responsible for keeping Uber safe for their riding customers, were “overworked, underpaid and at times emotionally traumatized as they struggled under the burden of nearly 1,200 cases every week.” From the CNN report: The 26-page memo, prepared by an outside risk management consultant, says that as recently as May last year, Uber's Special Investigations Unit was handling hundreds of ...
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Real Life Advice on How to Let Someone Down Easy

Ghost them or be upfront? Let’s be real: the whole dating process comes with a ton of tough situations to navigate. Case in point: trying to figure out how to let someone down easy after going on a date with them. Should you feed them some line about not being interested, despite the “great time” you had? Or just skip the communication altogether and hope that your silence sends the message? Is there any good way of doing this? When you’re looking for dating advice, look no further. We asked ...
Tags: Psychology, Relationships, Break Up, Dating, Nice, Publishers, Yourtango, Don, Ghosting, Phil You


Attachment In Therapeutic Practice by Jeremy Holmes and Arietta Slade

I just finished Attachment In Therapeutic Practice by Jeremy Holmes and Arietta Slade.Attachment In Therapeutic Practice is about attachment theory and how this understanding of human development and behavior can be used in psychotherapeutic practice. Even with 49 years of experience in the mental health field as a Psychiatric Social Worker, I am still learning more every day. Many of the ideas that Holmes and Slade describe I have been familiar with, and their way of connecting the dots is very...
Tags: Health, Books, Infertility, Attachment Theory, Holmes, Slade, David G Markham, Jeremy Holmes, Arietta Slade Attachment In Therapeutic Practice, Arietta Slade


Kinship Care

I see a few families in my private practice where grandparents and aunts and uncles are involved in kinship care. [Author: David G. Markham]
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Coffee is good for you

THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day is not only safe for most people, it might protect against heart disease or an early death, a new review suggests. The finding, which applies to so-called "moderate" coffee drinking, stems from a review of more than 200 previous studies. For more click here. Other studies have found that people who drink moderate amounts of coffee report less depression. [Author: David G. Markham]
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Psychotherapy Stories podcast, Episode #1, Overview

Psychotherapy Stories podcast. Episode #1 - Overview of the podcast with description of purpose, mission, vision, goals, activities, resources, and evaluation.   [Author: David G. Markham]
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Substance abuse prevention programs work

This is an interesting video of how Iceland engaged in substance abuse prevention with its teenagers. The same type of programs have been developed and implemented in the United States.The Genesee Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (GCASA) developed and implemented a Drug Free Communities Coalition in the 2000s. It won the national CADCA award in 2006 for having the best Drug Free Communities Coalition in the United States.The Drug Free Communities coalition was led at GCASA by Maryann Bo...
Tags: Health, United States, Iceland, Infertility, David G Markham, Substance abuse prevention, Drug Free Communities Coalition, Maryann Bowman Shannon Ford, Tom Talbot


SNAP (Food stamps) works

Congress just cut back on SNAP and instituted work requirements. But what about people who are already working and not making a living wage? America can afford a safety net to maintain people's dignity. We owe it to one another.  [Author: David G. Markham]
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Fentanyl is a killer drug in 50% of opioid overdoses.

Fentanyl is 10 times more powerful than heroin. Gets mixed into street heroin and kills users by unintentional overdoses.  [Author: David G. Markham]
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What is the importance of mentalizing in attachment informed psychotherapy?

In psychotherapy, the activity of "mentalizing" is where the most benefit accrues."Mentalizing" is the making sense of things. Socrates said that an unexamined life is not worth living. This examining, to which Socrates refers, is what contemporary psychologists call "mentalizing."Mentalizing is intimately linked to self understanding, the understanding of others, a sense of agency, and enhancement of social skills.Mentalizing is a key feature of emotional intelligence which is made up of self k...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Attachment Theory, Socrates, David G Markham, Narrative therapy


in hospital 3 days

went to dr. with what I thought bad allergy spell. diagnosed with flu and allergies, rxd Medrol pack Zithromax (which I elected to hold off on). began to feel terrific until day 3. long story short...had pneumonia! scary stuff! the vaccine did not help. also had a heart murmur and very high bp plus iron and b12 deficiencies. home 4 days with o2 and feeling grand. do get that pneumonia vaccine prevna
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Books - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

There are plenty of slave narratives. Do we need any more?Colson Whitehead's novel, The Underground Railroad, tells the story of a young slave woman, Cora, who escapes the Randall plantation in Georgia with a male companion Caesar and makes her way north and west on a literal underground railroad whose tunnels have been dug by abolitionists committed to undoing the bonds of slavery.The scenes about slave torture and killings are terrible and offset to some extent by the kindness of strangers who...
Tags: Health, Books, America, Georgia, Racism, United States, Slavery, Infertility, Cora, Caesar, Underground Railroad, Whitehead, David G Markham, Colson Whitehead, Psychotherapeutic humanities, Markham Behavioral Health


People with psychiatric illness more stigmatized by the health care system than by the public at large

Sisti says the stigma around mental health is "systematized" in our health care system, more so than in the public view. Health care providers are "rather leery about these individuals because these people are, often at least according to the stereotype, high-cost patients who maybe are difficult to treat or noncompliant," he says. "I think the stigma that we should be really focused on and worried about actually emerges out of our health care system more than from the public." For more...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Stigma, David G Markham, Sisti, Levels of care



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