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Death & Dying

Understanding (and Escaping) the Paralyzing Pain of Grief

By On August 22, 2017

Grief can lead to depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and actions, and traumatic grief or post-traumatic stress disorder.… Read More


Grief in the Digital Landscape

By On February 9, 2016

It is estimated that by the year 2065, the dead on Facebook will outnumber the living.… Read More

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

What Is New Eating Disorder Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)?

By On June 26, 2015

A new category of eating disorder, known as avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), emerged in May of 2013 in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.… Read More

HealthComU Hurry Sickness

Is Technology Making Us Sick?

By On February 23, 2015

Hurry Sickness makes people feel chronically short of time, so that they tend to perform every task faster and to get flustered when encountering any kind of delay. … Read More

HealthComU Social Media Effects
Social Media

Does Social Media Affect You Positively or Negatively?

By On February 4, 2015

With a simple tweet or a Facebook post, a bully can humiliate someone in front of thousands of people. … Read More

Body Shaming

Multicultural Series: Part Three – Fat Shaming in Indian Culture

By On December 12, 2014

Indian families are known to discuss weight commonly upon greeting. It’s one of the first things they discuss upon arrival: weight, education, and/or money. For the purposes of this post, let’s focus… Read More


Grocery Shopping Psychology

By On October 13, 2014

If you are interested in how food is marketed, head down to your local grocery store and walk down the cereal aisle. Between the hundreds of colorful boxes that contain flakes, grains,… Read More


How Do You Know If You Have Post-traumatic Stress Disorder?

By On May 5, 2014

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, better known as PTSD, is a psychological disorder that is typically followed by a traumatic event. Normally, when we hear about PTSD, we naturally associate this disorder with veterans… Read More