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Why are the ice packs always blue

I read it in the book Peter Atkins The endothermic dissolution of ammonium nitrate in water is the basis of the instant cold-packs that are included in some first-aid kits. They consist of a ...
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Can taking high doses of iodine every day cause psychosis?

I know few people who take high doses of iodine everyday. They take this medicine called Lugola: https://www.cefarm24.pl/plyn-lugola-40-g-coel-roztwor-wodny-jodu-produkt-farmakopealny.html 1 g of ...
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Ritalin for treating lack of focus in Major Depression Disorder

I’d like to know if there’s research about the use of ritalin for treating attention deficit in Major Depression Disorder. I couldn’t find anything about it, so, I can’t indicate my previous reading ...
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Is there any data about the significance of a blood serotonine level test and links to depression or other psychiatric diseases, or simply mood?

What does low or high blood serotonine levels tell us. Is there any data on the link between certain conditions and serum serotonine concentration?
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ECT and retrograde amnesia

ECT is shock treatment. It is used to treat psychological disorders. How much of it causes how much of retrograde amnesia, is there any quantification?
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Therapist vs Psychologist

I have been seeing a therapist for over a year, and while I feel some behaviors have changed for the better, and she is the first therapist I actually enjoyed talking to, I don't feel like the ...
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Is autism a mental illness or a physical illness?

I mean, autistic patients have a special eating for protein deficiency, and they also have psychotherapy. So ,Is autism a mental illness or a physical illness?
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Negative health effects of loneliness?

Feeling lonely seems like a natural phenomena, but are there negative health consequences of specifically feeling lonely? What exactly happens in the brain to make a person feel lonely? And if it ...
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Longitudinal studies on: how attention to emotional stimuli develops from infancy to childhood?

According to LeDoux’s model (1996) we have specialized pathways for processing emotional cues. Pourtois, Schettino and Vuilleumier (2013) offer a neural model of how emotional signals capture ...
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Research On Chinese Medicinal Treatment For Anxiety?

I have been searching for analysis & preferable scientific review of Chinese medicinal treatment of psychological disorders... in particular anxiety. Detail: Passing by, I walked into a Chinese ...
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Does 'Stockholm Syndrome' really exist?

Stockholm syndrome describes the 'irrational' bond between a captor and captives. It has been more than four decades since the name, coined by Nils Bejerot, was formally accepted into medical ...
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Does Clinical death experience and sleep paralysis experience the same? did anyone die due to sleep paralysis?

Does Clinical death experience and sleep paralysis experience are the same? did anyone die due to sleep paralysis?
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Mental disorders - where to go? [closed]

I have had mental issues since I was four years old, I'm 16 now. I live in Austria. I have already spent a few months in a psychiatric care, but things don't seem to be getting better, and in face, ...
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I'm scared of certain celestial objects

I have a huge fear of photos of certain things in space. Here's a list: Nebula Galaxies Planets I am not scared of photos of stars (like the sun or distant stars), galaxy or star clusters (far away ...
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As a patient, how can I help improve my counseling/therapy sessions?

I'm asking this question for a number of reasons. I like to be proactive in my healthcare My therapist seems more reactive rather than proactive. I don't feel like I'm getting much out of my sessions....
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Does physical stress on vagaus nerve cause depression?

I usually suffer from palpitations due to stimulation of vagus nerve from gastric problems and sitting/lying posture. Recently I've been experiencing some abnormal mental stress patterns such as slow ...
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How to stop panic?

I feel fear when I should talk to a girl or do my exams or do things I am obliged to do. It happens in the morning, I wake up with fear and I can't handle the situation. My thoughts are negative and I ...
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Visualization of a game that you just played [closed]

Do you see video of a game you just played before sleeping? It happens to me almost every time I play a XBOX / mobile / even a simple game for more than an hour or two. After I play a game, when I ...
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Teenagers sleeping patterns and parents actions (force or let-go)

My daughter (15 years old) is very active and full of energy until she hits the sac. After five minutes she's out. This represents the perfect behaviour for bedtime process. But, she does this at 1:00 ...
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Would it be beneficial to see a psycologist even though I am mentally healthy right now?

A couple of years ago, during a time when I was working long hours and was very stressed, I had significant difficulty coping in a healthy way. I did some research online about coping with stress ...
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Is it possible to Quit Porn and Masturbation?

I understand there are dozens of websites out there which provide advice but I have been watching videos that claim watching porn changes connections in your brain what I could gather from the videos ...
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Psychological aspects to time organisation

I am a very lazy person and I'm constantly procrastinating and wasting my time. I've come to realise that allocating certain time slots of the day may benefit my day-to-day production postively. This ...
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I need a psychologist ,i want to write him online [closed]

i want to send a problem i have and to take an answer.I went to a psychologist recently but the main key of the situation was he couldnt understand my situation.I would like to write to a psychologist ...
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Should I see a psychologist or a psychiatrist?

I am 20 years old and at the uni now. I have never seen any kind of professional advisor, because I thought I could cope with my problems, until recently. I post it here, because somebody might be in ...
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Do some psychiatrists/psychologists still treat severe depression with electric-shock-therapy (ECT)?

About 9 years ago, my cousin in California confided in me that she was still undergoing electric-shock-therapy for her severe depression. I was sure this form of treatment was on it's way out of the ...