Dyslexia Symptoms Early Signs (Before School): ● Delayed speech development. ● Difficulty learning nursery rhymes or recognizing rhyming patterns. ● Difficulties accurately forming words, such as mispronouncing words or mixing similar-sounding terms. ● Difficulties with letter, number, and color recognition. School-Age Signs: ● Difficulty in learning and remembering the names of letters and numbers.
It’s getting closer to that time of year where we soak in every last bit of warm weather, yet the days still become shorter, darker, and more bitter. If you feel your best during the spring and summer and start to notice negative changes in mood once fall and winter begin,
Rejection Sensitivity Syndrome (RSS) is a psychological phenomenon that is defined by researchers as “a personality disposition characterized by oversensitivity to social rejection”. Research has shown that individuals who possess higher levels of rejection sensitivity exhibit greater response to social rejection than those who possess lower levels.
It is common for car accident survivors to develop various psychological symptoms, including driving or passenger anxiety. While many people recover, some continue experiencing high anxiety related to driving or even being a passenger in a car. The anxiety may also escalate to an overwhelming fear of driving resulting in avoidance of driving.
Grief is a sense of deep sorrow experienced after a significant loss. The death of a spouse or a close family member is among the five most significant stressful life changes causing grief. With dementia, spouses and other caregivers often start experiencing grief years even while their loved one are still with them.
This is the last topic of three in our series on Psychoneuroimmunology and Neuropsychology. This current topic will be on the effects of the human gut microbiome (gastrointestinal system) upon thinking abilities, and behavioral functioning. This series will be expanded into an article that will be submitted to the Journal of Psychoneuroimmunology by the authors.
Conventional wisdom suggests that chronic pain is a medical problem and that medical doctors are the best at treating pain? This may be true. However, decades of research have shown that an “interdisciplinary” approach to treating a chronic pain condition is superior to any single intervention (to be clear,
Cognitive dysfunction refers to a broad range of changes and abnormalities in our thinking that affects a person’s memory, perception, language, problem-solving, and other mental abilities. Cognitive dysfunction is not a specific medical condition, rather a term used to describe a group of symptoms that can arise from underlying brain conditions.
It is estimated that 39 million of people in America suffer from migraine headaches. Symptoms usually vary from person to person and often involve various parts of the body (e.g., pain/pressure around eyes, temples, jaw, neck, sinuses, sensitivity to light, noise,