Posted by: Uticopa in self help, mental health on
Jun 29, 2008
Psychologists believe that we all have different degrees of ‘self-efficacy’, which is our belief in our ability to succeed in specific situations – a belief, that all reactions to life challenges have an affect and a meaning.
Posted by: Uticopa in depression on
Jun 01, 2008
In the recent research conducted by Dr Michael Lutter and his colleagues from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, it has been discovered that restricting food intake over period of 10 days makes the ghrelin levels (also known as the ‘hunger hormone’) rise and has a positive effect on the mental state – a similar effect to that of the antidepressants. It showed a reduction in signs of anxiety and depression.