Friday, November 16 2018
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The 10 types of social media addicts

Social media addiction: a disease likely affecting millions, but one that’s hard to track because it comes in many forms. This infographic details 10 of the most common types of social media fiend - alert lover, social guru, verb creator, vowel hater, blog referencer, self-proclaimed influencer, multi-mayor, liker, constant checker, freak out-er. Which one are you?

Addiction
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Run away from it all
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Subtle thyroid disease may be the cause of depression in up to 10% of those suffering from severe depression. Thyroid screening is always indicated in patients with depression and thyroid replacement therapy is often a successful treatment strategy.

Frieze Art Fair 2012

Frieze Art Fair 2012

To coincide with the Frieze Art Fair, Lazarides Gallery and the Old Vic Tunnels have collaborated to fill the five cavernous tunnels beneath Waterloo Station with spooky exhibits inspired by London's infamous Bethlem hospital for the clinically insane.

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy.

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A short animated film about the image of psychiatrists.

Screen addiction

Screen addiction

The amount of time children spend in front of screens may lead to development and health problems. A child born today will have spent a full year glued to screens by the time they reach the age of seven. The average 10-year-old has access to five different screens at home, and some are becoming addicted to them or depressed as a result.

The Scream

Elevator anxiety

Elevator anxiety

Many of us use them several times a day without really noticing. And yet the way we behave in lifts, or elevators as they are known in the US, reveals a hidden anxiety. In such a small, enclosed space it becomes vital to act in a way that cannot be construed as threatening, odd or in any way ambiguous. Strange patterns of behaviour are routine. Just why is looking at the floor suddenly so interesting?

Self-perception theory

Self-perception theory

Self-perception theory proposes that we observe our behaviour, then reach conclusions about who we are. If you want to think of yourself as generous, for example, then act how generous people act; the self-perception will follow.

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.

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