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Tom Andrews BSc

Tom Andrews BSc is the founder of MentalWellnessToday.com and serves as its editor-in-chief. He devotes his time to psychology and mental health research and also enjoys climbing, hiking, and team sports. Tom is a contributor to several other highly regarded health magazines and blogs.

7 Natural Supplements For Anxiety (Backed By Science)

7 Natural Supplements For Anxiety (Backed By Science)

By on September 26, 2017 in Mood and Wellbeing with 0 Comments

Stress and anxiety are extremely prevalent across the world, and the problem appears to be particularly bad in developed countries. We often blame these feelings on the demands of our challenging and busy modern lifestyles. However, anxiety can be detrimental to our lives in more ways than one. Everyone experiences anxiety at times, but when […]

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How the brain responds when our beliefs are challenged

How the brain responds when our beliefs are challenged

By on June 7, 2017 in Psychology Research with 0 Comments

This chart shows how likely people are to change their beliefs, with 0 being the least. Source: ‘Neural correlates of maintaining one’s political beliefs in the face of counterevidence’ (USC/Nature) A recent study suggests that people do indeed hold onto political views more stubbornly than other beliefs, even when presented with information to the contrary. […]

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Struggling to stick with exercise? A change in mindset might be needed

Struggling to stick with exercise? A change in mindset might be needed

By on June 7, 2017 in Psychology Research with 0 Comments

New research published in the peer-reviewed journal BMC Public Health suggests that a shift in mindset may be the secret to maintaining a consistent exercise schedule. The problem is an all too common one: you’ve read the headlines imploring you to be more physically active, and you mentally prepare yourself for a new exercise kick. […]

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Cannabis compound may offer hope to schizophrenia sufferers

Cannabis compound may offer hope to schizophrenia sufferers

By on June 5, 2017 in Mental Health with 0 Comments

A promising trial has identified a possible new schizophrenia treatment, by testing the effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on rats. The results of the study suggest CBD may have a beneficial effect on the cognitive impairment and social withdrawal commonly associated with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is believed to affect around 1.1% of the adult population globally. Many […]

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