Hypnosis has been around for centuries. It’s been proven to reduce stress, anxiety and pain. Yet the practice is still struggling for mainstream public acceptance. New research from Stanford University is applying the latest medical imaging tools to figure out the science behind hypnosis, and what makes it work. Youth Radio’s Chantell Williams wanted to know what hypnosis can do for stressed out teens.
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I didn’t even know the meaning of the word flunk, I showed up at a 5th grade class and they told me I was still in the 4th grade.
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Standardized testing week at the middle school where I was a teacher from 2008 – 2010, was a big deal. Signs went up in the hallways, “Eat a good breakfast!” and a hushed silence fell over the normally chaotic hallways.
Ten women from Alameda County were given cameras to document their lives in low-income communities. Their photographs went on display this Monday at the California Endowment as part of a project called, “How We See It.”
The project focuses on how poverty affects one’s health. And the method for exploring this issue is a research method called Photovoice, where participants take photographs of their community and develop narratives to accompany the photos. They discuss them as a group, and then craft outreach or action plans.
A lot of my friends say, “Jobs are more important than fighting ” yet they are unemployed and always fighting. They say, “I want to go to college ” but are quick to cut class and drop out. It seems like some of my friends have their priorities mixed up.
Anyone ever wonder what a carnival in the year 2020 would be like? Probably lots of cool technology, games and huge robots.
Well, we won’t have to wait until 2020 to find out. Inventors Brent Bushnell and Eric Gradman will be launching the Two Bit Circus, a revamped version of the classic carnival, next spring in Los Angeles and San Francisco. I spoke with the inventors and learned more about their new and improved version of the carnival.
This week, clinicians, researchers, insurers and patients have a new handbook for diagnosing mental disorders. The DSM-5 (the fifth version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) contains changes that will affect young people specifically, including new guidelines on how to measure and document suicidal behavior in adolescents.
Dr. David Shaffer, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Columbia University, worked on this section of the new manual, and he gave us a little background.