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Could Negative Thinking Increase the Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Up until now, researchers have focused on how physical factors increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, however, now, a group of researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London have suggested that psychological factors may also play a role in Alzheimer’s disease. They have reported that repetitive negative thinking (RNT), […]
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Easing the Burden of Dementia with Mindfulness

According to a research study, mindfulness training can ease depression and improve sleep and quality of life for both people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. “The disease is challenging for the affected person, family members, and caregivers,” says study lead author Ken Paller, professor of psychology at Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at […]