Lara Honos-Webb, PhD

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  • Walnut Creek, CA

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Anger often escalates quickly in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when they're depressed, a new study reveals.

    "Our study findings should draw attention to anger as a major treatment need when military service members screen pos...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being around animals may help reduce social anxiety in children with autism, new research suggests.

    The findings could lead to new treatment approaches that use pets such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs to help children with autism improve their soci...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Add rugby to the sports that can lead to degenerative brain disease, a new study suggests.

    The first case of a rugby player who died from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) -- a condition associated with repeated concussions -- is outlined in a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that 4.3 million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder in the past year.

    That number represents 3.7 percent of full-time workers aged 18 and older, according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with a history of depression seem to have a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study reports, adding to the growing body of research linking the two conditions.

    The Swedish study found that people diagnosed with de...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. children and teens being treated for mental health issues has risen by about 50 percent in the past 20 years -- with most of those kids having relatively mild symptoms, a new study finds.

    The research, published in the May 21 ...Full Article

  • Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    What does your life look like beyond your fears? Draw a circle that represents the life you live now. The line of the circle is the limits of your comfort zone. Outside of the circle draw or write what lies outside of your comfort zone. It might be asking for help, applying for a job, going skiing, telling someone you care about them, or as simple as speaking in public.http://addisagift.kajabi.com/fe/75438-the-gifts-beyond-your-fears

    What does your life look like beyond your fears? Draw a circle that represents the life you live now. The line of the circle is the limits of your comfort zone. Outside of the circle draw or write what lies outside of your comfort zone. It might be asking for help, applying for a job, going skiing, telling someone you care about them, or as simple as speaking in public.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests.

    "Our research has already shown a link between childhood bullying and risk of mental health disorders in chil...Full Article

  • Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    "Turn mommy guilt into pride" for working mothers I was quoted and my book Listening to Depression featured in this article https://www.mainstreet.com/article/when-your-maternity-leave-ends-how-to-strike-a-healthy-balance-between-work-life-and-motherhood

    From letting go of "mommy guilt" to creating a more flexible schedule, here are tips to help you survive and thrive during the first few months back at work.

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  • Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    Does one size fit all when it comes to therapy? Responsive Therapy is like an All-Star sports team compared to an average local team. An All-Star team selects the best players from each local team and optimizes the benefits of each position that needs to be covered.http://addisagift.kajabi.com/fe/80118-responsive-therapy

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants seem to help women deal with postpartum depression after childbirth, according to a new review.

    "Our findings are important due to the limited research exploring the use of antidepressants to treat postnatal depression," study firs...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal protein clumps may appear in the brain up to 30 years before people develop Alzheimer's disease, a new study estimates, perhaps providing a window of opportunity to intervene.

    Scientists have long known that people with Alzheimer's diseas...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The placid sounds of a babbling brook might be just the thing to help ease your stress at the workplace and boost your productivity, a new study finds.

    Some open-plan offices use sound "masking systems" that increase the background noise of a room...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a part of the brain that processes speech.

    The finding about the superior temporal sulcus -- located in the temporal lobe -- helps resolve the decades-old question about whether there are certain regions of the br...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have the sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea appear to have a higher risk of depression, new research suggests.

    Men with undiagnosed, severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) had more than double the risk of depression compared to t...Full Article