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The Student section of PsychAlive comprises blogs and articles written by college students from across the country. The topics in this section include everything from comments on pop-culture to personal accounts of relationships to up-to-date findings and statistics from the field of psychology. These student contributions are a lively and informative addition to PsychAlive’s resources.

Gut Health Linked to Bipolar Disorder?

I frequently justify my indulgences in food cravings by convincing myself that while ice cream may not be the best choice for my physical health, it is “just the cure” for my bad mood. I then engage in a long ...

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This Is What Teen Depression Looks Like

I want you to picture a person with depression. Are you seeing the dark bedroom, filthy sweatpants, empty eyes, poor health and general lack of prosperity? You know what I see when I picture depression? A blonde, blue-eyed teenage girl. ...

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How You Know When To Let a Friend Go

when to let a friend go

It was the night of my 23rd birthday when the friendship I had come to call my “best” quickly dissipated.  The night had spiraled out of control and I decided by the end of it that despite 10 years of ...

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Does Failure Motivate Students?

By Roxio Roman   As a college student I have always been interested in the inner workings of education. As a Psychology major I developed a special interest in why it works, or doesn’t. What are the aspects of education ...

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