About 2 to 4 percent of the population suffers from trichotillomania, or hair pulling syndrome. As with many mental health issues, the syndrome is caused by a complicated mix of psychology, biology, and the environment.
Sure, hard work gets all the credit, and sometimes even the rewards, but today DNews considers the upside of doing nothing. It turns out that lazy is just another word for efficient.
Highly neurotic individuals can be capable of major creative breakthroughs, as well as debilitating emotional breakdowns.
In 1879, a physician named Benjamin Ball coined the term claustrophobia after observing patients of his who had some trouble with both closed spaces and heights. Over time, the list of spaces that could cause the disorder has grown long.
Cheating on a test at school is often looked at as a moral issue, but a recent study suggests the bad behavior could be linked to hormones.
In America, we're no strangers to plastic surgery but South Korea eclipses even the U.S. in this field. Are people who undergo plastic surgery succumbing to vanity or are there larger societal forces at play?
It sounds like a movie Ed Wood might have directed, but exploding head syndrome ifs totally for real. If you've ever woken up to an extremely loud noise whose source you could not pinpoint, you may have experienced it yourself. Trace explains.
It's safe to say we're all pretty up on the psychological hallmarks of stress -- the generalized freak-out state that makes mush of our minds. But what's going on inside our temples of high anxiety?
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