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Pentagon begins comprehensive review of covert psychological operations

Pentagon begins comprehensive review of covert psychological operations

The Pentagon has ordered a sweeping audit of how it conducts covert information warfare after major social media companies discovered and took down fake accounts allegedly run by the U.S. military in violation of the platform’s rules. Last week, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Colin Carr Instructs the military command engaged in online psychological operations …

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History of psychological distress may trigger long-term Covid, study suggests CNN

History of psychological distress may trigger long-term Covid, study suggests CNN

CNN — A recent study found that if you suffer from common mental problems such as anxiety or depression, your risk of developing long-term Covid-19 may be 50% higher. Signs of illness can include breathing problems, brain fog, chronic cough, changes in taste and smell, extreme fatigue, difficulty performing functions of daily living, and disrupted …

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New Psychological Study Finds Pavlovian Threat Conditioning Can Induce Long-Lasting Memory Intrusions

New Psychological Study Finds Pavlovian Threat Conditioning Can Induce Long-Lasting Memory Intrusions

Pavlovian threat conditioning (also known as fear conditioning) is a basic form of learning in which animals or people associate specific stimuli with negative outcomes.New research, published in Behavioral Research and Therapysuggesting that this type of conditioning produces intrusive memories that persist over time. These findings provide insight into the development of post-traumatic stress disorder …

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People who suffer from psychological distress are more likely to have long-term COVID-19 infection after infection, study finds

People who suffer from psychological distress are more likely to have long-term COVID-19 infection after infection, study finds

People who felt stressed, anxious, lonely, depressed or worried about the new coronavirus before being infected were more likely to experience long-term symptoms from the disease, a new study found. For the study, published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, a Harvard team looked at survey responses from nearly 55,000 people in the U.S. and …

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'Psychological changes so fast': Why stocks could retest lows as S&P 500 enters weakest period of the year

‘Psychological changes so fast’: Why stocks could retest lows as S&P 500 enters weakest period of the year

U.S. stocks could see a choppy sell-off as summer comes to an end. “Recession fears are most likely to trigger a retest of June’s lows,” Ed Clissold, chief U.S. strategist at Ned Davis Research, said in an Aug. 31 note. “From a seasonality perspective, the next few Re-testing may take place next week.” As U.S. …

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'Crying all the time': Monkeypox patient reveals psychological trauma

‘Crying all the time’: Monkeypox patient reveals psychological trauma

release: 29/08/2022 – 16:20 Paris (AFP) – The monkeypox virus can cause severe pain, but the psychological trauma of the disease can be just as devastating, patients and those treating them say. Corentin Hennebert, one of France’s first cases, said: “You won’t come out unscathed from a disease that hurts you so badly…and the additional …

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