There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Matthew Smith Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in A Short History of Mental Health
What happened to asylum buildings after they closed?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Teenage sleep is a unique time in the sleep lifecycle—and teen sleep amounts have been on the decline for decades.
By Jason Whiting Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Love, Lies and Conflict
Michigan State president John Engler's attacks on the abuse victims of Larry Nassar is the latest example of denying and downplaying sexual assault.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
The topic of narcissism is popular in the scholarly and popular literature these days. Here is how we actually measure the trait and interpret individual scores.
By Kirk J. Schneider Ph.D. on January 18, 2019 in Awakening to Awe
Abstract of invited address to the upcoming Second World Congress of Existential Therapy, May, 2019
By Elizabeth Letourneau, Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Prevention Now
Might Medicaid expansion be associated with prevention of sexual violence?
By Madelon Sprengnether on January 17, 2019 in Minding Memory
The transgender movement allows us all to think more creatively about who we are and who we want to be.
By Bradley Donohue Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Athletics and Mental Wellness
Are you interested in optimizing your personal performance, or the performance of your agency? Science shows performance optimization is all about positive perspective.
By Beverly D. Flaxington on January 17, 2019 in Understand Other People
That sense of “I matter to someone” or that someone loves you, admires you and cares for you is deep and natural. It feels good to matter – to be important in someone’s world.
By Susan B. Winston LMFT on January 17, 2019 in Shift Happens
A thousand miles in the car, then jail, then a mental institution. That was the path of one manic episode of a bipolar young man.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 17, 2019 in Ambigamy
Even atheists pray in their way. We all do. It would help us find common ground if we began to identify the universal prayers, distinct from who or what might grant them.
By James Lake, MD on January 17, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you looking for information about herbals and other natural supplements for reducing drinking or drug use? Research findings point to promising non-pharmacologic approaches.
By Kimberly Key on January 17, 2019 in Counseling Keys
Workplace abuse can progressive effects on employees and, in severe cases, it can result in death. Here are basic strategies for surviving the government shutdown.
By Christopher Bergland on January 17, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
The cerebellum may regulate reward-driven behavior, addiction, and sociability by modulating the release of dopamine, according to a new study.
By Christa Santangelo Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Hope and Empowerment
Bill Gates waited until his daughter was 14 to give her a smartphone. Maybe he and others who choose to wait intuit what some research now shows.
By Sherry Benton Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Reaching Across the Divide
Let's address the misconceptions associated with narcissism.
By Michael F. Kay on January 17, 2019 in Financial Life Focus
In order to have the most success, you need to be active in some very specific areas of your life.
By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in In Excess
A new law is to be passed in the UK making 'upskirting' a new criminal offence.
By Beth L Dinoff Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in The Brain on Pain
Do you experience pain on a regular basis? Understanding the newest brain science can provide some important clues to the mysteries of pain in the human body.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Staying together and motivated when you feel like giving up
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on January 17, 2019 in Canine Corner
Does the fact that larger dogs generally have larger brains mean that bigger dog breeds are smarter than smaller dog breeds?
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
My wife comes from a foreign land, and she is still experiencing new and different things. Whenever she finds something she loves she says, “God bless America!"
By Tim Elmore on January 17, 2019 in Artificial Maturity
Some teachers have started to prescribe every step of the way to students, so they no longer want to figure out the best strategy to excel in class. How can we help them develop?
By Paul C Holinger M.D. on January 17, 2019 in Great Kids, Great Parents
Religion as seen from the perspective of human development and its three pillars—emotions, cognition, and language.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on January 17, 2019 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Are you concerned about your teen's online activities? Here are some tips to keep them safe while encouraging independence.
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Between the Lines
Afraid of burdening your grown kids when you retire? Telling them may be the best way to announce that you're taking care of yourself first.
By Richard B. Joelson DSW, LCSW on January 17, 2019 in Moments That Matter
Why do some people who seek long-term relationships resist commitment?
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on January 16, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
No matter how hard we try, there are sure to be breakdowns, broken agreements, and unhealed wounds that can create conflict in a relationship.
By Teresa Gil Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Breaking the Silence
Adverse childhood experiences and adult health consequences.
By Elinor Greenberg, Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Understanding Narcissism
Are you tired of never getting your way with a narcissistic mate? Learning a bit of judo can help you get more of what you want without arguments.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in How To Do Life
An underdiscussed way for counselors, coaches, and therapists to help clients.
By John P. Schuster on January 16, 2019 in The Power of Your Past
Whose life has not been touched by cancer, if not directly, then indirectly?
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