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By Terri Apter Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Domestic Intelligence
It is time to retire Attachment Theory from its privileged place in psychology.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
We need to raise spiritual children who have a sense of peacefulness, curiosity, industry, and awe, as well as a deep sense of empathy with others’ suffering.
By Mitch Prinstein Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in The Modern Teen
How well would "The Catcher in the Rye" hold up today?
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Memory Medic
So why do we even teach hand printing of letters? Educational "reform" may try to kill that, too. We could just show a keypad.
By Joseph H. Baskin M.D. on April 14, 2019 in Cell Block
Does it seem like we're failing to enforce boundaries with our kids?
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Compassion Matters
Insecurity, anxiety, disatisfaction, and jealousy can all be effects of experiencing an anxious attachment pattern. How does this pattern form and go on to limit our relationships?
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Moral Landscapes
How can parents assess whether they are providing an evolved nest to their children?
By Scott C. Anderson on April 12, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Early microbial disruptions can alter brain development, setting the stage for later mental illnesses. What happens in the first thousand days could change your mood for life.
By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on April 12, 2019 in Once Upon a Child
How dads can ease their young children’s adjustment to the new school year.
By Edward Kruk Ph.D. on April 12, 2019 in Co-Parenting After Divorce
The time has come for both family law legislators and family practitioners to take action to establish co-parenting as the foundation of family law.
By Lisa Aronson Fontes Ph.D. on April 12, 2019 in Invisible Chains
After domestic violence, parents can assess their children and teens for trauma symptoms, and provide them with the calm and safety they need to recover.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on April 11, 2019 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Separating children from their caregivers can be traumatic for both.
By S. Rufus on April 10, 2019 in Stuck
Trauma taught us that human interaction is a weapon.
By Sarah Rasmi Ph.D. on April 09, 2019 in Bridging the Gulf
Here are some tips to keep in mind when it’s your family's turn to say goodbye.
By Christopher Bergland on April 08, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
There's no clear-cut link between adolescents' screen time and psychological well-being, according to a new preregistered study that used robust and transparent research practices.
By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S on April 08, 2019 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
Overt abuse is a lot easier to identify and reflect on than neglect because neglect is the absence of something happening. How do you identify and reflect on what didn't happen?
By Vanessa LoBue, Ph.D. on April 08, 2019 in The Baby Scientist
It's a common stereotype that boys are better than girls at math. According to research, it doesn't start out this way. How do we help encourage girls to keep engaging in STEM?
By Walter Veit on April 07, 2019 in Science and Philosophy
Is the return of eugenics imminent?
By Nick Luxmoore on April 07, 2019 in Young People Up Close
Without anger, we lose our creativity, determination, resilience, energy. Without it, we become depressed.
By Christopher Lynch Ph.D. on April 06, 2019 in Autism and Anxiety
A trip to the doctor's office can be downright terrifying for a child on the autism spectrum. It doesn't have to be this way.
By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on April 06, 2019 in The Moment of Youth
Setting emotional boundaries is an important part of developing healthy relationships. Parents who teach their kids about boundary setting contribute to their lifelong happiness.
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on April 06, 2019 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
The next time you hear your child talk to their doll, you'll want to forget you've read this.
By Stephen Camarata Ph.D. on April 05, 2019 in The Intuitive Parent
Public policy on the use of genetic testing must include protection for all people.
By Ewan Morrison on April 05, 2019 in Word-Less
An ex-stutterer finds a cure in free speech.
By Eugene Beresin M.D., M.A. on April 04, 2019 in Inside Out, Outside In
Getting your toddler to sleep may be challenging. Beyond helping your child settle, bedtime fosters achieving a critical developmental milestones—the capacity to be alone.
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