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By Linda Esposito LCSW on March 13, 2019 in From Anxiety to Zen
Is anxiety consuming more minutes of your day than not? A few tweaks can go a long way toward finding inner peace and productivity.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on March 12, 2019 in Fixing Families
Most of us have something we hide from others — our past, issues we're struggling with now, our true emotions. But hiding takes an emotional toll. Here's how to begin to open up.
By Darby Saxbe Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Home Base
Mindfulness is having a moment—but does it actually deserve the hype? New research suggests that yes, a few minutes a day can really boost your well-being.
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Feeling It
Nearly half of Americans report feeling lonely. These practices can make a difference.
By Jennice Vilhauer Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Living Forward
Knowing how to get past obstacles to goals is key to leading a life that feels inspired, purposeful, and satisfying.
By D. B. Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Boundless
Getting active helps us to feel more in control of our lives.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Rethinking Mental Health
Psychotherapy could still become what it always ought to have been: our premier tool for investigating the human condition.
By Jonathan D. Raskin, Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Making Meaning
The FDA just approved a totally new kind of antidepressant in nasal spray form. Some doctors are thrilled, others concerned. Here are the basics you need to know about esketamine.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Resolution, Not Conflict
Teenage depression can lead to suicide. How can a parent be proactive?
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on March 09, 2019 in Denying to the Grave
New treatments are cropping up for depression, but do we understand how they compare to each other? Here's what happens when science operates in silos.
By Joel L. Young M.D. on March 08, 2019 in When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart
This week's news offers new hope for individuals with treatment-resistant depression. Learn more about esketamine, or intra-nasal ketamine.
By Jeffrey Pickens Ph.D. on March 08, 2019 in Psychology Through Technology
Some promising possibilities are emerging for depression treatment.
By Susan M. Pollak MTS, Ed.D., on March 06, 2019 in The Art of Now
Can mindfulness help with SAD?
By Gregory Scott Brown M.D. on March 06, 2019 in Green Psychiatry
Esketamine may offer hope for those struggling with treatment resistant depression.
By Scott C. Anderson on March 06, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Microbial genes are inherited, and they help guide the formation of your immune system and the development of your brain.
By Devon Frye on March 06, 2019 in Brainstorm
Esketamine will soon be available to patients with treatment-resistant depression. While its novel formula achieved FDA approval, some are voicing concerns about limited data.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on March 05, 2019 in Fixing Families
Cognitive behavioral therapy is the most widely used evidence-based approach to anxiety and depression. Here's what you need to know.
By Christopher Bergland on March 04, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Psychedelic microdosing is a hot topic. New animal research suggests that microdosing DMT may have some positive effects on mental health, but may also have unexpected drawbacks.
By Leslie Becker-Phelps Ph.D. on March 04, 2019 in Making Change
To calm your distress, get to know all of your emotions.
By David Rettew M.D. on March 02, 2019 in ABCs of Child Psychiatry
Think all kids are taking psychiatric medications these days? New data suggests otherwise, with the numbers quite different from one state to the next.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on March 02, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
At times you might find it difficult to remain engaged in a relationship but research on communication and depression shows the advantages of sticking it out.
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on March 01, 2019 in Your Personal Renaissance
Why do 60 percent of college students have anxiety disorders? Research points to three major reasons.
By Jack Turban MD MHS on February 28, 2019 in Political Minds
A child psychiatrist—and soldier—discusses the balance between Second Amendment rights and protecting suicidal children.
By Margaret Wehrenberg Psy.D. on February 28, 2019 in Depression Management Techniques
Depression and marijuana use disorder: A chicken-or-egg question.
By Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in The Race to Good Health
There has been a lot of debate about “toxic masculinity” and manhood. New guidelines discuss traditional masculinity norms and offer tips for professionals.