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By Neighborhood Psychiatry on January 16, 2019 in Psychiatry for the People
Research shows normalization of a key neurotransmitter in anxiety and depression, connecting yoga and breath practice with clinical improvements.
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
A new study shows that mindfulness reduced anxiety and stress in US Special Forces. Can even the most elite performers benefit from mindfulness training?
By Arash Emamzadeh on January 10, 2019 in Finding a New Home
New research suggests that instead of trying antidepressants for a couple of months, there might be a better and quicker way of predicting which antidepressant will work.
By Meg Selig on January 06, 2019 in Changepower
Micro-exercises. The G-spot. Lottery winners. Music and eating. Recent research could improve your health, happiness, and habits.
By Rubin Khoddam PhD on January 02, 2019 in The Addiction Connection
Utilize these six tools from cognitive behavioral therapy to help decrease your pain and begin engaging with your life in a meaningful way.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on December 28, 2018 in From Anxiety to Zen
The omission of Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) by the DSM-5 does not mean it's not a thing.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Suicide has long been a serious public health problem that’s been deeply overlooked, in funding for large-scale research and in attention from public-health efforts.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on December 21, 2018 in Cravings
New research shows that face-to-face communication can go a long way toward staving off depression in older people.
By Greg O'Brien on December 20, 2018 in On Pluto
The hope, the gift that keeps on giving, is gut faith, courage, and perseverance, along with shared holiday empathy to connect with those in need.
By Peg Streep on December 19, 2018 in Tech Support
The disparity between the way the culture portrays the season and the way many of us experience it can be depressing or dislocating. Here's how to deal.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 13, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on December 12, 2018 in How Healing Works
Integrating the use of evidence-based complementary interventions provides additional options for patients seeking non-drug approaches.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Living Single
New research shows that people who enjoy time alone have a different profile of psychological health than people who spend time alone to avoid others.
By D. B. Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Boundless
Feeling stressed and depressed over the holidays? Take time out for self care.
By Robert C. Smith M.D. on December 09, 2018 in Patient Zero
Here’s how to treat chronic pain.
By Carolyn Reinach Wolf on December 05, 2018 in From the Desk of the Mental Health Lawyer
High-profile revelations spurred advancements in the national conversation about mental health this year, but more progress is needed.
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on November 28, 2018 in Peace and War
A young American was killed evangelizing an uncontacted people on a remote island. His action raises psychological, evolutionary, and ethical questions.
By Michael Pittaro Ph.D. on November 27, 2018 in The Crime and Justice Doctor
Are we doing enough to address the rising suicide rate among American women veterans?
By Christopher Bergland on November 24, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that low self-esteem may be a prime driver of self-harm among gay, lesbian, and bisexual students.
By Marcia Morris M.D. on November 18, 2018 in College Wellness
Parents and students need to creatively and assertively search for treatment.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on November 18, 2018 in Theory of Knowledge
The rise in reported problems is a function of both treatment use and increases in actual levels of stress, anxiety, and depression.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 10, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Everyone feels lonely and upset about being flawed at times. These five research-based strategies will allow you to keep these thoughts in check and improve your mood.
By Devon Frye on November 08, 2018 in Brainstorm
A large study links worse mental health outcomes with phenomena that are expected to increase due to climate change.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on November 05, 2018 in Theory of Knowledge
A thirty minute video-taped conversation covers the basics of depression.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on October 31, 2018 in Lifetime Connections
Men are more likely to relapse from recovery when they're at the top of their game. Women tend to relapse when they feel bad.