A recent ill-informed attack on cognitive behavioral therapy characterizes this approach in simplistic and misleading terms. Our patients deserve treatments that work—treatments that have empirical support. CBT is that treatment.
"How the dog Became the Dog" is the book to read if you're interested in the long relationship between dogs and us. Drawing on a vast amount of data, Mark Derr shows, with admirable humility, how shared sociability and curiosity drew wolves and humans together resulting in a close and enduring relationship of cooperation and mutual utility.
As a parent, it's your job to be a positive role model for your child, right? But when "experts,"are constantly reminding you of your child's deficiencies, it's hard to accomplish that. For many special parents, there comes a time when we should stop listening to what the experts say and listen to the person who really knows best -- the child.
The holidays are a time of family togetherness, and for the typical family, that often means plenty of holiday food and lots of time spent together. But for families coping with eating disorders, holiday meals can so often be more of a struggle than a celebration.
How exactly does a daily dose of porn influence a persons mental health? My research with more than 400 men reveals that individuals who view porn everyday are experiencing elevated levels of depression.
When you unplug and wait for a minute, you restore yourself to your factory default settings, which for most of us tends to be generous, open-hearted, creative, connected, and hopeful. That makes us more likely to be effective when we plug back in.
Ten years ago, Shani Raviv admitted to herself that she had anorexia nervosa and began her healing process. This month, she became a mother. Here's her essay, giving thanks for the baby she thought she'd never have.
By guest blogger Ricardo Mendoza Lepe: In the wake of the Occupy Wall-Street (OWS) movement, there has been a lot of criticism of police beatings of students and civilians. Thanks to technology, videos can be seen all over the Internet about of police officers beating and pepper-spraying protesters. As we watch in horror....