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By Natalie Kerr Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Social Influence
Feeling lonely? Don't reach out to others just yet.
By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Between Cultures
A recent review explores the mechanisms of affect labeling and its influence on our emotional experiences.
By Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D. on September 16, 2021 in Brain and Behavior
Teens can access mindfulness training via the smartphone.
By Nancy L. Segal Ph.D. on September 15, 2021 in Twofold
How would you feel if you discovered that you were adopted and had a twin—but your parents denied it?
By Ashley Stafford Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Take a Load Off
Knowing your mental load is too high and doing something about it can be two very different things. Here are some things to consider when you're ready to make some changes.
By Brendan Kelly, M.D., Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Psychiatry and Society
Erotomania is often brought to light when a person engages in disruptive or even criminal acts, such as repeated emailing, persistent telephoning, or other forms of harassment.
By Anderson Spickard Jr., M.D. on September 16, 2021 in The Craving Brain
As she increased her dose, she found people liked her better; she was more relaxed at work and less irritable at home.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in In Practice
Learn to master your stubbornness.
By Ingrid Clayton Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Emotional Sobriety
A Personal Perspective: When "knowing better" didn't bring relief, I learned how the nervous system could be wired for unhealthy attachments.
By S. Rufus on September 16, 2021 in Stuck
Self-hatred denies its victims many of the main comforts and milestones that people with high and even medium self-esteem often take for granted.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on September 16, 2021 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
Many individuals do not struggle with mental health or substance use disorders and go to therapy to resolve relationship issues or personal dilemmas to become a better person.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Head of the Class
College and university faculty members are back in the saddle again; many have returned to the physical classroom along with their students. Still, some adjustments must be made.
By International Arts + Mind Lab on September 16, 2021 in The Art Effect
Are the kids alright? For educators, the arts are a powerful tool to take the emotional temperature of the classroom and support their students' wellbeing.
By Chelom E. Leavitt, J.D./Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Sexual Mindfulness
How can fierceness and gentleness improve sexual mindfulness?
By Kelly E. Green Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Addiction and Relationships
What does “drink responsibly” even mean? Here are 10 things to consider if you’re trying to avoid alcohol-related problems.
By Danielle M. Dick, Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Genes, Environments, and Human Behavior
Parents have always worried about their children, and the pandemic has brought a new set of concerns. But science has some reassuring news when it comes to how much we should worry.
By William Van Gordon, Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Contemplative Psychology
Abrupt large-scale changes to our social, economic, and psychological ecosystem could cause chaos, regardless of infectious disease.
By Christopher Dwyer Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Thoughts on Thinking
A Personal Perspective: Why do researchers engage in self-righteous, promotional, or grandiose bravado at academic conferences?
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Your Emotional Meter
What it takes to think differently about your role within your family.
By Christopher Bergland on September 16, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
Feeling stressed out 24/7 isn’t healthy. However, feeling the rush of your fight-or-flight response kick in before a challenge is a good thing; stress arousal improves performance.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Talking About Trauma
A 9-8-8 national crisis line would be the equivalent of 9-1-1 for mental health.
By Lantie Elisabeth Jorandby M.D. on September 16, 2021 in Use Your Brain
Worried about contracting Covid if you or a loved go into rehab? Don't be. Addiction treatment centers are safer than ever.
By Lyrica Fils-Aimé LCSW-R, RPT-S on September 16, 2021 in The Gift of [Anti-Racist] Therapy
Wondering why CBT is not working with a client? Have you validated their identity and cultural context?
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Out of the Darkness
In the midst of intense suffering and trauma, some people undergo transformation. In the severely addicted who "bottom out," this may involve a sudden release of addiction.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in How To Do Life
How to succeed without a personality transplant.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Media Spotlight
Can social media make young people believe they have a neurological disease? New research suggests that it can.
By Sean Grover L.C.S.W. on September 16, 2021 in When Kids Call the Shots
A Personal Perspective: When faced with despair, we often close the door to our hearts.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on September 16, 2021 in Social Instincts
New research explores maladaptive daydreaming.
By Vernita Perkins, PhD and Leonard A. Jason, PhD on September 15, 2021 in The Mental Health Revolution
Getting stressed about the holiday season? Start planning ahead for your mental well-being.
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on September 15, 2021 in Arts and Health
Repair of psychological trauma is not just about learning to cope with distress.
By Dorothy Suskind Ph.D. on September 15, 2021 in Bully-Wise
Workplace bullying targets top employees, kills creativity, discourages people from speaking out, and negatively impacts worker well-being.
By Jerold J. Kreisman M.D. on September 15, 2021 in I Hate You, Don't Leave Me
In the 40 years since the publication of DSM-III, much has changed about our understanding of BPD—and much hasn't.
By Michael W. Austin Ph.D. on September 15, 2021 in Ethics for Everyone
What's so great about the television show "Ted Lasso"? It paints a picture of authentic love in a flawed but caring human community.
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