There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in Click Here for Happiness
How to deal with FoMO—or fear of missing out—and be more present in each moment.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in Never Binge Again
When it comes to overeating, despite what you may have heard, rules are better than guidelines, and embracing temptation is better than fearing it!
By Adena Bank Lees, LCSW on January 12, 2019 in From Surviving to Thriving
Confused about what addiction really is and what to do about it? Here are the latest facts.
By Margaret Wehrenberg Psy.D. on January 12, 2019 in Depression Management Techniques
High activity and depression? Yes, they can coexist but you can learn to regain balance.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Addiction in Society
Life can be better—and longer, and addiction-free—when you have a sustainable passion.
By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in In Excess
Social media operators have been accused of using psychological techniques to hook its users—particularly adolescents. Is there any evidence to support the claims?
By Amy Copeland, Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in Cycles of Addiction
Are you ready to make a change?
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 09, 2019 in Fixing Families
It's easy to feel neglected in relationships when the other person always seems preoccupied or uncaring. Here are some of the common underlying causes.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in All About Addiction
Men have long been known to struggle with addiction problems more often. But is that really because less women struggle or are there other factors involved?
By James Lake, MD on January 06, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Have you heard about cranioelectrotherapy stimulation for managing alcohol and drug detoxification and withdrawal? Many studies show efficacy.
By Sean Grover L.C.S.W. on January 06, 2019 in When Kids Call the Shots
A youth was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for a friend's overdose.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in Tech Happy Life
Why do our screens seem irresistible? The "Vegas Effect" is one of the reasons. Through understanding, resistance is not futile.
By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in In Excess
By James Lake, MD on January 02, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you curious about non-medication approaches for managing opioid withdrawal? There is evidence that weak electrical currents may be effective but more studies are needed.
By Joe Pierre M.D. on January 02, 2019 in Psych Unseen
Hemp is now legal with the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill. What does that mean for CBD?
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on January 01, 2019 in The Human Beast
In modern times, most people survive and reproduce despite their addictive behaviors. Are these due to a basic flaw in how our motivational systems work?
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on December 31, 2018 in All About Addiction
Marijuana is becoming legal more broadly every year and use is going up, but could weed be the solution to our opiate overdose hell?
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on December 31, 2018 in Ambigamy
Often the things we resolve to do are actually just things we wish we could claim to have done. These do not make for sustainable New Year's resolutions.
By Donna Barstow on December 30, 2018 in Ink Blots Cartoons
Is shopping a form of entertainment for you, or is it a nagging constant pressure of FOMO that you have no control over? Maybe this little 3-word phrase can help!
By Phil Reed D.Phil. on December 30, 2018 in Digital World, Real World
Stopping an addiction behaviour is not easy – tips can help, but, in the end, you need to ask yourself: ‘do I want to change?’; and ‘what’s in it for me?’
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on December 29, 2018 in Addiction in Society
We haven't yet solved loneliness, social and racial inequality, and addiction.
By Larry D. Rosen Ph.D. on December 27, 2018 in Rewired: The Psychology of Technology
It’s how you use it.
By Mariana Bockarova Ph.D. on December 27, 2018 in Romantically Attached
When does shopping become "compulsive buying"?
By David Rettew M.D. on December 27, 2018 in ABCs of Child Psychiatry
A recently published review paper summarizes what is currently known about the potential risks and benefits of caffeine use in youth.
By Constance Scharff Ph.D. on December 26, 2018 in Ending Addiction for Good
Not sure what to do about an upcoming family event? Here are a few tips to keep the holiday spirit alive in tense situations.