Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
With the need for social distancing, what will be the fate of online dating? Research provides some guidance on how to navigate the new landscape.
By Melissa Weinberg LCPC on May 29, 2020 in Finding Balance Postpartum
Many new mothers struggle with anxiety in the absence of depression—and these women are slipping through the cracks.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Self-actualization is considered the highest human form; a state in which one's lower needs are met, allowing one to explore meaning and purpose. Here's why it may be overrated.
By Sanna Balsari-Palsule, Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in What’s Mind Is Yours
Do you find yourself sharing less with others than you were just a few weeks ago? Don't stop. Self-disclosure is key to boosting our health and mood in these difficult times.
By Joshua Coleman Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in The Rules of Estrangement
Can therapists sometimes make situations worse between parents and their adult children? Yes. Here are some of the most common mistakes.
By Abigail Brenner M.D. on May 30, 2020 in In Flux
Relationships are always changing and evolving. We can never take them for granted. It's essential to take the time and effort to reconnect and recommit to our relationship.
By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in The New Brain
What was the trigger that caused this woman to feel she was being threatened and needed to strike back? The knee-jerk explanation of racism is too simplistic.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Addiction in Society
Can we replace the racism paradigm for explaining and dealing with white and black conflict in America?
By Mariana Bockarova Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Romantically Attached
Avoidance coping and its lingering effects.
By Richard Brouillette, LCSW on May 30, 2020 in Flipping Out
Some schema therapists chat about how they make online therapy work.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on May 30, 2020 in Fixing Families
When relationships end, it's easy to leave with too simple a story. Take the time to drill down and leave with a more complex story so you can learn its lessons.
By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
Does attaining power breed bad behavior? The surprising correlation between sudden power and sexual aggression.
By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on May 30, 2020 in Am I Right?
COVD-19 has put a value on human life, but a person's value isn't the same as their worth.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on May 30, 2020 in Shouldstorm
The CDC has issued guidelines on how to reopen schools, and social media is panicking.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in The Right Mindset
Lisa Ling discusses what her new series reveals about the projected mental health pandemic headed our way and how people can cope.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on May 30, 2020 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
Studies show that men who pay for sex and porn users are more, not less, supportive of women's rights than others. But why might this be the case?
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Out of the Darkness
A psychiatrist and a psychologist debate whether science should take psi phenomena seriously and what they imply about consciousness.
By Regina Koepp, PsyD, ABPP on May 30, 2020 in The Psychology of Aging
This 7-step action plan for overcoming loss and grief during COVID could help you move through loss with peace and comfort.
By Charles E. Dodgen Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Simple Lessons for a Better Life
You can build your fighting spirit like a muscle. High morale supports good mental and physical health, both necessary to combat the coronavirus.
By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Black Belt Brain
Accessible concussion information that promotes good practices and efforts from all parties can break the vicious cycle of ignorance in combat sports.
By Ravi Chandra M.D., D.F.A.P.A. on May 30, 2020 in The Pacific Heart
Langston Hughes' poem "Harlem" is relevant today. Consider its words, and understand the times we live in.
By Phil Reed D.Phil. on May 29, 2020 in Digital World, Real World
What does current research suggest about why such misinformation is spread, and what can be done to stop it?
By Iskra Fileva Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in The Philosopher's Diaries
... and our tangled relationship with the adolescent in ourselves.
By Claire Jack Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Does your partner use emotionally abusive tactics to convince you that their version of events is right?
By Doreen Dodgen-Magee, Psy.D. on May 29, 2020 in Deviced!
Extended quarantine and the complexity of re-entry has global morale at an all time low. A few personal actions can turn things around.
By Caitlin Cantor LCSW, CST, CGT on May 29, 2020 in Modern Sex
Are you afraid that you may be missing red flags in your relationship, but unsure what would qualify? Here are some signs that you want to look out for.
By Holly Parker, Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in Your Future Self
Among the tragedies that have emerged from this pandemic, there are a few bright spots, and in my view, the leap of telepsychology into mainstream use is definitely one of them.
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on May 29, 2020 in Arts and Health
It's the basis for applying expressive arts within the context of trauma-informed work.
By James F. Zender Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in The New Normal
Unpacking the many pieces of the treatment puzzle.
By Mellissa Withers, Ph.D., M.H.S on May 29, 2020 in Modern Day Slavery
As climate change disasters become more frequent and the will to combat climate change remains insufficient, more effort is needed.
By Jeremy Howick Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in Doctor You
Do you use your smartphone more than you think? Research says the answer is probably yes, and it's not good for your health.
By Mylea Charvat, Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in The Fifth Vital Sign
Social isolation and loneliness were problems long before COVID-19.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on May 29, 2020 in The Chronicles of Infertility
LGBTQ+ and starting a family? Here's what you need to know.
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