There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By James F. Zender Ph.D. on December 14, 2018 in The New Normal
New hope for survivors.
By Christopher Bergland on December 13, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New state-of-the-art neuroscience research suggests that imagination can help the brain unlearn fear in ways that have been underestimated and unexplored until now.
By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in The Web of Violence
In a society where women are often guilty until proven innocent, it is rare that a woman has only one #metoo story to her name.
By Chris Palmer M.D. on December 10, 2018 in Advancing Psychiatry
Are you terrified to face your trauma history? New research says you should.
By G.A. Bradshaw PhD, PhD on December 08, 2018 in Bear in Mind
What happens when cultural commandments override natural reality? Reflections of T.R. Mitchell, author, teacher, and prisoner in a Pennsylvania maximum security prison.
By Meaghan Mobbs on December 07, 2018 in The Debrief
Why the new show Homecoming hits a little too close to home.
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 Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on December 05, 2018 in ExperiMentations
Understanding post-traumatic reactions is of increasing significance as we begin to grasp the massive level of abuse and neglect we inflict on one another.
By Catherine McCall MS, LMFT on December 01, 2018 in Overcoming Child Abuse
Three community events provide examples we can learn from regarding the healing process of survivors of sexual harassment and assault.
By Ellen Kirschman Ph.D. on November 30, 2018 in Cop Doc
Do you know a cop with PTSD?
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on November 25, 2018 in Psychiatry for the People
Higher self-esteem leads to greater physical health, but how is this mediated in the brain? New research suggests an important role for the hippocampus.
By Glenn Sullivan Ph.D. on November 21, 2018 in Acquainted with the Night
How well are younger veterans really doing?
By Meaghan Mobbs on November 20, 2018 in The Debrief
Research suggests high rates of eating disorders and body dysmorphic conditions for male and female military members and veterans.
By James F. Zender Ph.D. on November 19, 2018 in The New Normal
Hope from endocrinology.
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on November 18, 2018 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
When someone tells you "I see dead people," listen to them!
By Emily Green Psy.D. on November 17, 2018 in There Is Always Another Part
The remarkable similarities between me and the police I treat, and the stark differences in how our communities support us.
By Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on November 15, 2018 in The Race to Good Health
Early detection of PTSD could increase treatment access in urban communities.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on November 10, 2018 in Emotion as Information
We have the power to help each other through emotion education and support.
By Shauna H Springer Ph.D. on November 09, 2018 in Free-Range Psychology
In the wake of a tragedy like the Thousand Oaks mass shooting, fear rises up and distorts the truth. As someone who is close to many Marines, here is what I know to be true.
By Teresa Gil Ph.D. on November 09, 2018 in Breaking the Silence
Child Abuse, Trauma, and Psychological Loss
Abuse leads to a complicated form of grief and mourning
By Meaghan Mobbs on November 09, 2018 in The Debrief
For every military person or veteran considering getting help or struggling to admit they need it, PTSD headlines can stigmatize an already highly stigmatized issue.
By Diana Raab Ph.D. on November 08, 2018 in The Empowerment Diary
Statistics have shown that more vets die of suicide than in combat. What can we as a society do to help?
By Jennifer Haupt on November 06, 2018 in One True Thing
"I had to make some changes if I wanted to get out of the deep, dark hole of depression. I had to stop pretending I was superhuman."
By Temma Ehrenfeld on November 06, 2018 in Open Gently
Ketamine holds promise for veterans with PTSD.
By Michael S. Scheeringa M.D. on November 06, 2018 in Stress Relief
Clinicians can be concerned about upsetting clients by asking about trauma, but the benefits of identifying PTSD outweigh the risks.