There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Taylor Kohut Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Sex Wars
Have you ever wondered why we hate porn so much despite its apparent popularity? A handful of influences shape our thinking.
By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. on February 13, 2019 in Inviting a Monkey to Tea
Feel like you're always busy creating your future? Turns out there's a better plan.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Rethinking Mental Health
Contemporary psychiatry and psychology view you and me as collections of symptoms who fall prey to "mental disorders." Isn't there a better way of viewing us?
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Theory of Knowledge
The first of a four-part series that describes a remarkable new theory of mental health and disorder.
By David Fryburg M.D. on February 13, 2019 in The Science of Kindness
Images of kindness potently inspire increases in joy, hope, love, gratitude, and compassion. Learn the value of a balanced visual diet.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Tech Happy Life
What's the "best" approach to parenting? We should be involved in kids' lives, but shouldn't be helicopter parents. A more balanced approach is the way to go.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on February 13, 2019 in Evidence-Based Living
Do feelings of happiness help to prevent people from becoming sick, or help them to get better quicker?
By Karen Wu Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in The Modern Heart
What happens when you use checklists, search filters, and preconceived notions to find your perfect partner?
By Charles Johnston MD on February 12, 2019 in Cultural Psychiatry
Leadership at every level, from the most personal to the most encompassing, is necessarily coming to have a whole new meaning.
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
Any time you have a disagreement with your partner in front of your child, it's essential that you affectionately and explicitly "repair" the relationship.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on February 12, 2019 in Ambigamy
Engineering is genius. With it, we can model any behavior using just lines and switches, like train tracks. Trouble is, it can never explain why you try to do anything.
By James Lake, MD on February 12, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you looking for information about life style choices that reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease. Emerging findings suggest that healthy lifestyle choices significantly reduce risk
By Christopher Bergland on February 12, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Researchers in Germany have identified why sleep is often the best medicine and why sleep deprivation can increase someone's odds of getting sick.
By Tim Leberecht on February 12, 2019 in The Romance of Work
Conventional wisdom states that sincerity and transparency are key to building trust. Not anymore.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on February 12, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Vows are the cornerstones of the foundation of a committed partnership and taking vows is a practice that defines the context, expectations, and values of that relationship.
By Michael R Edelstein on February 12, 2019 in The Three Minute Therapist
The elements of therapist countertransference
By Frank J. Ninivaggi M.D., F.A.P.A. on February 12, 2019 in Envy This!
Loneliness now affects up to 47 percent of adults—double the number affected a few decades ago.
By Mona S Weissmark Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in Justice Matters
Diversity programs outlawing bias are doomed to fail. So what works?
By Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on February 12, 2019 in Finding Family
Identity is a construct that takes years to define. Shocking DNA results took the identity I thought I had and threw it out the window, leaving a void to be filled.
By Jennifer Baker Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in For the Love of Wisdom
If philosophy is for the purpose of getting us to think, Elizabeth Anscombe is a consummate philosopher. This collection of essays seems a great aid to engaging with ethics.
By Steve Baskin on February 12, 2019 in S'mores and More
Children are increasingly anxious or lonely. Many parents see their child as fragile and wish they were resilient. I encourage them to strive for a higher goal: anti-fragile.
By Jennie Lannette MSW, LCSW on February 12, 2019 in PTSD Quest
Valentine's Day can cause added stress for some people suffering from PTSD. Here are some tips to help.
By Monica N. Starkman M.D. on February 12, 2019 in On Call
Have you considered how the nervousness of the world we live in is contributing to your own stress, and how you might protect yourself from it?
By Bobby Azarian Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in Mind In The Machine
Terror Management Theory explains how we became divided and how to heal.
By Susanna Newsonen MAPP on February 12, 2019 in The Path to Passionate Happiness
Does your mind chatter overwhelm or undermine you? A few simple questions can change that.
By Anneli Rufus on February 12, 2019 in Stuck
Private pain made public, packaged for reactions and potential profit, is the latest wave in a culture fixated on fame.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
No matter what you do for some people, they just don’t seem satisfied. A new study on gratitude training shows how to foster this basic social skill even in the most ungrateful.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
Sometimes the idea of trying new things with your partner can seem daunting. The truth is that doing things differently will keep your relationship healthy.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in Psychology Yesterday
Between the world wars in America, romantic love was popularly viewed in cautious if not downright negative terms.
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