The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis

Spend enough time searching the internet for any given symptom and you'll eventually end up with grave prognosis. Easy access to information does not negate the need for a professional opinion.

Who Has What and Why?

By John Elder Robison
Are Asperger's, Autism, and PDD-NOS all the same?

Bipolar or Borderline?

By David M. Allen M.D.
A rampant case of diagnonsense.

Working Memory in Any Language: Is it the same?

By Tracy P Alloway Ph.D.
Is a culture-fair approach to psychological testing possible?

A Third Kind of "Vert"

By Karl Albrecht Ph.D.
Some introverts can masquerade as extraverts.

The Devil Inside: Psychotherapy, Exorcism and Demonic Possession

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Does Satan truly exist?

Normalcy, Neurosis and Psychosis: What Is a Mental Disorder?

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Who determines what is "normal" and "abnormal"?

How Novels Make Me a Murderer

By Norman N Holland Ph.D.
I want the killer, thief, terrorist, to succeed--why?

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Helpful Reminders During Challenging Times

Six Problems wih Psychiatric Diagnosis for Children

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
Having differences is not the same as having a disease.

Should Scientists Test Prayer?

By Candy Gunther Brown Ph.D.
Why prayer should be studied empirically.

Addicted to Facebook? Take the Quiz and Find Out

By Pamela Cytrynbaum
Why do so many midlife women love Facebook?

Truth, Lies and Self-Deception

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
None of us are beyond deceiving ourselves.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

DSM-5 Hysteria: When Natural Grief Becomes Pathological Bereavement

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
When does grief over loss of a loved one turn into a mental disorder?

The Making of the American Junkie

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Medication, medication, medication…

We’re Not Psychologists but We Play Them on Television

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The unfortunate truth about television therapists

Self-Diagnosing Your Marriage Problems? Beware!

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
The 4 main mistakes folks make, and 1 diagnosis strategy that works.