There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on January 17, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Teenage sleep is a unique time in the sleep lifecycle—and the amount of time teens sleep has been on the decline for decades.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on January 16, 2019 in Psychiatry for the People
Research shows normalization of a key neurotransmitter in anxiety and depression, connecting yoga and breath practice with clinical improvements.
By Margaret E. Morris Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in Left to Our Own Devices
Headlines have urged us to reduce screen time. This is the new resolution. To improve your relationships, though, we need to focus on how, not just how much, we use technology.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 13, 2019 in Fixing Families
Everyone needs at least one person with whom they can be transparent, but many have no such person. This is how to open up and find what you need.
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on January 12, 2019 in Denying to the Grave
Why do so many people persist in resisting the reality of climate change? The psychology of denial offers some clues.
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
A new study shows that mindfulness reduced anxiety and stress in US Special Forces. Can even the most elite performers benefit from mindfulness training?
By David L Blustein Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in The 21st Century Workforce
In the so-called full employment economy, many people are really worried about work. Do the statistics we read really capture the essence of the market?
By Raj Persaud, M.D. and Peter Bruggen, M.D. on January 09, 2019 in Slightly Blighty
The rapid expansion of gated communities across the United States may hold the key to understanding what's being argued.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on January 08, 2019 in Singletons
How do you prevent your fears from being absorbed by your children?
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
You have heard about the supposedly romantic game of playing hard to get. Research, however, reveals why this tactic might backfire.
By Jessica L. Borelli Ph.D. on January 05, 2019 in Thriving
Why do well-checks and physicals all but ignore mental health? What early signs do we miss by not looking?
By Rubin Khoddam PhD on January 02, 2019 in The Addiction Connection
Utilize these six tools from cognitive behavioral therapy to help decrease your pain and begin engaging with your life in a meaningful way.
By David DiSalvo on December 31, 2018 in Neuronarrative
New research is helping to explain crucial linkages between sleep and our mental health, especially the effects of sleep loss on anxiety.
By John Cline Ph.D. on December 30, 2018 in Sleepless in America
Nightmare disorder occurs when nightmares are intense, frequent, deeply disturbing, and cause difficulty with daytime functioning.
By Joshua Wilder on December 29, 2018 in Disability In Motion
It's not easy to be the only person in the room who has a disability. You can make it easier though.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on December 28, 2018 in From Anxiety to Zen
The omission of Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) by the DSM-5 does not mean it's not a thing.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Suicide has long been a serious public health problem that’s been deeply overlooked, in funding for large-scale research and in attention from public-health efforts.
By Ralph Lewis M.D. on December 28, 2018 in Finding Purpose
These are scary and exciting times. All the world’s knowledge is in your child’s pocket. Here's how to instill perspective, curiosity, motivation, and critical thinking.
By Mariana Bockarova Ph.D. on December 24, 2018 in Romantically Attached
Research shows that these two factors play a large role in feeling most festive during the holiday season.
By Greg O'Brien on December 20, 2018 in On Pluto
The hope, the gift that keeps on giving, is gut faith, courage, and perseverance, along with shared holiday empathy to connect with those in need.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on December 20, 2018 in Tech Happy Life
The stream of news about the effects of screen use can be alarming, but at other times it can seem like there's nothing to worry about. What's the deal?
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on December 19, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
More people are turning to cannabis as a way to manage overwhelming anxiety. What are the pros and cons?
By Peter Gray Ph.D. on December 19, 2018 in Freedom to Learn
In the United States, almost anyone who wants to can get into college, and research shows it doesn't usually matter, in the long run, which college one goes to.
By B. Janet Hibbs, Ph.D., Anthony Rostain M.D. on December 17, 2018 in The Stressed Years of Their Lives
A recent APA survey confirms that 90% of Generation Z is "stressed out." With rising rates of anxiety and depression in youth, we explore the causes and offer tips to cope.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on December 15, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Insecurity in your close relationships can lead to surprising effects on materialism. New research on attachment anxiety shows how you seek security in money and possessions.