The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By Samoon Ahmad M.D. on August 10, 2020 in Balanced
The rise in substance use disorders during COVID will become more apparent as the pandemic eventually ebbs.
By Natalie C Tronson Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Making Memories
What do we know about the long-lasting effects of COVID-19 on the brain and on memory? Other illnesses and inflammation increase the risk of dementia. Will COVID-19 do the same?
By Maryann Karinch on August 09, 2020 in Healthy Connections
Ever find yourself backing off, even from people you love and trust, because they might have "it"? You need more than hand sanitizer to protect yourself from the effects of COVID.
By William J Koehler Ph.D., LCSW on August 09, 2020 in Trauma-Informed Living
Overwhelmed by a new change of plans announcement from your school every other day? If you can't seem to decide what to do about going back to school this year, consider these 5 tips.
By Michael Pittaro Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in The Crime and Justice Doctor
Are you feeling depressed, anxious, and exhausted adjusting to our "new normal"?
By William A. Haseltine Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Best Practices in Health
Is it really safe to reopen gyms in the midst of a global pandemic?
By Polly Young-Eisendrath Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Living with Love
In 2020, I have seen so many travesties against elders and their dying that I have reassessed how their treatment affects and reflects on all of us.
By Karen Manias MBChB, Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Let Food Be Thy Medicine
Part 1: Implicit weight bias is pervasive in medicine. Doctors must take a hard look at our biases to recognise the harm we may inadvertently cause to ourselves and our patients.
By Andrew R. A. Conway Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Channel g
The University of California eliminated the SAT requirement. But why?
By Jennifer Golbeck Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Your Online Secrets
Dogs can help kids develop better emotional and social behaviors.
By David Burkus on August 10, 2020 in Creative Leadership
What are the common traits great teams share? Intellectual diversity, psychological safety, and a purpose worth fighting for.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Nervous about entering the world post-lockdown? Here are some tips to ease your anxiety.
By Anthony Silard Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in The Art of Living Free
A myth about the digital age is that we spend time on our phones because we enjoy them. The truth is that we spend time on our phones because we feel compelled to.
By Elliot D. Cohen Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in What Would Aristotle Do?
If you have sexual anxiety, the pandemic may be creating even more anxiety. Fortunately, there are still things you can do to safely improve your potential for sexual intimacy.
By Ilan Kelman Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Disaster By Choice
Deaths in earthquakes are not "natural disasters". We know how to design infrastructure to stop collapses in tremors. Political decisions determine whether or not we do so.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Your Wise Brain
Most of the time, people don't care what you're doing—you are just a bit player in their own personal drama. Or if they do care, it's a passing feeling.
By Shari Eberts on August 10, 2020 in Life With Hearing Loss
Schools should take a more active role in teaching children to protect their hearing.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Animal Emotions
An interview with Lori Gruen and Fiona Probyn-Rapsey about a new book linking ways in which "gender and animal rights activism are associated with sentiment and, often, insanity."
By Elizabeth Cohen Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Divorce Course
After your divorce, there may be life events where you have to have extended contact with your ex.
By Joel L. Young M.D. on August 10, 2020 in When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart
CFS/ME is a condition that has baffled and divided the medical community for many years. Here, Dr. Young discusses new ways to think about and address this disease state.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on August 10, 2020 in Emotion as Information
Think all psychotherapy is the same? Learn how interventions differ between methods.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on August 10, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Chronic loneliness is an epidemic in our materialistic culture that fosters competition rather than cooperation and support...
By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T. on August 10, 2020 in Schlepping Through Heartbreak
Make a personal pledge to yourself that you’ll be mindful about what is going on, conscious of how valuable your partner is to you, and expressive of that appreciation.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Talking Apes
Post-coital dysphoria is fairly common in both men and women, and research suggests it is part of the normal range of sexual experience.
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on August 10, 2020 in Becoming a Solutionary
A rare story about schizophrenia with a happy ending.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Lifetime Connections
The risk for extra-relational cheating isn't limited to romantic cheating—competing attachments can include technology, addictions, and social commitments, among others.
By Dale Hartley Ph.D., MBA on August 10, 2020 in Machiavellians: Gulling the Rubes
An elderly couple is killed in their gated community. He is decapitated. She is dumped in a lake 6 miles away. No forced entry, and nothing is taken. Now the case has gone cold.
By Allison E McWilliams Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Your Awesome Career
Feeling stuck? Setting goals will help you to move forward.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
It is not uncommon for parents to expect older and grown children to maintain the political beliefs of parents, and when this expectation is violated parents can feel upset.
By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
Suicide prevention requires understanding how the risk is different for men and women.
By Claire Jack Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Some people cause a lot of hurt to the ones they love, sometimes unintentionally & sometimes because they want to. What can you do if you're on the receiving end?
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Living Single
Many divorced people differ very little from others in health or happiness, and their lives improve over time. The vast majority of divorced people are resilient.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Emotional Nourishment
Having the gift of gab may be a valuable trait, but sometimes talkativeness can be too much of a good thing.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in How To Do Life
Reminiscing can help you make wiser choices moving forward.
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