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The pandemic has only exacerbated an already-existing mental health crisis. How can government leaders, clinicians, and community members better serve those in need?
There are two pandemics—the one you hear about and the one parents of special-needs children are experiencing.
A report from the science of astronomy forces a realization that so much about personality is really a matter of choice, not destiny.
A few thoughts on self-quarantine and useful things to do with your time. By Margareta Magnusson.
You can shape the next cover of Psychology Today magazine with a brief survey.
This Mental Health Month, we have an opportunity to focus on our signs, stressors, and solutions. By Arianna Huffington.
New methods may help ease the cognitive burden that can come with a prosthetic.
Recent research explores the potential costs and benefits of acting more outgoing.
Musical experiences may vary more within cultures than between them.
While cause-and-effect remains unclear, scientists are exploring an association between oral contraceptive use and later depression prevalence.
On film and in person, people are asking about my evil cousin Roy Cohn, whose enduring protégé is Donald Trump.
An investigator of the palliative effects of psychedelics offers his perspective.
The Internet has changed our social landscape. It only makes sense, then, that social anxiety may also manifest differently in a digital world.
While many reactions to trauma are harmful, some may actually result in personal growth.
Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris squared off in three recent discussions.
Sophomore year is a confusing, undefined moment in a student's high school career with particular emotional and social struggles. With the right tools, parents can help.
Stephen Mather, the first director of the National Park Service, kept his bipolar disorder from public view and succeeded in spite of his challenges.
The rockstar of contemporary psychology strips the mythology off many divisive beliefs.
Bending, breaking, and blending are enduring tools for innovation.
Infant tears may play an underappreciated part in getting parents' attention.
Today's kids are worried. Their books ought to help them.
We need to have the guts to stare deeply and intently into the abyss, until gratitude blooms, and we vow to get everything we can out of our one wild and precious life.
It's up to psychologists to explain how leaders with a disordered personality pose a threat to society.
Families describe a complicated social world filled with strict rules, inconsistencies, silence, gossip, control by adults, and pushback from teens.
Take one day a month, wrap it in a mission, and see how you feel at the end of 2017.
Teenage girls in fiction tend to be stubborn, moody, or brooding, but rarely are they seething with anger. Why not?
Let’s shift the conversation toward understanding the needs of survivors in their healing journey.
Parenting is not an easy task. Imagine how much more difficult it must be to parent after surviving a childhood trauma.
Avoid these “well meaning” comments when comforting the bereaved and try these supportive, helpful ones instead.
The science behind the emotional and mental connection to a particular band or type of music. By Rebecca Wallwork.
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