Verified by Psychology Today
By Karen L. Blair Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in Inclusive Insight
Is it just a myth that LGBTQ people are more likely to remain friends with ex-partners, or is there truth to the stereotype?
By Gail F. Melson Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in Why the Wild Things Are
What do children understand about Covid as an infectious disease and as a social and emotional challenge?
By Theresa E. DiDonato Ph.D. on September 18, 2021 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
What makes an on-again/off-again relationship different from one that has never experienced a breakup?
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on September 18, 2021 in Future Trends
Those who don’t subscribe to the classic measures of success, whether by choice or otherwise, are often (and mistakenly) cast as losers.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on September 20, 2021 in Live Life Creatively
If you ever felt there was more to your OCD anxiety than your thoughts, you were right. Finding your feelings can help you find your way back to yourself again.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 20, 2021 in How To Do Life
Five ways to make kindness easier and more worthwhile.
By Nathan Michaels, Ph.D. on September 20, 2021 in Myelin Matters
Researchers are studying the biological basis of psychiatric illness at unprecedented resolution. The findings pave the way for new research avenues and more precise treatments.
By Benjamin Cheyette, M.D., and Sarah Cheyette M.D. on September 20, 2021 in 1-2-3-ADHD
Did your doctor tell you your diagnoses but forget the good parts? See how this can affect your self-esteem—and your life.
By Liz Stillwaggon Swan PhD on September 19, 2021 in The Philosopher Is In
Why are many Americans obsessed with medication but resistant to taking a safe vaccine?
By Claire Lerner LCSW-C on September 19, 2021 in Zero to Six
Doing the detective work to help us understand the meaning of a child's behavior is essential for loving and effective parenting.
By Kyle D. Killian Ph.D., LMFT on September 19, 2021 in Intersections
Which kind of optimism is a better buffer when times are tough? Research suggests tragic optimism may be the way to go.
By Dana Dorfman MSW, Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in The Parenting Paradox
Is your teen struggling with academic anxiety? Here's how to know.
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in Working With Difficult People
Need to do a better job when saying "no"? Follow these tips to manage your time and meet your objectives.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in Social Instincts
Studies show that trauma-focused treatments for PTSD are preferred by most patients.
By Stephanie Cox MS on September 19, 2021 in Family Prep
Teamwork is even more vital when kids come into the picture. How do you prepare for those conversations now?
By Joni E Johnston Psy.D. on September 19, 2021 in The Human Equation
Why would a grown woman burn her father alive? She says it was payback for sexual abuse. But even if that's true, should it matter?
By David Hanscom MD on September 19, 2021 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Just dealing with daily life is stressful enough, but we mentally take on the world's issues and become more agitated. Why do we do this to ourselves?
By Lynn Taylor on September 19, 2021 in Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant
There is an unspoken trust gap between managers and their teams as remote work further unfolds. These "Remote Rules” should help build trust.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in Rabble Rouser
Research shows that few people engage in discrimination but also that marginalized groups experience substantial discrimination. How are both results possible?
By Mark D. White Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in Maybe It's Just Me, But...
Everyone loves the Thing, and the Thing loves Alicia Masters—even though he feels he's not worthy of her. What can we learn from this?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in How To Do Life
Implications for your education and your children's.
By Iskra Fileva Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in The Philosopher's Diaries
Some people need to be right always. They won’t admit defeat even in the face of compelling contrary evidence. But what does a person achieve by insisting on being always right?
By Jack Schafer Ph.D. on September 19, 2021 in Let Their Words Do the Talking
Presumptive questions increase the probability of obtaining truthful answers.
By Russ Federman Ph.D., A.B.P.P. on September 19, 2021 in Bipolar You
A discussion of post-manic episode choices following substance-induced mood elevations.
By Mitzi Perdue MPA on September 18, 2021 in To End Human Trafficking
Sex trafficking thrives in the U.S. A free online training program teaches ordinary people how to help stop it.
By Elizabeth Dixon, LISW-CP on September 18, 2021 in The Flourishing Family
Despite the challenges and adversity mothers face, research finds their resilience and tenacity shine through.
By Kathleen O’Shea on September 18, 2021 in So Much More Than a Headache
Why do so many migraine sufferers have significant neck pain? It might be a surprise to learn that it is often an early stage of migraine.
By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on September 18, 2021 in Off the Couch
People who blame themselves, or someone else, when things go wrong may unintentionally make their circumstances more difficult.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on September 18, 2021 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Why do people with healthy bodies use their power to abandon injured others?
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on September 18, 2021 in ExperiMentations
Underlying classes of sexual fantasy provide useful data and stimulate the imagination.
By Rami Gabriel Ph.D. on September 18, 2021 in Me, the Self, and I
Roberto Calasso’s work reminds us of how psychology spoke to and for the unknown.
By Bonnie Zucker Ph.D. on September 18, 2021 in Liberate Yourself
People are feeling anxious and depressed about climate change. Here are some steps that can help restore mental well-being.
By Christopher Bergland on September 18, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
Do you have everything you need at your fingertips but still feel dissatisfied? A new study reveals how delaying gratification can increase satisfaction.
Get the help you need from a therapist near you–a FREE service from Psychology Today.