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By Mark L. Ruffalo D.Psa., L.C.S.W. on November 15, 2019 in From Freud to Fluoxetine
These five pharmacological agents forever changed the course of psychiatry.
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW on November 14, 2019 in Chronically Me
While chronic illness takes so much from those it affects, it also can present opportunities for growth.
By Amy Morin on November 14, 2019 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
Despite the concerns, research consistently shows that online treatment can be very effective for many mental health issues. Here's what you should know about online therapy.
By Cody Kommers on November 14, 2019 in A Friendly Interest
Therapy is a strategy for solving a problem, not an end goal in itself.
By Jonas Dora MSc on November 15, 2019 in On Human Decision-Making
Many times throughout a day, we feel fatigued. But what does that mean exactly? And can we prevent or delay it? Read on for some answers as well as some new, exciting questions.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
What is the single most important quality leaders of the future need to succeed?
By David Rettew M.D. on November 15, 2019 in ABCs of Child Psychiatry
“Behavioral” approaches to children who act up and become dysregulated are steadily being replaced by more “trauma-informed” models. Are we losing some good tools in the process?
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in How Do You Know?
Making sense of what led an inter-generational put-down to become a viral sensation—using moral psychology and relationship science.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Addiction in Society
Is autism a disease? More importantly, is it sad?
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
Narcissists skillfully manipulate their image to be more effective in drawing in their prey. Classy or hip on the outside doesn’t guarantee substance on the inside.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Social Instincts
New research compares the personalities of adults with and without siblings.
By Christopher Mruk, Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Authentic Self-Esteem and Well-Being
Parenting children so that they develop authentic self-esteem involves more than just success or praise!
By Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Heal the Mind to Heal the Body
Three lessons learned from Michael’s fight against colon cancer could help save your life or the life of a loved one.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Does catching a buzz make you more attractive, more annoying, or more likely to engage in dangerous behavior? Research gives us some answers.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Living Single
Your definitive guide to terms for unfair treatment of singles and glorifying of married people: singlism, matrimania, marital status discrimination, and marital privilege.
By Christopher Dwyer Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Thoughts on Thinking
Just as important as knowing how to identify fake news is understanding why we fall for it.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on November 15, 2019 in Cravings
Want to keep your mind sharp? Follow this recipe for maintaining brain health and preventing cognitive decline.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Animal Emotions
Fair play requires dogs to stick to a mutually agreed upon set of rules including: Ask first and communicate clearly; Mind your manners: Admit when you're wrong; and Be honest.
By Patricia Fara Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in A Lab of One's Own
Why do so many people still believe that you can either be a good scientist or a normal woman, but not both?
By Shauna H Springer Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Free-Range Psychology
Marines have not only been some of my best friends—they have been some of the most exceptional partners I’ve had on the front lines of this mental warfare we are facing.
By Anthony C. Lopez Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Evolutionary Politics
Are we compelled to violence by our inner passions and brute instincts, or are we born peaceful yet pulled tragically into conflict by the various pressures of social life?
By Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in Neuroscience in Translation
Why are more older adults being diagnosed with autism for the first time? New research provides insight into the process of being diagnosed with ASD after age 50.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on November 15, 2019 in ExperiMentations
Self-hatred, often hidden and expressed in uncontrolled self-destructive enactments, underlies many thorny problems of living. Divining what is happening is the first step.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on November 15, 2019 in How To Do Life
The power of speaking a little less than your share.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 14, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Sleep can play a powerful and protective role in helping us manage and even reduce our cancer risk.
By Zazie Todd Ph.D. on November 14, 2019 in Fellow Creatures
The things you need to know about each stage of your dog’s life, and the behavior changes to expect as they mature from puppies to seniors.
By Suzanne Gelb Ph.D., J.D. on November 14, 2019 in All Grown Up
Are you navigating a breakup with someone and hoping to be “just friends” afterward? In part three of a four-part series, an expert offers insight... and hope.
By Amee Baird Ph.D. on November 14, 2019 in Sex in the Brain
We’ve all heard the phrase, but can it really happen? Can sex actually blow your mind? Indeed, it can. It can trigger a temporary loss of memory, or even permanent brain damage.
By Meredith Resnick L.C.S.W. on November 14, 2019 in Adoption Stories
Is your adult child chronically dependent on you? And more than a little resentful despite all you do?
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on November 14, 2019 in In Practice
How to use your knowledge of your partner's strengths to help them grow.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on November 14, 2019 in Hope + Resilience
Mental health experts share useful guidance for responding to the mass shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California.
By Dana Dorfman MSW, Ph.D. on November 14, 2019 in The Parenting Paradox: Aligning Values With the Drive to Achieve
The more your anxiety spirals, the further you get from being the kind of parent you need to be: focused on who your teen is in the present.
By Richard E. Cytowic M.D. on November 14, 2019 in The Fallible Mind
Reading linear stories can heal the effects of heavy screen exposure and digital distractions. It can temper your scattered attention and build up your emotional intelligence.
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