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By Karl Pillemer Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Lessons for Loving
Some families are overcoming long-standing estrangements in the wake of the virus. Research shows that this outcome is not surprising.
By Barry Lubetkin Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in The Wise Therapist: A Guide to Healthy Thinking And Doing
In pausing all normal activity, the pandemic has handed narcissists an extraordinary opportunity to take their foot off the self-aggrandizing pedal.
By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
Domestic violence victims forced to stay at home with their abusers can take steps to minimize aggression and injury.
By John A. Nelson, Psy.D., M.Div. on April 04, 2020 in Are We There Yet?
We must look out for the mental health of medical workers on the frontlines. Some guidance for the workers, their loved ones, and mental health professionals.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on April 05, 2020 in Fixing Families
In times of struggle it's easy to lose perspective. If we way back and look at who are in the huge scope of time, we and our lives are truly unique.
By Megan Delaney Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Nature Is Nurture
What if they close nature? Why we must behave in the great outdoors (and ways to cope at home).
By Amy C. Edmondson Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in The Fearless Organization
On Covid19, Equity, and Empathy
By Marvin Karlins, Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in The Psychological Edge
Is the World Series of Poker worth dying for?
By Cynthia M. Bulik Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Healthy Eating, Healthy Relating
Not only is it OK, but it is essential to lower your expectations of yourself and your children during lockdown for COVID-19.
By Anatasia Kim Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Truth and Courage
Has COVID-19 fear become overwhelming and unbearable? A few simple adjustments can make a big difference.
By Benjamin Cheyette M.D. on April 05, 2020 in Healthy Prescriptions
Has the novelty of Shelter-In-Place worn off? Here are 10 practical tips to create a sense of normalcy in a time that is anything but normal.
By Tim Leberecht on April 05, 2020 in The Romance of Work
For all of us to collectively imagine a better future, each of us must envision their own. But instead of a coherent vision for the future, I can only articulate six hopes.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Psychology Yesterday
Computer programming practices of decades past provided the perfect scenario for us to construct a convincing narrative of our demise: Y2K.
By Jake Teeny on April 05, 2020 in A Difference of Opinion
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our daily behaviors more than we could have imagined. But how might it also be affecting our opinions on things and how much we talk about them?
By Leon Hoffman M.D. on April 05, 2020 in Beyond Freud
How can parents develop greater resilience in themselves and promote greater resilience in their children?
By Josh Gressel Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Putting Psyche Back Into Psychotherapy
Going through a once-in-a-lifetime experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. What can you learn about yourself going through this one?
By Elizabeth Dixon, LISW-CP on April 05, 2020 in Holistic Therapy
Are you frustrated and overwhelmed with sleeplessness? Tired of sleeping pills? Fortunately, there are evidence-based, drug-free treatments that can help you sleep again.
By Diana Raab PhD on April 05, 2020 in The Empowerment Diary
After a few weeks of the directive to stay in place, are you finding yourself sad and getting increasingly lonely? We are all in this pandemic today. Here's how to cope.
By Eva Ritvo M.D. on April 05, 2020 in On Vitality
You've heard of Post-Traumatic Stress. Did you know there's also Post-Traumatic Growth?
By Matthew J. Edlund M.D. on April 05, 2020 in Getting Healthy Now
Many who have coronavirus never know they're sick, while others experience a mortal illness; here's why.
By William C. Sanderson Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Our Evolutionary Selves
Are you in a state of panic about coronavirus? Consider that it may be worthwhile dialing that down to a more reasonable level of fear.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Moral Landscapes
During the Holocaust, some were courageous. We can learn from them.
By Dean Olsher LCAT on April 05, 2020 in A Sound Mind
We can reduce distractions and increase privacy in teletherapy by taking a few simple steps, along with a potentially tricky one that may require negotiation.
By Blake Griffin Edwards LMFT on April 05, 2020 in Progress Notes
Leaving our children to figure it all out for themselves is a potential recipe for distraught emotions, misguided behavior, as well as family conflict, in the end.
By Zachary Alti LCSW on April 05, 2020 in The Mental Hygienist
Strategies for improving your immune resistance and maintaining your physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Theory of Knowledge
Despite a recent argument against the concept, we should embrace strong emergence, defined as the emergence of a new dimension of behavioral complexity.
By Joscelyn Duffy on April 05, 2020 in The Power of Personal Narrative
Amid the financial struggles and hefty sense of loss many are facing without a job or income, these unprecedented times have also left us with an opportunity and a choice.
By Timothy Carey Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in In Control
Will this teensiest of agents help us learn some of our biggest lessons?
By Rob Pascale and Lou Primavera Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in So Happy Together
On average, people re-marry within four years after their divorce. Is the second one better?
By Matthew Giobbi Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Mindfulness and Music
When we use free improvisational music-making to explore our inner world, we learn to reconsider what freedom means.
By Renee Garfinkel Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Time Out
Why do some of the fringe religious groups defy public health instructions? Some psychological factors likely play a role in their self (and other)-destructive behavior.
By Gurit E. Birnbaum, Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in Intimately Connected
How might the pandemic affect your desire for sex?
By Raj Persaud, M.D. and Peter Bruggen, M.D. on April 05, 2020 in Slightly Blighty
Research explores how pandemics and other catastrophes can drive us to war.
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on April 05, 2020 in The Asymmetric Brain
Have you ever wondered whether your dreams are weird? A new large-scale study investigated what people typically dream about.
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