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By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on November 14, 2018 in Emotional Nourishment
Regret, if used properly, can enhance development toward becoming the type of person you hope to be as well as having the kind of life you want.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on November 07, 2018 in In Practice
Some less well-known patterns associated with eating disorders.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on November 07, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
A seasoned psychiatrist shares his expertise on finding a psychotherapist who is the right match for your needs.
By Michael A. Perelman Ph.D. on October 31, 2018 in Sexual Tipping Point
He feels it happening and frantically grabs a tissue...What is the link between premature ejaculation and a sneeze?
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 31, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
An addictive relationship with food can be exhausting. The author of a new book shares a much better alternative: Loving your food—and yourself.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on October 30, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Coming to a conclusion before you have all the facts is a common problem that can hurt yourself and your relationships. Follow these steps to slow yourself down.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 24, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
The first episode of depression can be a bewildering experience, including the wide array of treatment options. An expert summarizes the latest research.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 12, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
Everyone wants to enjoy life as much as possible, yet we often get in our own way. Here are some practical strategies to make your life better.
By Joseph H. Baskin M.D. on October 04, 2018 in Cell Block
Can we treat the very elements that make a person a criminal?
By Barbara Markway Ph.D. on September 25, 2018 in Shyness Is Nice
Self-confident people share common habits and thought patterns that help them achieve their goals.
By William L. Mace Ph.D. on September 18, 2018 in Campus Confidential: Coping with College
A new book explains how we've set younger generations up for failure.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on September 12, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
Your response to a few nights of bad sleep can determine whether your insomnia goes away or lasts for years.
By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D. on August 10, 2018 in Your Neurochemical Self
You can put on the glasses that let you see the world as a supportive place instead of a dangerous one. Why wouldn't you?
By Shawn M. Burn Ph.D. on August 07, 2018 in Presence of Mind
Those of us with major depression call it the "dark passenger" for a reason but it's worth it to fight the battle in the hopes of winning the war.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 07, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
New research on "mental time travel" shows the 7 most common mindset traps that can interfere with your happiness when you look forward to the future and remember the past.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on August 02, 2018 in Insight Therapy
There are certain steps clients can take to improve their odds of benefiting from therapy.
By Tara Peris Ph.D. on August 01, 2018 in Touchy Subject
Many people with BFRBs report that sometimes they are aware of their behavior, while at other times it seems automatic. Does it matter?
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on July 30, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
Why is it easier to lose weight than to keep it off? And why do all diets eventually fail? Psychologists Aria Campbell-Danesh and Lucy Faulconbridge provide some answers.
By Terri Apter Ph.D. on July 23, 2018 in Domestic Intelligence
Abuse on Twitter can be ignored, but some people suffer similar abuse in relationships that are more difficult to switch off.
By Michael A. Perelman Ph.D. on July 10, 2018 in Sexual Tipping Point
The MAP Education & Research Foundation's Sexual Tipping Point Model offers a comprehensive theory and visual guide to understanding, diagnosing, and treating any sexual disorder.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on June 05, 2018 in In Practice
What first attracts us to our partners often later repels us.
By Christopher Bergland on June 01, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New research helps to explain the role that serotonin plays in varying degrees of patience.
By Eugene Beresin M.D., M.A. on May 05, 2018 in Inside Out, Outside In
Panic disorder is a terrifying experience with physical and emotional components. It is perceived as if one is in a life threatening situation. Treatment is often highly effective.
By Cecilia Dintino PsyD on April 17, 2018 in Midlife Matters
Midlife can be a challenge. Applying DBT skills to every day living.
By Tara Well Ph.D. on April 16, 2018 in The Clarity
Critical when you look in the mirror? Try this counterintuitive technique.