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By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 13, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.
By James Lake, MD on December 13, 2018 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you curious about DHEA for depressed mood? Research findings suggest that DHEA enhances mood when taken alone and improves the effectiveness of antidepressants.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on December 12, 2018 in How Healing Works
Integrating the use of evidence-based complementary interventions provides additional options for patients seeking non-drug approaches.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on December 12, 2018 in Open Gently
Depression isn't just caused by inherited tendencies. Your experiences, including illness and medications, stress and trauma, also play a big role.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Living Single
New research shows that people who enjoy time alone have a different profile of psychological health than people who spend time alone to avoid others.
By John-Manuel Andriote on December 10, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
Dancing, and dance music, can lighten your mood, relieve anxiety, and even cut through the dark clouds of depression. Why do you think gay men love it?
By Elana Premack Sandler L.C.S.W., M.P.H on December 10, 2018 in Promoting Hope, Preventing Suicide
When we are looking at the way we feel, we may find that solutions that have worked for us in the past are no longer working. What else could we consider?
By D. B. Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Boundless
Feeling stressed and depressed over the holidays? Take time out for self care.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in All About Addiction
As addiction continues to stymie treatment and prevention efforts, old-world approaches might hold the key to addressing the problems that might drive it.
By Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D. on December 10, 2018 in Brain and Behavior
This technique worked as well as conventional TMS.
By Robert C. Smith M.D. on December 09, 2018 in Patient Zero
Here’s how to treat chronic pain.
By Jeffrey S. Nevid Ph.D., ABPP on December 09, 2018 in The Minute Therapist
Read any good minds lately? What about your own?
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on December 08, 2018 in Rethinking Mental Health
Authoritarian parents make their children's lives miserable. If you're dealing with an authoritarian parent or haven't recovered from those dealings, here are 10 tactics to try.
By James Lake, MD on December 07, 2018 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you curious about the antidepressant benefits of omega-3 fatty acids? Research findings support improved response when taken with an antidepressant.
By Ryan M. Niemiec Psy.D. on December 07, 2018 in What Matters Most?
Isolation, sadness, and overwhelm might be a reality for you—especially at this time of year—but they don't have to cause as much suffering as you may think.
By Michael G. Pipich MS, LMFT on December 07, 2018 in Owning Bipolar
People with bipolar disorder are often misdiagnosed with major depression. Here's how to know the difference.
By Linda Walter LCSW on December 06, 2018 in Life Without Anxiety
Are you worried about facing the holidays because of the recent death of a loved one? There are ways to survive.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on December 06, 2018 in Lifetime Connections
It's not the holidays that increase the suicide rate; it's the post-holiday let-down and loss of connection that can lead to increased risk.
By Christopher Bergland on December 06, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New research reveals three surprising ways that a dose of subclinical narcissism is linked to positive outcomes.
By Carolyn Reinach Wolf on December 05, 2018 in From the Desk of the Mental Health Lawyer
High-profile revelations spurred advancements in the national conversation about mental health this year, but more progress is needed.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on December 05, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
Primary care providers will become more involved in screening for a variety of psychiatric conditions.
By Hal Herzog Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in Animals and Us
Recent large-scale studies have found that vegetarians and vegans are more likely to be depressed than omnivores. But the reason for this link is unclear.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in The Antidepressant Diet
There are seemingly endless reasons why we overindulge during the holidays. There are better ways to cope, once you are informed.
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on December 02, 2018 in Denying to the Grave
Is universal screening the answer to the challenges around high rates of untreated depression in the U.S.? There may be serious limitations.
By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on December 01, 2018 in Am I Right?
Hope can be found even when it all seems hopeless.