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By Andy Tix Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in The Pursuit of Peace
Research on problem-focused and emotion-focused coping suggests what we can do to respond well during times of stress.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on March 16, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
Rates of depression are going up but access to care is not, especially among certain groups.
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Feeling It
Nearly half of Americans report feeling lonely. These practices can make a difference.
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on March 09, 2019 in Denying to the Grave
New treatments are cropping up for depression, but do we understand how they compare to each other? Here's what happens when science operates in silos.
By Scott C. Anderson on March 06, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Microbial genes are inherited, and they help guide the formation of your immune system and the development of your brain.
By Devon Frye on March 06, 2019 in Brainstorm
Esketamine will soon be available to patients with treatment-resistant depression. While its novel formula achieved FDA approval, some are voicing concerns about limited data.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on March 05, 2019 in Fixing Families
Cognitive behavioral therapy is the most widely used evidence-based approach to anxiety and depression. Here's what you need to know.
By David Rettew M.D. on March 02, 2019 in ABCs of Child Psychiatry
Think all kids are taking psychiatric medications these days? New data suggests otherwise, with the numbers quite different from one state to the next.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on March 02, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
At times you might find it difficult to remain engaged in a relationship but research on communication and depression shows the advantages of sticking it out.
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on March 01, 2019 in Your Personal Renaissance
Why do 60 percent of college students have anxiety disorders? Research points to three major reasons.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on February 27, 2019 in Media Spotlight
Despite countless news stories about abuse by clergy, actual research on its impact on victims has been scarce. A new review examines why.
By Scott C. Anderson on February 27, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Do horses get depressed? What we found working with race horses brought us into the world of psychobiotics. Our minds are still reeling.
By Iddo Landau, Ph.D. on February 26, 2019 in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World
Some who suffer from depression and anxiety refuse therapy or medication, saying they're inauthentic. Here's a response to that argument.
By Sarah Gingell Ph.D. on February 23, 2019 in What Works and Why?
Managing inflammation may be the key to mental health. Your dentist may be able to help, but reducing stress, and improving sleep, diet and exercise will also reduce inflammation.
By Devon Frye on February 22, 2019 in Brainstorm
Two new studies cast doubt on previously reported associations between digital technology use and adolescent mental health problems.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on February 21, 2019 in Think, Act, Be
Have you struggled to recover from a psychological condition? Maybe it's time for a better story about health and healing.
By Emily G Lattie Ph.D. on February 20, 2019 in Tech at Your Service
Struggling to meet college student mental health needs? Consider meeting them online.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on February 19, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
It's important that parents provide a constructive perspective about failure.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on February 15, 2019 in Cravings
Feeling down? Your eating habits could be helping—or hurting—your mental health.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on February 15, 2019 in Theory of Knowledge
How a new theory of mental health and disorder—known as the Anatomy of Emotional Warfare—lines up with the unified theory.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Demystifying Psychiatry
A recently approved drug to treat seizures may also have clinically significant antidepressant properties.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Think, Act, Be
Much controversy surrounds recent studies showing that multivitamins can promote mental health.
By Abigail Fagan on February 12, 2019 in Brainstorm
A new film underscores the challenges faced by male victims of sexual abuse.
By Douglas Vakoch Ph.D. on February 10, 2019 in At Home in the Cosmos
Astronauts can face critical threats to their health and well-being as they attempt to survive and thrive on space missions.
By Chamin Ajjan MS, LCSW, ACT on February 10, 2019 in The Dynamics of Love
Are you struggling to get over a past relationship? Here are tips to move on.