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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 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 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 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 Robert C. Smith M.D. on December 09, 2018 in Patient Zero
Here’s how to treat chronic pain.
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 David P. Barash Ph.D. on November 28, 2018 in Peace and War
A young American was killed evangelizing an uncontacted people on a remote island. His action raises psychological, evolutionary, and ethical questions.
By Michael Pittaro Ph.D. on November 27, 2018 in The Crime and Justice Doctor
Are we doing enough to address the rising suicide rate among American women veterans?
By Christopher Bergland on November 24, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that low self-esteem may be a prime driver of self-harm among gay, lesbian, and bisexual students.
By Marcia Morris M.D. on November 18, 2018 in College Wellness
Parents and students need to creatively and assertively search for treatment.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on November 18, 2018 in Theory of Knowledge
The rise in reported problems is a function of both treatment use and increases in actual levels of stress, anxiety, and depression.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 10, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Everyone feels lonely and upset about being flawed at times. These five research-based strategies will allow you to keep these thoughts in check and improve your mood.
By Devon Frye on November 08, 2018 in Brainstorm
A large study links worse mental health outcomes with phenomena that are expected to increase due to climate change.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on November 05, 2018 in Theory of Knowledge
A thirty minute video-taped conversation covers the basics of depression.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on October 31, 2018 in Lifetime Connections
Men are more likely to relapse from recovery when they're at the top of their game. Women tend to relapse when they feel bad.
By David Hellerstein M.D. on October 31, 2018 in Heal Your Brain
Are depression and panic disorder different disorders or do they result from the same brain abnormalities? For decades, "splitters" have argued with "lumpers"...who is right?
By Eric S. Jannazzo Ph.D. on October 31, 2018 in The Full Spectrum
Depression is an epidemic, and yet it is commonly misunderstood. How can we recover if we don't even know what we mean when we speak of it?
By Marc Wittmann Ph.D. on October 24, 2018 in Sense of Time
In studies, psychedelics such as psilocybin or ayahuasca are showing potential as remedies for psychiatric disorders. Is this part of the future of treatment?
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 Gil Noam Ed.D., Dr. Habil on October 16, 2018 in The Inner Life of Students
As hurricanes become more destructive and more frequent, we need to build large regional response teams that are prepared to mobilize in times of crisis.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on October 15, 2018 in Media Spotlight
A new research study provides the most up-to-date conclusions about the long-term psychological impact of 9/11.
By Cami Rosso on October 14, 2018 in The Future Brain
Innovative MIT study discovered a way for AI to detect depression in individuals through identifying patterns in natural human conversation.
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on October 13, 2018 in Your Personal Renaissance
Can you have too many choices?
By Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. on October 13, 2018 in Heal the Mind to Heal the Body
Are you depressed or happy? This exercise when walking in nature uncovers secrets buried in your unconscious, helps you know yourself & your partner better and can improve health .
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 29, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Staying positive when the people around you are stressed and unhappy doesn’t have to be impossible, if you put the findings of new research into action.