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By Marty Klein Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Sexual Intelligence
Product after product gives women and men the chance to feel sexually inadequate. Self-acceptance and better communication are a better fix for almost any sexual problem.
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 Alana Siegel Psy.D. on March 13, 2019 in Traumatized
Why are persons working with traumatized populations proud to provide help, but ashamed to seek care themselves?
By Christina Pierpaoli Parker on March 13, 2019 in Eng(aging)
Older adults want to discuss their sexual health with providers. Often, their doctors don't.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on March 12, 2019 in Canine Corner
Although there are proven health and psychological benefits associated with dog ownership, a new study shows that seniors, dogs, leashes, and gravity may make a dangerous mix.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
If life is anything, it is transient. A flash in the pan. From an evolutionary perspective, the key is not money. Or even happiness.
By Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. on March 09, 2019 in Heal the Mind to Heal the Body
There are real consequences for ourselves and our children when we label real news as “fake news."
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 Mark E. Williams, MD on March 08, 2019 in The Art and Science of Aging Well
What will we leave behind when we die?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on March 07, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
There are countless distractions challenging us in modern life. Your sleep habits can make it better—or worse.
By Carol A. Lambert, MSW on March 06, 2019 in Mind Games
Our patriarchy defines masculinity in a way that hurts men and women. For change, one arena that holds a great deal of power is parenting.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on March 05, 2019 in All About Addiction
The power of social relationships and of the influence of others in addiction is well known, so why do we keep pretending that it's all about the drugs?
By Samoon Ahmad M.D. on March 05, 2019 in Balanced
A new study strengthens the link between microbiota and mental health.
By Rebecca Housel Ph.D. on March 03, 2019 in Survive Anything
Ever wonder how some people always seem to beat the odds? It's not just luck. Anyone can learn how to turn possibility into probability.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on March 03, 2019 in Living Single
I didn’t realize it until recently, but for years, the ways I talked about my own single life, and the relevant research, was influenced by prevailing narratives about marriage.
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 Shawn M. Burn Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in Presence of Mind
Defensiveness is an enemy of relationship satisfaction and longevity. Fortunately, there are ways to counteract it.
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 Christopher Bergland on February 27, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Pain drives self-harm behaviors in a variety of ways depending on different individual characteristics, according to a new study.
By Seth Meyers Psy.D. on February 27, 2019 in Insight Is 20/20
Children who won't follow the rules may have one of several diagnoses. Parents can cope with each and protect their own mental health.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on February 26, 2019 in Shouldstorm
A new study has found that people who had loving parents in childhood have better lives later on.
By Kristen Wheldon Psy.D. on February 25, 2019 in Psychology on Fire
What are psychologists doing in fire departments and why is it important to your community?
By Julia Bueno M.A. on February 24, 2019 in The Brink of Being
An early pregnancy loss may well mean far more than you think.
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.