There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Polly Campbell on January 14, 2019 in Imperfect Spirituality
There are lots of perks to becoming a more flexible thinker, but it isn't always easy to do. Fortunately, (!?) my tweenage is creating a lot of opportunities for practice.
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LMSW on January 14, 2019 in Chronically Me
Parenting while living with chronic illness presents specific challenges. Flexibility, empathy and support are essential ingredients for thriving as a family.
By Sarah Epstein MFT on January 14, 2019 in Between the Generations
Does your family have secrets?
By Joni E Johnston Psy.D. on January 14, 2019 in The Human Equation
Is there such a thing as too much love? Maybe not, but in serial killer Dellen Millard's case, there was too much of something.
By Vanessa LoBue, Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in The Baby Scientist
More more women die in childbirth in the United States than in any other developed country. This year, several researchers have done in-depth investigations to find out why.
By Sam Wass Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in Smarter but More Stressed
On being an empathic parent—and keeping one foot in the boat, and the other on the riverbank.
By Michael A. Ellis DO on January 13, 2019 in Caring for Autism
11 important points to know before your child's next IEP meeting.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on January 13, 2019 in Moral Landscapes
Bronco-busting horses fails in the long run, so does baby-busting parenting.
By Tina Gilbertson LPC, BC-TMH on January 12, 2019 in Constructive Wallowing
The emotional gridlock of estrangement can come to an end when the rejected parent begins to focus on personal growth.
By Karyl McBride Ph.D. on January 12, 2019 in The Legacy of Distorted Love
Narcissists lie and rewrite history, but why?
By Michael J. Formica MS, MA, EdM on January 12, 2019 in Enlightened Living
Most of us are familiar with the old saw about partnering with your parent, but that's not the whole story.
By Mariana Plata on January 12, 2019 in The Gen Y Psy
It's okay to feel all the feels, but even more important is learning what to call each of those feelings. When "good" or "bad" isn't enough.
By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on January 11, 2019 in Eating Mindfully
How can we raise body confident kids? Read on for how we can break the body-shame cycle from being passed down to our children.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Going Beyond Intelligence
You can transform your experience of raising a child with a difficult temperament—and the child’s problematic behavior—by changing the way you think about the child.
By Elizabeth Aura McClintock Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in It’s a Man’s, and a Woman’s, World
What is the line between a reasonable parenting decision and one that carries unacceptable risk? The difference may depend on the parent's gender and observers’ moral evaluations.
By David M. Allen M.D. on January 11, 2019 in A Matter of Personality
In psychological research today, protective factors like resilience can get overemphasized—while the prevention and treatment of adverse childhood experiences gets short shrift.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
Overindulging children can lead to external rather than internal life goals, resulting in greater risks of unhappiness, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and intimacy problems.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Addiction in Society
Life can be better—and longer, and addiction-free—when you have a sustainable passion.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Media Spotlight
Along with health issues like obesity and mood disorders, the stress of becoming a parent may impact the immune system in ways that continue to impact health much later in life.
By Edward Kruk Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Co-Parenting After Divorce
Stopping parental alienating behaviors is imperative for the promotion of the best interests of children and the health of families.
By Elizabeth Elizardi M.Ed., MAPP on January 10, 2019 in Parent Pulse
"I know what I was doing at that age" is a phrase overheard from parents of teens. When you realize what they may be getting into, remember risk-taking can be good.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Resolution, Not Conflict
Recognition of false narratives and projection can help protect you from people who genuinely do want to harm you.
By Eric S. Jannazzo Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in The Full Spectrum
We like to believe that we are all capable of this essentially human experience. And yet many of us depend on people unable to offer what we really mean when we speak of love.
By Dena Kouremetis on January 09, 2019 in (R)aging with Grace
If all the stars are aligned, it could turn out to be a match made in heaven.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on January 09, 2019 in Open Gently
Knowing the signs of schizophrenia, and catching them early, can make a huge difference in a child's life.