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By Atlanta Behavioral Health Advocates on September 27, 2021 in Outside the Box
COVID-19 has helped make mental health a mainstream conversation. Now is a great time for all of us to contribute to this positive change.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Boomers 3.0
The term “boomer,” which was once admired (much like “American”), is now deemed toxic, making it somewhat embarrassing to be a member of the generation.
By David Scharff M.D. on September 27, 2021 in A Psychoanalytic Exploration
Ronald Fairbairn might be the most important psychoanalyst you've never heard of.
By Christopher Bergland on September 27, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
Inactivity is a public health crisis that affects men, women, and children. During middle childhood, staying active may be especially important for boys' psychological resilience.
By Leslie Becker-Phelps Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Making Change
Making bad choices that make you more unhappy do not mean that you want to be unhappy. You might simply be stuck in negativity—and you can learn how to emerge from this darkness.
By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on September 27, 2021 in Off the Couch
Learning to make room for dissociated thoughts and feelings can help you manage unpleasant life circumstances and emotions.
By Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Hope for Relationships
How do we intervene effectively when someone has reached such a depth of hopelessness and despair that ending their life seems like the only way out?
By Stephen J. Betchen D.S.W. on September 27, 2021 in Magnetic Partners
How past victimization is haunting your current relationship.
By Carol R. Hughes, Ph.D., LMFT, and Bruce R. Fredenburg, M.S., LMFT on September 27, 2021 in Home Will Never Be the Same Again
What pitfalls can parents who are divorcing later in life easily miss?
By Phil Reed D.Phil. on September 27, 2021 in Digital World, Real World
Allegations of suppressed information prompted comparisons between social media and tobacco companies, but, even if true, would this tell us anything we did not know already?
By Alfie Kohn on September 27, 2021 in The Homework Myth
When conspiracy theorists, anti-vaxxers, and climate science deniers claim to be brave truth-tellers and skeptics, how do we distinguish that from genuine skepticism?
By Rosalind C. Barnett, Ph.D., and Caryl Rivers on September 27, 2021 in A Woman's Place
Many of earth's most passionate defenders are female.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
Viewing pornography could have a detrimental impact on relational depth and attachment, research posits.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in How To Do Life
Take a 31-item self-inventory to find out.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on September 27, 2021 in The Mysteries of Love
Surveys suggest that more than 60 percent of us have cheated on our long-term partner at least once. Why are so many of us unfaithful?
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Adolescence can be a more emotional time in the parent-child relationship. It is a period to honor these feelings, but not to let them rule.
By Jane Greer Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in Shrink Wrap
Couples who approach frustrations from different directions can benefit from a simple technique that accommodates the needs of both.
By Arash Emamzadeh on September 26, 2021 in Finding a New Home
New research investigates whether people seek heroic romantic partners. It also examines potential biological reasons for this behavior.
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in The Dance of Connection
Do these three things with your partner and stay with it for three weeks.
By Sarah Vollmann, MPS, ATR-BC, LICSW on September 26, 2021 in Grief and the Replacement Child
What are the implications of being born after the death of a sibling? The three founding members of the Replacement Child Forum share their insights.
By John Cline Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in Sleepless in America
New research has revealed mechanisms that allow mice to interpret visual stimuli even before their eyes open. This may help in understanding human cognitive development.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on September 26, 2021 in The Mysteries of Love
Abusive love is coupled with a brain chemistry similar to that of people addicted to cocaine.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in The Antidepressant Diet
There is a sense of foreboding about returning to the office.
By Armin Zadeh, MD, Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in The Forgotten Art of Love
Do democratic societies work like personal relationships?
By Shirley M. Mueller M.D. on September 26, 2021 in The Mind of a Collector
Disposing of one's beloved collection can be distressing or even painful. Happily, though, following a few steps can make it easier. If Bill Wyman did, we can too.
By David Hanscom MD on September 26, 2021 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Anger is the body's last ditch effort to control a threatening situation. It is a heightened flight or fight state. It is protective but blocks effective treatment of chronic pain.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in Peaceful Parenting
Am I missing something others have which allow them to be loved? Am I deficient? The answer is probably no, but you may be with an emotionally unavailable partner.
By Alan Jern Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in Overthinking TV
More representation of autism on TV is a good thing. But if representations aren't accurate, will they increase public misunderstandings?
By Mark D. White Ph.D. on September 26, 2021 in Maybe It's Just Me, But...
Are you attracted to a certain type of person, but worry that you don't share the same qualities you value in them? See what mistakes you might be making in thinking like this...
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