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New approaches to overcoming PTSD, depression, and anxiety
Rosemary K.M. Sword and Philip Zimbardo Ph.D.
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As journalist Mignon McLaughlin wrote, “True remorse is never just regret over consequence; it is regret over motive.”
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June is PTSD Awareness Month, so let's explore different, including very new, methods of treating this mental injury.
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As journalist and author Mignon McLaughlin stated, “True remorse is never just regret over consequence; it is regret over motive.”
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Are millions of people across our nation suffering from free-floating anxiety?
This is not a drill: As right-wing totalitarian governments try to take over the world, it's up to us to do something. Let's grab our capes.
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Since the 2016 presidential campaign, increased bullying incidences in our schools have spread to include violent acts across our nation spurred by the rhetoric of one man.
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If you are feeling anxious, depressed, or need a boost in these trying times, read on for tips on how to stay hopeful.
Rosemary K.M. Sword and Philip Zimbardo are authors, along with Richard M. Sword, of The Time Cure: Overcoming PTSD with the New Psychology of Time Perspective Therapy.