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Understanding the Dark Side of Thinspiration
Katherine Schreiber MFA, LMSW
A new study found that cities whose greenery increased over 30 years saw more significant reductions in violent crime than cities whose greenery waned.
Inclusionary zoning policies, which require developers to build affordable housing in market-rate developments, may help reduce residents' cardiovascular disease risk, a new study finds.
Aesthetics, not greenery, predict how tired we may feel.
Our surroundings shape our values and behaviors more than we might assume.
New research sheds light on how marital separation alters children's oxytocin systems—impacting their attachment styles and romantic relationships well into adulthood.
People with binge-eating disorder may be struggling to manage symptoms more than ever as they are forced to stay at home and stockpile food. Here's how they can cope.
Mirth has about as many benefits as mindfulness—and may be its ideal companion.
Perhaps it's time more couples discuss getting a “sleep divorce."
The connection between sex and sleep goes much deeper than the fact that both are typically done in bed.
Expressive writing is an accessible intervention for youth in the prison system. Yet another study speaks to this truth.
New research adds to the surprising insights into both genders' "heteroflexibility."
A new study on the relationship consequences of a disengaged dad.
Among youth who identify as sexual minorities, the likelihood of death by suicide has been estimated to be two to seven times greater.
Guest post by Lauren Coe, M.S. Ed., author of Let's Talk About Self-Harm.
A new study finds that being neurotic may actually help you live longer.
Most divorces begin with hurt. A toxic divorce is a completely different scenario.
Perceiving ourselves to be higher in status can buffer us from feeling intimidated.
Watching ourselves eat can sometimes help us eat less. Other times it can make us eat more. Why?
New research finds link between over-exercise and gastrointestinal issues.
How does using sex toys impact the satisfaction both partners derive from a relationship?
A new study finds that imagination trumps willpower when it comes to waiting for bigger payoffs — but is choosing to wait for a larger reward always in your best interest?
New study that finds that how close we feel to others influences how much we suffer when we get colds.
A new report offers evidence that our psyches are as vulnerable as our earth is to global warming.
The satisfaction we derive from sex is largely influenced by the attitudes we hold about how it should play out with our partner(s).
People addicted to opioids and rural Americans would lose "big league"
A new study suggests they can.
It's important to remember that men endure eating disorders as well.
The high cost of shame and stigma manifests itself in the mental health of transgender people.
People who consider and undergo weight loss surgery cope with issues that impact their mental health and relationships, not only their bodies and wallets.
A new study confirms the efficacy of an injectable birth control method for men. But is it safe enough to bring to the market?
Katherine Schreiber, MFA, LMSW, is a writer and social worker based in New York City who specializes in working with adults with severe mental illnesses, like schizophrenia.