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Arnold A. Lazarus Ph.D., Clifford N. Lazarus Ph.D., Donna Astor-Lazarus
Denying scientific facts such as the incredible safety and efficacy of vaccines, and that climate disruption will devastate our way of life and imperil our species, is not wise.
How to significantly weaken OCD's grip without immediately undertaking the very challenging intervention of ERP.
Being a parent is probably the most awesome and responsible job anyone could have. But as it's often said, "Kids don't come with instruction manuals." But here's a helpful tip.
Eclectic therapists use a variety of methods and techniques, rather than adhering to a specific school of psychological treatment. Here's why that's not always a good thing.
The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a disturbing error in the CDC's current charter that is reflected in the medical healthcare system.
Here’s why you can’t simply think your way out of, or be talked out of, unhappiness and anxiety.
The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard to fathom. But get ready for its aftershocks. The good news is that there are behavioral health tools that can help.
Here's how long it usually takes to beat OCD with CBT. Individual results may vary.
Recent research suggests 0.4 percent of the population has heightened sensitivity to pain. The cause is in our DNA but not in the way you might think.
Why did the days and seasons seem to last so much longer when we were children? Here are a few answers.
Why won't some people just acknowledge the facts or admit to being wrong? Here are nine common explanations.
The seasonal blues can be a very real psychiatric condition. Technically called seasonal affective disorder, here's what you can do to beat it.
The current COVID-19 pandemic is horrendous. Luckily, we live in a time of the internet and video conferencing. Here are some positives of the current necessity of teletherapy.
Several common factors appear to insulate people from the psychologically corrosive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Correcting faulty beliefs, providing missing information, and helping clients to develop a more healthy basic outlook on life is often an important part of therapy.
COVID-19 is the closest thing to an extraterrestrial invasion we’re ever likely to face. How would we do as a unified species defending our planet from a universal threat?
Natural disasters have shaped the very landscape as well as the course of civilization. To a certain extent, we can control one of them. So why didn't we?
A basic understanding of science is a vitally important part of a person's fund of knowledge, just like reading and math. Yet 70 percent of Americans are scientifically illiterate.
The legal requirements for president haven’t changed since their inception in 1789. But our understanding of mental illnesses and character pathology sure has.
Does your partner often fail to live up to your expectations? Maybe you’re making this rookie mistake.
In popular psychology and clinical settings, much attention is being placed on mindfulness. It’s no mystery why.
There are hundreds of systems of therapy. Yet there is one that can unify them all, and it is based on scientific evidence.
Enraged narcissists can be extremely dangerous. They will do whatever they can to emerge the "winner," and often stop at nothing to get revenge on someone for just a minor slight.
It's true that a picture can be worth a thousand words. And in therapy, a simple metaphor that symbolizes an important idea can be more powerful than straight advice.
Thanks to a few visionary thinkers, the practice of psychological therapy is now firmly anchored in science. But it remains as much an art as it is a science. Here's why.
The notion that opposites attract is true if we're talking about atomic particles and magnets. In the world of intimate relationships, however, similarity is the binding force.
Some researchers maintain that consciousness is a fundamental property of the universe, existing independently and outside of the brain, and continues after death.
Grappling with existential realities can be a source of great distress for many people. Here is how some make peace with a life devoid of higher purpose or predetermined meaning.
Here are the "TERMS" for living your best life—five simple keys that can unlock the door leading to happiness and health.
Will the ultrawealthy soon be able to buy their way out of death?
Arnold A. Lazarus is a professor of psychology, therapist, author, lecturer, and clinical innovator.
Clifford N. Lazarus, Ph.D., is Clinical Director of The Lazarus Institute.
Donna Astor-Lazarus is the Co-Clinical Director of The Lazarus Institute.