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Dysthymia, Mood Disorders, SAD
By Paul Thagard Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Hot Thought
Moods are brain states that result from the same mechanisms that produce emotions: brain representations of physiological changes and appraisals of goal satisfaction.
By Beverly D. Flaxington on May 22, 2018 in Understand Other People
Four things you can say and do to show others you are there for them.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on May 17, 2018 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Why mental health is just as important as your physical health—especially during your fertility journey.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on May 15, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
Medications can help children and adolescents with depression and anxiety, but they can have significant side effects. It may be better to try non-pharmacologic approaches first.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on May 23, 2018 in Fixing Families
Apathy is living in a world of grayness where nothing really matters, nothing is important. Four common sources and ways to break out and step up.
By Peter Toohey Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Annals of the Emotions
Brad Necyk curates a photovoice exhibit from the Mathison Centre for Mental Health at the University of Calgary that shows the visual and audial experience of mental illness.
By John-Manuel Andriote on May 22, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
Stigma is a powerful deterrent to seeking proper mental health care. Rejecting it can open the door to new levels of healing.
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Feeling It
Some people seem old though they are young. Others are old but seem very young. What's their secret?
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
Dissolve anxiety, stress and unhappiness. Enhance your mind and unleash your creativity with these simple breathing exercises.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on May 21, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
The latest research supports time-honored ways of aligning our thoughts, actions, and presence to maximize well-being.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on May 21, 2018 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Research is beginning to show traditional approaches and positivity are inadequate to heal this profound grief.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 21, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
Loneliness and depression are the new killers. In fact, recent studies show that either one (or both) can be more dangerous to your life than obesity or using tobacco products.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on May 20, 2018 in Emotion as Information
Despite all his good fortune, this man could not shake the nagging feeling that he wasn’t enough.
By Christopher Lane Ph.D. on May 19, 2018 in Side Effects
Our well-being and that of our neighbors is far more interlinked than we realize.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 18, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
If you find your purpose and share it with the world, you will be happier.
By David Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on May 17, 2018 in Boundless
A focus on overall wellness helps to dispel feelings of self-doubt.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 16, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
Depression is a part of life, and not even celebrities are immune.
By Steven Reidbord M.D. on May 15, 2018 in Sacramento Street Psychiatry
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was recently featured on TV as "making a comeback." Highly effective for severe depression? Yes. A miracle treatment to popularize? No.
By Jeremy Clyman Psy.D. on May 15, 2018 in Reel Therapy
Read on to discover the ways this captivating new movie discusses parenting, depression, and an increasingly prevalent and complex concern, known as caretaker burnout.
By OSU Ross Center for Brain Health and Performance on May 15, 2018 in The Social Brain
Sleep expert, Dr. Sigrid Veasey, explains how sleep loss early in life can have lasting changes on your neural connectivity. What you need to know!
By Robert J King Ph.D. on May 14, 2018 in Hive Mind
The abortion debate in Ireland has generated interest in potential harms to the mother's mental health. The science on this is unequivocal.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 14, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
Some people who are depressed achieve championship status at emotionally beating themselves up.
By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. on May 14, 2018 in Feeling Our Way
Much psychotherapy is an opiate.
By Marwa Azab Ph.D. on May 14, 2018 in Neuroscience in Everyday Life
Do not say to a HSP, you are too analytical, too sensitive, too emotional, you cannot handle criticism or stress.
By Leslie E. Korn Ph.D., MPH, LMHC, ACS, NTP on May 11, 2018 in Rhythms of Recovery
Neutralize PMS with these quick tips.
By Dawn Kingston Ph.D. on May 11, 2018 in The Pregnant Pause
Most pregnant women who need help for anxiety or depression don’t have the chance to get it.
By Shari Eberts on May 10, 2018 in Life With Hearing Loss
Your mother is always there for you. Now it is your turn to be there for her. Follow these steps to effectively and compassionately help her face the challenge of hearing loss.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on May 10, 2018 in Emotion as Information
Why verbal abuse led to symptoms of trauma for a young woman, and how she healed.
By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. on May 10, 2018 in Beastly Behavior
Public health research in Boston confirms that anti-LGBT hate crimes correlate with suicidality and poor mental health outcomes for LGBT youth.
By Amy Morin on May 09, 2018 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
This simple but effective exercise can help you train your brain to think differently.
By Stephen Gray Wallace on May 09, 2018 in Decisions Teens Make
A mere recitation of scary statistics related to mood disorders, substance use disorders and suicides may divert much needed attention from remedies rather than reactions.
By Monica N. Starkman M.D. on May 08, 2018 in On Call
Does the movie "Tully" make you think? Do you know what mental and emotional states after childbirth are normal, and not?
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on May 08, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The Gen-X’ers are now reaching their 40s, and as they confront midlife issues, what are their concerns? New research suggests they're not the only ones to fear getting older.
By Christopher Bergland on May 08, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New research helps to explain why dancing is so good for your brain.
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