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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 Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on May 11, 2018 in Media Spotlight
What are the psychological costs of unwanted pursuit behavior and stalking? New research explores how different kinds of harassment can affect women.
By Carolyn Reinach Wolf on May 09, 2018 in From the Desk of the Mental Health Lawyer
College and its lack of supervision, academic pressure and easy access to alcohol and drugs can present challenges for students with mental health issues and serious mental illness
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.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on May 06, 2018 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
“Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.”
― Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes
By Allison Abrams, LCSW-R on May 06, 2018 in Nurturing Self-Compassion
It takes a special brand of courage to rise above stereotypes and ignorance to ask for the help you need and deserve.
By Josh Gressel Ph.D. on May 06, 2018 in Putting Psyche Back Into Psychotherapy
Death isn't all morbid and dark. It is also sobering, putting into perspective what really matters during life. Stop and think about your death to live your life better.
By Bernard Golden, Ph.D. on May 04, 2018 in Overcoming Destructive Anger
While men are prone to act on their anger, woman tend to renounce it. What are some of the specific challenges women face in dealing with anger?
By Janina Scarlet Ph.D. on May 03, 2018 in The Real Superheroes
Most people report that they are not comfortable asking their loved ones for help when they are going through depression or are having suicidal thoughts. Emojis can help.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on May 03, 2018 in The Human Beast
“Mankind cannot bear too much reality” as poet W. B. Yeats put it. We see the world through rose-tinted glasses. Without them, we may get into trouble.
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on May 02, 2018 in Between the Lines
New evidence links teen depression, suicide to time spent on-line. It's important information for parents of the i-Generation, and parents need to be aware of it.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 01, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
When you are feeling personal pain, or are in an uncomfortable emotional place, it can be easy to get stuck. What most may fail to do in those critical moments is change them.
By Mark Borigini M.D. on April 30, 2018 in Overcoming Pain
A statistically significant dose-response relationship between the depression persistence and severity of pain related to OA of the knee.
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