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By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LMSW on June 15, 2018 in Chronically Me
Is your chronic illness stressing you out? Pick up a paintbrush!
By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on June 15, 2018 in Off the Couch
Some of us make friends easily, almost without effort, while others find it much harder. Here, 6 ideas to make it easier.
By Krystine I. Batcho Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Longing for Nostalgia
In a world of social distance and uncertainty, are we becoming touch deprived?
By Seth Meyers Psy.D. on June 15, 2018 in Insight Is 20/20
Parents can use the information from a new study by talking to their kids about social media use in a specific, focused way that encourages insight and reflection in the child.
By Naomi Ellemers Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Social Climates
A focus on fathers changes stereotypical views, a recent study suggests.
By Carol S. Pearson Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in The Hero Within
When life feels like a drag and events are depressing, it is a good time to lighten up. For that, we can call on the Jester.
By Sherry Benton Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Reaching Across the Divide
Treatment for middle-aged people is hindered by archaic laws. How do we fix it?
By Christia S. Brown Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Beyond Pink and Blue
Dads are important. You know it when you buy that Fathers' Day card. Unfortunately, U.S. parental leave policies do not reflect that.
By Meri Wallace LCSW on June 15, 2018 in How to Raise a Happy, Cooperative Child
The world, and life, become disorganized and terrifying.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on June 15, 2018 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
"Early in March 2001, my psychologist sat me down to tell me gently that my brain had plateaued. This is my life."
By David B. Feldman Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Supersurvivors
According to research, the least competent people often think they’re the best, leading to a cycle of poor performance. But there’s a simple antidote.
By Hal McDonald Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Time Travelling with Apollo
A recent study demonstrates that listening to melodies can modulate the way our brains process visual information.
By Arash Emamzadeh on June 15, 2018 in Finding a New Home
What do you think of men? New research shows that considering men as potential fathers may result in a more positive and flexible view of men.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
What a lot of people forget is that sadness, even deep sadness that lasts for a few months, is normal for someone who has suffered a great loss or trauma.
By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Rediscovering Love
There are many different examples of futile negative conflict patterns, but they all have the same characteristics in common.
By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Play in Mind
Story reading is play. And so is storytelling. Both feed curiosity and feed on curiosity.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
How do you know when someone is romantically interested, or just trying to be nice? Politeness impacts expressions, and actions speak louder than words.
By Michael Castleman M.A. on June 15, 2018 in All About Sex
The sex-addiction industry says the affliction causes great harm, from sexual irresponsibility to divorce. Does it?
By Peg Streep on June 15, 2018 in Tech Support
One reader confided that her father scared her. Another that his father made him feel small and insignificant. What happens when a father is toxic?
By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Life After 50
The emphasis in the clinical setting is placed on verbal interactions, but nonverbal behavior can give us an important glimpse of the unconscious.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Emotional Nourishment
Repeatedly doing what you should do or what you like to do can come at a great cost; especially if long-term consequences are not considered.
By Gregory Scott Brown M.D. on June 15, 2018 in Green Psychiatry
Non-adherence is a significant problem in psychiatric care. Listening to patients and thinking outside the box can go a long way.
By Mark Lipton Ph.D. on June 14, 2018 in Transformative Leadership
What's the psychology behind these mean men and their disorder?
By Richard Smith Ph.D. on June 14, 2018 in Joy and Pain
It's difficult to doubt the legitimacy of someone wearing a police officer's uniform.
By Alan S. Rockoff M.D., F.A.A.D. on June 14, 2018 in Act Like a Doctor, Think Like a Patient
Doc won't look you in the eye? She can't—she's busy documenting data.
By Ritch C Savin-Williams Ph.D. on June 14, 2018 in Sex, Sexuality, and Romance
Pansexuality is largely invisible, but it’s an identity for many, especially women, trans individuals, and youth.
By Dawn Delgado LMFT, CEDS-S on June 14, 2018 in Eating Disorders
Is weight watchers financially benefitting from clients with eating disorders?
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on June 14, 2018 in Animal Emotions
Tool behavior tells us a good deal about the cognitive capacities of nonhuman animals. There are very few observations of dogs making tools, but it may not be all that rare.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on June 14, 2018 in Canine Corner
Fentanyl is fueling the drug overdose epidemic and is potentially a threat to both pet dogs and police narcotic detection dogs as well.
By Harvey White MD on June 14, 2018 in Sound Analysis
For those struggling with suicidality, heightened awareness and support could be life-saving.
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