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By Pier Bryden, MD, and Peter Szatmari, MD on January 28, 2020 in Start Here
Six ways you can help protect children amid rising rates of suicide and self-harm.
By John D. Rich, Jr., Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Parenting With Purpose
Games in the classroom aren't a distraction from learning — they can be a way to capitalize on our drives.
By Amy Morin on January 28, 2020 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
Acknowledging your fears and facing them head-on is key to reaching your goals.
By Tim Leberecht on January 27, 2020 in The Romance of Work
One escape from the anxiety of social media is communication minimalism, a new trend that reduces communication to something that we feel rather than do.
By David Hanscom, MD on January 29, 2020 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Every species has a survival reaction that allows them to survive. It is essential. Humans have word for it–anxiety. It is critical to stop trying to get rid of it.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in How To Do Life
By Susan Albers Psy.D. on January 28, 2020 in Comfort Cravings
Surprising results from a new diet survey reveal how many diets people try, and the shocking things they would be willing to do to lose weight.
By Bobbi Wegner Psy.D. on January 28, 2020 in Perfectly Imperfect Parenting
Tweens and porn: Parenting on a new frontier.
By Mark Bolino Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in The Thoughtful Manager
Are you a thoughtful manager? Careful thinking and meeting the needs and wants of employees can increase your effectiveness.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Understanding Grief
Why do the elderly commit suicide?
By Goali Saedi Bocci Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Millennial Media
From pigs running up and down airplane aisles, to children being mauled by pitbulls, the issue of ESAs is becoming more controversial than ever. A new ruling seeks to end this.
By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on January 28, 2020 in Minority Report
How can fantasizing about another person during sex affect your relationship?
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Rabble Rouser
Political biases undermine the validity and credibility of social science research on politicized topics.
By Margaret Wehrenberg Psy.D. on January 28, 2020 in Depression Management Techniques
Happiness is not the opposite of depression. Search for satisfaction.
By The Resilience Regiment on January 28, 2020 in Voices in Recovery
Compassion and comprehensive care for adults suffering from mental illness.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Living Single
Across the ages, people who never have kids have been taunted but also respected, and they have thrown some shade of their own.
By David Evans on January 28, 2020 in Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Introducing a unique strategy from the Zulus of South Africa.
By Jonathan Wai Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Finding the Next Einstein
Writing for the public is a great way to improve academic writing, to think more clearly about one's own scientific problems, and to ensure that research matters.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on January 28, 2020 in Open Gently
Acupuncture may reduce inflammation and pain.
By Elizabeth A. Segal, Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Social Empathy
Empathy is not just for the other person, but it can also help the empathizer too.
By Ira Helderman Ph.D., LPC on January 28, 2020 in Therapy and Buddhist Traditions
Many believe therapeutic mindfulness practices were derived from Buddhist traditions. Are clinicians ethically bound to detail this history to obtain informed consent?
By Elaine Birchall, MSW, RSW, and Suzanne Cronkwright on January 28, 2020 in Conquer the Clutter
How to begin moving forward to the life you want for yourself.
By Nick Morgan Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Communications That Matter
Failure is fashionable. But does failure actually deliver as promised? Do we learn from it more powerfully than we do from success?
By Christine B. L. Adams M.D. on January 28, 2020 in Living on Automatic
Low coping people do not spring from thin air. Explore the journey of how they come to be.
By Stephen V. Sobel M.D. on January 28, 2020 in Successful Psychiatry
Do antidepressants work? Some "experts" say they don't. How to handle a cynic.
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Animal Minds
Some birds hiss like snakes to keep intruders out of their nests, but is it a true case of mimicry?
By Adoree Durayappah-Harrison MAPP on January 28, 2020 in Thriving101
Just because it's a month in and a resolution is already broken, there is no reason to give up on it now. One of these three quick fixes may be what you need to make them stick.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Body image is a key feature of people’s self-concept. If you have doubts about yours, a new study on overidealization suggests how to perform a checkup.
By Thomas R. Cole on January 28, 2020 in Stories from Elders
Today, the average man who lives to 65 can expect to live to 85. What is this new territory like?
By Carrie Barron M.D. on January 28, 2020 in The Creativity Cure
Exploring anxieties that arise with achievement.
By William L. Mace Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Campus Confidential: Coping with College
Mental health is a community enterprise—not a lifelong individualistic quest.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in The Antidepressant Diet
We are living longer, and we need to care for each other in these changing times with extreme weather events.
By Rachael Coakley Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in When Your Child Hurts
Parents want to fix their child first and focus on themselves later. “I know I need a break, BUT…” is the chorus of every parent running on fumes.
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