The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By L.S. Dugdale, MD on August 12, 2020 in The Lost Art
Meditation on a 16th-century masterpiece was once prescribed to the sick. Maybe it’s time to bring this practice into the present.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Singletons
A new study suggests ways to keep virus from spreading on campus.
By H. Colleen Sinclair Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Unpacking Social Relations
How the COVID-19 pandemic fed the (mis)infodemic.
By Carolyn Purnell Ph.D. on August 11, 2020 in Making Sense
We think of memory, imagination, and judgment as “mental faculties,” but in the past, they were classified as “senses.” Why? And should we consider doing the same?
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on August 13, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
People with complementary personalities can provide a missing link for each other.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in How To Do Life
Tips for remaining authentic in a difficult time.
By Derek Lusk Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Unnatural Selection
Kodak was a victim of its own psychology, teaching us four lessons about executive leadership.
By Zorana Ivcevic Pringle Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Creativity: The Art and Science
How do we nurture creativity? New research shows that emotional climate is key.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Addiction in Society
Popular novels depict relationship issues that we otherwise are not free to contemplate.
By Laura Choate Ed.D., LPC on August 12, 2020 in Girls, Women, and Wellness
Why do many girls and young women believe that all eating leads to appearing "fat" and that feeling "full" always results in weight gain?
By Benjamin Cheyette M.D. on August 12, 2020 in Healthy Prescriptions
Who was mentally prepared for Covid to go on so long? Here are some tips for maintaining sanity and improving mood as we go through this together.
By Caitlin Cantor LCSW, CST, CGT on August 12, 2020 in Modern Sex
Do you feel like you’re living with a roommate instead of a romantic partner? You may need to shift your priorities.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Liking the Child You Love
These two quick and easy activities can go a long way toward helping you have a more positive body image.
By Sherry Gaba LCSW on August 12, 2020 in Addiction and Recovery
Love addicts may stay in destructive, damaging, and abusive relationships rather than leave.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in The Antidepressant Diet
Depression has several treatment avenues, but Vitamin D may no longer be a component of that therapeutic set.
By Nicole Mead Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in The Happy Consumer
Your household objects can help you combat Zoom fatigue.
By Denise Fournier Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Mindfully Present, Fully Alive
Spending more time at home than ever before? A few simple adjustments can make that experience a more pleasant one.
By Joan Cusack Handler Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Of Art and Science
Involvement with art, one's own or another's, is emotionally and psychologically healing.
By Andrew Adesman M.D. on August 12, 2020 in Building Strong Families
Children raised by grandparents have experienced more ACEs than most children, but a study shows grandparents are succeeding as well as parents.
By Eugene Beresin M.D., M.A. on August 12, 2020 in Inside Out, Outside In
While anger is a normal emotion, it can get the best of us and damage others or ourselves. For personal and social wellbeing, we need to manage it.
By Carrie H. Kennedy Ph.D., ABPP on August 12, 2020 in Alpha Blog Charlie
Prescribing psychology has slowly expanded and now has the foothold it needs to become a force in mental health care.
By Rami Gabriel Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Me, the Self, and I
Exploring the types of pressure that the pandemic and quarantine apply to our minds and hearts.
By Christopher Bergland on August 12, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
Although cognitive behavioral therapy may still be the best first-line treatment for anxiety, new research suggests Kundalini yoga also helps lower anxiety.
By Lawrence D. Blum M.D. on August 12, 2020 in Beyond Freud
What do postpartum depression, the opiate crisis, and the gaps in our social safety net have in common? Counterdependency.
By Denis G. Patterson D.O. on August 12, 2020 in Navigating Pain Management
How you can take control of managing your chronic pain using a few simple steps.
By Donald Altman on August 12, 2020 in Practical Mindfulness
You can experience wholeness, openness, trust, and safety this summer with the revolutionary power of love.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in The Human Beast
Medical opinion has undergone a reversal, shifting from disease risks to the possible health benefits of safe sex, including autoerotic activity.
By Lauren Florko Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in People, Planet, Profits
The steps to take to prepare for a difficult conversation
By Konstantin Lukin Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in The Man Cave
“And” is a common word, used frequently to connect ideas, but generally it’s unassuming and mostly ignored.
By Mario Livio Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Why?
Denial of climate change and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic bet against the judgment of science. Human life is at stake.
By Joe Pierre M.D. on August 12, 2020 in Psych Unseen
Part 1: What to do when someone you love becomes obsessed with QAnon.
By Jeremy Shapiro Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Thinking in Black, White, and Gray
The science is clear that wearing masks reduces transmission of the coronavirus, but a large segment of the population is unconvinced. Will you help?
By Frank J. Ninivaggi M.D., F.A.P.A. on August 12, 2020 in Envy This!
Many competent older workers desire to continue in their profession. But younger administrators may want to renovate by implicitly ushering them out.
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