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By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
We decry dark personalities—unless they are fictional—and remind us of ourselves.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Resolution, Not Conflict
Suffering from back pain? New research comparing a problem-specific version of CBT talk therapy with conventional back pain treatment yielded dramatic outcomes.
By David Roger Clawson M.D. on October 23, 2021 in Deconstructing Illness
Are we marching down the wrong path trying to find wellness and health only to find illness and disease?
By Frederick L. Coolidge Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in How to Think Like a Neandertal
Why are we fascinated and obsessed with scary movies?
By Marianne Brandon Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in The Future of Intimacy
We are attempting to whitewash sexuality—clean it up, make it politically correct. From the view in my therapy room, it’s not going that well.
By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Intentional Insights
Organizations must pivot their corporate culture if they wish to survive and thrive in the world of virtual collaboration after the pandemic.
By Camille Preston Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Mental Health in the Workplace
Hope is a powerful buffer against adversity. With the right tools, leaders can proactively cultivate hope across their organizations.
By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Science of Choice
Aesthetic experiences can arise from the appreciation of artworks (e.g., poetry, music, painting, etc.) or natural objects like sunsets or landscapes.
By Wallace B. Mendelson M.D. on October 24, 2021 in Psychiatry, a History
Melville's life was marked by largely unexplained medical complaints, as well as periods of seemingly boundless energy and euphoria, alternating with deep despair.
By Rob Blakey Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Trauma Recovery
What has been lost? The purpose of psychology.
By Michael Ungar Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Nurturing Resilience
More and more studies are pointing to an epidemic of mental disorders as the pandemic rages on.
By Valerie Fridland Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Language in the Wild
Take a look behind the scenes at how horror movie music mimics human screams to trigger an emotional fear response
By David Hanscom MD on October 24, 2021 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Anger and anxiety are hard-wired survival physiological reactions that don't respond to reason. Pain is magnified in this state. Healing involves "letting go" and moving on.
By Ruth Gotian Ed.D., M.S. on October 24, 2021 in Optimizing Success
Being busy can derail your success. Thinking strategically toward the long-term will help you meet your big goals.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in Moral Landscapes
American culture could benefit from more humility, especially towards the basic needs of children.
By Mitzi Perdue MPA on October 24, 2021 in To End Human Trafficking
The internet is the preferred place for predators to groom children. Parents and guardians need to develop situational awareness skills to protect their children
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in The Age of Overindulgence
Does your child nag you when you go shopping? Do your children beg you to do things they shouldn't be doing? Do you give in to them? You need help to eliminate the nag factor.
By Sylvie Naar Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Metamorphosis
How do you have a conversation with young people about change without confrontation?
By Jack Turban MD MHS on October 23, 2021 in Political Minds
Many have said that celebrities should stop tweeting about COVID-19. That might be a big mistake.
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Close Encounters
A new study explored how different facets of narcissism can explain how narcissists react to romantic breakups.
By Diana Hill, Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in From Striving to Thriving
What happens when the future imagined never arrives, or if it does, you’ve already moved on to the next “I’ll feel better when?”
By Meri Wallace LCSW on October 23, 2021 in How to Raise a Happy, Cooperative Child
Does your child's whining upset you? Here are a few tips to communicate with your children when they whine.
By Mark Rego M.D. on October 23, 2021 in Modern World, Modern Mind
Burnout has become a common topic since the pandemic. But it is not limited to medical personnel or first responders. The decisive factor is how much control you have over stress.
By Ronald E. Riggio Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
What secrets can people discover from how you greet others?
By John-Tyler Binfet Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Canines, Kids, and Kindness
Therapy dogs within a police detachment? New research explores the role of therapy dogs in reducing occupational stress.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Animal Emotions
In a non-judgmental way, Linnea Ryshke asks deep questions about our circle of moral concerns, our relationships with other animals, and how we deal with cognitive dissonance.
By Laura Otis Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Rethinking Thought
By dismissing talk about aging as whining, we may be blocking a stream of knowledge that could save each other’s lives.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The desire of narcissists to feel superior can lead them to humiliate people who they see as a threat. New research shows how to regain your self-esteem if you've become a target.
By Mikhail Lyubansky Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Between the Lines
In the hope of reverse-engineering what makes a restorative system sustainable, here are some things that lead restorative systems in schools to break down.
By Blake Griffin Edwards LMFT on October 23, 2021 in Progress Notes
Carl Rogers provided a vision for reformation, challenged conventions, engaged in qualitative research never before tried, and established much-needed new ethical guidelines.
By Nancy J. Kislin, LCSW, MFT on October 22, 2021 in Family and Trauma
Is the stress of managing life making you forgetful or distracted? These simple steps can protect your personal identity and financial life.
By Ilisa Kaufman Psy.D. on October 22, 2021 in The Beginning of the End
Ever wondered how to control death? Learn to manage anxiety around death with a few behavioral modifications.
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