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By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on August 22, 2019 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
Fantasies about hurting people may be a risk factor for aggressive behavior in some people, but not others. This might depend on underlying personality traits.
By Ralph Lewis M.D. on August 22, 2019 in Finding Purpose
Irrational beliefs and delusions are on a continuum. You would be the last to know which of your beliefs are false. Science is the antidote, but religion is not a delusion.
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on August 21, 2019 in Close Encounters
Mobile dating apps may have certain features that make them addictive. Are some people especially likely to use these apps compulsively?
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on August 21, 2019 in Evolution of the Self
To whatever degree, we all start out in life as insecure. And remnants of this insecurity remain even after we become adults.
By Christopher Bergland on August 23, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
A new 10-item mental toughness questionnaire might help people learn how to cope better with daily stress and bounce back from setbacks.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 23, 2019 in How To Do Life
An approach to life.
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on August 23, 2019 in Sexual Intelligence
When couples ask me if watching porn is a form of infidelity, they're usually surprised by my answer.
By Philip Yanos Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Written Off
Recent messages from national leaders on mental illness could discourage help-seeking.
By Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP on August 22, 2019 in I Hear You
Do you doubt your own talent or skills? Do you feel like you'll soon be exposed as a fraud? Take these steps toward eliminating the effects of the impostor phenomenon.
By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W. on August 22, 2019 in Conquer Fear Of Flying
When overwhelmed - like a deer in the headlights - only training can stop panic.
By Kimberly Key on August 22, 2019 in Counseling Keys
The spectrum of social scientists repeatedly uncovers and asserts that a multitude of variables influence the escalating violence we are witnessing.
By Arash Emamzadeh on August 22, 2019 in Finding a New Home
A large investigation examines social media usage, loneliness, and in-person social interactions in a sample of 8.2 million young Americans.
By Linda M. Woolf Ph.D., on August 22, 2019 in The Fight Against Hate
President Trump recently tweeted about Jewish people stating that those who vote for a Democrat are disloyal. What is the meaning behind such a tweet?
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Can an off-site team building session really build leadership skills?
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in The Chronicles of Infertility
How relaxation and playtime can promote a stress-free life
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in In Practice
How understanding the psychology of work, and what you personally need from work/your job, can help you make better decisions about what you do with your life.
By Jennifer Verdolin Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Wild Connections
When dating, the more attuned you becomes the easier it will be to pick up on these subtle signs of trouble.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on August 22, 2019 in Open Gently
Parents who learn not to accommodate a child's anxiety can match the results of sending your child to a cognitive behavioral therapy program.
By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Targeted Parenting
Do you feel like your Challenging Child has more obstacles to overcome than other children? Does she get lost in the "maze" of her problems? Help her achieve her goals!
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in The Antidepressant Diet
While most in Northern America find that the Winter Blues strike in mid-January, Alaska and Scandinavia have to wrestle with Seasonal Affective Disorder depression by October.
By J. Stuart Ablon Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Changeable
Can you guess the most important back to school supply? Hint: You can't buy it, but everyone needs it.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
The dark side of technology reveals how what is designed for convenience facilitates control and abuse. Welcome to the world of psychological abuse-by-device.
By James Lake, MD on August 22, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you looking for reliable information on amino acids supplementation for depressed mood? Emerging findings support efficacy, though more studies are needed.
By Kenneth J. Doka Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Good Mourning
Grief can seriously compromise our heath—but it does not have to do so. There is much you can do, even in the midst of grief, to take care of yourself.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Excited and freaked out about college? A few mindset tweaks can make all the difference.
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By David C. Strubler Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Doesn't Get Any Better
Could you help solve mass shootings through personal intervention and community participation?
By Mona S Weissmark Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Justice Matters
People often assume that when you say the word "diversity," you have some agenda.
By Marisa Franco Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Platonic Love
Recent research explores why Black people support other Black people.
By Assael Romanelli Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in The Other Side of Relationships
Do you believe that your partner's pain is your responsibility? These six steps can help you step out of such a symbiotic dynamic.
By Troy Rondinone Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in The Asylum
How long have we feared the escaped psychopath? Longer than you might expect.
By Lucas Richert Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Hygieia's Workshop
There’s a deeper, trippier story about the psychological and physical benefits of yoga in the United States. It’s about drugs and religion, mental health, and fitness and culture.
By Dayna Lee-Baggley Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in The Psychology of Weight Loss
Despite everything you've ever heard, we don’t control our weight. Find out what we do control that can help with weight management.
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