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By Tara Peris Ph.D. on November 13, 2018 in Touchy Subject
Body-focused repetitive behaviors often go undiagnosed for years. Here's what every doctor who treats children should know about spotting and treating these disorders.
By Abigail Fagan on November 13, 2018 in Brainstorm
Author A.J. Jacobs explores the benefits of gratitude—by thanking 1,000 people who helped create his morning cup of coffee.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on November 13, 2018 in Insight Therapy
The threesome resides between excitement and trepidation, between problem and solution, and between adventurousness and carelessness.
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on November 12, 2018 in Pura Vida
According to some experts, the physical constants of the universe shows that it was made, somehow, for us. Others disagree.
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on November 12, 2018 in Beauty Sick
Research shows that reading compliments about appearance made on other people's Instagram posts can make you feel worse about your own body.
By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. on November 12, 2018 in Beastly Behavior
Of all the species that have ever walked the earth, we may be the most flawed, but we are certainly the most beautiful.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on November 11, 2018 in Fixing Families
Apologies are not about being wrong but accepting responsibility for hurting another's feelings.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on November 11, 2018 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
You can help your child feel good about his or her body regardless of their weight.
By Lynn Taylor on November 11, 2018 in Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant
Stronger self-esteem may emerge from a conscious commitment to greater happiness.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on November 10, 2018 in Media Spotlight
A review article suggests that most weight loss programs do more harm than good.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 10, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Everyone feels lonely and upset about being flawed at times. These 5 research-based strategies will allow you to keep these thoughts in check and improve your mood.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on November 10, 2018 in Compassion Matters
When tragedies occur, we may feel hopeless, paralyzed, powerless, or defeated. Psychological First Aid can be a valuable tool.
By Robert Berezin M.D. on November 09, 2018 in The Theater of the Brain
Understanding the role that genetic temperament plays in how specific psychiatric symptoms are created.
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on November 09, 2018 in Denying to the Grave
Can't biologists and psychologists get along? On the neuroscience behind psychotherapy.
By Christine L. Carter Ph.D. on November 09, 2018 in Brave Over Perfect
Healthy, self-disciplined, motivated teenagers have a strong sense of control over their lives.
By Amy Barnhorst MD on November 09, 2018 in In Crisis
There is a difference between being psychologically unwell and mentally ill. Angry, entitled, vengeful mass shooters overwhelmingly fall into the first category.
By Devon Frye on November 08, 2018 in Brainstorm
A large study links worse mental health outcomes with phenomena that are expected to increase due to climate change.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 08, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
In both adults and children with ADHD, sleep problems are common—often significantly more common than in the general population.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on November 08, 2018 in ExperiMentations
How can we learn to fight fair when life isn't fair? Figuring out this thorny problem is imperative.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on November 07, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
A seasoned psychiatrist shares his expertise on finding a psychotherapist who is the right match for your needs.