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By William L. Mace Ph.D. on September 18, 2018 in Campus Confidential: Coping with College
A new book explains how we've set younger generations up for failure.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on September 16, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
Many people worry they'll be sent to a psychiatric ward if they admit to having suicidal thoughts. But mental health clinicians are trained to navigate discussions about self-harm.
By Ellen Kirschman Ph.D. on September 10, 2018 in Cop Doc
Cops are two to three times as likely to kill themselves as they are to be killed in the line of duty. Why? And what can you do about it?
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on September 10, 2018 in Feeling It
50% of the day, we are not thinking about what we're doing. Here's how to stay more present, happier and more productive.
By Christopher Bergland on September 22, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
Winning and losing are two sides of the same coin. That said, new research suggests that loving to win (more than hating to lose) has neuroscience-based psychological benefits.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in The Antidepressant Diet
Seasonal affective disorder often sneaks up on us. Then it sinks in: You are not alone in this.
By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in The Teen Doctor
How to help your child with a social media-fueled obsession.
By Robert Puff Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in Meditation for Modern Life
In order to be truly, deeply, peaceful and happy, we must flow with life rather than fight it.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on September 19, 2018 in From Anxiety to Zen
Anxiety relief doesn't have to be complicated. A few adjustments can go a long way toward inner peace and calm.
By Lawrence Peacock M.D. on September 19, 2018 in One Therapy
Do you wish you could rapidly improve your relationships? Do you wish you could have a "redo" on the scenes of your life?
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on September 18, 2018 in Rethinking Mental Health
What do parents need to know in order to raise strong, resilient kids?
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on September 17, 2018 in Resolution, Not Conflict
A new study suggests that depression during pregnancy can harm the baby's brain. Yet pregnant moms are advised not to take antidepressants. Fortunately, here's other options.
By Megha Pulianda, M.S., LPC-I on September 13, 2018 in The In-Between
Imposter syndrome may not be a real diagnosis—but it's widely recognized as a legitimate form of self-doubt.
By Elana Premack Sandler L.C.S.W., M.P.H on September 13, 2018 in Promoting Hope, Preventing Suicide
One new way to get people into the right care at the right time
By Robert Dawson Ph.D. on September 13, 2018 in In Spite of Yourself
Trying not to be sensitive is like trying not to breathe. Less 'faking' your feelings and more 'taking' your feelings makes you a hard target for manipulation.
By Robert Dawson Ph.D. on September 12, 2018 in In Spite of Yourself
Feel that you make wrong choices too often, or that you are being used or that you give in too easily? Here's a start to stop.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on September 11, 2018 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Are doctors telling you to rest, and your concussion will get better? I defied their false hope, found treatment, and began to find myself again.
By Emily Deans M.D. on September 11, 2018 in Evolutionary Psychiatry
An inexpensive supplement could be useful to help alleviate depression.
By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D. on September 11, 2018 in Curious?
Young adults suffer from more severe anxiety & depression than ever before. This has been the story. Here I offer a careful data analysis with a different interpretation of society
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 11, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Thinking about a past event that is troubling can understandably contribute to depression. New research shows how imagery rescripting can help counteract those negative emotions.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on September 11, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
Being happy or content is contagious and can help those around you.
By Michael G. Pipich MS, LMFT on September 10, 2018 in Owning Bipolar
Having problems staying sober? An undetected bipolar disorder may be standing in your way.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on September 09, 2018 in The Right Mindset
Having trouble starting your day? One surprising habit could get you going.
By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on September 09, 2018 in Social Lights
How to help your homesick college kid.
By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D. on September 08, 2018 in Laugh, Cry, Live
Is your partner constantly irritated? Do you feel like you're being blamed? Here are some ideas to consider, ways to deal with it, plus resources that show how to restore peace.
By Russ Federman Ph.D., A.B.P.P. on September 08, 2018 in Bipolar You
A discussion of the challenges inherent to identification of bipolarity that does not meet standard diagnostic thresholds for bipolar disorder.
By Susan Noonan MD on September 08, 2018 in View From the Mist
Don’t feel guilty if you agree with me on this point!
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on September 08, 2018 in Fixing Families
Being happy and positive are old-school. If you're ready to go to the dark side, here's your handbook for making yourself as miserable as you can be
By Jason Whiting Ph.D. on September 07, 2018 in Love, Lies and Conflict
Depression isn’t just an individual struggle. When it hits a relationship, both suffer.
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on September 07, 2018 in Denying to the Grave
Media coverage of some recent important studies on depression and suicide may be confusing us.
By Monica N. Starkman M.D. on September 07, 2018 in On Call
Are you at risk for depression during pregnancy or the postpartum year? Here are the risk factors, and the prevention and treatments that work best.
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on September 07, 2018 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
Awe calms the mind and soothes the spirit. It defuses anxiety, stress, and unhappiness, while sparking curiosity and creativity. It's also easy to inspire.
By Neel Burton M.D. on September 07, 2018 in Hide and Seek
The history, psychology, and philosophy of cynicism.
By Diana Raab PhD on September 05, 2018 in The Empowerment Diary
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a good time to understand some of the whys of suicide and bring awareness to yourself and your community.
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