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  • Severity of Schizophrenia Linked To Siblings’ Stress Levels

    June 12, 2010 . 5 Comments

    A new study has found a correlation between the level of severity of positive symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and the level of stress and stress ... Read More

  • Anger Evokes Both Psychological and Physiological Responses

    June 12, 2010 . 6 Comments

    In a recent study published in the journal “Hormones and Behavior,” researchers were able to show that in addition to altering a person’s mental ... Read More

  • Six Ways to Power Up Your Creativity

    June 11, 2010 . 10 Comments

    “I don’t have a creative bone in my body.” “I’d like to learn how to draw, but it’s probably impossible.” “I want to write, but I just ... Read More

  • Summer Structure Makes the Difference

    June 11, 2010 . 5 Comments

    School’s out and some of our kids are already at home with us. Oh sure, some will go to sleepaway camp for a month, or to a day camp and return every ... Read More

  • Economic Recession Causing Anxiety, Stress, and Depression

    June 11, 2010 . 4 Comments

    The farther we get into the ongoing economic recession, the more apparent the consequences of the recession become. Early on, quantifiable losses such ... Read More

  • Nonverbal Communication for Therapists: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    June 10, 2010 . 8 Comments

    Lately, I have been realizing how much nonverbal cues affect us socially and at work. As therapists, we don’t really focus on this. I think it is a good ... Read More

  • Do Video Games Increase Aggression or Complement Psychotherapy? Both

    June 10, 2010 . 5 Comments

    The psychological impact of video games depends largely on who is playing them, according to the Review of General Psychology. The journal devoted its ... Read More

  • Smoke and Psychology: Second Hand Smoke Impedes Mental Health

    June 10, 2010 . 6 Comments

    A new study confirms that exposure to second hand cigarette smoke increases likeliness of future mental illness and psychological distress in otherwise ... Read More

  • Dating: an Old-Fashioned Concept for a Modern Age

    June 9, 2010 . 5 Comments

    You are out at a bar and meet someone who seems attractive, interesting, and interested in you. He asks you for your number, and you offer it up freely. The ... Read More

  • Offerings and Sacrifices: Honoring Our Ancestors Helps Us Give Thanks

    June 9, 2010 . 5 Comments

    As a Yoruba priest, I frequently make offerings to the Orishas (divine spirits who guide our lives) and my ancestors. The type of offering varies, with ... Read More

  • Getting Worn Down from Emotional Abuse

    June 8, 2010 . 8 Comments

    Earlier this year, the French National Assembly passed a bill that criminalized psychological abuse within couples. Specifically, the bill makes any repetition ... Read More

  • Psychotherapy and Parental Dilemmas in the Struggle to Allow One’s Child to Individuate

    June 8, 2010 . No Comments

    Parents are faced with many dilemmas as they struggle with allowing their children to individuate. These dilemmas are part of the everyday conflicts and ... Read More

  • If You Believe “There’s No Way for Everyone to Win” … Read This!

    June 8, 2010 . 4 Comments

    And if you believe “there is a way for everyone to win” … Read this! Recently, a well-known news commentator* — remarking on a comment by Bill ... Read More

  • How Solution Focused Therapy Increases Your Luck

    June 7, 2010 . 10 Comments

    Have you ever wondered at the difference between those who seem blessed with luck and those who seem perpetually unlucky? I’m talking about circumstances ... Read More

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  • A Call for Help Adjusting from the Military to Civilian Life

    June 26, 2015 . 5 Comments

    Thanks for writing in, and thank you for your service. I can only imagine the difficulty of transitioning from being in the service overseas to civilian life. I’m curious as to why, if indeed you ... Read more »

  • Help! A Decade Later, I Just Found Out My Husband Has 2 Kids

    June 19, 2015 . 5 Comments

    What an incredible breach of trust. Not only did he lie to you about not having kids, which I'm sure made sense to him at the ... Read more »

  • Help! I'm Lost in My Mind, with No Sense of Life Purpose

    June 12, 2015 . 5 Comments

    I don’t suppose it’s much consolation, but you describe your situation very well—lost in your mind, indeed. You seem very much in ... Read more »

  • Our Relationship Has Hit a Wall; How Do I Get My Needs Met?

    June 5, 2015 . 5 Comments

    It sounds like you are in a very frustrating, even painful, place in your relationship right now. While all Read more »

  • Help! If I Have an Abortion, Do I Have to Tell My Boyfriend?

    May 29, 2015 . 5 Comments

    Despite using protection, you have gotten pregnant; naturally, you are shocked. You are not happy with your boyfriend, ... Read more »

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