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  • Are Men More Aggressive When Masculinity is Threatened?

    May 4, 2011 . 9 Comments

    According to a new study, if men feel their manhood is being threatened, there may be a psychological factor that results in aggressive behavior. Jennifer ... Read More

  • More Medicine May Not Relieve Symptoms of Depression

    May 4, 2011 . 6 Comments

    Depression affects nearly 19 million people in the United States every year. Only half of those who are diagnosed ever receive treatment for their symptoms. ... Read More

  • Potential Link Found with Epilepsy and Schizophrenia

    May 4, 2011 . 3 Comments

    New research identifies similar characteristics of cell patterns within the brains of people who have epilepsy and those with schizophrenia. The study, ... Read More

  • The Inner Voices of Prejudice and Discrimination

    May 3, 2011 . 8 Comments

    For some people, the answer to the question of, “What does prejudice and discrimination have to with mental health?” is clear, and for others it is ... Read More

  • Making Friends with Feelings

    May 3, 2011 . 4 Comments

    As a therapist, I talk about feelings a lot. Building a good relationship with one’s emotions can be incredibly helpful for increasing self-confidence ... Read More

  • Researchers Discover Genetic Factor That May Influence Risk for Depression

    May 3, 2011 . 6 Comments

    Researchers have identified a gene that could play a significant role in the development of depression. Depression is a debilitating psychological condition ... Read More

  • Is Bullying Behavior Due to Nurture or Nature?

    May 3, 2011 . 12 Comments

    Bullying has become a national epidemic with nearly forty percent of youths admitting to bullying at one time or another. But new research shows that parental ... Read More

  • Staying Busy Might be Just as Fulfilling as Striving for Goals

    May 3, 2011 . 9 Comments

    New research suggests that people feel a sense of satisfaction when they are doing something, regardless of what that something is. In the past, psychologists ... Read More

  • Parenthood: Acknowledging the Good and the Bad

    May 2, 2011 . No Comments

    Life is full of transitions. Some are big and some are small, but most involve saying hello to something new and goodbye to something old. There may be ... Read More

  • Osama Bin Laden: A Good Death?

    May 2, 2011 . No Comments

    When the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death hit the country, for many the announcement was bittersweet. Thousands of families were touched by the tragedy ... Read More

  • Listening to Your Child

    May 2, 2011 . 11 Comments

    Connecting with and creating a stronger relationship with your child starts with listening to them. There are specific skills that a parent can master ... Read More

  • Creativity, Springtime, and a Multiplicity of Approaches for Getting “Unstuck”

    May 2, 2011 . 3 Comments

    I love springtime because of its association with new life, which immediately brings to mind thoughts about creativity. For those with creative blocks, ... Read More

  • How Do I Get My Husband to Go to Therapy?

    May 1, 2011 . 4 Comments

    I’m glad you’re acknowledging your feelings rather than avoiding them, as avoidance often leads to unhappiness. I agree that talking with each ... Read More

  • Receives APA Approval to Sponsor Continuing Education

    May 1, 2011 . No Comments

    Effective May 1, 2011, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ... Read More

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  • Help! My Husband Is Putting His Hobby Before Our Marriage

    July 3, 2015 . 9 Comments

    It sounds like you are feeling very alone in your marriage. Understandably, that is causing you great pain. ... Read more »

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

    June 26, 2015 . 9 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 . 9 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 . 9 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 . 9 Comments

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

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