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  • Making Friends with Your Critical Self: Overcoming an Obstacle to Self Expression

    July 6, 2011 . 6 Comments

    The article is due. The performance is today. The gallery exhibit opens next week. And you’re not ready. A small voice inside your head is saying, forget ... Read More

  • Making Friends with Grief

    July 6, 2011 . 6 Comments

    This month I had promised to deliver Part 2 of my article “Making Friends with Feelings”. And my theme is not going to diverge much from this topic, ... Read More

  • Hollywood’s Distorted Body Image Can Cause Eating Issues

    July 6, 2011 . 11 Comments

    Emily Fox-Kales is a professor of media psychology and of cultural studies at Northeastern University, a clinical psychologist and author of a new book ... Read More

  • Two New Studies Address Psychological Impact of Media

    July 5, 2011 . 10 Comments

    In two separate studies, the prevalence of media and its direct impact on society’s youth was examined. The first study looked at how internet usage ... Read More

  • Should Jared Loughner be Forced to Take Anti-Psychotic Medication?

    July 5, 2011 . 14 Comments

    Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made her first public appearance last week when she joined her husband at the Houston Space Center as he received the ... Read More

  • Balancing Codependent Tendencies: Improving Relationships through Self-Care

    July 5, 2011 . 10 Comments

    Are you a person who takes care of everyone else before yourself? Do you believe you should put yourself last? If you routinely take care of others’ ... Read More

  • New Guide Available to Clinicians to Address Geriatric Mental Health Issues

    July 5, 2011 . 3 Comments

    The American Geriatrics Society’s Guide to the Management of Psychotic Disorders and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia in Older Adults was released ... Read More

  • Independence: Possible if There is Suffereing in the World?

    July 4, 2011 . 4 Comments

    On the 4th of July we celebrate our declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. As independent as we are in relation to many countries in the ... Read More

  • Binge-Drinkers May be Putting Their Mental Health at Risk

    July 2, 2011 . 16 Comments

    Young adults do not consider the long-term effects of binge-drinking. But a new study reveals that this type of alcohol consumption could lead to impaired ... Read More

  • Happy Snacking: How to Prevent Poison and Nurture Nutrition

    July 1, 2011 . 13 Comments

    My son who is 4 months old is eating pureed foods now. He is eating and liking his fruit and vegetables. I am happy about that. I know that is all he knows ... Read More

  • I Can’t Stop Defending Myself

    July 1, 2011 . 1 Comment

    Thank you for sharing your experience. Nothing is more vital than learning to have productive dialogue with a partner; with positive communication skills ... Read More

  • Understanding Relapse – The “Danger Zone”

    July 1, 2011 . 16 Comments

    Many people I work with have often been successful at maintaining some sort of long-term sobriety/abstinence from alcohol or drugs. If you participate ... Read More

  • Recommendations for Alcohol Use in Elderly are Too General

    July 1, 2011 . 11 Comments

    Research has shown that moderate alcohol consumption can provide physical and mental health benefits in adults of all ages. But a new report from the The ... Read More

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

    June 26, 2015 . 6 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 . 6 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 . 6 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 . 6 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 . 6 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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