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  • Sudden Gains in PTSD Treatment May Predict Positive Outcome

    August 15, 2011 . 6 Comments

    Children and adolescents who suffer from post-traumatic stress benefit from prolonged exposure (PE) treatment if they experience sudden gains early on, ... Read More

  • Dating after Divorce: Blending Families

    August 15, 2011 . 23 Comments

    You’ve been divorced for three years and have been working at moving on in your life, establishing new relationships and feeling so much better about ... Read More

  • Can My Marriage Be Saved After an Emotional Affair?

    August 15, 2011 . 2 Comments

    First, it would be important to get to the root of the emotional affair. Seven years is a long time to carry on an affair. I would seek to find out what ... Read More

  • Can Dissonance-Based Treatment Decrease Eating Issues?

    August 15, 2011 . 8 Comments

    In an effort to understand how to better treat women with eating and food issues, researchers conducted a study comparing the long-term effectiveness of ... Read More

  • Family Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Offers Hope for Children of Depressed Parents

    August 15, 2011 . 12 Comments

    Depression affects approximately 7.5 million adults. Because of this, nearly 15 million children currently live with a depressed parent. These children ... Read More

  • Depressive Symptoms May Predict Delinquent Behavior in Adolescents

    August 14, 2011 . 12 Comments

    Researchers from the University of Central Florida, the Family Services Research Center, Medical University of South Carolina, and the National Crime Victims ... Read More

  • Does Manual Guided Treatment Enhance or Hinder Therapeutic Alliance?

    August 13, 2011 . 6 Comments

    According to a new study, manual guided treatment actually enhances the therapist-client alliance initially, but has no advantageous impact on therapeutic ... Read More

  • Does Depression Lead to Marital Discord, or Vice Versa?

    August 12, 2011 . 18 Comments

    Researchers wanted to determine if marital conflict led to depressive symptoms in committed couples, or if the presence of depressive symptoms increased ... Read More

  • New Study Examines Predictors for Bipolar Progression in People with Spectrum Symptoms

    August 11, 2011 . 7 Comments

    Current research has revealed that approximately 20 percent of children and 6 percent of adults with bipolar II will develop bipolar I in their lifetime. ... Read More

  • Is Therapy More Effective When Your Therapist Likes You?

    August 11, 2011 . 20 Comments

    Clients can be resistant to therapy for a number of different reasons. In cognitive behavioral therapy, clients are encouraged to develop a secure and ... Read More

  • Part II: Should You Attend a Friend’s Wedding Even If Your Heart Says “No”?

    August 11, 2011 . 45 Comments

    If you remember from last month, Ellen had to decide about attending her friend Robin’s wedding, to be held in a far away resort- it would be a lot of ... Read More

  • Can Entitled Patrons Cause Psychological Damage to Wait Staff?

    August 11, 2011 . 15 Comments

    Customers who believe they are entitled to more than they deserve can have a negative physical and psychological impact on the employees who serve them, ... Read More

  • Sharing Health Concerns with Partner Can Impact Depressive Symptoms

    August 10, 2011 . 4 Comments

    Researchers from the Netherlands, Canada and San Francisco, collaborated on a study that evaluated the relationship between depressive symptoms and self-disclosure ... Read More

  • Does Physical Hand Washing Affect Risk Taking Behavior?

    August 10, 2011 . 10 Comments

    Superstitious people believe the physical act of touching a good luck charm can elicit luck and think that physical cleansing can remove bad luck. However, ... Read More

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

    July 3, 2015 . 6 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 . 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 »

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