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  • How Does Eldercare Affect Job Performance?

    January 19, 2012 . 6 Comments

    Caring for an aging parent can cause increased stress and decreased mental health. In recent years, the number of people who provide eldercare services ... Read More

  • Wishy-Washy Relationships May Be Bad for Your Health

    January 19, 2012 . 8 Comments

    According to a new study led by Bert N. Uchino of the Department of Psychology and Health Psychology Program at the University of Utah, ambivalent interpersonal ... Read More

  • When Is the Marriage Really Over?

    January 19, 2012 . 10 Comments

    Anthony kind of slumped into the office and comfortably settled himself into the easy chair. “Doc,” he said, “I’m here to find out if my marriage ... Read More

  • Can Marital Education Program Heal Wounds of Infidelity?

    January 18, 2012 . 8 Comments

    Although infidelity is a difficult problem to address, marriage therapy has been shown to be highly effective at treating this painful issue. Marriage ... Read More

  • Rape Victims Who Avoid Coping Benefit from EMDR

    January 18, 2012 . 7 Comments

    Nearly one in 12 women who suffer with posttraumatic stress do so as a result of being raped. Although many therapies have been shown to help reduce the ... Read More

  • The Benefits of Expressive Arts Therapy

    January 18, 2012 . 9 Comments

    Expressive arts therapy bridges the gap between the conscious and the unconscious mind. It can bring light to areas of therapy that are blocked, inhibited, ... Read More

  • Expressive Writing Crosses Cultural Lines in Breast Cancer Treatment

    January 18, 2012 . 4 Comments

    Asian-American women are just as likely to develop breast cancer as European-American women but are far more likely to die as a result. Women of Asian ... Read More

  • Anxiety and Asthma in Children

    January 17, 2012 . No Comments

    Somewhat surprisingly, anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric condition in children and adolescents. As many as 20% of young people ... Read More

  • Does Depression Cause Job Burnout, or Vice Versa?

    January 17, 2012 . 6 Comments

    Anyone who has experienced job burnout may also have suffered with symptoms of depression. And those who struggle with depression may find that their symptoms ... Read More

  • Emergency Dispatchers Benefit from Rose-Colored Glasses

    January 17, 2012 . 6 Comments

    Peritraumatic emotional distress is a psychological condition that puts an individual at increased risk for depression and posttraumatic stress (PTSD). ... Read More

  • The Gravity of Autism, Part I

    January 17, 2012 . 8 Comments

    Definition: Gravitational Pull; The attraction that one object has for another object due to the invisible force of gravity. The mass of an object affects ... Read More

  • Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs

    January 16, 2012 . 11 Comments

    Suicide, or the intentional ending of one’s life, is a topic that often causes significant anxiety to both professionals and the general public. Often, ... Read More

  • How Do I Bring Up Trauma to My Therapist?

    January 15, 2012 . 1 Comment

    Thank you for these fantastic questions. I am going to answer each question individually, as you bring up quite important issues; but before I get to your ... Read More

  • Illness-Related Depression in Parents May Disrupt Family Functioning

    January 13, 2012 . 8 Comments

    Parents who struggle with a chronic illness are at increased risk for mental health challenges, particularly depression. Adults with multiple sclerosis ... 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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