Religion May Reduce, Increase Suicide Risk in Different Regions July 10, 2017 . 3 Comments
In the United States, religious participation is linked to a lower risk of suicide, but that correlation does not exist everywhere, according to a study published in the Journal of Health ... Read More
Atheism May Be More Prevalent Than Past Surveys Suggest May 18, 2017 . No Comments
Atheists might represent as much as 20-35% of the U.S. population, according to a study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. Most surveys suggest atheists ... Read More
Avoiding Spiritual Issues May Be Bad for Mental Health December 26, 2016 . 8 Comments
People who fear confronting spiritual and philosophical issues tend to have poor mental health, according to a study published in the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. The study ... Read More
Ask Your Therapist If a Spiritual Approach Is Right for You March 1, 2016 . 4 Comments
In our Western culture, we have been taught to get rid of our symptoms rather than attempt to resolve the underlying causes of our issues. Television ads abound with this message. Feeling ... Read More
Fat-Free Buddhism: Is Mindfulness Becoming a Religion? November 5, 2015 . 15 Comments
In the 21st century, as mindfulness-based practices become more mainstream, our society and psychotherapeutic community may be more willing to accept that Buddhism could be a valid psychological ... Read More
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and Other News October 9, 2015 . 5 Comments
Between 10% and 25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies result in a miscarriage, and chemical pregnancies—pregnancy loss shortly after implantation—may account for as much ... Read More
Mental Health Care Often Inaccessible, and Other News September 4, 2015 . 6 Comments
More than a quarter of Americans experience mental health issues each year, and the World Health Organization reports that depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. However, ... Read More
NFL Players May Have Altered Brain Development, and Other News August 14, 2015 . 8 Comments
Medical providers have long raised concerns about how the repeated head trauma football players experience affects their brains. A large class action lawsuit gave rise to a settlement agreement ... Read More
She’s Everything I Want in a Woman—Except She’s Religious May 22, 2015 . 12 Comments
Can relationships between people who share very different faiths work? Absolutely—but only if they also share a profound respect for one another and their respective beliefs. Does your ... Read More
3 Key Components to Building Your Healthy Self-Care Routine May 17, 2015 . 13 Comments
Establishing a good self-care routine can sort of be compared to putting on an oxygen mask when an airplane cabin loses pressure. “Put your own mask on first before assisting others,” ... Read More
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