Article Description
Early childhood stress affects brain's response to rewards A new study has pinpointed how early childhood stress affects brain activity, related to risks for depression and other mental health problems in adulthood.
Relationship-Saver: 5 Ways To Fight Fair Most of us have learned how to argue, fight, debate and get our point across. We have watched the people around us and have developed our own style and way … ...
Fear of Flying: A Focused Approach Fear of flying is a difficult phobia to treat with conventional therapy techniques. Therapists often attempt to treat this phobia with standard cognitive-behavioral techniques, but run into roadblocks because of … ...
Hangovers cost US employers a staggering amount Workers' impaired productivity due to excessive alcohol abuse is costing employers billions.
To age well, change how you feel about aging Negative stereotypes about getting older can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Today I Love The Winds Of Change Today I love the winds of change that are blowing through this country of mine. I love that today is election day here in Canada. I love that the local … ...
Self-Confidence Versus Self-Esteem Self-confidence and self-esteem do not always go hand in hand.
The Mistake Good Parents Keep Making You’re a good parent. A conscientious parent. You work at it; you care about it (and your kids) deeply. Yet you (and many others) keep making this mistake, and it … ...
Research Updates in Psychiatry: Pregnancy New Study Supports Cardiac Safety of SSRIs in Pregnancy Concerns about the safety of psychiatric medications during pregnancy are common among psychiatrists and patients alike. In many cases, one must weigh the risks of a medication to mother or child against the risks inherent in untreated mental illness. Recent research, however, lends support … ...
Why Lower-Stress Management Leads to Higher Productivity We often just assume a high-intensity model of Type A behavior is the natural style for management. But is this really the best way to bring out the best in others? This article first appeared in Harvard Business Review.
Willpower and Self-Control: Do You Need to Improve Your Self-Discipline? Although famous marshmallow experiment has shown that some people seem to be born with strong willpower, it doesn't mean you can't develop these qualities in your lifetime. Take this quick test to find out how good your self-discipline is.
When Your College Freshman Gets Homesick That first step in the last stage of adolescence, Trial Independence (18-13), moving out from home for job or college, can be harder to take than the young person anticipated. The separation feels hard because the familiarity and comforts of home are sincerely missed.
Four reasons to exercise when you have depression Shortly before my depression snapped me in half, I went to a spin class at the gym. Of all the exercise I have done – and I have done a … ...
3 Art Therapy Techniques to Deal with Anxiety Art therapy can be valuable in navigating anxiety. It can become another healthy tool in our collection whether your anxiety is occasional or chronic. One big benefit of art therapy is its ability to calm the nervous system: When we’re focused on creating, our attention … ...
Don’t Vote For ADHD So today is election day here in Canada. Remember that post I wrote a week or so ago about how I shouldn’t run for office? Well, did I mention that … ...
Does Marriage Take More Than It Gives? What does marriage contribute to social ties between people, the building of community, and the provision of care? For the couple within the marriage, it should, ideally, give a lot. … ...
The Walking Dead: The Further Confessions of Father Gabriel On AMC's The Walking Dead, Father Gabriel Stokes lets zombies kill the members of his congregation, then projects his feelings about his own cowardice and untrustworthiness onto the program's main characters. After becoming progressively more self-destructive, attempting suicide by walker and provoking someone else, he sees he projected his own worst qualities onto others.
FREE Webinar: ADHD Awareness Month: Strategies That Work... October is ADHD Awareness Month! During this special month, PsychCentral.com webinar host Zoë Kessler presents two special webinars you won’t want to miss. In this, the follow-up to our previous session, “ADHD Awareness: 7 Keys to Unlock Your ADHD Potential,” we’ll regroup and discuss what … ...
Lovers or Sex Buddies? Many sex addicts don’t know how to date. They crave a normal relationship but do not have a realistic picture of what a good relationship might look like – or … ...
Does Donald Trump Have Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Now that the GOP debates have settled down, let's put Donald Trump on the couch. Is he just a narcissistic, or does he display full-blown narcissistic personality disorder?