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Who Determines What We Eat? It’s a simple question, really: Who determines what you eat? I imagine that most of you just answered with two words: “I do.” But do you really? Forces are at … ...
Maternal Mental Health Screening: What I Wished I’d Had... When I was pregnant back in 1997, I wish my doctor had told me I might be at risk for postpartum depression. Her words wouldn’t have alarmed me. They would have prompted me to get treatment when the darkness did indeed hit. During my six-week … ...
First Alzheimer’s Vaccine Timescale Is Sooner Than You Think Vaccine could be used to immunise healthy people or treat these already suffering. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Memory Decline Can Be Countered With This Simple Strategy The age at which people typically start to have problems remembering details. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Therapy #4: Mindfulness – “I Learned On A Raisin”... Say what!?! “I learned on a raisin,” my therapist repeated with a twinkle. Apparently my ears had not let me down. “Raisin.” He’d actually said, “I learned on a raisin.” … ...
Suicidal? 10 Tips for Keeping Yourself Alive My name is Kelley. I remember having my first suicidal thought at the age of 13. At that time, I had discovered that my brother was gay and my sister and father completely abandoned him just because he was gay. I had been molested by … ...
What to Do When the Narcissistic Bubble Bursts Whether you intend to or not, it’s very easy to get swept into the narcissistic bubble where you feel unusually special and entitled. When that bubble bursts, how will you survive?
Create Like You’re Dancing Sober How often do you stop yourself from creating something because you’re convinced it won’t be good enough? Because you’re not good enough? Or worse, because it’ll be bad? Really bad? You’d love … ...
Today I Love New Life Today I love new life, like the fledgling robin on my deck rail.I love his heads up attitude and his confident stance. I love that he appears to be enjoying … ...
Psychology Around the Net: July 16, 2016 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! I must say, I hope you’ve all had a better week than I. During a quick getaway last weekend, I managed to catch a nasty summer cold (isn’t getting sick during the summer the worst?) and, suffice it to say, I’ve … ...
News of Note: Research Indicates Schizophrenia is Eight Distinct... Research Indicates Schizophrenia is Eight Distinct Disorders If you thought schizophrenia was a single disorder, new research suggests that you may need to rethink this point of view. According to researchers schizophrenia may be a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in … ...
Heard Around the World: The Smug Comment About a... By now, you may have already heard about the disparaging comment that one of the candidates to be Britain’s prime minister, Andrea Leadsom, made about the other candidate, Theresa May, … ...
TV Kills my Train of ADHD Thoughts We bought a new smart TV months ago, but it was never on much and not in our living space. It made it’s way into the living room from our guest room … ...
Difficult Conversations Alan Dershowitz talks about race, rape, and other third-rail issues.
Is porn a 'public health crisis'? Experts discuss what exactly qualifies as a public health crisis and whether porn fits the criteria.
Disclosure Trumps Withholding Almost Every Time-Part 1 “A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and criticisms. Lack of candor, if unchecked ultimately leads to dysfunctional environments.” – … ...
Self-Mutilation Helped Me Cope with Depression — Briefly... I had always believed that injuring oneself is ridiculous. What could one possibly get from cutting assorted body parts? Who wants scores of ugly scars and scabs all over their body? How can people indulge in and actually enjoy it? How can it be a … ...
The Rebirth of the Single Woman This is not the first time this has happened. Sometimes my married friends like to escape the suburban lifestyle and make it downtown to experience the urban single life. Sometimes … ...



Can Therapists “Officially” Diagnose Sexual Addiction?... A Hopeful Outlook In the April 2016 edition of Addiction, Dr. Richard B. Krueger of Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute provided a short commentary on the … ...
Animals as Persons: Can We Scale Intelligence or Sentience? "When is an animal a person?" Trying to decide is very difficult but many are working on achieving this goal. But, can we truly compare intelligence or sentience across species?