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Should You Just Be Yourself...Or Not? Do you ever wish you could just be yourself? Learn the importance of socially intelligent self-expression.
Post Traumatic Growth “All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” –Helen Keller Linda: Researchers have studied people facing all kinds of adversity: loss of children, spouses and … ...
Who’s Your Daddy? Really – who is your daddy?  Is he a business man who dresses in a suit every day and sits in an office?  Maybe he’s a construction worker or a … ...
Mind Control by Narcissists TRIGGER WARNING I’m terrified of my parents. Yep, terrified. You may look at me askance, because there was very little physical abuse in my family. So, why am I terrified? … ...
Why Do Some People Seem to Have it All Together? There’s a guy at the coffee shop I go to everyday, he’s there everyday and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t admire him. He has a way about … ...
News coverage of Hillary Clinton often emphasizes gender over competency, study shows Though much progress has been made toward gender equality, news coverage of female politicians typically follows gendered lines that often disregards women’s competence in political affairs, a University of Texas at Arlington assistant communication professor has found. Dustin Harp, an expert in gender and media studies, examines the issue in “Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Hearing Coverage: [...]
Is Hatred a Mental Illness? From the tidal wave of devastation in the wake of the latest mass murder by someone whose hand was on the trigger of a weapon, the purpose of which is meant for obliteration of life, arises the question: ‘Is hatred a mental illness?” Omar Mateen, … ...
Asperger’s and Driving So it’s taken me a while to write about this. I kept telling myself that between bullies & fashion school & my tireless attempts to find parties at warehouses in … ...
4 Tips for Feeling Successful “If I try to fail and succeed, which have I done?” – Anonymous I use the above quote with my college students. I try to challenge them to look at life from a different perspective. In challenging our perspectives I am not merely playing semantics … ...
Finding a doctor trained in transgender health a hurdle worldwide Lack of access to adequate medical services, and an increased risk for problems like depression and HIV, are obstacles to health care for millions of transgender people.
Today I Love Celebrations Today I love celebrations like the solstice party that’s going on later. I love that it is not a quiet celebration, but that it also is not rowdy. I love … ...
Be a Better Romantic Partner with This Simple Mental Trick Inward-oriented thinking, or introspection, is a key aspect of mindfulness. Neuroscience shows us how introspection can help you understand the one you love, as well as yourself.
The Trick to Making Your Relationship Stronger Introspection is a key aspect of mindfulness. Neuroscience shows us how introspection helps you better understand your partner, and yourself.
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Assessing Suicide Risk and Documenting Your Care TCPR: Dr. Reid, what are the most common causes of malpractice lawsuits against psychiatrists? Dr. Reid: Far and away, the most common issue in malpractice lawsuits against psychiatrists is suicide. Matters involving suicide probably make up about 90% of all malpractice lawsuits against psychiatrists. TCPR: … ...
Psychology Around the Net: June 18, 2016 Last Sunday, I — like most of the modern world — woke up to the news of what’s now being called the “deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.” 29-year-old Omar Mateen gunned down innocent patrons of Pulse, a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, murdering 49 … ...
ADHD Symptoms in Different Contexts There’s an interesting new study out published in Social Science & Medicine. Like a lot of the best ADHD research, I can pretty much guarantee you haven’t heard about it … ...
Earning Father's Day Ten Things Dads Can Do to Be Great Dads
How to Study If you Decide to Return to...       We addicts and alcoholics have fried our brains. Many of us dropped out of school and never graduated. Some of us got out of high school but … ...
Compassion Fatigue in the Animal Welfare Community Before becoming a psychotherapist, I had a career in animal welfare. I’ve worn both the boots and the sandals — that’s jargon for working on the law enforcement side and the shelter side — and I’ve seen my fair share of trauma. Whether you’re a … ...