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Is Your Child Overstimulated from Too Much Screen Time?

Screen Time Side Effects: Are your children are experiencing electronics-related symptoms that mimic mental health. learning, and behavior issues? Take this quiz.

Death by Negligence

What is psychology's responsibility in the gun control debate when it comes to an individual suicide?

The Ways Forgetting Makes You Smarter

Forgetfulness needn't be a harbinger of dementia: Wiping irrelevant facts and memories from our mind readies the brain to remember new and meaningful ones.

Grief Lessons

My husband of 34 years died recently. Unprepared for the reality of terrible loss, I learned how to grieve like everyone does: the hard way. Here are 12 lessons....

Does Hormonal Contraception Raise Suicide Risk?

New research looks at how different factors related to hormonal contraception may affect risk of suicide, providing important information for clinicians and patients.

Why Has Self-Harm Tripled Among Tween and Teen Girls?

Why are three times as many girls harming themselves? There's a likely culprit.

Surrendering to Gratitude

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the downer things happening in the news?This week is a good time to consider and write about all you have to be thankful for. There's plenty!

Can a 4-Step Self-Help Therapy Technique End Upset Feelings?

Therapists use this technique to help their clients gain insight and feel better. Can it also relieve upset feelings if you use it as a self-help technique?

You Can’t Go Home Again:

“Home for the holidays” promises “all the comforts of home,” but also brings the sorrows of home. Why do we do it? Is it a homing instinct? An addiction? Just unfinished business?

The Perfectionist Mistake about the Meaning of Life: Part 2

Would rejecting perfectionism about the meaning of life push us to mediocrity and meaninglessness?

Mental Illness and Violence

Most people with mental illness are not violent. But some are.

Mental Illness & Violence

Often it’s difficult to know who will be responsible for a deadly mass shooting. The train wreck that was Devin Patrick Kelley’s life made it likely that he would be the one.

When Reconciliation Is Impossible:

What do you do when there's nothing you can do to reconcile with an estranged family member? What if you don't want to reconnect? Here are some ideas for making peace with what is.

The Truth Shall Set You Free...

The purpose of all psychotherapy is to free people from the ravages of misery. But, first they must think and act truthfully. Find how with this 5-step process to find happiness.

Discovering Meaning Through "The Village"

Do you feel a sense of connection and belonging in your neighborhood and work community?

East-West Cultural Differences in Depression

The incidence of depressive and anxiety disorders is far lower in Asia than in the West. Different ways of thinking about negative feelings may be the key.

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