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Late-Night Smartphone Use Often Fuels Daytime Somnambulism

A growing body of research offers compelling evidence that late-night smartphone use can trigger sleep disturbances linked to subpar daytime performance, depression, and anxiety.

What Is Depression?

Depression is, in fact, surprisingly difficult to define.

Novel by 20-Year-Old Is an Honest Look at Teen Mental Health

"I hope that reading about characters who struggle will help people see that it's okay to struggle," says 20-year-old author Jennifer Yu.

Internet Addiction Can Land You in Detention Camp

I'm frustrated by my students' inability to put away their electronic devices. One country responds to the growing addiction.

Why the Mind Is More Than the Brain

The brain and the mind exist in a symbiotic relationship in which they both affect each other, but in which neither is entirely the other.

Who Killed JonBenet?

What can forensic psychology tell us about the still unsolved JonBenet Ramsey case?

The Challenge of Knowing versus Doing

Knowing about something is much different than being able to do it consistently.

Social Anxiety Disorder: A Med Student’s SAD Tale (with a HOPEFUL Ending)

Social anxiety disorder. Millions have it and hate it. And why not? It can pull every ounce of joy from any social situation - any time. Our guest poster, a third year med student, compassionately shares his SAD tale...

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

Feeling low? New research says: try a pickle. Gut feelings are more real than you think, and intestinal bugs influence your mood as well as your waistline.

Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol

Depression poses a risk for cardiovascular diseases in men that is just as great as that posed by high cholesterol levels and obesity.

The 10 Basic Dos and Don’ts of Depression

There are a number of simple things that anyone can do to improve their mood.

The Lysergic Acid ‘Solution’ for Depression?

Can microdoing acid (LSD) help a variety of serious mental and addictive disorders?

Depression Takes a Heavy Toll On Your Heart, Study Finds

The latest findings of a ten-year study show that depression can be just as hard on your heart as obesity or high cholesterol.

How Detoxification Will Improve Your Mental Health

Detoxification is an essential part of a prevention and treatment program for recovery of mental health, including PTSD, depression and addictions.

The Signs of Deep Grief

How deep is my grief? What are the signs and symptoms of deep grief?

How to Avoid Depression Induced by Social Media

A review of the research finds certain social media behaviors lead to depression.

Counseling with Visual Metaphors

We are bombarded with visual metaphors on television every day. Clients use metaphors to understand their dilemmas and plan strategies for change. The case history is helpful.

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Here we are a week and a half into the new year— how are YOU doing with YOUR resolutions?

The Creepiness of Japan's "Suicide Forest"

Folklore has it that the spirits of people who have killed themselves in the forest call others who are sad to the place and then lure them deep into the woods.

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