Aging Associated with Emotional Stability
by Rick Nauert PhD on March 29, 2020 at 11:00 am
New research suggests one benefit of growing older is improved emotional stability. Duke and Vanderbilt university investigators also found that older people are also better able to resist […]
Anxious About COVID-19? Prolonged Stress Can Impact Male Fertility, Offspring
by Traci Pedersen on March 24, 2020 at 10:30 am
Prolonged stress and fear driven by trying situations, such as the coronavirus pandemic, not only take a toll on mental health, but may also have a long-term impact on male...
Childhood Obesity Tied to Higher Risk of Anxiety, Depression, Premature Death
by Janice Wood on March 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Two new studies show that children with obesity have a three times higher risk of mortality in early adulthood and are more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression. The...
Mental Stress May Predict 2nd Heart Attack or Dying from Heart Disease
by Janice Wood on March 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
For some people who survive a heart attack, mental stress may be a stronger predictor of a repeat heart attack or dying from heart disease than physical stress, according to...
Teens’ Chronic Negative Thinking Can Lead to Sleep Deprivation, Depression
by Rick Nauert PhD on March 19, 2020 at 11:30 am
New research suggests that rumination or persistent negative thinking associated with perfectionism can keep teenagers awake at night and increase their chance of becoming depressed and anxious. […]
5 Truths Survivors of Suicide Loss Need to Know Right Now
by Bonnie McClure on March 24, 2020 at 3:45 pm
In the wake of losing someone to suicide, there is much pain and confusion, to say the least. I want to list these five simple truths right up front for...
Remembering Amy Bleuel in the Mental Health Community
by Sue Morton on March 23, 2020 at 2:20 pm
Three years ago, on March 24, 2017, the mental health community lost a wonderful advocate and inspiring individual who created and started Project Semicolon. The project connected people in the...
Ways to Overcome the Emotional Effects of Social Distancing
by Paula Durlofsky, PhD on March 20, 2020 at 10:30 am
Like many in our community, I’m also feeling anxious and fearful of the unknowns related to the current COVID-19 crisis. Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. For the next...
Podcast: I Fear My Spouse Will Abandon Me
by Not Crazy Podcast on March 16, 2020 at 10:30 am
Do you struggle with abandonment fears? Do you worry your partner will suddenly ditch you even though there’s no real reason to feel this way? In today’s Not Crazy...
Psychology Around the Net: February 29, 2020
by Traci Pedersen on February 29, 2020 at 11:30 am
In this week’s Psychology Around the Net, we discuss raising awareness for eating disorders, the benefits of intuitive eating, why therapists have so little training (if any) in helping […]