American Psychological Association

Your friend was accused of sexual misconduct. What now?

“Oprah called me and said, ‘Are you OK?’” said Gayle King. “I am not OK”<p>Call it the reckoning of “CBS This Morning.”<p>Co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and …

Money

Want to Overcome Procrastination? Science Says You Could Do Any One of These 4 Things

Procrastination has risen dramatically in the past 40 years. Science has determined how we can reverse that trend.<p>Procrastination is a serious issue. And, if you're like me, a daily struggle.<p>It makes you poorer, unhealthier, and unhappier. It shoots stress levels through the roof. It causes …

Procrastination

Post-Traumatic Whiteness: How Vietnam Veterans Became the Basis for a New White Identity Politics - Los Angeles Review of Books

IN MARCH 1982, after months of heated negotiations among veterans groups, officials, and donors, a construction crew broke ground on the Vietnam …

Books

GOP at Jonestown: Republicans' embrace of Trump is proving fatal to the conservative movement

The prophet led the faithful into the jungle, where he promised they would find salvation. His self-regard was so great that he deemed even God a …

Republican Party

Sexual harassment in the workplace: a 'significant' occupational health problem

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was fired recently following accusations of sexual harassment by dozens of women‚ but many sexual predators get away …

Gender

A significant number of mass shooters may be aggrieved narcissists

A new review article published in <i>American Behavioral Scientist</i> argues that mass shootings are linked to narcissism.<p>“I have studied aggression and …

Guns

Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims

The American Psychological Association (APA) just issued guidelines for treating trauma. Patients and therapists would be wise to ignore them.<p>The …

Research

Michigan remains battleground in juvenile justice war that's keeping hundreds in prison limbo

CLOSE<p>Valencia Warren- Gibbs, 48 talks about Bobby Hines who was 15-year-old when he was sentenced to life without parole after killing Warren's …

Detroit

Family: can’t breastfeed? There’s no need to feel guilty

Parenting

Michelle Obama Just Gave The Best Life Advice For The Trump Era

A mental health expert breaks down how effective her tips are.<p>If you’re like most humans, the current political climate has caused you some excess anxiety or tension. Recent research shows that the majority of Americans are stressed about the future of the nation and even relationships with loved …

Healthy Living

We’re Not Even Talking About Some of the Most Devastating Effects of Climate Change

Climate change isn’t just going to sink our cities, obscure our skylines and stars with pollution, melt glaciers and make our oceans more acidic. It …

Climate Change

Report: black men get longer sentences for the same federal crime as white men

An analysis found black men’s sentences are 19.1 percent longer than white men’s, even after controlling for criminal history and other factors.<p>If you’re convicted of a federal offense, on average you will serve more time — for the exact same crime — if you’re black than if you’re white.<p>That’s the …

Politics

Suffering in Silence

Introduction and summary<p>Pregnancy and childbirth can bring joy and fulfillment to a woman’s life. They can also bring anxiety, depression, and …

Liberal View

Five Ways to Remain Calm This Holiday Season

As the holidays approach and many of us look forward to celebrating with our families and loved ones, there can also be heightened stress and anxiety …

Mindfulness

PMS is only a myth, claims a female psychologist

Mood swings, bloating, breast pain and unusual cravings--such premenstrual symptoms, among other ones, are known to be experienced by most women …

Fibromyalgia

The Truth About Sex Differences

It's time for a grown-up conversation about sex. No, not <i>that</i> one. The other one, about the minds of men and women. Converging lines of empirical …

Psychology

NoFap’s ‘New Life November’ Is Being Roasted on Twitter

If the sudden abundance of mustaches on Instagram weren’t indication enough, November is Men’s Health Awareness Month. Typically, men celebrate the …

Emotions

The definitive day-by-day guide to Thanksgiving prep

Anyone else feel like it was July and now Thanksgiving is a week away? The holidays can seriously sneak up on you, and unlike easy-to-throw-together …

Lifestyle

Here’s why loads of us fight with our partners over the Christmas holidays

If you watch any festive film, you could be forgiven for thinking that yours is the only dysfunctional family.<p>Everyone else has fridges full of …

Christmas

Boys Benefit From Co-Ed Schooling More Than Girls, According To A New Study

As an alumna of all-girl schools, I can tell you that the idea that girls in single-gender learning institutions are focused, charming little angels …

Education

How to Date Someone With Anxiety

Step one: Find out what anxiety is.<p>“My mind is always buzzing,” my patient told me.<p>New to the Bay area, the chaos of urban living created a bundle of stress for him, including longer work hours, financial worries, and an awful commute. Working in tech, he felt pressure to prove himself to the other …

Emotions

Older Americans are sicker and poorer than seniors in other wealthy countries - MarketWatch

Out of 11 wealthy Western countries, the U.S. has the sickest senior citizens.<p>Americans 65 and older were more likely to be sick than their elderly …

Business

1 Thing No One Tells You About Life After Trauma

Adversity is everywhere. That doesn't diminish its meaning, it strengthens its power to unite us.<p>Two little words have taken social media by storm: …

Psychology

How To Cure an Emotional Hangover

We all know (and hate) hangovers. A crazy night out drinking too much alcohol can lead to a slew of unpleasant symptoms the next morning. But did you …

Breakups

11 Stress Experts on Surviving the Constant Anxiety That Is 2017

Apparently, there is something called a “supervolcano” hanging out beneath Yellowstone National Park, waiting to envelop Earth in a “volcanic winter” …

Fashion

Resources for the bibliotherapy requested daily from children's booksellers.

I found the most amazing book in the PGW display at my fall regional show (I’m a member of the House of Heartland; we wear TWO scarves, because it’s …

Books

Making the case against memories as evidence

Elizabeth Loftus, famed for her pioneering work on the fallibility of memory, has kept some interesting company over the years: Ted Bundy, O.J. …

Justice

The 6 Things Millennials Bring Up The Most In Therapy

And how to address each problem.<p>On any given day in her office, San Francisco-based therapist Tara Griffith hears millennials wonder aloud: Is this it? Am I failing at being an adult? How did my parents have it all figured out by this age?<p>“They’re dealing with reality versus expectations,” said …

Strapped into chairs and electrocuted: How LGBT Chinese are forced into 'conversion therapy'

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Liu Xiaoyun had no idea what was about to happen to him.<p>The helmet he was wearing was wired to a machine; when the machine was turned on, a weird feeling of numbness washed across his scalp. The doctor turned a dial and that feeling was replaced by pain, as if he was being pinched …

LGBTQ

How to Cope During the Holidays When You Have ADHD

While the holidays are often associated with family gatherings, good food and fun, they’re also linked to increased stress levels. Happiness and …

Wellness