Psychologists converge on Phila. to study happinessAfter months of gloomy economic news, Philadelphia has been, at least for a few days, the worldwide epicenter of a certain kind of positive thinking.
Evidence That Cognitive Therapy Is Of No Value In SchizophreniaResearch co-led by an academic at the University of Hertfordshire, concludes that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is of no value in schizophrenia and has limited effect on depression.
Would You Know What To Do In A Mental Health Emergency?A quarter of us will experience at least one mental health problem in any one year, and yet stigma and prejudice are still widespread.
Small Comforts for DepressionThis month I took yet another nosedive into the jagged canyons of depression and agitation. I am able to describe the descent quite well.
Division Of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference 2009Up to 150 forensic psychology professionals will attend presentations of new and exciting research at the Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference...
Secrets of Psychotherapy (Part 3): What's Your Psychological Type?Secrets of Psychotherapy (Part 3): What's Your Psychological Type? Why knowing your (and your partner's) psychological type is important...
Secrets of Psychotherapy (Part Two): Repetitive Relationship PatternsSecrets of Psychotherapy (Part Two): Repetitive Relationship Patterns... Why would anyone persist in pursuing relationships that are doomed to failure?
Can't Sleep? Try Online TherapyYou've tried counting sheep, maybe even taken sleeping pills. You might also want to try online therapy for help in getting a better night's rest.
Sedatives and Risk of Suicide In the ElderlySleeping tablets have been associated with a four-fold increase in suicide risk in the elderly.
When a Depressed Spouse Refuses HelpHaving a depressed spouse and parent in the family creates a difficult problem. The parents are supposed to be the leaders, the example setters, the encouragers both to each other and to their children.
Cultural Approach to Combat DepressionA University of Kansas professor has a unique hypothesis for combating depression — use our hunter-gatherer ancestors for clues about how to best treat the disorder.
Bipolar Often MisdiagnosedBipolar disorder is misdiagnosed as depression in over a quarter of cases, a new study suggests.