PsychAlive 2017-10-20T16:37:16Z https://www.psychalive.org/feed/atom/ WordPress mark wolfe <![CDATA[Depression-Help]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25414 2017-10-20T16:37:16Z 2017-10-20T16:37:16Z WEB SITES THAT WILL HELP YOU FIND A THERAPIST: American Psychological Association: http://locator.apa.org/ American Psychiatric Association: http://healthyminds.org/locatepsychiatrist.cfm American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy: http://www.therapistlocator.net/therapistlocator/index.asp Good Therapy: http://www.goodtherapy.org ARTICLES TO HELP YOU FIGHT DEPRESSION: Eight Ways to Actively Fight Depression Finding Your Cure for Depression WATCH A FREE WEBINAR Watch PsychAlive’s Free Webinar on Empowering ...

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Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. <![CDATA[The Role of Anger in Depression]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25411 2017-10-09T20:58:58Z 2017-10-09T20:58:58Z Sigmund Freud used to refer to depression as anger turned inward. While many people may regard this as an overly simplistic approach to the most common mental health disorder in the world, there is no doubt that anger plays a significant role in depression. As one study from 2016 found, when it comes to emotional disorders in ...

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Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. <![CDATA[Thoughts Are Not Facts (Practice)]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25092 2017-10-09T18:04:01Z 2017-10-09T18:04:01Z So you’re waiting in the hallway with your mind spinning about how it’s been a pretty crappy day and life just doesn’t seem to be moving in the direction you’d like it to. Your friend walks by you and although you raise your hand to wave hi, she looks at you and just walks by. ...

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Lisa Firestone, Ph.D. <![CDATA[What Drives Our Loneliness?]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25402 2017-10-02T18:44:11Z 2017-10-02T18:44:11Z When we perceive ourselves as lonely, it can actually imperil our health. Research has shown that both perceived and actual social isolation were associated with increased risk of early mortality. Studies have found links between perceived loneliness and heart disease, while other research has suggested that loneliness and social isolation may be a greater threat to public health in the United States than ...

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Marcus Clarke <![CDATA[7 Ways To Tell The Difference Between Sadness and Depression]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25316 2017-09-19T16:11:44Z 2017-09-19T16:11:44Z Feelings of sadness, grief, despair and loneliness are normal emotions that all human beings experience at some point in their lives. When these feelings last for a long time, a misdiagnosis is often made as the conditions of being sad and depressed share several common symptoms including difficulty focusing and chronic fatigue paired with sleeplessness ...

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Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. <![CDATA[Science Points to How Mindfulness Helps Us Break Bad Habits]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25089 2017-09-18T19:08:06Z 2017-09-18T19:08:06Z There has been a growing amount of evidence that mindfulness can help us kick our bad habits. In a recent study, 63 participants who were addicted to stimulants received behavioral treatment for 12 weeks. Four weeks into the program they were randomly assigned to two groups – one group received mindfulness training targeted at cravings and ...

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Don MacMannis, Ph.D. <![CDATA[How to Parent Strong-Willed Kids]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25313 2017-09-18T19:01:33Z 2017-09-18T19:01:33Z When people are asked what they most value and cherish, the overwhelming majority say the same thing: their family. Parents are deeply committed to doing what is best for their children but, at the same time, may lack the knowledge or skills to do so. This can be particularly challenging when parenting bright, spirited, strong-willed ...

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Don MacMannis, Ph.D. <![CDATA[Should I Spank My Child?]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25311 2017-09-18T18:49:49Z 2017-09-18T18:49:49Z The majority of psychologists, researchers and parenting experts have come to the same conclusion: spanking and other forms of physical discipline can pose serious risks to children. The American Psychological Association discourages any form of physical punishment, seeing it as both harmful and unnecessary. Thirty countries in the world have banned physical punishment of children, ...

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PsychAlive <![CDATA[Free Brochure: How You Can Help Prevent a Suicide]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25120 2017-09-11T18:01:30Z 2017-09-11T18:01:30Z Download the Brochure: How You Can Help Prevent a Suicide  

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Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT <![CDATA[Suicide Prevention – 10 Questions and Answers]]> https://www.psychalive.org/?p=25102 2017-09-06T19:01:00Z 2017-09-06T19:01:00Z Suicide is a scary topic. But it’s important to know how to talk to someone in crisis. Underestimating this need is a terrible mistake. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds, says the prevention group Do Something.  We can learn to address the needs of people who are suffering so ...

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