Pat Deegan, a person who experiences schizophrenia and who also happens to have a Ph.D. in Psychology, is an inspiration to me. When I began my journey to Source
Pass and colleagues took a look at around 60 mothers in the UK who were diagnosed with anxiety disorders (specifically, social phobia with about half also having generalized anxiety disorder) and 60 mothers who weren’t. They compared information gathered on their children as they were getting ready to begin formal schooling (around 4 ½ years...
This makes sense, right? Children who must face ongoing fighting and conflict between their parents while they also endure all of the changes prompted by their parents’ separation or divorce would probably struggle more and have more anxiety and depression than those children who go through the separation or divorce but do so within a...
Okay, so the medication debate is not as black and white as the title may suggest. It sure is worth having, however, as an article that came out this June in APA’s Monitor on Psychology about the inappropriate prescribing of psychotropic medication spells out. Before I go any further, I am completely aware that medication...
What is postpartum psychosis? In this podcast, a perinatal psychologist discusses this often misunderstood and stigmatized disorder. Source
Most people are aware that making healthy lifestyle changes would be good for their long term well-being, yet doing so can feel daunting for many. According to Source
Democrats are psyching themselves out this election season, and psychological research dating back nearly 30 years helps to explain why. Right now, the Source
Post-divorce care is essential for you to have a happy life once more. Source
Taking this pill every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke can cause brain and stomach bleeding. Source
Despite being perceived as safe by the general public, herbal medicines actually carry considerable risks. Source