Category: Mentality

Maskers Versus Anti-Maskers: Who Are the Bigger Sheep?

January 12, 2021
Conformity and critical thinking in responding to Covid-19. Posted Jan 11, 2021 By: Daniel R. Stalder Ph.D. Source: Useche70/Pixabay Although most Americans support wearing masks, there are many who oppose...

4 Tips to Manage Your Mindset Through the Pandemic

December 2, 2020
Psychologists are working hard to understand COVID-19. Here’s what they know. Posted Nov 25, 2020 By: Mark Travers Ph.D. The scientific community has been working tirelessly to understand the best...

Why Mental Health Is Even More Important Than We Think

October 28, 2020
Mental health is much more than just mental health. Posted Oct 24, 2020 By: Neel Burton M.D. Orson Welles tells reporters that no one connected with the broadcast had any...

Our New Age of Anxiety

October 14, 2020
The pandemic has increased our anxiety. Yet the real causes are much deeper. Posted Oct 13, 2020 By: Anthony Silard Ph.D. THE BASICS What Is Anxiety? Find a therapist to...

6 Ways to Increase Your Patience with Distance Learning

September 30, 2020
Virtual school can be a challenge, but here are some ways to cope. Posted Sep 29, 2020 By: Andrea Bonior Ph.D. Six months into the pandemic’s ripple effects across the United...

5 Strategies for Balancing Work and Family During COVID

September 17, 2020
How to avoid being overwhelmed by competing responsibilities. Posted Sep 15, 2020 By: Jennifer E. Lansford, Ph.D. Even in ordinary times, many parents struggle to balance work and family responsibilities....

7 Signs You Should Talk to a Therapist

September 10, 2020
Here’s how to know when to reach out for professional help. Posted Sep 08, 2020 By: Amy Morin It’s difficult to know if the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors you’re experiencing...

Race, the Pandemic, and Psychiatry

August 27, 2020
Influence of the pandemic and Black Lives Matter on academic medical centers. By: Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. Posted Aug 24, 2020 The combined influence of the Black Lives Matter (BLM)...

Do You Believe in Miracles? Probably.

August 21, 2020
Research on how miracles manifest “in the valley of the shadow of death.” By: Christopher Bergland Posted Aug 19, 2020 Do you believe in miracles? I do. With temperatures in...

BOOSTING OUR “BEHAVIORAL IMMUNE SYSTEM” TO BEAT COVID-19

July 22, 2020
An April 2020 article about COVID-19 by Wadman et al in the online version of the prestigious journal Science observed “…a clear picture is elusive, as the virus acts like...