Category Archives: Articles of Interest

The Effects of Trauma Do Not Have to Last a Lifetime

Findings Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment

You Benefit If Your Romantic Partner Recovers Well from Spats

People searching for fulfilling and stable romantic relationships should look for a romantic partner who recovers from conflict well. Yes, it turns out that if your romantic partner recoups well after the two of you have a spat, you reap … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment

The Key to Making Lasting Lifestyle and Behavioral Changes

As the Obama administration tackles the national obesity epidemic, a new American Psychological Association poll shows that individuals need ongoing support to make lifestyle and behavior changes. According to a March 2010 APA poll conducted by Harris Interactive, fewer than … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment

Dealing with a Difficult Boss

Q. How do you manage the prototypical “difficult boss?” A. Successfully managing a difficult boss is a challenge but often feasible. First, you should try to understand the reasons for your boss’ difficult behavior. Assuming your boss generally behaves in … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment

Depression: How Psychotherapy Helps People Recover From Depression

Depression: How Psychotherapy Helps People Recover From Depression According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 14.8 million adult Americans suffer from major depressive disorder and another 3.3 million suffer from mild or chronic depression. Many do not … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment

Stress Tip Sheet

In today’s fast-paced and ever-connected world, stress has become a fact of life. Stress can cause people to feel overwhelmed or pushed to the limit. The American Psychological Association’s 2008 Stress in America survey found that one-third of people in … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment

Stress: Six Myths About Stress

Stress: Six Myths About Stress Myth 1: Stress is the same for everybody. Completely wrong. Stress is different for each of us. What is stressful for one person may or may not be stressful for another; each of us responds … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment

How to Choose a Psychologist

How to Choose a Psychologist At some time in our lives, each of us may feel overwhelmed and may need help dealing with our problems. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 30 million Americans need help … Continue reading

Posted in Articles of Interest | Leave a comment