Category: Mentality

Making Sense of Functional Neurological Disorders

July 22, 2021
How to help yourself (and your doctor) when your symptoms don’t make sense. Posted July 20, 2021 |  By: Evan Parks Psy.D. KEY POINTS Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) involves neurological symptoms that...

Concentration Problems: Distinguishing Between Anxiety and ADHD

July 15, 2021
The pandemic has made it difficult to tease apart symptoms of anxiety and ADHD. Posted July 13, 2021 | By: Candace Good KEY POINTS Anxiety and ADHD can both cause difficulties with...

Where Do Suppressed Emotions Go?

July 8, 2021
On not allowing oneself to feel. Posted June 29, 2021 | By: Iskra Fileva Ph.D. KEY POINTS People sometimes suppress their emotions and avoid fully experiencing or responding to them. Suppressed...

We Need to Prioritize Mental Health for Healthcare Workers

June 29, 2021
Healthcare workers were already under immense strain prior to the pandemic. Posted June 25, 2021 | By: William A. Haseltine Ph.D. KEY POINTS Between 35 and 54 percent of nurses and doctors...

6 Ways to Combat Procrastination for Adults With ADHD

June 21, 2021
Develop concrete methods for meeting work goals and overcome work avoidance. Posted June 19, 2021 | By: Scott S Shapiro M.D KEY POINTS Procrastination and avoidance is often a key challenge for...

“What If the Pandemic Ends and I’m Still Anxious and Depressed?”

June 9, 2021
Follow these three principles to build back a life you love. Posted June 7, 2021 By: Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. KEY POINTS Pandemic-related restrictions have challenged us in unprecedented ways. Many...

The Link Between Insomnia and Mental Illness

May 25, 2021
Insomnia and mental illness are both on the rise. Treatment can help. Posted May 19, 2021 | By: Jennifer Reid M.D. KEY POINTS Mental Illness and insomnia are highly interconnected, with the...

The Future of Psychiatric Treatment

May 19, 2021
Is it time to update diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders? Posted May 19, 2021  By: Eugene Rubin MD, PhD and Charles Zorumski MD KEY POINTS The current diagnostic framework is...

Chronic Indecisiveness: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

May 12, 2021
Can’t make up your mind? You might be suffering from chronic indecisiveness. By Martin Seif Ph.D. ABPP and Sally Winston Psy.D.  KEY POINTS Chronic indecisiveness is the habit of not making...

What’s the Concern in Social Anxiety: Likability or Harmony?

April 28, 2021
In different cultures, socially anxious people may have different concerns. Posted Apr 26, 2021 | By Andrew G Ryder Ph.D. KEY POINTS Social anxiety disorder is generally understood as resulting from...