Postpartum Depression What You Need to Know
Psychologist Spotlight: Building A Website For Returning Citizens by Dr. Lindsay Phillips
In 2012, I was honored to receive the Judy E. Hall, Ph.D., Early Career Psychologist Award and am now glad to have the opportunity to reflect upon the work I did over the past year. I used the award funds to increase the visibility of psychological and other services to individuals who are reentering society following a prison sentence.Read More
Today’s Library System: A Modern Social Space
Today’s library system offers a new social support forum and is no longer the quietest building in town. Now, it serves as a lively information gateway for all topics in all types of media (books, magazines, online material, DVDs, etc.) without the nominal purchase fee required by a local coffee shop or bookstore.Read More
You Blog: “I Became a Gutless, Whimpering Victim of Anxiety” by Paul Dooley
Guest blogger, Paul Dooley, talks about his experience with anxiety. “Fear is without a doubt a world-class attention grabber. And in 1999 it had me glued to myself. After experiencing my first panic attack, I spent several months possessed by worry.”Read More
Healthcare Topics & Issues
When was the last time you really laughed hard? The kind of laugh that grabs you and sends you reeling out of control so much that you forgot what caused you to laugh? The idea of laughter as a formula for good health is an old idea.
Self-help books continue to proliferate on bookstore shelves and internet web pages. Thousands of new self-help books are published annually, accounting for an estimated two billion dollars in sales per year, in an unregulated industry.
Even though Indians have experienced depression, schizophrenia, and other issues, those suffering from mental illness are still not completely accepted in mainstream Indian society.
Developing Your Child’s Emotional Quotient: The Value of Emotional Intelligence by Dr. Sandra Wartski
High intelligence, academic success, and intense curiosity are admirable, but happiness and success in our complicated world also depends upon well-developed social and emotional skills as well. It is these skills which allow children to become happier, more confident…
Almost half of us report that we have at least one sleep-related problem (e.g., problem falling asleep, staying asleep, daytime fatigue as a result of poor sleep etc.), and many will meet criteria for a clinical diagnosis of insomnia.
When people are diagnosed with cancer, they are struck with one of the most stressful moments of their lives. Shock, fear, anxiety, sadness, anger, grief, and even guilt are common feelings when needing to face coping with cancer, especially when hearing the news for the first time. There are so many questions…
Positive Behavior Support (PBS) strategies are used to establish a calm and predictable environment that allows people with Autism to slowly be able to explore their world and learn new skills. For this article, I’d like to discuss the effective use of schedules.