Sharing On Social Media May Hinder Assessing Accuracy of News
by Janice Wood on July 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm
A new study finds that our itch to share on social media helps spread misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic. The study discovered that when people are consuming news on social...
Probiotics May Help Ease Depression
by Traci Pedersen on July 11, 2020 at 11:30 am
A new review suggests that probiotics, either taken by themselves or when combined with prebiotics, may help ease depression. While the underlying mechanism remains unclear, probiotics may help […]
Prison, Police Discrimination May Contribute to HIV, Depression Among Gay Black Men
by Traci Pedersen on July 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm
A new study led by Rutgers University researchers suggests that incarceration and police discrimination may contribute to HIV, depression and anxiety among Black men who are gay, bisexual or other...
How Ritual Impacts the Brain To Help Ease Anxiety
by Traci Pedersen on July 5, 2020 at 11:00 am
In a new study, researchers from the University of Connecticut looked at how rituals such as weddings, birthday parties, annual parades and the like may play a role in reducing...
Tips on How to Have a Better Day During the Pandemic
by Janice Wood on July 3, 2020 at 11:30 am
It’s no surprise that people are feeling more stressed, anxious, lonely and depressed during the COVID-19 pandemic. But there are some people who are not just doing okay, but are...
Podcast: Joking About Suicide: Is It Ever Okay?
by Not Crazy Podcast on June 9, 2020 at 10:30 am
Is it ever OK to joke about mental illness or suicide? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, Gabe and Lisa welcome Frank King, a comedian who’s turned his struggles with major...
Staying Home Doesn’t Have to Mean Being Alone
by John Amodeo, PhD on May 28, 2020 at 3:45 pm
While things appear to be slowly opening up again in many parts of the world, many people continue to feel hesitant to leave their homes, fearful of exposure to COVID-19....
Podcast: A National Non-Profit is Born From a Random Encounter
by The Psych Central Podcast on May 28, 2020 at 10:30 am
In today’s Psych Central Podcast, Gabe talks with Jamie Tworkowski, the founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit movement dedicated to helping people who are struggling with...
Moving Through, Moving To: Six Gentle Steps to Get Out of the Dark
by Amy Rise Infinity on May 20, 2020 at 3:45 pm
In my many musings, I have found a natural progression that helps us out of our darkest places. I call it Moving Through, Moving To, and, in this case, it...
Managing Quarantine Fatigue
by Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. on May 18, 2020 at 10:30 am
Someone gave it a name: Quarantine Fatigue. It’s not a diagnosis, but it surely does label what many people are feeling now that we’re 7 – 8 weeks in with...