In Praise of Anxiety
Nobody likes to feel anxious. Anxiety is among the most pervasive and reviled of human emotions. An entire industry has sprung up to aid us in eradicating it, from self-help books and holistic remedies to
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research on neural correlates of psychopathology in adolescence, affect-dynamics and psychosis risk, estimation of treatment effects, well-being and psychopathology, health-service-psychology training, social-media use and depression, negative information and anxiety and depression, drinking variables following college graduation, and alcohol and sexual decisions.
People Can Recover and Thrive After Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders
People who have suffered from mental illness can go on to develop a long-lasting sense of well-being and achieve a “high-functioning” life.
Mental Health Problems Come With ‘Cost’ of Poorer Cognitive Function
All types of mental disorders come with a hidden cost in the form of cognitive dysfunction, including deficits in memory, attention, executive functions and processing speed, according to a comprehensive study that my colleagues and I published
This Is Why It’s So Hard to Find Mental Health Counseling Right Now
Angelle Haney Gullett lost her father in September and knew she would need grief counseling. She contacted 25 therapists in the Los Angeles area, where she lives, between early October and Christmas, neatly tracking her