What You Should Know About Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
In the May 2013 issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest, Edna Foa and colleagues explore the challenges in disseminating evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress. Here are some important facts about effective treatments for
Most Effective PTSD Therapies Are Not Being Widely Used, Researchers Find
Clinical research has identified certain psychological interventions that effectively ameliorate the symptoms of PTSD, although most people struggling with the disorder don’t receive those treatments, according to a scientific review.
Would Angry Teens Chill Out If They Saw More Happy Faces?
NPR: All day long we’re surrounded by faces. We see them on the subway sitting two by two, pass them on the sidewalk as we make our way to work, then nod to them in
Meditation May Make You Nicer
Smithsonian Magazine: Traditional Buddhists meditate in the pursuit of enlightenment. Non-religious practitioners may try it out in order to find a bit of calm or perhaps to treat anxiety or depression. But whatever their motivation, people who
Reframing Stress: Stage Fright Can Be Your Friend
Scientists find that simply encouraging people to reframe the signs of stress before public speaking was a surprisingly effective way of handling stage fright.
Meditation Is About More Than Inner Peace, Study Says
Boston Magazine: People who practice meditation often do so for individual health benefits like reduced stress and improved mental health. But new research from Northeastern University’s Social Emotions Group says meditation also has an effect on