Anxiety's Favorite Canvas for Expressing Itself: Your Face
Negative emotions can trigger or worsen a wide range of conditions like acne, hair-thinning, and psoriasis.
College Students Aren't Always Given Medical Privacy
What you say in therapy can get passed to parents, college administrators, and even job prospects.
Psychology’s Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy
Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
Echoists Are Basically the Opposite of Narcissists
Compliments and special attention tend to make them cringe.
Here’s Why Narcissists Tend to Come on Too Strong Early in Relationships
It’s known as ‘lovebombing’—and here’s how to tell if you’re experiencing it.
How to Use Hypnosis for Pain and Anxiety
As in, it's not as outlandish as it sounds.
This Is How Therapists Deal When Patients Kill Themselves
Why do we treat personal and professional grief differently, and how can we support professionals who experience traumatic losses?
Drinking to Calm Your Nerves Might Just Make Your Anxiety Worse
There are several reasons alcohol creates this kind of anxiety feedback loop—and sleep is one of them.
Advice for Anxious People
How to Be Less Anxious About Traveling
It’s easy to let the nightmare of missing a train or flight go to your head.
Thousands of Mental Health Professionals Agree Trump is Dangerous
“Just as suspicion of crime should lead to an investigation, the severity of impairment that we see should lead to an evaluation, preferably with the president’s consent.”
Bandy X. Lee
What It Means if You Hate Having Your Picture Taken
For those of us who prefer not to be the focus of attention, it used to be so much easier to hide.
How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist
As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.