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The dangers of the chemical imbalance theory of depression

tA study at Harvard's McLean Hospital claims that using the language of chemical imbalances worsens patient outcomes. tThough psychiatry has largely abandoned DSM categories,...

Fashion’s Current Favorite Color Story Wants to Heal Us

For a solid chunk of 2016, we, collectively, became infatuated with a cloudy shade of salmon. Dubbed "millennial pink," the modish tint had overtaken...

Why are conspiracy theories rampant in the ‘wellness’ industry? Welcome to...

tThe term conspirituality was coined in 2011 to represent a growing disillusionment that leads to belief in conspiracy theories. tThis particular affliction affects spiritually-minded...

Use emojis in work communication, say psychologists

A U.K. psychologist recommends using emojis in work communication.tEmojis can help make up for the missing 93 percent of communication cues when messaging online.tUsing...

Geocaching and fear: Research finds prominent gender differences

On a drizzly Saturday morning in June 2018, I found myself kneeling on the edge of a wooden boardwalk in Melbourne's northern suburbs.My right...

Mindfulness shown to reduce paranoia in 7 days

tPsychologists find that a week of mindfulness meditation can reduce feelings of paranoia.tThe studies also pinpoint feelings of non-judgment to correlate with paranoid thoughts.tThe...

Covid-19: The science of uncertainty can help us make better choices

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, why do some people stockpile and others shrug? The psychology of uncertainty explains what's going on, says Rachel McCloyMANY...

Will conversion therapy be banned in the U.S.?

tMost medical and mental health organizations have condemned conversion therapy as injurious and lacking support of empirical evidence.tToday, 19 states and many cities have...

How to Stop a Coronavirus Anxiety Spiral

The past few days have made clear how serious the escalating coronavirus pandemic is for many people in the United States. Schools and workplaces...

Democratic, Authoritarian, Laissez-Faire: What Type Of Leader Are You?

(Original Caption) Johannesburg, South Africa: Nelson Mandela visits Hlengiwe School to encourage ... Corbis via Getty Images In the 1930s, Kurt Lewin, the...