Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or seasonal depression.
Suggestions to help control trichotillomania.
Trichotillomania is defined.
Some guidance on how to use a rewards system to motivate your child.
OUP UK Publicity Manager Juliet Evans recounts her time at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.
A look at how parental involvement in therapy can help adolescents with anxiety disorders.
Some help for your insomnia.
Why is safe sex so difficult to encourage?
What is sexual pleasure? The concept denoted here is a rather slippery creature, weighted down by considerable pop psychological baggage, and subject to cross-cultural and cross-historical variation. Nevertheless, it is desirable to have some definition of this concept, as an anchor for discussion.
A look at the role of competition in sports violence.
Jones teaches us that a little understanding can go a long way.
Psychologists Craig Anderson and Karen Dill talk about the effects of video game violence on children and adolescents.
Joel Paris, MD, is a Professor in the McGill University Department o Psychiatry, and is Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. His new book, Prescriptions for The Mind: A Critical View of Contemporary Psychiatry provides a “state-of-the-field” assessment focusing on the diverging roles of psychopharmacology and psychotherapy in contemporary practice. In the excerpt below […]
An excerpt from Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa.
Alexander R. Lucas, M.D., author of Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and former Head of the Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic. For forty years he has been a recognized authority on anorexia, with a practice that drew patients from around the world. Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa defines anorexia, […]
Earlier today we posted an excerpt form Chasing The High: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person’s Experience With Substance Abuse by Kyle Keegan and Howard B. Moss, M.D. In the excerpt below the authors answer some tough questions about living with substance abuse in your past. Should I tell everyone about my problems with […]