“Online Tool Provides Support For People With Suicidal Thoughts” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello everyone and welcome back! I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas time with your loved ones. Well, its time to get back to grinding mode and lets delve right into Best 5 Reads! 1) Online tool provides support for people with suicidal thoughts As an individual with lived experience of anxiety, depression, … More “Online Tool Provides Support For People With Suicidal Thoughts” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit Backyard bullies have always been with us. We used to be able to spot bullies from blocks away. The swagger, jeers, taunts, and looks of disdain and aggression were on full display, and … More “The Psychology of Internet Trolls and the Empathy Deficit” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) Michael Phelps Discussed Anxiety & Depression In A Way That Shows It’s OK To Not Be OK The stigma surrounding mental health still exists, but that didn’t stop Michael Phelps from discussing anxiety and depression on Thursday’s Today show. The Olympic swimmer … More “Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia This research supports the legitimacy of digital cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment method for individuals with insomnia. 2) A New Prescription For Depression: Join A Team And Get Sweaty Research shows exercise … More “Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Dare You Take Someone Else’s Perspective?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Dare You Take Someone Else’s Perspective? Empathy. It’s a word we hear a lot in psychology, so readily invoked that we often don’t bother to seriously think about what it is and what makes it powerful. Carl Rogers, the founder of person-centered … More “Dare You Take Someone Else’s Perspective?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Depression in Youth: Underdiagnosed and Deadly” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Depression in Youth: Underdiagnosed and Deadly The mechanics of therapy look quite different for younger patients, whose experiences with depression vary by age, emotional vocabulary, cognitive development, and experiences with trauma. 2) The Last Undiscovered Organ in the Body Presenters of Psyched! … More “Depression in Youth: Underdiagnosed and Deadly” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Hallucinogens and Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Here are today’s Best 5 Reads. I hope you will enjoy them. 1) Hallucinogens and Depression Doctors in the 50s & 60s used lots psychedelics in clinical research until their use was banned and discredited. For some conditions, however, hallucinogens are staging a comeback. 2) Suicide Deaths Climb Dramatically in U.S., Nearly Double … More “Hallucinogens and Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome back to another edition of Best 5 Reads! I hope you enjoyed your weekend and had enough time to recharge yourself for a busy week ahead. 1) To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect Much of modern life, though seeming to promote connectivity, has had the opposite effect of fostering social isolation … More “To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads