Mental Health Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Stay Mentally Healthy with Strong Social Connections
Strong social relationships lead to greater mental health, and lack thereof can be as predictive of health problems as smoking.

Why Do Therapists Ask Open-Ended Questions?
Open-ended questions are used in counseling and psychotherapy to help explore issues.

Ten Tips for Managing Conflict, Tension and Anger
To be a safe and predictable person for those around you, you need to be able to maintain your composure when you feel like your 'buttons' are being pushed.

FDA Approves Female Sexual Therapy Device
In May of 2000, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first therapy for women who experience reduced sensation, lubrication, and ability to achieve or sustain orgasm during sex.

What is Energy Psychology?
Energy psychology is a relatively new method of therapy that combines Eastern approaches with Western psychology and psychotherapy ideas.

Facts about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be an extremely debilitating condition that develops after exposure to a terrifying ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened.

The Psychological Effects of War
War has always taken a toll. Accounts throughout history tell of nightmares and other emotional problems associated with the horrors of war.

Building an Internal Sense of Security
Childhood experiences make a difference in how secure we feel, but it's not too late.

The Pros and Cons of Emails Between Doctor and Patients
Despite the fact that most doctors and therapists have email, many aren't open to receiving emails from patients. Learn why not with this review.

How to Build and Maintain Your Self-Esteem
How do you stay cool, composed and sustain self-esteem in a tough environment? Here are some tips you may to consider as a starter guide to self-improvement.

Using Music to Relieve Stress
Steve Gleason, former NFL player, discussed how Pearl Jam's music helps him cope with ALS, and reminds us about the healing effects of music.

The Rise of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
New York Times article discusses the rise of ADHD in direct parallel with the marketing of this disorder and pharmaceutical sales.

The Three Ingredients to a Happy Life
These three pursuits, as studied by Martin Seligman, can lead to a life of extreme happiness.

How Childhood Abuse Changes the Brain
Childhood abuse and neglect permanently changes the developing brain, which can lead to mental illness and/or substance abuse.

Mike Tyson's Mental Health Evaluation of 1998
In September 1998, the Nevada Athletic Commission ordered Mike Tyson to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine whether he was fit to return.

What to Do About Antidepressant Side Effects
Antidepressant side effects are real and can negatively affect your willingness to take medication. Here are tips to cope with the most common side effects.

The Debate Over Repressed and Recovered Memories
There is still significant controversy in the psychology field about whether or not repressed memories can or should be recovered, as well as whether or not they are accurate.

Voting Laws Discriminate Against the Mentally Disabled
Voting laws discriminate against the mentally disabled, and in turns millions of individuals are prevented from having a voice in national politics.

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How to Cope With Feeling Vulnerable in an Age of Terror
Living during an age of terrorism, gun violence and other catastrophes has left many Americans feeling vulnerable. Learn to cope with such feelings.

Why Managed Care to Treat Mental Health Causes Problems
Managed care to finance mental health treatment has given rise to many problems, including lengthy paperwork that endangers patients' confidentiality.

How Words and Language Can Help You Create Your Best Life
This article describes the power of words to improve daily life as conveyed by Robert Tennyson Stevens in his book

4 Ways to Improve Your Luck
Research demonstrates that luck may be less about chance than you think. Here are 4 principles you can use to get luckier starting today.

Should I work with a psychotherapist or coach?
This article offers five differences between psychotherapists and coaches.

10 Risk Factors of Suicide
This article discusses ten risk factors for suicide.

Improve your relationship in one weekend
It is possible to improve your relationship and gain a better understanding of it in just one weekend, without having to go to couples therapy.

Protect Your Brain with Fish Oil?
Omega-3 fatty acids have been found to have numerous health benefits. One study discusses how they may prevent brain shrinkage and dementia.

Busting 5 Common Myths About Addiction
Addiction is a common problem but myths still exist around this issue. This article describes five popular myths about addiction.

He can tell you if your marriage will last
Dr. John Gottman is a world renown psychologist and expert on relationships, known for his research on predictors of divorce and what makes marriages work.

Is Your Marriage Headed For Divorce?
This article discusses 6 predictors of divorce, according to Dr. John Gottman, a ​renown relationship expert and researcher.

One secret to a long and healthy marriage
Gratitude is explored as possible key ingredient to a lasting and satisfying long term relationship.

How to get your partner to join you in couples counseling
This article offers some advice on how someone might be able to convince their partner to join them in couples counseling.

7 Tips for getting better sleep
This article offers seven tips for getting better sleep.

Strategies for Daily Life With a Mental Health Concern
Living with a mental health condition means not only taking efforts to manage it, but coping with the ways in which it can affect your life and those in it. If you're faced with a mental health concern, or if you are the loved one of someone who is, there are things you can do to help make way for a better life.

A Coach's Journey With Depression and Anxiety
This article shares the journey of Personal Development Coach, Natalie Edwards, with depression and anxiety.

Communication Skills: Not as Important as You Think
This article discusses why

What's The Difference Between the Right Brain and the Left Brain?
Discover the difference between the right and left sides of the brain and read questions that will help you determine which is dominant for you.

The Most Important Quality to Look for in a Therapist
The single most important factor in choosing the right therapist for you has less to do with their background and more to do with how you feel about them.

3 Key Factors in Healthy Relationships
Dr. Sue Johnson has explained that healthy relationships consist of three key factors that are discussed in this article.

Rates and Statistics for Suicide in the U.S.
The suicide rate in the U.S. has been on the rise in recent decades. Here is a definition of the suicide rate, and statistics from the CDC.

Use This Simple Brain Hack to Finally Stop Worrying
This article discusses a key mind hack to help put you in control of your worry.

Why Your Therapist is Not Your Friend
People often develop a close relationship with their therapist, but is it possible to develop a friendship? A look at why being friends can be sticky.

Researchers Develop Computer Games to Build Self-Esteem
Scientists design world's first computer games that enhance self-acceptance. Read about the games that people can play, and improving a positive outlook.

Should Children Take Antidepressants?
Antidepressants are effective in treating depression and anxiety in children and teens, but there is a risk for serious side effects.

One Simple Definition of Mental Health: Integration
This article discusses Dr. Daniel Siegel's definition of mental health. This includes how integration works, and integrating the ​parts of the brain.

Simple Tips to Make New Friends
Making new friends can be hard for many, and yet having strong social connections is critical for health. This article offers simple tips to make friends.

Using Paxil for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Paxil (paroxetine) is an antidepressant medication in the same class as Prozac and Zoloft. It is also used to treat generalized anxiety disorder.

How to Improve a Dull Relationship
Are you and your partner stuck in a rut? Learn how to take your relationship from mediocre to magical and reconnect with your significant other.

What is Interpersonal Neurobiology?
Interpersonal neurobiology ultimately has brought many fields of science together to create a definition of the mind and what it needs to be healthy.

Killer Patterns in Relationships
This article discusses three common destructive patterns that take over relationships and offers clear steps on what to do about them.

Being Present with Your Partner
One of the best gifts you can give your significant other is your presence. Learn how mindfulness​ can strengthen your relationship.

Mental Skills Winners Possess
This article discusses five mental skills or attitudes of successful people who win. Learn if you have these qualities or how to build them if you don't.

An Overview of Love Sense by Dr. Due Johnson
Summary of the book: Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Love Relationships by Dr. Sue Johnson

Discussing the Stigma With Mental Illness
Mental illness continues to have a great deal of stigma associated with it despite advances in psychiatry.

Using Mindfulness to Help with Anxiety
Struggling with anxiety is all too common. Mindfulness teaches us how to change our relationship with anxiety and relieve the suffering as a result.

Save Your Relationship With Emotionally Focused Therapy
Learn how to save your relationship with Emotionally Focused Therapy, a form of couples therapy that has been proven to help.

Advice for Dealing With a Shut-Down Significant Other
Communication is key in any relationship. Here's our advice on how you might be able to reach a partner who is shut down or withdrawn.

Health Professional Acronyms
Ever wonder what those letters after your doctor's name mean? Learn more with this glossary of mental health initials like M.D., Ph.D., Psy.D., M.S.W., etc.

What Metaphors Fit Your Life?
Is your life a battle or a journey? Life metaphors can shape how we live. Read about these different metaphors here.

Cracking the Code of Love
Dr. Sue Johnson is a leading researcher and psychologist in the field of couples therapy.

8 Signs of Mania
Here's our comprehensive article on the signs associated with mania in manic depression or bipolar disorder.

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Find Mental Health Resources in Georgia
Read about the mental Health information resources that are available in the state of Georgia, which includes financing, protection advocacy, and more.

Schizoaffective Disorder- Symptoms, Diagnosis, and More
Schizoaffective disorder is diagnosed when schizophrenia symptoms are present with symptoms of a mood disorder, like depression or mania.

Some Science Behind Lucky Charms
This article explains why a good luck charm may actually be an asset in performance improvement.

Why Do You Care About Having a Healthy Brain?
Dr. Amen discusses the importance of understanding why you want to be healthy.

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?
This article offers a summary about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Read about the process, and how CBT works.

What Do We Need to Be Happy?
This article reviews some of the key findings from the Harvard Grant study, the longest running study on humans.

5 Ways to Increase Your Mental Flexibility
Dr. Daniel Amen discusses the importance of emotional flexibility for being able to successfully adjust to changes in life and healthy relationships.

Lower Stress When Getting Together with Family
The Holidays and other family times are not always easy. Here are some tips to help.

Anxiety Medications Can Help You Calm Down
Here we explore anti-anxiety medications, as well as a list of ways to relax without medication to calm your anxiety.

Can Your Grandparents' Trauma Make You More Anxious?
Preliminary research with mice points to the possibility that memories may alter DNA and be passed down through the generations.

Why Living in Sin Isn't Such a Bad Idea
Despite popular belief, premarital cohabitation does not appear to be associated with higher rates of divorce. Learn more.

One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Child's Mental Health
This article offers a few simple strategies on how to help your children develop self-awareness and emotional intelligence.

5 Important Health Numbers You Should Know
Learn what your important health numbers are, like fasting glucose and vitamin D, and why those numbers should be optimized for brain health as you age.

How to Think Like a Winner
This article shares some attitudes and behaviors of winners and how the average person can implement them to be more of a champion in his or her life.

Antidepressants for More Than Depression
Antidepressants can also be used to help you sleep, treat anxiety, stop smoking, for irritable bowel syndrome, and to relieve certain types of pain.

How Food Can Reduce Your Risk of Dementia
Dr. Amen discusses the importance of a healthy diet and gut bacteria for reducing your risk of depression, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

How flexible is your brain?
This article explains a little about neuroplasticity and how flexible the human brain is. As you age, your brain remains able to change.

Atypical Antipsychotics: Treatment for Schizophrenia
This article provides a brief review of atypical antipsychotic medications and how they compare to first generation antipsychotics.

Exercise is an Effective Antidepressant
Is exercise effective as an antidepressant? A look at why doctors to recommend exercise for major depressive disorder and mild depression.

EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
EMDR is a technique to treat PTSD and similar disorders on a short term basis. Learn more about what it is and how it works.

Therapy Dogs for Children with Learning Disabilities
This article discusses therapy dogs, service dogs, and how they can be helpful to people from all walks of life.

Constructivism and its Use in Psychotherapy
This article describes the theory of constructivism. It reviews information about constructive therapies and how promising and hopeful they can be.

Treatment for Depression - From Medications to Therapy
Learn the steps involved in getting appropriate treatment for depression--from an evaluation by a physician to medications to talk therapy.

Why Homophobia Is Not a True Phobia and Why It Matters
Research has found that homophobia originates not out of fear or anxiety —as true phobias do— but from feelings of disgust. Find out why this matters.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been scientifically proven to be very effective in treating depression and anxiety.

What is Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)?
Electroconvulsive therapy sends an electronic current briefly through a portion of the brain and is most often used for treatment-resistant depression.

Borderline Personality Disorder: A Diagnosis with a Bad Rap
Most of us have heard of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in pop culture and much of what we hear is misleading. Learn the truth about BPD.

What Are the Best Medications for Schizophrenia?
Antipsychotic medications are the treatment-of-choice for schizophrenia and similar severe mental disorders

How Long Should People With Schizophrenia Take Antipsychotic Drugs?
Wondering how long a schizophrenic person should take antipsychotic drugs? Learn more about dosage and adherence. Page 2.

What Are the Side Effects of Antipsychotic Medications?
Antipsychotic medications are the treatment-of-choice for schizophrenia. Learn more about possible side-effects. Page 3.

Does Going to Psychotherapy Mean You Are "Crazy?"
This article debunks the myth that only crazy people see psychotherapists, and sheds some light on what psychotherapy really is.

A go to strategy to help your child out of emotional overwhelm
This article offers a strategy based on Dan Siegel's work about how to help calm one's emotionally overwhelmed child.

What Is Depersonalization Disorder?
This article discusses symptoms of depersonalization.

Help! I've Fallen in Love With My Therapist
You may be among the many people who say,

What Are the Characteristics of Mental Health?
Even though many of us don't suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder, it is clear that some of us are mentally healthier than others.

How to Foster Resiliency
This article offers some tips on how to foster resiliency, which is the ability to recover and thrive from adverse events.

4 Steps for Reducing Anxiety Attacks
If you're having trouble controlling your anxiety, try this four-step plan the next time you feel an attack coming on.

Tired All the Time? It Might Not Be Depression
Sometimes symptoms that seem to point to depression can actually be something else entirely. Here are other illnesses with similar symptoms.

What Is a Psychotherapist?
This article reviews what psychotherapy is and an overview of the types of professionals who provide psychotherapy.

Why Do Young People Commit Murder??
Incidents like the Columbine shootings are difficult for us to understand. These factors may play a role.

Managing the Balance of Power in Relationships
Who has power in a relationship? Often, it's the person who chooses to withhold consent or cooperation.

What You Need to Know About Anxiety Disorders
We all feel anxious sometimes. How do you know when normal anxiety has become problematic and has maybe even developed into an anxiety disorder?

What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders
An overview of what you need to know about eating disorders, including general characteristics, main types, who is at risk, and other health effects.

What to Expect at Your First Appointment With a Therapist
This article reviews what to expect before your first appointment with a therapist.

Understanding the Basic Emotions Babies Have From Birth
Babies are born with nine basic emotions that have provided the foundation for affect theory. What can their feelings teach us about psychotherapy?

Schizophrenia Treatment and Rehabilitation Options
Since schizophrenia's causes are not known, current treatment methods are based on clinical research and experience and are meant to curb symptoms.

Treatment Strategies for Eating Disorders
Eating disorders can be treated and sufferers can return to a healthy weight. The sooner they are diagnosed and treated, the better the outcome.

Loneliness: Deadlier than you think
Loneliness has devastating effects on physical health. This article reviews some of the literature that exists on loneliness and why it is so damaging.

The key to children's future happiness
This article reviews a recent study, by Richard Layard and his colleagues, that explored what predicts a successful life and future happiness.

Ten Tips for Coping with Holiday Stress
We all look forward to the holidays and hope that they will be a time of happiness, friendliness, fellowship, and harmony. Yet often our anticipation and excitement turns into feelings of depression and/or family disharmony.

Tardive Dyskinesia Movement Disorder
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a potentially permanent condition and a possible side effect of long-term treatment with antipsychotic medications

Surviving Widowhood: When Is the Time of Greatest Risk?
The widowhood effect raises the risk of death for people who survive the death of their spouses. How big is the risk, and what can you do about it?

Thriving Despite Depression, Social Anxiety and Addiction
This article features an interview with Miki Stephens Foster, ACC who is in recovery from depression, social anxiety disorder and substance abuse, and helping others do the same.

How to Have a Difficult Conversation
This article discusses four steps to having a difficult, but important, conversation with someone.

How the Miracle Question Can Get You a Miracle
This post is about the Miracle Question in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and how it can be used to create miracles in your life.

5 Simple Ways to Renew Your Relationship
This article shares five tips to use to renew your relationship and start feeling the spark for one another again.

Should Doctors Be Allowed to Assist in Suicide?
The debate over assisted suicide rages in the U.S. and elsewhere. Should doctors help you kill yourself?

How does Exercise Improve Mental Health?
We know that exercise has positive effects on the brain. Researchers at Duke University demonstrated several years ago that exercise has antidepressant properties. Other research has shown that exercise can improve the brain functioning of the elderly, and may even protect against dementia. How does exercise improve mental health?

Sadness Is Not Depression
Sadness is an emotion that we all feel at times, but it's not the same as depression. Here are some ways to tell the difference.

Got PTSD? Talk Therapy Helps
Research suggests that psychotherapy can produce biological changes in the brains and gene expressions of those with PTSD.

Tylenol May Help to Reduce the Pain of Hurt Feelings
This post discusses research demonstrating how social and physical pain are registered similarly in the brain, and how a pain-reliever can reduce hurt feelings.

5 Quick and Easy Ways to Cope with a Poor Night's Sleep
This article offers five ways of coping with a poor night's sleep so that you can still feel your best.

Married Women and Men Are Visiting Chat Rooms for Dates
Married women and men are visiting Internet chat rooms to meet people for cybersex or flirting. This is fast becoming a common form of infidelity.

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Five Major Personality Dimensions
This article describes the five major personality dimensions that many researchers agree best define personality.

To Keep it Healthy, Help Your Brain in Multiple Ways
Learn the steps to prevent you from losing your mind as you age and the importance of optimizing your important health numbers.

5 Tips to Manage Mental Illness in a Marriage
This article offers five tips to managing mental illness in a marriage or committed relationship.

7 Tips to Manage Your Stress
This article offers seven tips from the American Psychological Association on how to manage stress.

How to Become Your Best Self
This article discusses Dr. Dan Siegel's metaphor of the river of well-being as a pathway to better mental health and brain integration.

What is the Difference Between OCD and OCPD?
What's the difference between obsessive-compulsive disorder and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder?

Medications for Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety disorders can be difficult to deal with. Learn about different medication options, including one that can be prescribed on an as-needed basis.

When Urinating in Public is a Problem
Have trouble urinating in public? You're not alone. As many as 20 million Americans suffer from bashful bladder sydrome (BBS).

Causes of Depression in Women, Men and the Elderly
There are many different causes of depression in women, men and the elderly. This review outlines what research says about how depression develops.

Depression in Children
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What Are Some Medications for Anxiety?
There are four major classes of medications used to treat anxiety and anxiety disorders, as well as some alternative medications that may be helpful.

What Is Gestalt Therapy?
This article reviews some basics about gestalt therapy.

What Is Solution Focused Brief Therapy?
This article offers an overview of Solution Focused Brief Therapy.

Body Image and Eating Disorders
Body image issues are closely linked with eating disorders. These resources examine different aspects of body image.

Self-Help Resources
Help yourself become more mentally healthy. Self-help books have been popular for years. Self-help websites are a newer twist.

Mental Health Blogs
The main page of Mentalhealth.About.com consists of a weblog about mental health issues. These headlines can be syndicated and used on your site. Here are other weblogs (blogs, journals) that relate to mental health issues.

Spiritual Resources
Spiritual Resources to enhance your Spiritual and Mental Health

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7 Steps to Prevent You from Losing Your Mind as You Age: Part 1
Part 1 of Dr. Daniel Amen's 7 steps to minimize your risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, and keep your brain healthy throughout your life.

12 Common Risk Factors for Alzheimer's and Dementia
Part 4 of Dr. Daniel Amen's 7 steps to minimizing your risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, and keep your brain healthy throughout your life.

The 7 Types of Anxiety and Depression: Which Type Are You?
Dr. Amen describes 7 types of anxiety and depression that he identified through his work with SPECT imaging.

4 Everyday Conditions that Can Lead to Depression and Dementia
Stress, untreated ADD, inactivity, no new learning and addiction to gadgets can increase your risk of depression and dementia.

2 of the Most Important Ways to Beat Depression
Dr. Daniel Amen discusses the importance of exercise and managing negative thoughts to help offset symptoms of depression

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Focus and Attention
Dr. Daniel Amen discusses three techniques for improving focus, decreasing impulsivity, and strengthening the prefrontal cortex.

College and University Resources
Find College and University programs in Mental Health Fields.

Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy
Resources about counseling and marriage & family therapy.

Continuing Education Resources
Mental Health continuing education is becoming available Online. Online directories are also good ways to find real world continuing education workshops. Here is a growing list of places where mental health professionals can keep up to date on the latest research and practice.

Managed Care Issues
Mental Health has been impacted by managed care in good and bad ways.

Journals and Publications
Psychology, Psychiatry, and Mental Health Journals and Publications which have some Online content.

Private Practice
Mental health professional private practice issues and resources

Theoretical Orientations
Sites focusing on different theoretical orientations. Behaviorism, Freudian, systems theory, affect theory, cognitive, and other schools are represented here.

Health Psychology and Rehab Psychology
Mental health professionals are often employed in health care and rehabilitation settings. Here are resources related to mental health and physical illness and disability.

The truth about depression
This article discusses how sometimes those who seem least likely to be depressed, e.g. funny people, can actually be struggling in silence with depression.

5 Myths about Couples Counseling
This article debunks five popular myths that may be keeping many couples from benefiting from counseling together.

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
This article discusses the seven principles for making marriage work as described in John Gottman's best-selling book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.

Why doesn't she just leave?
This article explains some of the factors involved with domestic violence and why leaving an abusive situation does not always seem to be an option.

Finally Understanding Emotions
Research on emotions continues to shed new light on their purpose and how they are experienced.

Gestalt Psychology 101
This article reviews some basics about gestalt psychology.

5 Important Qualities of a Psychotherapist
This article reviews five important qualities of any psychotherapist.

One Woman's Journey With Bipolar II and Social Anxiety Disorder
This article describes Kimberly Lin Pollard's journey with bipolar II depression and social anxiety disorder, and offers advice for anyone struggling with these conditions.

Overcoming Eating Disorders
This article reveals Anna Sperlich's journey with disordered eating and how she helps other women overcome their eating disorders by healing their relationships with themselves.

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
This article shares Kaitlin Snow's experience with obsessive compulsive disorder as well as her advice to anyone suffering from it.

Self Harm: The Story of a Survivor
This interview shares the story of a business owner who has also struggled with self-harm.

Spreading Love Despite Mental Illness
Sara Woods is a business owner who has been diagnosed with multiple mental illnesses. This article shares her story, how she copes, and what keeps her strong.

Running a Business with Fibromyalgia and Depression
This article features an up close and personal look at the life of Mary Caelsto, a business owner living with fibromyalgia and depression.

Are you suffering from a sleep disorder?
This article reviews five of the most common sleep disorders.

Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer's Using This Diet?
This article discusses a diet that has been shown to be related to a reduced incidence of Alzheimer's disease in one body of research.

The Best Way to Solve Interpersonal Problems
This article reviews some research that shows that people make wiser interpersonal decisions for others than they do for themselves.

Learn About the Stages of Sleep
This article reviews the stages of sleep.

The Dos and Don'ts of Taking the Perfect Nap
This article discusses how to take a perfect nap so you can wake up replenished and ready to take on the second half of your day.

How depressed teachers can impact your child's learning
This article reviews a small study that was done to measure the impact that teacher depression has on student learning within third grade classrooms.

Surprising research about weather and your mood
This article reviews research on how weather impacts one's mood.

The easy to use secret weapon to accomplish your goals
This article shares about the power of visualization and how the reader can use it as a tool to help achieve his or her own goals.

Stop making these 3 common mistakes in your relationship today
This article discusses three common mistakes that people make in relationships and what to do about them.

10 Myths About Domestic Violence Debunked
This article debunks ten common myths about domestic violence.

How to know if it's not just the winter blues
This article shares some facts about seasonal affective disorder, a form of depression that often masks itself as the winter blues.

5 Surprising early warning signs of an abusive relationship
This article reviews five surprising early warning signs of an abusive relationship.

Advice from a Survivor of Domestic Violence
This article features advice from one survivor of Domestic Violence, Sarafina Bianco, author of the memoir,

What divorce does to men's health
This article highlights some of the findings of a study that reviews the impact that divorce has on men's health.

Why you may be thinking of divorce during "Divorce Month"
This article shares some ideas as to why January sees the most divorces, and offers a recommendation on how to save your marriage if you feel on the brink of divorce yourself.

How do I know if it's an emotional affair?
This article explains how to identify an emotional affair and what to do about one.

Help your child get over a painful event with this age old strategy
This article discusses the importance of and some science behind stories in helping a child get over a difficult event.

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Advance Directives and end-of-life planning.

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Social Work Organizations,

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Important links to health resources for social workers,