Psychology & Psychiatry

CBT? DBT? Psychodynamic? What type of therapy is right for me?

Since ancient times, cultures across the world have understood that human suffering can have psychological causes. At its core, psychotherapy is working with another person to help identify and address emotional challenges ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

US father of cognitive therapy dies at 100

American psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck, considered the father of cognitive therapy—an approach developed in the 1960s that revolutionized the field of psychotherapy—died Monday at age 100.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What spiritual retreats can teach us about the challenges of lockdown

In 2005, a documentary called Into Great Silence was released, which portrayed life in a monastery in the French Alps. The director Philip Groening spent months living with the monks, where after a few weeks of silence and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bad sleep habits can depress teens

Nagging negative thoughts—and striving for perfection—keep teenagers awake at night, raising their chance of becoming depressed and anxious, a new study shows.

Health

Pediatrician uses her 'trusted voice' to help kids

For months in 2019, Chidiogo Anyigbo, M.D., MPH, had been consumed by the need to learn more and read more about the upcoming 2020 Census. Dr. Anyigbo realized that in asking peers to underscore the importance of the Census ...

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