If presented with a client who has death anxiety, we ask them to tell us what exactly they fear about death. Once we have this information, there are several approaches to treating fear of death.
Spanking does not lead to better behavior by children. Instead, it could lead to some adverse, long-term consequences.
Smartphones, tablets and computers are increasingly expanding the availability of health services. This means we can access help anonymous at a time and place that suits us.
In Meyerism, the fictional cult in Hulu's new TV series "The Path," a psychologist sees similarities to real-life cults.
Warning: gross but highly sharable pictures of holes that might fill you with disgust.
Over five million students of the approximately 11 million students in community colleges nationwide suffer from a mental health problem.
Claustrophobia is a fear of being trapped, but is it irrational?
The potential harms associated with using cannabis depend, above all others, on two things: the age at which you first begin to use cannabis and the frequency, dose and duration of use.
Could it be that in some cases, changes in the gut are actually driving mood disorders rather than the other way around? Mounting evidence suggests this is likely to be the case.
Why thinking about death makes us more religious, conservative and prejudiced.
Studies show that Facebook addiction and Facebook stalking are very real, and do us no good.
Public 'restroom' is a euphemism of the highest order.
Many adolescent pressures are age old, others newer, such as having followers on social media.
Australians have come a long way in understanding depression. Most recognise the symptoms and believe in the value of professional help. But anxiety disorders have been left behind.
Biological and genetic explanations of mental illness can weaken people’s sense of control and optimism, and create a bias against effective psychological interventions.
In recent times, we have learnt more about the connections between the “reproductive” or gonadal hormones and the brain, and how they affect not only women but men as well.
A new study has produced puzzling results about how the environment affects men's and women's mental health.
Are you a neurotic who overthinks just about everything? Congratulations, it may mean that you could become hugely successful in a creative job.
New guidelines launched by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners aim to help doctors educate women about the variety of genital appearance and stop them having unnecessary surgery.
Fear-based messages from practitioners and awareness campaigns encourage perfectionism and unwarranted personal responsibility for events over which new mums may have little control.