| May 15, 2013
| 5:42 PM
In 40 years of interviews as a journalist, I've never met anyone quite like Hedda Bolgar.
The pioneering psychoanalyst, who attended lectures by Sigmund Freud as a young woman and fled Vienna for the United States when the Third Reich entered Austria,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Dr. William Glasser, a psychiatrist, education reform advocate and bestselling author whose unorthodox emphasis on personal responsibility for mental problems sold millions of books, caught the attention of educators and earned him an international...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:30 PM
At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman.
In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:27 PM
There's nothing like a summer vacation to rest and relax. Except when it's not restful or relaxing. Vacation can be a stressful time, especially for parents, says the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. "There is social pressure on families to...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Psychiatrists are finding a place to work out what they've learned in medical school while helping a needy population in Laguna Beach.
Men and women facing mental health struggles can talk with a psychiatrist at the Friendship Shelter, a transitional...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
For two decades now I’ve been researching and writing about materialism and consumer culture, and I think it is fair to say that over the last several years, I’ve suffered from B. B. King’s lament: The thrill is gone.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:01 AM
With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive.
Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Florida lawmakers on Tuesday took the first steps to stop repeat sex offenders by proposing wide-ranging changes, including flagging potential predators when first arrested and keeping closer tabs on them once released.
"Children are dead, lives have...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:21 AM
A team of mental health experts examined the cases of four sex predators profiled in a Sun Sentinel investigation last month and concluded the state missed crucial danger signs that could have kept three of them locked up.
One went on to rape an...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:02 AM
A message from Arts & Ideas school:
"You're invited to attend a free presentation by research professor, developmental psychologist and author Peter Gray on Sunday, October 6th at 1:30, at Arts & Ideas Sudbury School in Mt. Washington. His new book,...