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The American Psychological Association has been working on developing guidelines for its members and for social media
Self-confidence is just one element in a triad of things that make up our overall “confidence”
Today’s parents are a stressed bunch — not surprising since they’re part of the “Anxious Generation”
Work settings can do things to help their employees manage stress in some ways so that they don’t become as burned out by the work that they’re facing
Some therapists have found that side-by-side communication is more effective for teens than face-to-face
Researchers found that people who came from a higher social class were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills — even when tests proved that they were average
In the online poll of more than 1,000 adults, 87% said a mental disorder is nothing to be ashamed of, and 86% said they believe that people with such disorders can get better
Climate anxiety and grief has become such a concern that the American Psychological Association created a climate-change guide to help mental health care providers
Washington, D.C., is full of people who are stressed-out, angry, sad and overwhelmed
CBT aims to uncover unhelpful or problematic ways of thinking in order to change unwanted or unhealthy behaviors
Researchers are homing in on risk factors
Self-care is something everyone can, and should do every day
Nearly 56 % of Americans report seeking or wanting to find mental health services for themselves or a loved one, but it's not always easy to get the care they're looking for
Making yourself inaccessible from time to time is essential to boosting your focus
Clues about what sort of people are drawn to these images of destruction, as well as the psychological toll the gruesome material may take
Sen. Jon Tester introduced a bill that makes sure veterans can access mental health care no matter where they live
Over the past decade or so, rates of depression, psychological distress, and suicidal thoughts and actions have risen significantly among people age 26 and younger
In today's society, Americans should see the contempt around us as an opportunity, not a threat
Most American teenagers — across demographic groups — see depression and anxiety as major problems among their peers
Psychological abuse is the most common form of sibling bullying according to a study in Developmental Psychology.
From dealing with food fights to ignored curfews, you can use mindful levity for positive results.
Chronic work-related stress can cause high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels, according to the American Psychological Association. It can also lead to burnout.
President Trump announced a deal to temporarily end the partial government shutdown, but he's threatened a second one if terms aren't met to increase border security
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlights how rare self-care is among the working class and people of colorDecember 19, 2018, The Washington Post
Ocasio-Cortez discusses the importance of self-care, and encourages others to take time out for themselves.
William Tynan is director of integrated health care with the APA. He said he wouldn't be surprised if the study actually underestimates the degree to which mental health is the central concern among paediatric ER visits.
A survey released by the APA showed that mass shootings are a significant source of stress for 3 our of 4 young Americans aged 15 to 21.
According to a poll last year by the APA, 31% of respondents said news of hate crimes caused them stress, 31% said crime in general did, and 30% said news of wars or conflicts with other countries stressed them out.