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Psychology Around the Net: December 7, 2019

Does Mental Illness Run in Families?: What should you do if you suspect your child is at risk of developing a mental disorder — especially when mental illness runs in your family? According to psychologist Scott Bea PsyD, an important first step is helping your child build resilience, a personality trait that helps children deal […]

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You Might Soon Be Able To Play Pokemon GO On Augmented Reality Glasses

The concept of augmented reality gaming isn’t really all that new, but admittedly it took off in a huge way when Niantic launched Pokemon GO. We imagine that the popularity of the Pokemon franchise probably played a big role in helping the game achieve its success, but regardless, it did help take AR gaming to […]

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Facebook’s Filters Tried To Censor The Mac G4 For Being ‘Overtly Sexual’

Image credit – kyjaotkb Advertising Thanks to algorithms and filters, companies such as Facebook can manage content uploaded to its platform without necessarily needing human intervention. However, as with all things, it is not 100% accurate or reliable. In fact, recently there was a hilarious report of how Facebook’s filters had attempted to censor the […]

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Podcast: Holiday Coping Techniques

SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Guest information for ‘Holiday Coping’ Podcast Episode John M. Grohol, Psy.D. is a pioneer in online mental health and psychology. Recognizing the educational and social potential of the Internet in 1995, Dr. Grohol has transformed the way people could access mental health and psychology resources online. Pre-dating the National Institute for Mental […]

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7 Traits That Lead to a Long & Happy Marriage

If you’ve read up on a lot of relationship advice, you realize that there has always been a debate about whether it’s good to marry someone who’s totally the opposite of you versus someone who has a similar personality. In reality, the essence of your and your partner’s personalities don’t really matter in relationships. What […]

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Clinicians and Creativity: How Psychology Informs Therapists’ Inventive Projects

“My work as a psychologist was vital in writing The Ninth Session,” said Serani, who has a private practice in Smithtown, New York. “This book is about psychoanalysis, so I could not have written a thing without my professional training.” Serani’s book gives readers insight into what psychotherapy is like, along with how clinicians think and […]

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Someone Used Sony’s PlayStation Network To Sell Drugs

Thanks to online communities and online store fronts that anyone can create without much oversight, it seems that some of these services are being abused. In a report from Motherboard, it appears that Sony’s PlayStation Network was recently abused, where it was discovered that someone had used the online gaming service to sell drugs. Advertising […]

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Insurance Coverage Parity for Mental Health Concerns Is Getting Worse

The new study was funded by the Bowman Family Foundation and published by Milliman. It looked at the insurance claims data — the paperwork providers file with an insurance company in order to get paid. The research shares some disappointing data, including this bombshell: “In 2017, out-of-network use for behavioral health was 520% more likely […]

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