There’s a Reason Why You Overshare on Dates

Sometimes it’s hard to stop talking when you’re nervous. There’s a name for that — and some tips to help.

#content-type-service, #conversation, #online-dating, #parties-social, #social-conditions-and-trends, #social-media, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Sometimes I Hate My Husband’s Peloton

Yes, exercise is hugely beneficial. But can too much of a good thing cause tension in your relationship?

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #exercise, #happiness, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

My Roommates Have Been Listening to My Therapy Sessions. Is That OK?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on an invasion of privacy and reporting misconduct at work.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ethics-personal, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #privacy, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #vaccination-and-immunization

Living With O.C.D. in a Pandemic

Covid made things worse for many people with obsessive-compulsive disorder. But it also came with a silver lining.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #fear-emotion, #mental-health-and-disorders, #obsessive-compulsive-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists, #telemedicine, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

The Rationing of a Last-Resort Covid Treatment

While ventilator shortages have been largely averted in the U.S., this lifesaving therapy is scarce. How to choose which critically ill patients get it?

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doctors, #extracorporeal-membrane-oxygenation-ecmo, #hospitals, #houston-tex, #medical-devices, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Alcohol Abuse Is on the Rise. Here’s Why Doctors Fail to Treat It.

People with alcohol use disorder are often seen in clinics and hospitals, but medical professionals too often ignore the condition.

#addiction-psychology, #alcohol-abuse, #alcoholic-beverages, #alcoholics-anonymous, #anxiety-and-stress, #blood-pressure, #deaths-fatalities, #depression-mental, #doctors, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #mental-health-and-disorders, #national-institute-on-alcohol-abuse-and-alcoholism, #telemedicine, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

What to Look for in a Physical Therapist

Not all P.T.s are created equal. Find a professional who values evidence over anecdote.

#content-type-service, #fibromyalgia, #knees, #laser-light-amplification-by-stimulated-emission-of-radiation, #physical-therapy, #sports-injuries, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

A Rogue Climber Running From the Law Was Fleeing His Own Trauma

A former paratrooper became an “urban explorer,” scaling the tops of bridges and buildings to help ease his PTSD. He now faces criminal charges in several states.

#bridges-and-tunnels, #buildings-structures, #content-type-personal-profile, #depression-mental, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #trespassing, #veterans, #wright-isaac-b-1995

Seasonal Affective Disorder Isn’t Just for Winter

Feeling blue even though everyone seems to be basking in perfect summer weather? There might be a good reason for that.

#content-type-service, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #pollen, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #rosenthal-norman-e, #seasonal-affective-disorder-sad, #summer-season, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #weather

Something Bothering You? Tell It to Woebot.

When your therapist is a bot, you can reach it at 2 a.m. But will it really understand your problems?

#anxiety-and-stress, #artificial-intelligence, #darcy-alison-psychologist, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #mobile-applications, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #woebot-labs

Has Covid Remade Psychotherapy for Good?

Treatment by Zoom has brought unexpected benefits — will it carry over to the post-pandemic age?

#american-psychological-assn, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-york-city, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

‘In Treatment’ Is Back. How Does That Make You Feel?

Pandemic tensions led HBO to make a new version of the therapy drama, which stars Uzo Aduba and aims to reduce stigmas about mental health care.

#aduba-uzo, #allen-joshua-screenwriter, #anxiety-and-stress, #hickey-john-benjamin, #home-box-office, #in-treatment-tv-program, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #ramos-anthony-1991, #schuur-jennifer, #television, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

After a Traumatizing Year, Black People Turn to Therapy

The death of George Floyd and other high-profile police killings have prompted African-Americans to seek help, mental health experts say.

#black-people, #creative-kuponya-stamschror-lott-llc, #dear-fathers-media-platform, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #mental-health-and-disorders, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #psychology-and-psychologists, #race-and-ethnicity, #str8-mental, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

MDMA Reaches Next Step Toward Approval for Treatment

A new study shows that MDMA, known as Ecstasy or Molly, can bring relief when paired with talk therapy to those with severe post-traumatic stress disorder.

#clinical-trials, #depression-mental, #doblin-richard-1953, #ecstasy-drug, #food-and-drug-administration, #mental-health-and-disorders, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #shulgin-alexander-1925-2014, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #veterans

Doctors Harness the Power of Human Connections

Social medicine programs, which often encourage patients to engage with other people, can help address dementia, isolation and more.

#alzheimers-disease, #dementia, #doctors, #elderly, #loneliness, #parkinsons-disease, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Many Older Adults Lack Even Simple, Helpful Equipment

Railings, grab bars, shower chairs and other inexpensive devices can make it easier to continue living at home, but not enough older people acquire them.

#disabilities, #elderly, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #medical-devices, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist

While use of the gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it’s fun.

#content-type-service, #headphones-and-headsets, #physical-therapy, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #virtual-reality-computers

Feeling a Bit Cramped? ‘Couples Therapy’ May Look Familiar

The Showtime docu-series lets viewers eavesdrop on real-life counseling sessions. The new season looks at relationships struggling under quarantine.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #couples-therapy-tv-program, #dating-and-relationships, #documentary-films-and-programs, #guralnik-orna, #marriages, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #showtime, #television, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

5 Health Care Jobs on the Rise

Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans.

#accreditation, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elder-care, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #home-health-care, #hospice-care, #labor-and-jobs, #massage, #medicine-and-health, #nursing-and-nurses, #nursing-homes, #retirement-communities-and-assisted-living, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #united-states-economy

Why Couples Therapy Is Not Only For When in Crisis

Therapy doesn’t always mean a relationship is at its breaking point. Many couples are seeking to address difficult issues before conflict arises.

#marriages, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

My 3-Year-Old Can Tell I’m Depressed

Experts say that, instead of avoiding the topic, parents like me should shoot for ‘age-appropriate honesty.’

#children-and-childhood, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

You Can Be a Different Person After the Pandemic

Our personalities are not set in stone. They are more like sand dunes.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantines, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

How to Start Healing During a Season of Grief

There is no singular way to respond to heartache or sorrow. Find the strategy that works best for you.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #grief-emotion, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

‘It Takes Time’: I.C.U. Workers Help Their Former Covid Patients Mend

They survived serious cases of Covid-19, sometimes spending weeks on a ventilator, but not without complications. Now, a special clinic at an L.A. hospital is helping them get back to their lives.

#chronic-condition-health, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hospitals, #king-martin-luther-jr-community-hospital-los-angeles-calif, #mental-health-and-disorders, #south-los-angeles-los-angeles-calif, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #ventilators-medical

Hunter Biden’s Memoir: 7 Takeaways From ‘Beautiful Things’

President Biden’s son opens up about crack addiction, his romantic relationship with his sister-in-law and the new love that halted his cycle of despair.

#beautiful-things-a-memoir-book, #biden-hunter, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #books-and-literature, #cocaine-and-crack-cocaine, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #united-states-politics-and-government

Oregon Is Blazing a Psychedelic Trail

A very promising mental health experiment is taking shape in the West.

#addiction-psychology, #depression-mental, #lsd-lysergic-acid-diethylamide, #mental-health-and-disorders, #mushrooms, #oregon, #referendums, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #research, #sheri-eckert, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #tom-eckert

My 8-Year-Old Threatened Suicide. Here’s What We’re Learning.

When the scariest parenting moment happened, I didn’t know where to turn. After months of talking with experts, we’re on the path to healing.

#content-type-service, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

For Some Teens, It’s Been a Year of Anxiety and Trips to the E.R.

During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.

#asheville-nc, #columbus-ohio, #emergency-medical-treatment, #emotions, #grief-emotion, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #hendersonville-nc, #hospitals, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

Mental Health Providers Struggle to Meet Pandemic Demand

With anxiety and depression on the rise during the pandemic, it has been challenging for people to get the help they need.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Neglecting Yourself Doesn’t Make You a Better Mother

Showering and eating regularly can be a form of self-care.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #parenting, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Got Climate Anxiety? These People Are Doing Something About It

Distress over global warming is increasing, but formal and informal support networks are springing up, too.

#anxiety-and-stress, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #mental-health-and-disorders, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Lawmaker Promoted Stem Cell Therapy for Covid-19 in Fraud Scheme, U.S. Says

Tricia Derges, a Republican state representative in Missouri, falsely claimed to patients at her medical clinic that she was injecting them with stem cells, prosecutors said.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #frauds-and-swindling, #state-legislatures, #stem-cells, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #united-states-politics-and-government

My Trump Recovery Program

Finding comfort — and hope — in “Ted Lasso,” “Sex Education” and “Heavyweight.”

#heavyweight-radio-program, #sex-education-tv-program, #ted-lasso-tv-program, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

The Ethics of Adoption in America

Gabrielle Glaser talks about “American Baby,” and Kenneth R. Rosen discusses “Troubled: The Failed Promise of America’s Behavioral Treatment Programs.”

#adoptions, #american-baby-a-mother-a-child-and-the-shadow-history-of-adoption-book, #books-and-literature, #glaser-gabrielle, #rosen-kenneth-r, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #troubled-the-failed-promise-of-americas-behavioral-treatment-program-book

Therapists Are on TikTok. And How Does That Make You Feel?

Mental health professionals are going viral on the app, captivating an anxious generation.

#depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #social-media, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #youth

When I Was Labeled a ‘Troubled’ Teen, I Obliged

I was sent to three “tough love” programs meant to redirect me. Trying to run away from one made me feel that I had no choice but to become what I had been told I was.

#families-and-family-life, #parenting, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Book Review: ‘Troubled,’ by Kenneth R. Rosen

In “Troubled,” Kenneth R. Rosen investigates the kind of tough-love programs he was placed in as a teenager and exposes their unusual methods.

#books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #national-assn-of-therapeutic-schools-and-programs, #rosen-kenneth-r, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #troubled-the-failed-promise-of-americas-behavioral-treatment-programs-book

After Bars and Beaches, Gibbons Await a New Home in Thailand

The small apes were once widespread across much of Asia. But rampant deforestation and ruthless hunting of the acrobatic animal has greatly reduced its numbers and its habitat.

#animals, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #forests-and-forestry, #monkeys-and-apes, #thailand, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

Can Kara Swisher Be Vulnerable?

Brené Brown tries her best.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #brown-brene, #gender, #silicon-valley-calif, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #trump-donald-j

A Rare Pandemic Silver Lining: Mental Health Start-Ups

Using teletherapy, metrics and matching algorithms, entrepreneurs are focusing on addressing aspects of the mental health care system that they view as broken.

#anxiety-and-stress, #depression-mental, #entrepreneurship, #mental-health-and-disorders, #small-business, #telemedicine, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Bergamo’s Covid-19 Survivors Carry Scars Unseen and Incalculable

Plagued by guilt, anger and regrets, those still alive in the hardest hit place in Italy, and perhaps the world, grapple to understand how the virus has changed them.

#bergamo-italy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #funerals-and-memorials, #hospitals, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98

After agitating for the inclusion of Black artists in New York museums, he helped introduce a multicultural perspective to the field of art therapy.

#art, #art-therapy, #black-people, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #deaths-obituaries, #joseph-cliff-1922-2020, #new-york-city, #race-and-ethnicity, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

How a Man With a Van Is Challenging U.K. Drug Policy

A former drug user turned activist is addressing Scotland’s alarming drug death crisis by running the nation’s first drug consumption room — and risking arrest to do it.

#deaths-fatalities, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #glasgow-scotland, #heroin, #hypodermic-needles-and-syringes, #krykant-peter, #naloxone-drug, #opioids-and-opiates, #politics-and-government, #scotland, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

You’re Not Too Old to Talk to Someone

Studies have shown that older people do as well in psychotherapy as younger ones. But finding and affording therapy can prove difficult.

#anxiety-and-stress, #depression-mental, #elderly, #loneliness, #medicare, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

This Addiction Treatment Works. Why Is It So Underused?

An approach called contingency management rewards drug users with money and prizes for staying abstinent. But few programs offer it, in part because of moral objections to the concept.

#addiction-psychology, #cocaine-and-crack-cocaine, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #methamphetamines, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

Some Signs of Recovery From Severe Covid Lung Damage

In two early studies, researchers said some patients showed signs of healing just weeks after leaving the hospital.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hospitals, #lungs, #oxygen, #research, #respiratory-distress-syndrome, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #ventilators-medical, #your-feed-healthcare

After a Hospital Stay for Covid, Patients May Face Months of Rehabilitation

Many patients who were critically ill with Covid-19 face arduous recoveries, often requiring extensive physical rehabilitation.

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hospitals, #lungs, #mental-health-and-disorders, #physical-therapy, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #ventilators-medical

Sometimes It’s Not Just Shyness

Selective mutism is a common anxiety condition whereby kids who are normally chatty at home clam up around outsiders or at school.

#anxiety-and-stress, #child-mind-institute, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #education-pre-school, #mutism, #parenting, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #voice-and-speech

And the Emmy Goes to … My Therapist

As he accepted the award for outstanding writing, Cord Jefferson thanked his therapist, and he wasn’t kidding.

#black-people, #emmy-awards, #jefferson-cord, #mental-health-and-disorders, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Experts Warn a Rare Pediatric Condition May Re-emerge This Fall

There’s no cure for acute flaccid myelitis, or A.F.M., but early detection is key for better outcomes.

#acute-flaccid-myelitis, #brain, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #children-and-childhood, #content-type-service, #enterovirus-68, #fever, #parenting, #physical-therapy, #therapy-and-rehabilitation