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November 9, 2019

Top 10 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

For more information on this topic, please visit Why Worry? Top 10 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress From Halloween until Super Bowl Sunday, the holidays create more opportunities for anxiety to get a foothold than a tile roof makes for Santa’s reindeer. Here are 10 ideas to help you keep your own steady footing during…

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December 15, 2018

Personality Disorders and Violence: What s the Link?

Despite a well-documented association between personality disorders (PDs) and violence, the relationship between them is complicated by the high comorbidity of mental disorders, the heterogeneity of violence (particularly in regard to its motivation), and differing views regarding the way PDs are conceptualised and measured. In particular, it remains unclear whether there is a causal relationship…

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October 8, 2018

Social Networking Sites, Depression, and Anxiety

Elizabeth M Seabrook, BPsych (Hons),  Margaret L Kern, PhD, and Nikki S Rickard, PhD Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Australia Center for Positive Psychology, Melbourne School of Graduate Education, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Elizabeth M Seabrook, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University,…

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September 30, 2018

Creativity and Mental Health

K. S. Pavitra, C. R. Chandrashekar, and Partha Choudhury Abstract Creativity and its link with mental health have always been much speculated about. However there have been a handful of methodologically sound studies to clearly establish the relationship between creativity and mental health. The objective of the study therefore was to examine the psychiatric morbidity stress profile, coping…

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September 29, 2018

How to Speak Your Partner’s Love Language

Want more information?  Click here The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman outlines five ways to express and experience love that Chapman refers to as “love languages” including: receiving gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, acts of service (devotion), and physical touch. Examples are given from his counseling practice, as well as questions to help determine one’s own love languages. Chapman’s…

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September 28, 2018

Suicide: How You Can Make a Difference

  What are your thoughts about the following NIMH article on suicide prevention? “June 11, 2018 • Science Update The recent deaths of high-profile public figures and a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on rising suicide rates have brought the topic of suicide into everyday conversations. It’s important to know some facts and to know what…

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February 3, 2016

The Wrong People

  I love this quote by Dr. Henry Cloud. As the author of the Boundaries series, he has a firm grasp on how to set and maintain healthy boundaries with others and oneself. Give yourself permission to protect yourself from the harmful behavior of others and ultimately unsafe people. You can’t care for others effectively…

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January 5, 2016

Aspira CE Launches New CE Website and Free Clinical Resources

Check out our new website for Mental Health, Social Work, Counseling, and Nursing Continuing Education. Aspira Continuing Education is a board-approved and accredited online CEU provider. We offer a broad range of CE course subjects that are board-approved for many professions and states. The process is as simple as selecting an online CE course, completing and…

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