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Aug 16, 2019

The idea of talking to their kids about drugs often feels overwhelming for parents. It is understandable that having these kinds of conversations is difficult, but it doesn’t have to be so. With a little planning and education, parents can feel confident having these discussions. This is good for children not...


Aug 9, 2019

In Defense of Chemical Antidepressants

 

In a past episode, Brett and I discussed the effectiveness of chemical antidepressants. In this episode, we make the case for antidepressants. One of the most important aspects of successful treatment is taking the medication consistently.

The Aeon article In Defense of...


Aug 2, 2019

When It’s More Important to be Right Than be Connected.

What is objective reality? Is it something that can even be known? The truth is that perceptions are all that we experience as humans. Because of this, our perceptions are our reality, but our perceptions may be very different than those of others....


Jul 26, 2019

Substance Abuse has long been recognized as one of the most significant psychological disorders. A less well-known way of understanding this disorder is to consider how the individual's attachment style impacts or lays the foundation for substance abuse.

 

A Psych Central article on thinking about and treating...


Jul 19, 2019

It’s Not Racism

The terms Racist and Racism have recently been far to overgeneralized. A much more accurate way to think about recent events is in the context of In/Outgroup thinking. Racism may be a form of in/out-group thinking but is far too stigmatized to allow us to explore the full psychological and sociological...