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Natural Feel-Good Drug Kanna Is Gaining Popularity. What Exactly Is It?
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Parental Phubbing Leaves Kids Feeling Ignored and May Increase Depression
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Anorexia Can Actually Change Brain Structure
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Nootropics: These Popular Supplements Claim to Boost Cognitive Function, But How Legit Are They Really?
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Summer Camp After COVID: The Benefits of Camp on Kids and Parents' Mental Health
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Heavy Consumption of Reality TV May Reinforce Gender Roles for Adolescents
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Dad's Mental Health is Often Overlooked—This Needs to Change
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Father's Day Gifts that Support Dad's Mental Health
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Cerebral, Other Digital Mental Health Providers Face Ethical Questions
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Mind in the Media: How Stranger Things 4 Uses Vecna to Symbolize Mental Illness
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Barbershops Give Black Men Access to Mental Health Help
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New Research Reveals a Key to Reducing Feelings of Regret
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Radicalization in Young Men—Spreading Awareness and Taking Preventative Steps
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Mental Health Benefits of the Hot Girl Walk
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Sexual Minority Women Face Greater Barriers to Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
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Video Games Can Boost Children's Intelligence, Study Finds
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Why Does It Seem Like Everyone Has More Than One Mental Illness?
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Risky Not Dangerous: Adventure Can Help Children’s’ Mental Health
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Many Long COVID Patients Identify as Disabled and Feelings Are Complicated
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Lingering Mental Health Challenges Are Affecting Gen Z in the Classroom
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Severe COVID Speeds Up Cognitive Decline: Experts Are Figuring Out How to Help
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Mothers Who Breastfeed Have Lower Risk of Postpartum Depression, Research Shows
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Recap: Verywell Mind Webinar—Mental Health in the Workplace
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Mediterranean Diet May Help Beat Depression in Young Men
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Older Americans Are Wondering: What Does Medicare Cover for Mental Health?
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Fantasy Books by Asian Authors Can Foster Resilience & Healing in AAPI Communities
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All Those Zoom Meetings Could Be Hindering Your Creativity
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Study Finds Significant Differences in Dementia Based on Race and Ethnicity
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New Study Finds Benefit in Vitamin Supplementation for Kids with ADHD
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Reducing Smartphone Use Makes a Big Difference for Mental Health
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Reflections on the College Admission Process and Mental Health
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Study Finds We Underestimate Influence of Habits on Our Behavior
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Could TikTok Be An Aid in Substance Use Disorder Recovery?
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When It Comes to Talking Mental Health With Kids, Parents Need Proper Support
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Caregivers Caught in the Middle—How the Overworked Sandwich Generation is Coping
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The Need for Increased Public Safety Policies for AAPI Elders
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Recent Research Links Discomfort with Increased Motivation
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Why Mom’s Mental Health is More Important Than Ever
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How Young People can Reduce Stress While Job Hunting Post Pandemic
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The Growing Burden of 'Reply ASAP' Culture
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Chrissy Metz Goes Off Script and Reclaims Her Story
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Could This Meeting Have Been an Email?
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Should You Tell Your Boss If You Have a Mental Health Condition?
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A Day in the Work Life With ADHD
Kim Bielak
‘Doing What You Love’: The Battle of Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivation
Sabrina Romanoff, PsyD
Unlinking Your Self-Worth From Your Work
Sandra Fisher
Is a Four-Day Workweek the Answer?
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What Moon Knight Gets Wrong About Dissociative Identity Disorder
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Is There Such a Thing as a Worst Personality Type?
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There's Much Debate Surrounding Court-Ordered Mental Health Treatment for the Homeless
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Maladaptive Daydreaming May Be Better Diagnosis Than ADHD for Some
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Long Term Anti-Depressant Use Doesn’t Always Mean Better Quality of Life, Research Finds
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These Are the US States Allowing Student Mental Health Days
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What’s Come Out of the #StopAsianHate Movement a Year After the Atlanta Shootings
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Study Finds Link Between Inflammatory Responses and Depression
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Mind in the Media: What Moon Knight Gets Right About Dissociative Identity Disorder
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There's a Lot to Learn From Sports Psychology—Even if You Aren't an Athlete
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What Grieving Small Function Loss can Mean for those with Disabilities
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People With ADHD More Prone to Hoarding
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More Women Are Getting Diagnosed With Autism Than Ever Before

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