Healthy PsychologyNovember 12, 2016 – 02:41 pm

Healthy Psychology

Source: Elena Elisseeva/Shutterstock People with a modicum of these qualities meet demands while satisfying personal needs. They are adaptable, resilient, and can take on challenges and form solid relationships. (Good relationships are the greatest contributor to contentment, according to Sadock and Kaplan.) In psychoanalysis, we distinguish, such as a particular career, from psychological goals, such as greater resilience. The hope is that a strengthened…

Psychological Health ArticlesOctober 24, 2016 – 12:33 pm

Psychological Health Articles

According to a new study conducted by health economists at the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research in the UK, walking or cycling to work is better for people s mental health than driving. The psychological benefits of walking or cycling to work come on top of the well-known physical health benefits. In February of this year, the UK Office of National Statistics published a report that found UK citizens who walked…

Professionals in the Field of Developmental PsychologyOctober 17, 2016 – 11:40 am

Professionals in the Field of Developmental Psychology

People describing the birth of their first child often sound overly sentimental, using words like miraculous, life-changing and astounding. For those not enmeshed in child rearing, new parents appear overly melodramatic. But those working in the field of Developmental Psychology relate to the excitement of bringing a new life into the world and watching it develop. Developmental psychology professionals share new parents astonishment, yet their excitement…

Listening MusicOctober 14, 2016 – 11:38 am

Listening Music

We are deeply, deeply sorry to say that due to licensing constraints, we can no longer allow access to Pandora for listeners located outside of the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. We will continue to work diligently to realize the vision of a truly global Pandora, but for the time being we are required to restrict its use. We are very sad to have to do this, but there is no other alternative. If you have been using Pandora, we will keep a record…

Psychology News TodaySeptember 30, 2016 – 08:01 am

Psychology News Today

Psychology / Psychiatry News from Medical News Today

Health HeartSeptember 10, 2016 – 07:29 pm

Health Heart

Eating a heart-healthy diet doesn’t mean that you’re doomed to a life of plain salads. In What Would Cathy Eat, heart disease survivor Cathy Elton shares heart-healthy recipes that are good for you — and that actually taste good, too. After discovering that one of her arteries was 90 percent blocked at age 44, Elton knew she had to change her eating habits. Nutritionists recommended a diet of broiled chicken with a side of steamed broccoli. A few…

Health Psychology Masters ProgramsAugust 30, 2016 – 03:07 pm

Health Psychology Masters Programs

How does physical health affect one’s state of mind? In what ways does the brain influence illness? How closely linked are mental and physical wellness? These are the questions at the heart of health psychology—a rapidly growing field in need of professionals to provide psychological services to those with medical illness. University of the Sciences of Philadelphia is one of the only master’s programs in the country with a curriculum focused specifically…