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May 9, 2021

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common progressive, chronic, life-threatening genetic disorder. However, it is still rare. There are around 30,000 cases diagnosed in the United States (Ernst et al., 2011; Kerem et al., 2005). There is no known cure for CF, however, it is common for patients with CF to live into their 30’s. […]

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Apr 25, 2021

Stockholm Syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where a positive bond between the hostage(s) and the captor occurs. This bond may seem irrational due to the severity of the situation being endured by the hostage(s) (De Fabrique, Romano, et al., 2007; Namnyak et al., 2008; Obeid & Hallit, 2018). Stockholm Syndrome is difficult for experts to […]

Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder (DPDD) is identified as a dissociative disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Revision (DSM-5) and a neurotic disorder in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). Although a consistent definition has been accepted by the psychology community since the late 1800’s, the disorder is still misunderstood and […]

Self-care has never been more challenging or more important for psychotherapists than in the last year. The Professional Practice Committee of Division 29 reached out to Dr. Erica Wise, an expert on self-care, to learn more. In this video, Dr. Wise shares her insights on self-care and provides unique tips for practitioners looking to work […]

This paper builds upon prior analyses of the effectiveness of an online self-guided cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) program. Learn to Live, Inc. provides a digital behavioral healthcare platform with a no-cost option to all users to get personalized guidance and support from a non-licensed coach.  Coaching was found to result in users staying engaged with […]

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Negligence in treating men who display eating disorder (ED) symptomology begins with the history of the criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). For example, in the DSM-IV-TR, to satisfy a diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa (AN), it states that an assigned woman at birth (AWAB) must, “have an absence of three […]

Psychotherapy research has consistently indicated that the quality of the therapeutic alliance is one of the most reliable predictors of treatment outcomes.  Indeed, clients with a weaker alliance to their therapist tend to make less progress in therapy and/or prematurely dropout.  In a recent study, Nof, Amir, Goldstein, and Zilcha-Mana (2020) attempted to predict the […]

Baby blues? Postpartum depression? What about postpartum anxiety? Many people have heard of baby blues and postpartum depression while postpartum anxiety seems to be less researched independently or researched in combined with postpartum depression. Even when one searches postpartum anxiety in the search bar on the National Institute of Mental Health website, only resources for […]

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Jan 24, 2021

Stereotypes of eating disorders perpetuate common misconceptions regarding who may be at risk for their development. The stigma of disordered eating is that it only affects young, White, cisgender, high socioeconomic status (SES) women. As researchers and clinicians continue to challenge the stigmas associated with eating disorder pathology, it is increasingly evident eating disorders do […]

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Jan 3, 2021

At the time this post will be published, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 340,000 United States (US) citizens will have died from Covid-19. The psychological toll is incalculable. Thousands more have had traumatizing near-death experiences, including enduring medically-induced coma for the purpose of lung ventilation (Zimmerman et al., 2020). Medical trauma […]