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The Pain of Suicide: Preventing and Coping With Tragedy

Those who take their own lives are not the only victims.

Co-Counseling: A DIY Option for Psychological Help

Inexpensive and self-directed, co-counseling may be a great way to explore your issues.

Why You Need a Support Network to Face Depression

What benefits come from a strong support network, and where can you find one of your own?

How Being "Out" Affects Your Well-Being

A new study reveals how being open about your sexuality can bode well for your health.

Key Treatments for PTSD

Here are five common therapies that have shown promise for those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dial Down the Heat on Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are a well-known, frequently-complained-about source of discomfort brought on by menopause. Here's how to get relief from these and other "more-than-just annoyances."

Chiropractic Care: Benefits Beyond the Back

Spinal manipulation is a helpful element of ongoing pain treatment for many. Learn what to expect from your visit to the chiropractor.

12 Ways to Break Out of a Bad Mood...Fast!

These simple tips will help you clear away the clouds to let the sunshine in again.

How an Economic Downturn Affects Your Health

When the downturn boosts death rates, it's time to identify the issues and make changes where you can.

Are You in a Toxic Relationship?

Learn how to spot the warning signs and break the vicious cycle.

Are You Too Nice For Your Own Good?

Learn how to find the middle ground between being accommodating and being stepped on.

Facebook Friends and Brain Function: A Positive Relationship?

The debate rages on as to whether social networking sites isolate people or contribute to global connectedness. One new study's results offer an interesting perspective.

How to Handle National Grief

Here are tips for working through grief in a healthy way when it involves an entire community.

5 Keys to Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

Strong parenting and emotional well-being are closely connected. Dr. Gerald Newmark, author of the book "How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children," offers his top child-rearing strategies.

Let It Out: Healthy Ways to Express Anger

Sure, expressing your emotions in positive ways can be a challenge, but keeping them bottled up is likely to lead to an explosion down the road.

Do I empathize too much?

You may value empathy, but sometimes too much empathy can lead to dating and mating mistakes.

When Depression Leads to Suicide

How can depression lead to suicide? Find out here.

5 Ways to Stay Happy During the Holidays

Although the holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, they can also be a time of stress and depression. Find out how you can avoid the holiday blues.

Back Pain and Depression: What's the Link?

Feelings of depression are significantly more common in people with chronic back pain. Find out more about how to manage your pain and your emotions.

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Follow these tips to start improving your self-worth.

Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?

Do you see the glass as half-empty or half-full? Your answer could have major effects on your health.

Are You Emotionally Intelligent?

An ever-growing topic among psychologists, emotional intelligence can play a significant role in your job, your relationships, and your own self-worth.

Beating the Holiday Blues: Understanding SAD

An estimated 10 million Americans, or about 6 percent of the U.S. population, experience these feelings in their most extreme form--a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
 
 

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