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Extroverts Have Anxiety, Too

Contrary to popular perception, extroverts can and do live with anxiety disorders.

By Eileen Bailey

Trigger Management for Moods

Learn more about how to understand triggers, in yourself and in others, to develop a plan for managing your moods from day to day.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Finding Hope in the Face of Chronic Illness

Strategies to move from surviving to thriving with chronic illness.

By Pamela Kaufman

Tweaking a Treatment Approach for OCD

Letting people with obsessive-compulsive disorder decide when to give up “safety behaviors” may be more effective than letting a therapist make the decision.

By Jeff Bauer

10 Ways to Deal with Holiday Unhappiness

Is cancer making you feel sick, scared, or financially challenged this holiday season? Finding some joy this season with these 10 tips for holiday unhappiness.

By PJ Hamel

Shyness and Introversion: Are They Really the Same?

Many people interchangeably use “shy” and “introvert” to describe people, but here’s why you shouldn’t.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

How Fears and Phobias Change as We Age

Childhood fears tend to be age-specific and fairly predictable. As a child gets older, the nature and intensity of those fears often diminish,

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Battling Anxiety at Work: A Change in Perception

If you can’t change your situation, it might be time to change your perception. For some people, stress at work drives them to work harder and meet deadlines. But stress can cause other people to feel overwhelmed – lowering their productivity as well ...

By Eileen Bailey

Does Stressing Out Make You Break Out in Hives?

Understanding the connection between stress and chronic hives could be the key to controlling your flare-ups.

By Eileen Bailey

FAQ About Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder differs from over-eating and is closely related to body shape, weight, and a greater psychiatric comorbidity.

By My Bariatric Life