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Use Your Cellphone To Help You Recover From Your Breakup

The end of a relationship can be heartbreaking and anxiety-inducing. Here are some apps to help you get over that ex.

By Claire Gillespie

Virtual Reality Can Make You More Compassionate, Study Shows

Individuals who participated in a VR experience saw what it would be like to lose their homes and jobs, and therefore developed longer-lasting compassion toward homeless people.

By Lara DeSanto

Are You Depressed? Check Your Facebook Feed

As it turns out, we're not so good at hiding our realities on social media. Researchers developed a new algorithm that can accurately predict future depression based on the types of words we use on Facebook.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

Technology and Schizophrenia: How Smartphones Aid Self-Management and Treatment

How can technology aid the treatment of schizophrenia? Tune into what research says about smartphones and other technology helping people with schizophrenia manage their condition.

By Stephanie Stephens

How Virtual Reality (VR) Can Treat PTSD

VR allows a person to confront reminders of trauma “safely” and deal with those exposures.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Mood Tracking by Smartphone

Results of a small study using smartphones to detect depressive and manic episodes look promising.

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

Piecing Together My Family’s Mental Health History

After my father’s suicide, I learned an enormous amount about my family—and about myself.

By Elizabeth Millard

Using Technology to Combat Workplace Stress

A deep dive into the ways that tech might help reduce some of workplace stress’ worst effects.

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

Surviving Cyberbullying

Once a cyberbullying attack starts, it can quickly build momentum. The sooner you act, the faster you’ll contain the situation.

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