Depression & Anxiety
Dear Dr. Chloe, How Can I Get Over My Ex and Potentially Stop Experiencing This Type of Pain Ever Again?
Dear Dr. Chloe, Is there any psychology for getting over a breakup? I have friends that seem able to endure them very easily … but not me. In fact, right ...
When You Keep Getting Triggered by the Same Person (Part 2)
These 3 steps can help you deal with an intractable reaction to a certain person in your life
Navigating Menopause Holistically
Foods, herbs, supplements, and habits to support well-being during this transformative season in life
Prozac Is Unsafe and Ineffective for Young People, Analysis Finds
A new analysis finds that Prozac (generic name fluoxetine) is unsafe and ineffective for treating depression in children and adolescents. Regulatory documents show that trial participants attempted suicide after taking fluoxetine, but ...
Confronting Your Addiction to Negative Thoughts
The human mind can tap into some amazing tools, such as reason and logic. But it can also become infested with unfounded worries and worst-case scenarios that insist on clouding ...
When You Keep Getting Triggered by the Same Person (Part 1)
Dealing with a relationship that brings you back to old—and unwelcome—feelings and behaviors
American Psychologists Advise Parents to Closely Monitor Children’s Social Media Use
The American Psychological Association (APA) recommends parents actively engage in monitoring their teenage children's social media activities and carefully consider their own use of social media in their children's presence, ...
An interview with psychotherapist Nancy Colier
Dear Dr. Chloe, My Therapist Is Moving to a Different State, I Am Worried About Starting Fresh With a New One
Dear Dr. Chloe, I’m very distraught because my therapist recently told me she is moving to another state in a month, and that I will need to transfer to a ...
A Clinical Psychologist Explains How These Science-Backed Practices Can Improve Mental Health
Mindfulness, meditation, and self-compassion
Depression Affects 1 out of 10 People in the US–Know the Symptoms
Depression is a subtle yet prevalent disease that affects people's ability to work effectively and have unhealthy relationships—to be an active part of society. In 2020, nearly 1 in 10 ...
7 Ways to Take Control of Your Smartphone
Unless we take charge, smartphones can wreak havoc on our social lives, work, and mental well-being
Anxiety May Not Be Just in Your Head. It Can Start in Your Heart
Research takes a closer look at the heart-brain axis and how the heart's signals to the brain may decide how we feel
A Question to Defeat Self-Pity
Moving beyond its crippling effects isn't so difficult and pays huge rewards
Recent Case of Severe Microwave Syndrome Reveals Problems With 5G
One woman's recent illness highlights the issue of only considering radiofrequency radiation's thermal effects
Dear Dr. Chloe, My Boyfriend Is Still Married and Though Separated for Years After Only Being Married for One Day
Dear Dr. Chloe, My relationship is complicated—to say the least. I met this man about 7 years ago, we started as just friends, then began attending church together. We are ...
Glycine to Increase Longevity and Decrease Depression
I personally take 3 teaspoons of it [glycine] a day as it's a veritable fountain of youth—it reduces wrinkles and turns on collagen synthesis—the "glue" that strengthens bones, arteries, and ...
Use Traditional Meditation for Mind, Body, Spirit Connection: Psychiatric Specialist
If you've tried meditation and found that it didn’t work for you, it may be that what you practiced was more of a relaxation exercise than a true, traditional meditation, according ...
How Plants Can Change Your State of Mind
Plants look so different from animals that it’s easy for many people to think of them as alien and separate from us. Most people appreciate how pretty flowers and trees ...
Women Are Twice as Likely to Develop Depression Than Men: 4 Possible Major Causes
Women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression than men. However, significant gender differences in prevalence, symptoms, and treatment also exist. Understanding the sex-specific mechanisms of depression is essential, ...
5 Surprising Things Happen After You Stop Drinking Coffee
Removing caffeine's psychoactive effects from your life can lead to several notable benefits, especially for certain groups of people
Dehydration May Be Linked to 2 Unexpected Diseases
What if improving depression and lowering your risk of dementia was as simple as drinking more water? Dehydration is usually linked to low blood pressure, increased heart rate, and headache. But ...
An Effective Treatment for Depression Without Drugs or Psychotherapy
Depression is a treatable condition, but standard approaches aren't always effective, resulting in some sufferers feeling hopeless. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) may be used when typical treatments such as medications and psychotherapy don't ...
FDA Makes Narcan Available Over the Counter
It's telling that rather than banning this pill, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) opts for a route that will benefit the very industry that created the problem. It's ...
Asthma-Anxiety Link Found In Children
Australian scientists have found that children with asthma are at increased risk of developing anxiety later in life. Published in the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, the study, which was undertaken ...
How to Maintain Your Testosterone Levels in a World That Wants to Bring Them Down
Age isn't the predominant cause of low testosterone and there are things you can do to maintain your levels
Distressing Symptoms of Parkinson’s Begin in the Late Afternoon? 5 Ways to Relieve Sundowning
While Parkinson's disease is known to affect movement, balance, and coordination, sometimes patients also develop Parkinson’s disease dementia. People with this condition can experience a disturbing condition called sundowning, which ...