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Stress Can Kill

But can it be avoided? According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, 63 percent of Americans cite national politics as a major source of stress, in addition to the more perrenial sources, such as income and finances[1]...
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Me Too!

Why is this post going viral at last? In the early 1970s, we American feminist psychologists took a bold and daring step. We decided to believe what women told us had happened to them. The stories of sexual assault and...
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Faux Feminism

As feminism becomes more accepted, it can be used for unintended purposes. When I came to feminism and feminist psychology, it was part of what we then called a liberation movement. It had grown out of the Civil Rights movement...
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Loneliness and Dis-Connection

Do social networks help us feel connected or disconnected? Human loneliness in Western cultures has been a topic of concern long before the advent of the personal device or social networking. Philip Slater, for example, penned an important analysis in...
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Mattering and Morphing

The hidden influences on your thoughts and feelings revealed. In today’s blog, I want to extend and elaborate upon a model that I introduced in an earlier blog and which you can revisit (June 14, 2015), namely the model of...
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