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“4 Ways to Rejection-Proof Yourself” – Huffington Post

By Terri Trespicio Rejections hurts—literally. Research shows an overlap in how our brains respond to rejection and physical pain. Why? Humans have a fundamental need to belong. “We have evolved to be part of a group, part of a tribe,” says psychologist Ben Michaelis, PhD, creator of One Minute Diagnosis, which aims destigmatize mental illness. “Without our tribes […]

“13 Questions A Grown-Ass Woman Should Be Able To Answer About Her Partner” – Romper

The beginnings of a new relationship are exciting, partially because everything is brand-new. That honeymoon phase is a time to learn about your partner and put together their pieces of their personality puzzle, so to speak. Eventually, you start to think that the relationship could turn into something more serious. (Are those are wedding bells […]

Summer Blues – Fox 5 News At 10

Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about the signs of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and how to battle the summer blues.

Cyclothymic Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Cyclothymic Disorder experience mood swings that range from mild depression to emotional highs. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Cyclothymic Personality Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

“7 Things You Do Every Day That People Think Are Creepy AF'” – Romper

Unless you work as a tour guide for haunted houses, you’re probably not intentionally giving folks the heebie jeebies. Some behaviors, however, are downright unnerving no matter how inadvertent they may be. If people step back in the elevator or give you side-eye on a regular basis and you don’t know why, it could have […]

Elon Musk: What is bipolar disorder? – Fox News

Dr. Ben Michaelis contributes to Fox News segment on bipolar disorder and its most common symptoms after Billionaire Elon Musk revealed he’s bipolar. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

Schizoaffective Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Schizoaffective Disorder experience a combination of psychotic symptoms, such as hallucinations or delusions, and experience emotional problems such as depression or mania. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Schizoaffective Personality Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis