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“Is Something Neurologically Wrong With Donald Trump?” – The Atlantic

President Donald Trump’s decision to brag in a tweet about the size of his “nuclear button” compared with North Korea’s was widely condemned as bellicose and reckless. The comments are also part of a larger pattern of odd and often alarming behavior for a person in the nation’s highest office.Trump’s grandiosity and impulsivity has made him a constant […]

“3 psychologists explain why men harass women in the workplace” – CNBC

Sexual harassment in the workplace is hardly a new phenomenon, but the deluge of disturbing allegations of sexual assault and harassment by powerful, high-profile men has prompted an increasing number of women to come forward with stories of how harassment has impacted their careers. CNBC Make It spoke with three psychologists to break down the possible […]

ADHD Inattentive Subtype in a Minute

“People with the Inattentive Subtype of ADHD have a lot of difficulty paying attention or staying focused, often lose track of things and are forgetful in day-to-day activities. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Inattentive Subtype. Thanks for watching.” – Dr. […]

ADHD Hyperactive-Impulsive Subtype in a Minute

“People with the Hyperactive-Impulsive Subtype of ADHD have difficulty paying attention, often feel restless and give in to impulses easily. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Hyperactive-Impulsive subtype. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

Hoarding Disorder in a Minute

“People who suffer from Hoarding Disorder have a hard time discarding or parting with possessions because of an irrational belief that they need to save them. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize Hoarding Disorder. Thanks for watching!”– Dr. Ben Michaelis

“Why Would High-Powered Men Masturbate In Front Of Women?” – Forbes

On Friday, comedian Louis C.K. issued a statement confirming the accounts of five women in The New York Times who accused him of sexual misconduct, including masturbating in front of some of them. Here’s an excerpt: These stories are true. At the time, I said to myself that what I did was okay because I never showed a woman […]

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in a Minute

“Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome that may interfere with work, social activities and relationships. People who suffer from PMDD experience rapid changes in mood, are highly irritable and are generally dissatisfied with life. In today’s One Minute Diagnosis video, I will talk about the clues clinicians use to recognize this […]

“The Presidential Physical Test” – US News

We know what President Trump thinks about kneeling during the national anthem. His umpteenth derisive tweet about the NFL came Thursday as he declared, “The only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” Inadvertently it raises an unrelated kidding-on-the-square question: Is Trump himself actually able to kneel, […]

“These Psychology-Backed Workouts Are the Best Way to Ease Anxiety” – Cheat Sheet

Physical and mental health verifiably complement one another, so it should come as no surprise that the key to easing mental anxiety is both restorative and invigorating exercise. Anxiety is the most common mental disorder and affects 18% of adults in the U.S. Psychiatrists recommend various exercises to lessen your anxiety. If you find that you’re still suffering from […]