Tag Archive for Mental health

Should We Tolerate Rude Behavior?

In a recent article for Psychology Today, licensed clinical social worker Linda Esposito considers the potential psychological effects of rudeness vs civility and how to promote psychological well-being for ourselves and others. Here are some highlights from the article (full version here): “… the internet and social media allows us to post comments anonymously and…

Fear, Shame Keep Victims Quiet

Silent scourge: Fear, shame keep victims quiet Recent stories of child sexual abuse disclosed years later have prompted questions as to why victims don’t speak out sooner. Read on for more on this current issue from psychologist Dr. Teresa Kramer’s editorial in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Original: http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2017/dec/23/silent-scourge-20171223/ By Teresa Kramer Special to the Democrat-Gazette (Reprinted) Stories…

Gender Identity and Non-Conforming Individuals

Report from the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) Fall Conference: Resources on Gender Identity and Non-Conforming Individuals October 13, 2017 Pat Griffen, PhD “Gender Identity” was one of the featured workshops for the 2017 ArPA Fall Conference. The workshop was designed to provide a comprehensive overview of gender identity for psychologists and mental health professionals to…

Islamic Terrorism and Domestic Mass Shootings: Psychological Link

Islamic Terrorism and Domestic Mass Shootings are Caused by the Exact Same Psychological Phenomenon From: Quartz Author: Alana Conner, PhD, Executive Director, Stanford Center for Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions [Edited] According to a publicly available dataset from the New America Foundation, in the years since 9/11, jihadists born in the US have killed…

“Rocky Mountain High”

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) September 2016 Post The 124th APA Convention, Denver, Colorado Denver was a very pleasant convention. For most of us, the hotels were right across from the convention center and the weather was nearly perfect. One could take a new train directly to and from the airport. It was particularly nice to see Hawaii…

Lunch & Learn 7/21/16: Seniors Bullying Other Seniors (RSVP TODAY)

RSVP today (July 15) Saline Memorial Behavioral Health Lunch & Learn Thursday, July 21st, 2016 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Saline Memorial Hospital Health Education Bldg. Classroom 1 1 CEU Credit Ethical Management of Seniors Bullying Other Seniors A presentation by Theresa Horton, MNSc, APN Director of Education – South Central Center on Aging Donald W.…