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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:52:46 +0000Health researchers are getting increasingly interested in the effects of loneliness on our bodies – studies have found that being lonely can increase inflammation, or weaken the immune system. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss loneliness – and how we can avoid it.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 17:58:34 +0000Teens are known for their one-word answers, and for being moody – but underneath their often grumpy exterior, many of them are very stressed out an anxious. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss teens and stress.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:56:07 +0000What do our emerging adults need from us? What is it like to be a teen in today’s world with working parents, blended families, emphasis on testing, peer pressure and so much more? Ten rising juniors and seniors from around the area sit down with Dr. Dan Gottlieb to discuss their lives. They talk about […]
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 11:23:44 +0000Across the country, parents have gotten in trouble with the law for letting their children walk home from a park or from school by themselves, and these news stories have sparked fierce debates over parenting styles. A new research study digs into parental attitudes about leaving children alone – in their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral […]
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:39:53 +0000Having a positive attitude about aging makes older adults more resilient when faced with stressful situations – according to a new study. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the findings. Image: daveynin
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:03:12 +0000Inability to manage stress and negative emotions is tied to opioid misuse in adults with chronic pain, according to a new study published in The Journal of Pain. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the findings. Image: Michael Clesle
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:30:15 +0000We have about six weeks until Labor Day – so how has your summer been so far? Have you been able to fit in all of the fun and relaxing you have been wanting to do? Been to the beach yet? Or, has it been mostly work, and rushing around – business as usual? In […]
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:48:33 +0000The more time we spend online, the more we end up witnessing violence and violent incidents. The video of Philando Castile bleeding to death, chaos in the streets of Nice – these images pop up without warning. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the impact of […]
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:29:59 +0000Attention Deficit Disorder has certainly faded from the headlines a bit in recent years, but it still affects millions of people - and new research finds that when attention problems begin early in childhood, it has a big effect on education and outcomes. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the findings.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:00:34 +0000Dr. Dan gathered together academics Kathleen Hall Jamieson and David Redlawsk and clinician Lisa J. Cohen for a non-partisan discussion of the psychological and emotional issues behind politics– what happens in our brains as we are bombarded with conflicting and often angry perspectives? What goes in to our decision-making process about the candidates? And how […]