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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:28:26 +0000Sesame Street has welcomed a new resident - a Muppet named Julia who has autism. In their weekly conversation, WHYY's Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss why this new character is giving hope to a lot of families affected by autism.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:29:43 +0000Are you avoiding looking at yourself in a mirror? No longer comfortable going to the pool – or maybe plagued by chronic pain? As we age, our relationship with our body changes. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss how those changing emotions.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:01:15 +0000Anxiety disorders are rising in kids. In their weekly conversation, psychologist Dan Gottlieb and WHYY’s Maiken Scott talk about the potential reasons for the increase, and what parents can do.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:21:44 +0000Dr. Dan Gottlieb explores the role of psychology in creativity through the lives of artists. He looks at Van Gogh’s struggle with mental illness and the emotional support that this legendary artist received from his brother. A museum curator gives us some historical context and later in the show Dr. Dan talks to a local […]
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:13:36 +0000People share LOTS of very personal health information online these days – with virtual strangers – but not everybody is comfortable talking about an illness they are struggling with. And some of that is generational. To share – or not to share? In their weekly conversation, psychologist Dan Gottlieb and WHYY’s Maiken Scott talk about […]
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:45:19 +0000Millions of Americans care for a sick or elderly loved one at home - and without their unpaid contributions, the country's healthcare and social service system would likely collapse. But - experts worry about the health of the caregivers themselves. In their weekly conversation, WHYY's Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss these concerns.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:28:41 +0000Psychologists are becoming more interested in awe. They are studying its mental health benefits, and trying to find ways to help people experience it in daily life and even at work.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:06:18 +0000We often hear about the many struggles returning soldiers face - in terms of re-integrating into civilian life, and their mental health. But new research paints a different picture.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:58:38 +0000Researchers at Massachussetts General Hospital and other institutions are gaining a better understanding of "super-agers" - people who retain their cognitive functioning as they age.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:47:15 +0000The news can sound dire. Opioid addiction is ruining families and taking lives at an ever increasing rate. In this roundtable discussion, Dr. Gottlieb brings together a clinician, researcher, family members and individuals in recovery to go beyond the headlines and look at what is working to bring addicts into treatment. They discuss some interventions […]