A mental health support community. Information and research about mental health issues and related topics.
June 16th, 2016, 06:39 PM
Tell us a bit about yourself... as much or as little as you wish. How did you find this forum? What interests you about it? What else interests you? Have you seen my socks? Anything you like... :-)
June 24th, 2016, 06:52 AM
Discussions about therapists, theorists, and types of therapy or approaches to therapy, and mandated or court-ordered preventative treatment.
July 21st, 2016, 11:34 AM
June 1st, 2016, 12:28 PM
Access to medical and mental health care. Applying for or appealing government or private insurance disability plans: What you need, how long it will take, what you should and should not do.
July 19th, 2016, 03:11 PM
Coping with workplace stress, depression, or harassment. Stress and depression in students: coping with school and campus life. Burnout and stress leave. Short-term sick leave or long-term disability, and returning to work after being on leave.
June 1st, 2016, 11:37 PM
Public attitudes toward mental illness. Myths about mental illness. The problem of stigma and the stigmatization of mental illness sufferers.
May 31st, 2016, 11:47 PM
Stories of people who have struggled with and overcome adversity, including mental illness or mental health issues - extraordinary acts or accomplishments of ordinary people. Has someone - a public figure or someone you know personally - inspired you in triumphing over the challenges of life?
January 24th, 2016, 04:42 PM
May 7th, 2016, 02:26 AM
Announcements about research projects that may be of interest to PsychLinks Forum members. Note: All posts here are reviewed and moderated by Psychlinks staff. Thus, new posts are not visible until after they have been approved. Do not resubmit your post. Notices about research projects submitted anywhere else but here will be deleted.
July 7th, 2016, 05:45 AM
Recommended internet sources. How to evaluate health and mental health sites on the internet and in the media. Accreditation of health sites on the internet.
July 18th, 2016, 11:50 PM
July 6th, 2016, 11:38 PM
Ethical and legal issues related to health information on the net, in the media, and in internet behavior. The balance between freedom of speech and protecting vulnerable individuals.
October 28th, 2015, 08:56 AM
PTSD may result from a single traumatic experience or a series of incidents, including natural disasters, acts of violence, and childhood or adult abuse.
June 5th, 2016, 01:25 PM
Depression, dysthymia, and seasonal affective disorder - causes, symptoms, and treatment.
July 24th, 2016, 04:58 AM
Healthy and unhealthy weight management. Nutrition: What's good for you and what isn't? Popular diets - how good are they? Are they safe? Do they work? What works and doesn't work for you?
May 10th, 2016, 05:16 PM
July 22nd, 2016, 03:01 PM
Domestic violence, spousal abuse, child abuse - physical, sexual or emotional-psychological - it's all abuse and it's all destructive. See also Adult Survivors and Victims of Crime.
June 22nd, 2016, 06:21 AM
Adult Survivors of childhood abuse, adult abuse, Adult Children of Alcoholics, and Dysfunctional Families. See also Victims of Crime.
July 14th, 2016, 02:33 PM
The Highly Sensitive Person often feels overwhelmed by the physical or social environment, and is often characterized as shy or "too sensitive", caring too deeply about everything.
June 18th, 2016, 08:31 AM
Origins and characteristics of Secure attachment v. Insecure Attachment Disorder, Avoidant Attachment Disorder, Anxious-Ambivalent Attachment Disorder, Resistant Attachment Disorder, Disorganized Attachment Disorder, and abandonment issues.
April 6th, 2015, 04:57 PM
Planning pregnancy. Infertility. Miscarriage. Managing healthy pregnancies and very young infants and toddlers - for mom, dad, and the rest of the family. Managing depression, anxiety, and other disorders during pregnancy. Postpartum depression.
February 8th, 2014, 12:08 AM
Transitioning to adolescence means big changes for teenagers - it also requires an evolution in your approach to parenting - how to adapt to the teenage years and into the 20s.
January 19th, 2016, 02:03 PM
Avoidant Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, etc.
January 11th, 2016, 07:46 PM
Also known as APD - Includes discussions of Conduct Disorder and Psychopathy.
January 28th, 2015, 06:00 PM
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Attention problems, impulsivity, hyperactivity: is it ADHD, or something else? Strategies for managing ADHD and learning disabilities.
July 5th, 2016, 03:41 PM
Prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs: How do they work? How long do you need to take them? What are common side effects and drug interactions?
May 15th, 2016, 10:21 PM
The pros and cons of herbal remedies, "natural" remedies, naturopathy, homeopathy, and other alternative approaches
January 17th, 2016, 02:51 PM
The criminal justice system and the courts, risk prediction, rehabilitation and correctional treatment, and forensic psychology.
December 24th, 2015, 02:35 PM
July 23rd, 2016, 10:41 PM
This forum is for original poetry, art, or photography by Psychlinks Forum members. Favorite poems by other authors are acceptable provided that the poem is fully credited to the author, with links to the published versions (internet sites or booksellers such as Amazon).
June 1st, 2016, 08:39 AM
The most registrations over 24 hours was 34, September 28th, 2013 at 05:10 AM.
The most members online in one day was 97, December 23rd, 2007.
Welcome to our newest member, vegansouk