A mental health support community. Information and research about mental health issues and related topics.
January 30th, 2015, 03:29 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... :-)
February 20th, 2015, 05:24 PM
Discussions about therapists, theorists, and types of therapy or approaches to therapy, and mandated or court-ordered preventative treatment.
February 24th, 2015, 10:13 AM
February 28th, 2015, 10:14 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.
February 27th, 2015, 03:41 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.
November 14th, 2014, 03:04 AM
Public attitudes toward mental illness. Myths about mental illness. The problem of stigma and the stigmatization of mental illness sufferers.
January 28th, 2015, 04:57 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?
July 15th, 2014, 12:45 PM
February 22nd, 2015, 11:23 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.
December 19th, 2014, 04:16 PM
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.
December 30th, 2014, 09:53 PM
March 1st, 2015, 09:34 PM
August 16th, 2014, 12:36 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.
February 26th, 2014, 03:43 PM
PTSD may result from a single traumatic experience or a series of incidents, including natural disasters, acts of violence, and childhood or adult abuse.
November 12th, 2014, 09:36 PM
Depression, dysthymia, and seasonal affective disorder - causes, symptoms, and treatment.
February 23rd, 2015, 02:42 PM
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?
February 12th, 2015, 09:09 PM
May 13th, 2014, 10:06 AM
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.
February 27th, 2015, 08:24 PM
Adult Survivors of childhood abuse, adult abuse, Adult Children of Alcoholics, and Dysfunctional Families. See also Victims of Crime.
September 17th, 2014, 07:09 AM
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 10th, 2014, 08:36 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.
January 15th, 2015, 04:53 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, 01:08 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.
June 2nd, 2014, 05:42 PM
Avoidant Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, etc.
March 26th, 2013, 08:37 AM
Also known as APD - Includes discussions of Conduct Disorder and Psychopathy.
January 28th, 2015, 07:00 PM
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Attention problems, impulsivity, hyperactivity: is it ADHD, or something else? Strategies for managing ADHD and learning disabilities.
January 30th, 2015, 05:26 AM
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?
August 18th, 2014, 02:21 PM
The pros and cons of herbal remedies, "natural" remedies, naturopathy, homeopathy, and other alternative approaches
October 8th, 2014, 03:42 AM
The criminal justice system and the courts, risk prediction, rehabilitation and correctional treatment, and forensic psychology.
February 8th, 2015, 09:47 PM
Immediate and longer term reactions to victimization, resources for victims, etc. (See also Abuse, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Adult Survivors).
November 25th, 2014, 05:49 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).
February 3rd, 2015, 01:11 PM
The most registrations over 24 hours was 34, September 28th, 2013 at 06:10 AM.
The most members online in one day was 97, December 23rd, 2007.
Welcome to our newest member, therisingone