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Social media, college graduates, mental illness and guns — check out this week’s Psychology Around the Net.

The Psychology of Sharing [Infographic]: How often do you check Facebook each day? Are you more likely to buy from a company you follow on Twitter? What about online sharing — which kind of sharer are you?

Three Innovative Ways to Address Mental Health Issues: Let’s learn how to…well, we won’t give it away, but let’s just say we might pay more attention to mental health screenings and other services.

Privacy Law Frustrates Parents of Mentally Ill Adult Children: Listen to one man’s story about how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) can hinder a family’s ability to help their adult children manage mental illness.

Psychology, Science, and Trust in Crisis: Psychology isn’t perfect, but it — and we — can learn from its mistakes.

Guns and Mental Illness: The New York Times op-ed columnist Joe Nocera begins a conversation about more than just the tried-and-true guns and mental illness in the wake of mass shootings; he also brings up the extremely emotional topic of involuntarily committing mentally ill individuals.

For New College Grads, Finding Mental Health Care Can Be Tough: New college graduates with mental health conditions can find the transition from college to “the real world” tougher than students without mental health issues.

Positive Psychology Begets Positive Technology: Can technology facilitate, rather than act as a proxy for, human experiences?

 


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    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 6 Jun 2014
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

APA Reference
Sparks, A. (2014). Psychology Around the Net: June 7, 2014. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 26, 2015, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2014/06/07/psychology-around-the-net-june-7-2014/

 

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