Mental Health Library

By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

Welcome to Psych Central's mental health library. This is our primary repository for all of our articles on mental health, relationships, parenting, children, human behavior and psychology. Jump down to a a list of all of our mental health categories.

Book Reviews

Book Review: What Went Right

Sir Ken Robinson, the author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, describes the difference between being seen as a loner and being seen as a philosopher,...
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Aging

Book Review: Retiring Solo

In Retiring Solo: Plan to Be Happy, Healthy and Independent in the Years Ahead, entrepreneur Lori Martinek gifts readers with an upbeat, expansive and empowering guide to retirement and...
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Addictions

What is Real Hunger?

In order to identify hunger, you must first understand what it is. This is not as easy as it seems. Many of you may never have let yourself experience...
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Caregivers

Is He Really Fine?

My son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder often revolved around his thoughts more than his actions, so we really didn’t know anything was wrong until he told us. It’s not unusual for...
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