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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: Option B

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of the bestselling book Lean In, was vacationing with her seemingly healthy 47-year-old husband Dave Goldberg when her life changed in an...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: Face Value

The last time you voted for a political candidate, you likely thought about their political party affiliations, their positions on the issues that are important to you, and perhaps...
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Addictions

Book Review: Bored & Brilliant

Journalist Manoush Zomorodi is the formidable mind behind Note to Self, an engaging podcast focused on the intersection of technology and humanity, and the book Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing...
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Creativity

How to Enhance Your Quality of Life

“Control of consciousness determines the quality of life.” ― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi In his breakthrough book entitled, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, explains the connection between “being in the...
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Happiness

15 Ways to Increase Your Happiness

Life is so busy, hectic and filled with challenges. There are also myriad opportunities for personal enrichment, satisfaction, friendship, love, finding purpose and doing good for others. Still, while...
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