About John M. Grohol, Psy.D.
Dr. John Grohol is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Psych Central. He is an author, researcher, and expert in mental health online, and has been writing about online behavior, mental health and psychology issues since 1995. Dr. Grohol has a Master's degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Grohol sits on the editorial board of the journal Computers in Human Behavior and is a founding board member of the Society for Participatory Medicine. You can learn more about Dr. John Grohol here.
Articles by John M. Grohol, Psy.D.:
The Big Five Personality Traits
Depression Hotline Numbers
Do I Have ADHD?
Choosing Happiness in Your Life
5 Easy Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions
What is Dissociation & Multiple Personality Disorder?
Starting a New Online Support Group
Suicide Helpline: Suicide Resources
Borna Disease Virus, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder & Depression
Bipolar & Sunshine: Can Weather Trigger a Manic Episode?
Depression & Vitamin D Deficiency
Facts & Statistics on Bullying
Seek Out Help: Amateur Writers? Still The Best!
Self Help Online! How to Start Your Own Support Group
Legalization of Drugs? How to Start a Support Group Online – Part Two
Communications Decency Act Madness
Helping You Help Yourself: And Where to Get Started
Being Suicidal On-line: And Misc Other Stuff
E-mail! Read the FAQ, New Mailing Lists
Be Wary of Strangers Online & Misrepresentation
May is Mental Health Month: American Psychiatric Association Annual Convention Highlights May 11, 1996
Creating a “Big 8” Newsgroup Hell: Corporate Bureaucracy and the Weekly Chats
Synergy Online: RealAudio Saturday Chats & Prodigy
Watch Out! My Intentions Are Clear
Stigmatization of Borderline P.D.: Medicalization of Mental Disorders Online
The Political Season: Not Just Political Convention Season!
Where are All of the Professionals Online? Volunteers Wanted!
Needs of One: In Memory of Jana Marie
A Personal Life Update: I Got a Cat
This and That: Psych Central, NAMI-watch, Information Online, VOTE!, and WBS
Thanksgiving: “Popularity” Ratings & The Book
The Drugging of Our Children: Over-diagnosis Leads to Over-prescription of Ritalin
Self-Help Works: Powerful Resources Available Online
Scientists’ Agendas: The Unspoken Politics Behind the CDC, NEJM, JAMA & Others
Looking Beyond the Label: Why Diagnoses Are and Are Not Important
Privacy Online: If Professionals Abuse the Rules…
Making Online Therapy Safer: A New Credentialing Service is Launched & Tidbits from APA
The Prevalence of Multiples Online: Multiple Personality Disorder or DID Seems Prevalent Online
Reflections of Early 1997: The First Half is Over
Summertime Reflections: Catching Up on Life
American Psychological Association: Musings on Power
What’s Normal? How Much is Too Much When Spending Time Online?
Why Online Psychotherapy? Because There is a Need
The Trouble with Technology: How Come It Doesn’t Work?
Choices: How Do You Make Them?
The Birth of a New Society: The International Society for Mental Health Online
Changes & Illusions
Secrets Confessed: The Larry Froistad Case
A Questionable New Trend: Fee-for-service Self-Help Sites
The Great Psychology Prescription Debate: It’s About Money, Not Patient Care
More Articles by John M. Grohol, Psy.D.:
What’s the Difference Between a Psychologist vs a Psychiatrist?
Growing Beyond Labels: We are Not Simply a Disorder
The Inpatient Drug Rehab Industry Is Still Failing
Can a Single TV Show Influence a Presidential Election?
You Can’t Suppress the Data
In Order to Have a Good Death, Doctors Need to Stop Doctoring So Much
5 Tips for Dealing with Guilt
How Our Brains & Guts Work Together for Mental Health
Common Signs of Someone Who May Be Suicidal
Dying for the Ultimate Selfie: We’re Really Bad at Accurately Assessing Risk
Does ’13 Reasons Why’ Increase Suicide Rates?
What the Media Get Wrong About the Goldwater Rule
Mental Health Professionals: US Statistics 2017
The Fantastical World of Damian Jacob Markiewicz Sendler
The Psychology of the Fake Momo Challenge & Other Hoax Child Internet Memes
Losing a Pet Can Be Just as Hard as Losing a Loved One
Spravato: New Ketamine Treatment to be Approved by FDA
CBD Oil for Depression, Schizophrenia, ADHD, PTSD, Anxiety, Bipolar & More
Does Yoga Benefit Your Mental Health?
Clean Your Room & Other Dumb, Simplistic Advice
Men Can Take It: Reactions to APA’s Guidelines on Boys & Men
My Local Town Facebook Groups are a Hot Mess
Here’s to a New Year & a New Start in 2019
Should You Ditch Your Therapist for an App to Treat Depression?
The Difference Between Narcissism & Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Stigmatizing Narcissists & Narcissism: Are They the Secondhand Smoke of Our Time?
NIMH’s Inaccurate Depiction of Depression Treatments
A Link Between Marijuana Legalization & Car Crashes? Nonsense
There’s a Psychiatrist Crisis in America That Few Are Talking About
Be Careful When Calling Those Addiction Treatment Hotlines
A Tribute to Sandra Dawson
Need to Form a New Habit? Give Yourself At Least 66 Days
Memories Can Be Distorted – But Not in the Way That You Think
Is Masturbation Bad for You?
#MeToo: The Psychology of Sexual Assault
Taking Care of Your Mental Health at Work
A Course in Mindful Living: The Mindful Living Launchpad
Trans Lifeline Peer Support Helpline for Transgender
Psych Central Has Helped Over 500 Million in Past 23 Years
Rehab Industry Marketing Needs Federal Oversight, Regulation
Laptops & Smartphones May be Hurting Your Ability to Learn in Class
Here’s Why Your’s & Elon Musk’s Lack of Sleep is Bad
Work Begins on Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier (Finally)
Do French Kids Get ADHD? Yes
What We Can Learn From the Stanford Prison ‘Experiment’
Psychologist Dr. Yip Speaks on Border Crisis & Its Impact on Children
Should You Try TMS (rTMS) for Depression?
Might Depression Be Linked to One of These Popular Medications?
Anthony Bourdain Taught Us To Appreciate Our Differences
Kate Spade Worried What People Would Say if They Found Out Her Secret: Depression