About John M. Grohol, Psy.D.
Dr. John Grohol is the founder & CEO 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 -- as well as the intersection of technology and human behavior -- since 1992. Dr. Grohol sits on the editorial board of the journal Computers in Human Behavior and is a founding board member and treasurer of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He writes regularly and extensively on mental health concerns, the intersection of technology and psychology, and advocating for greater acceptance of the importance and value of mental health in today's society. You can learn more about Dr. John Grohol here.
Articles by John M. Grohol, Psy.D.:
Book Review: American Snake Pit
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?
Borna Disease Virus, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder & Depression
Bipolar & Sunshine: Can Weather Trigger a Manic Episode?
Book Review: The Power of When
Depression & Vitamin D Deficiency
Facts & Statistics on Bullying
Book Review: Psalms for a Child Who Has Lost Her Mother
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
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
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?
As Good as it Gets: Go See This Movie
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