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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.


Healthy Ways to Cope with PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has a tremendous impact on a person’s life. The symptoms affect relationships, moods, and the ability to live a normal and effective life. When not...
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Relaxation and Meditation

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive muscle relaxation is one of the easiest and most effective relaxation techniques to learn. This relaxation technique has been proven by countless research studies. It teaches you to...
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Borderline Personality

Searching for Self

“I used to spend hours when I was a kid just looking in the mirror, trying to figure out if I was handsome or not. It just depended on...
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