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: The E-word

Perception, while it is everything, can also be terribly blinding. Our individual perspective not only separates us from seeing our world clearly, but from experiencing it fully. In her new...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: Brain Briefs

Have you ever wondered if multitasking is an effective work strategy? Why we develop prejudices? Whether playing Mozart will make your infant smarter? What the differences between the right...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

Book Review: Transforming ADHD

ADHD is not as it sounds — an attention deficit disorder. According to the authors of Transforming ADHD: Simple, Effective Attention & Action Regulation Skills To Help You Focus &...
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Caregivers

Causes of Psychosis

When my son Dan was diagnosed with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, his psychiatrist informed me and my husband that Dan was “borderline psychotic.” In other words, our son was out...
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Creativity

The Melancholic Artist

For many, the artist is an admirable, cultured poet, living above society, constantly assessing the human condition and nature. The artist is seen as the ultimate division from society,...
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