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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: The Heart of Trauma

Betrayal, painful losses, devastating natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and mass shootings can all cast a physiological residue on those left in their wake. A neuroscientific footprint that extends...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: Happy Together

I have often wished there was a resource I could recommend that would offer couples genuine hope, with practical steps on how to strengthen and grow their love. Happily Together:...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Kindness Cure

The British psychoanalyst Adam Phillips once wrote, “Kindness is always hazardous because it is based on a susceptibility to others, a capacity to identify with their pleasures and sufferings.”...
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Addictions

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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