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Aging

Powers of Attorney, parents moving in, caregiver and stress, coping with memory loss, dementia, delinium, depression, educating, geriatric care, care managers, retiring, long distance caring, memory failure, suicide in terminal patients, myths and facts, older women and sex, planning for the future, depression and physical disabilities, parents relationships and a fulfilling marriage, holidays as signals for help, and more....


Anxiety Self Help

Anxiety disorders, confidence, cabin fever, depression and retirement, panic attacks, depressed people seek negative results, placebo effect and antidepressants, roots of optimism, self-inflicted violence, improving with therapeutic bond, OCD, women experience more than men and more....


Children

ADHD in the classroom, hyperactivity, violent video games, bullies, reading and television, cholesterol-lowering diet, anger and divorce, cruelty, disruptive children, drawing and emotional experiences, cultural discipline differences, effective behavior management, foreign language and reading skills, goals of children's behavior, talking to your children about violence, money, television, missing out on early attachments, summer camp homesickness, parent's guide to attention deficit disorder, sibling wars, sleep and elementary school children, boys and violence, measles and stress, OCD and tics in children, child sexual abuse, homework and more....


Death

Finding the spirituality in psychotherapy, forgiveness, midlife crisis and more....


Depression Self Help

Anxiety disorders, confidence, cabin fever, depression and retirement, panic attacks, depressed people seek negative results, placebo effect and antidepressants, roots of optimism, self-inflicted violence, improving with therapeutic bond, OCD, women experience more than men and more....


Dreams

New trends, nightmares, using dreams for a change, using dreams to improve your life, the power of dreams and more....


Drug & Alcohol

Addiction, anger, banning, behavior, coping, risk takers, health consequences, gender differences, struggle against recovery, study of attempts to quit, nicotine freedom, reasons people smoke, quitting, recovering, concern with drinking, influences of smoking, teens, increases stress, treatment and prevention, understanding, visual imagery used to quit, how to stop and more....


GLBT

Cyber love, defining orientation, information off the net, suicidal friend, hate crimes, homophobia cause, HIV among lesbians, parents and children's orientation, AID pandemic, intimacy group for gay men and more....


Health

Balance and chronic fatigue, chronic pain, roommates and heart recovery, Fibromyalgia, fitness, health care consumers, holistic wellness, journaling, losing weight, matters of the heart, optimism and the immune system, recovery from chronic illness, resentments and health, Lupus Erythmetosus, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, taking care of yourself suggestions, panic and anxiety recovery, genetic testing views, someone you love has chronic fatigue syndrome


Holiday

Holidays need not be a pain. How to deal with seasonal holidays, what to expect, how to make the experience lighter and more fun for everyone, and more....


Humor

Laughter is good for what ails you, so SelfhelpMagazine is pleased to present the psychological humor of talented cartoonists who donate their work to our effort.


Illness

Genetic testing, chronic fatigue syndrome, factitious disorder, Fibromyalgia, hospital roommates and recovery, how to live until you die, Munchausen syndrome, prolonging life for cancer patients, headaches and lower back pain, loved one has chronic fatigue syndrome and more....


Jobs

Question to ask your benefits manager, addictive organizations, workaholism, job loss as an opportunity for change, career transitions, choosing a career path, career counseling, career couples, experimental and heroic leadership, hope, leading, liars and schemers, harassment, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, recovering from job loss, salary growth, self-organization, health in the American workplace, Thought Field Therapy, succeeding in your career, family concerns, rewards and cardiac risk and more....


Love

Fighting, gossip, gender, well-being, choosing a new partner, co-dependency, developing a relationship plan, family feuds, finding the right person, good sex, searching for perfection, is love enough, stuck in a relationship, making your marriage work, marital therapy, men and women differ in tactics, relationship with parents impact, transforming your relationship, violence and the power of words, when helping hurts, are you an aggressive driver and more....


Marriage

Before you decide, child custody and visitation, coping with angry children, choosing a new partner, what went wrong, four stages of divorce work, letting go of anger, divorce mediation, thoughts for divorcing parents, emotional impact, dad's involvement helps and more....


Meditation

Meditative thoughts, breathing, stages of burnout, manage sources of stress, relaxation, procrastination puzzle, self defeating styles of anger, what is stress and more....


Men

Men and grief, income and penis size, avoid being a statistic, socialization vs. genes, dad's involvement helps, are women the future and more....


Parenting

And baby makes three, parenting pitfalls, can you spoil an infant, child custody and visitation, anger and divorce, dysfunctional families, firstborns and flashbacks, motherhood, maternal depression, boys and girls and math, mother-child bond, mother's influence on child's problem solving abilities, Munchausen Syndrome, sex education, co-parenting, American families changing, labeling children gifted, OCD and tics in children, dad's involvement helps, work and family stress, working mothers, can you spoil a child and more....


Personal Stories

A winning philosophy, decisions, agelessness, a peaceful death, doctor and patient communication, pros and cons of cyberspace, trauma drama, the ignorance of youth, Internet and real life relationships, life transformations, Kosovar refugees, addiction, procrastination, self esteem, midlife, finding faith, verbal violence and more....


Psychology Online

E-mail make-over, psychological features of e-mail, cross-cultural e-mail, dynamics of e-mail, developmental history, e-mail transference, writing and style, private language in e-mail, e-mail archives, e-mail novice and pro, in-person and cyberspace relationships, psychology of cyberspace, attention disorders on the Internet, seniors online, Internet addiction, psychotherapy using avatars and more....


Psychotherapists

Articles and resources of special interest to psychotherapists. Features include professional book reviews; coaching articles and BLOG; group psychotherapy; general topics; marketing your practice; virtual psychology; Dr. Maheu's professional listservs; access to Dr. Maheu's tools for building your own professional website; ehealth, telehealth & telemedicine resources. If you are a psychotherapist, stop in - it's FREE!


Psychotherapy & Counseling

Three steps to happiness, anger, character, giving and receiving feedback, understanding and getting support, hypnosis for writers, journal writing and self help, ethics in psychotherapy, clinical hypnotherapy, when your therapist screws up and more....


Religion

Balance and chronic fatigue, chronic pain, roommates and heart recovery, Fibromyalgia, fitness, health care consumers, holistic wellness, journaling, losing weight, matters of the heart, optimism and the immune system, recovery from chronic illness, resentments and health, Lupus Erythmetosus, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, taking care of yourself suggestions, panic and anxiety recovery, genetic testing views, someone you love has chronic fatigue syndrome the spiritual in psychotherapy, forgiveness, midlife crisis, practical spirituality, religion and spirituality and more....


Sex

Ways to love your mate, sex and love addiction, challenging our thoughts about sex, crossing the line online, long term relationships and sex, good sex, age and sexual activity, how to tell if it's love or addiction, Inter-sexuality in the continuum of gender differences, delayed ejaculation and its prevention, cross dressing, lies and honesty, healing from sexual abuse, compulsive behavior, sex therapy, spicing up your sex life, Vulvar pain syndrome, pleasing your lover, adults understanding child sexual abuse, women who can't have orgasms, and more....


Smoking

Addiction, anger, banning, behavior, coping, risk takers, health consequences, gender differences, struggle against recovery, study of attempts to quit, nicotine freedom, reasons people smoke, quitting, recovering, concern with drinking, influences of smoking, teens, increases stress, treatment and prevention, understanding, visual imagery used to quit, how to stop and more....


Sports Performance

Personality types, performance enhancement, competitions, eating disorders, imagery in tennis, keeping your psyche fit, reducing violence off the court, coaches influence, reaching your achievement zone, stress IQ and performance, keeping it fun, disabilities and athletes, females and media attention, nutrition, precompetition, NBA rookie career transition, profile of a winner, sport psychology information on the Internet, parents of children athletes, dealing with poor performance, team cohesion, total fitness, intermediate fitness, advancing total fitness, anger as a hindrance and more....


Stress

Meditative thoughts, breathing, stages of burnout, manage sources of stress, relaxation, procrastination puzzle, self defeating styles of anger, what is stress and more....


Teen

Teens and cyberspace, dealing with teenagers, drastic weight losses, hatred and youth violence, heavy metal music and suicide, high school involvement, talking to your children about violence, when a friend has an eating disorder, math problems, moods and depressions, effects of stressing competition, tattoos and body piercing, teenage pregnancy, peer pressure, chemical free teens are better adjusted and more....


Therapist

Breaches in professional ethics, can therapy help, choosing a psychotherapist, diagnosis, a layman's guide, pathological narcissism, using popular therapies, self-help, effective decision making, taking control of what you know, violence and the power of words and more....


Violence and Traumatic Stress

Adults molested as children, tips to help you sleep, adapting to blows, co-victims of homicide, date/acquaintance rape prevention, self-love and school shooting, grief, hate crimes, mass suicides, memories of childhood sexual abuse, rape recovery, homicide recovery, sex offenders and treatment, stalking and harassment, suicide, trauma information near you and more....


Weight

Self-help program, compulsive overeater, anorexia, the basics, bulimia, when therapy didn't help, coping, how to begin recovery, parents and teens, blue green algae claims, friend has the disorder, getting through a meal, reasons Phen/Fen dangers, negative impact of magazine models, food supplements, binge eating and more....


Women

Depression and creativity, feminist therapists, hormonal shifts, women have higher rate of heart disease, memory, menopause, motherhood, rape recovery, risk checklist for women, abortion and more....