Psychologists believe in the power of social support to help people maintain physical and psychological health. Social support includes emotional or practical support. Emotional support might involve listening to a…Read more
We all have thoughts, positive or negative, that trigger strong emotions in us. For instance, many people have persistent thoughts that trouble them: I am going to die. I may…Read more
Many women have told others about previously secret events of their life, including being sexually harassed and assaulted. Both men and women testified at the Australian Royal Commission on sexual abuse…Read more
By John Malouff, Ph.D., J.D. The comprehensive nature of the list of problem solving strategies allows individuals to use a checklist approach to problem solving. It also could facilitate training…Read more
by John Malouff, Ph.D., J.D. and Nicola Schutte, Ph.D. Introduction With child obesity rates rising (Torgan, 2002) and the negative health and social effects of obesity affecting more children every…Read more
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The R U OK movement promotes providing others with social support when they seem to be struggling. The main goal of the movement is to prevent suicide.