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July 9, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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Netflix And Chill? For Some, It’s Not That Simple According To A New Study

July 9, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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How involved in a show or movie do you get? Do you think about it once it’s over? Do you analyze the plot line over and over in your head? How "into" the characters do you get? Do you tend to emotionally get drawn into a television show or movie more than others? According to a new study, anxious people tend to form relationships with characters in television shows and films, more than others without anxiety. [More]

January 18, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Modern Ads and Impact on Mental Health

January 18, 2019 10:01 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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There are psychological principles, or neuromarketing, used in ads, that entice people to buy. And neuromarketing does have a dark side, influencing people to buy out of FOMO (fear of missing out), making claims that a product or service will bring happiness, and using high pressure tactics to induce anxiety until a purchase is made. [More]

May 26, 2015
by Cynthia Morales

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Josh Duggar- Molestation Reality

May 26, 2015 09:55 by Cynthia Morales  [About the Author]

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A popular celebrity publication, In Touch Weekly, exposed a family secret last week hidden for over a decade by the popular reality television family, the Duggars, who star in TLC’s long-running “19 Kids and Counting”. Josh Duggar, 27, eldest male member of a family known for their televised and strong Christian views, confirmed an uncovered police report from 2008 detailing his sexual molestation of multiple girls, a number that includes his own sisters. [More]

April 29, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

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TV Couples: Does Art Immitate Life?

April 29, 2014 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

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This blog began in starts and fits. I wanted to lighten things up a bit by extracting some wisdom from couples on popular television shows—and, as it turns out, you can learn quite a bit from them. But it seems it’s a lot easier to learn what doesn’t work than what does, with contemporary television basically obsessed with dysfunction.Nevertheless, here are five who stand out as those from whom we can glean a bit of relationship wisdom. [More]