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Tina Arnoldi

Tina Arnoldi is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Charleston, SC, business consultant, and freelance writer. She is a reviewer for PsychCentral (you can find her work here) and has a public portfolio on Contently. You can learn more about her and connect at TinaArnoldi.com


May 17, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Treating Misophonia in a Noisy Culture

May 17, 2019 08:08 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Misophonia, a ‘hatred of sound’ is more common than most people realize, affecting approximately 15% of adults. But where can people go where there isn’t noise? Whether visiting a local restaurant or shopping at the grocery store, there is music playing or poor acoustics so it is not easy to find quiet. [More]

April 26, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Potential Mental Health Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet

April 26, 2019 08:15 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Many people practice the ketogenic diet for the purpose of losing weight, but some report mental health benefits, such as an improvement in symptoms for anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. But clinical research is limited. There are no no listings for ‘mental health’ and ‘ketogenic diet’ on clinicaltrials.gov. However, if ketones impact brain function, why would they not impact mental health? [More]

April 19, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Pinterest as a Tool for Social Support

April 19, 2019 08:00 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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A recent study found that one social media channel, Pinterest, an image sharing site, is a source of support for people living with chronic pain. Analyzed pins reflected supportive content, both informational and educational. Mental health and social media professionals were invited to comment on the potential positive impact of social media activity for this channel. [More]

March 15, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Will Deleting Facebook Make You Happy? Experts Weigh In.

March 15, 2019 10:00 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Facebook plays a role as a source of real - and fake - information and some feel it improves their social connections. But there are downsides. A recent Standard study found that not using it for a month improved well-being for participants. Will deleting Facebook make you happy? I asked professionals for their insight on the benefits of quitting Facebook. [More]

February 15, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Facebook for Suicide Prevention: Life Saving Tool or Invasion of Privacy?

February 15, 2019 10:01 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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If a Facebook user generated content indicates that individual could be at high risk for with, Facebook notifies local police about the risk and the police may do a wellness check and assistance from Facebook in locating that person. At the end of 2018, Mark Zuckerberg stated that Facebook was able to help first responders reach 3,500 people around the world who needed help. [More]