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Tina Arnoldi

Tina Arnoldi, MA is a business consultant and freelance writer in Charleston SC. She has reviewed books for PsychCentral and has a portfolio on Contently. You can learn more about her and connect at TinaArnoldi.com


December 27, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Predicting Loneliness with FitBit Data

December 27, 2019 14:55 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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A recent study in JMIR found that data from Fitbit and smartphone devices could help identify college students experiencing loneliness. The results suggest “fine-grained behavioral features” from mobile and wearable devices can distinguish between high and low levels of loneliness. Students [More]

December 20, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Facebook Encourages Private Mental Health Conversations

December 20, 2019 08:05 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Facebook rolled out new photo filters and stickers to “act as an invitation for friends who might be struggling to reach out for support through Messenger.” This is meant to be a tool to encourage users to connect with friends online about mental health. But there are concerns about passive data collection on different platforms, such as Facebook, so it is debatable whether this will help or hurt mental health. [More]

November 15, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Women Entrepreneurs Experience Imposter Syndrome More Than Men

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

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Although the number of women engaging in entrepreneurship continues to grow, there is still a significant number of women experiencing imposter syndrome. A study in Business Horizons noted that entrepreneurship has been “associated with masculine notions of success“ which is why women may question their ability to truly be entrepreneurs more so than men. [More]

November 1, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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An Alternative Approach to Gender Identity Conversion Therapy

November 1, 2019 08:09 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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In a recent survey of 27,715 transgender adults in JAMA Psychiatry, gender identity conversion efforts (GICE) were associated with higher odds of attempted suicide and severe psychological distress. Many jurisdictions ban this practice and several professional organizations oppose it because they recognize the adverse mental health outcomes seen in those who experienced these efforts. [More]