Tag: APA

I Just Want to be Happy!

“People who highly value happiness set happiness standards that are difficult to obtain, leading them to feel disappointed about how they feel, paradoxically decreasing their happiness the more they want it.”** Another one of those paradoxes I find fascinating. The APA journal, Emotion, published a study… Continue Reading “I Just Want to be Happy!”

Reblog | Updates to psychiatry’s guidebook – The Washington Post

Updates to psychiatry’s guidebook change criteria for ADHD, autism – The Washington Post. The pathologizing of normal life experiences is not of benefit to the individual. It does, however, create huge revenue streams for pharmaceutical companies, HMOs, and others with their fingers in the… Continue Reading “Reblog | Updates to psychiatry’s guidebook – The Washington Post”