Dr. Hoobs: ‘Using sports as a means of expressing aggression is in most cases actually a healthy method to channel built up aggression or rage.’
Author: Joshua Hooberman, Ph.D
Dr. Joshua Hooberman debunks the myth of change; that it is easy to alter staid patterns of behavior. Change is hard — it takes internal effort and motivation.
So you’ve gone ahead and made some New Year’s resolutions. It’s Week #1, and you’ve been to the gym or you’ve been nicer to your mother. Our resident clinical psychologist and in-house buzzkill says don’t start celebrating just yet.
The orgiastic celebration over the death of Osama bin Laden, as horrible as he may have been, leaves Dr. Joshua Hooberman with an acrid taste. Our resident psychologist breaks down American bloodlust and wonder whether it’s worthy of civilization.
Suicide risk is not greatest during the holidays. People who are so depressed in winter may lack energy to do anything, including devising a plan and then engaging in a suicidal act. Find out why you need to be more aware now.
Is Jared Lee Loughner’s paranoia about currency and mind control that different than Tea Party birthers or 9/11 conspiracy theorists? Yes, but how do we characterize those who believe our president is going to enact “death panels” to Medicare practice?