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Understanding Psychological Disorders

When Anxiety Is a Bad Thing, Part I

by Kassandra Lamb Last month, I posted about how a controllable amount of anxiety can be a good thing when performing. It can keep us on our toes and animate our performance.…

When Anxiety Is a Good Thing

by Kassandra Lamb Say what? Anxiety is a good thing?!? It can be, up to a point. This past weekend, I did my first public reading from one of my books. (Yes,…

Psychopaths, Sociopaths and Other Bad Guys and Gals

by Kassandra Lamb By far, the most popular posts on our site are those discussing psychopaths:  What Is a Psychopath?, Are Psychopaths Born or Made?, and Can Psychopaths Be Cured? Why are…

Are You S.A.D. in the Winter? (encore)

by Kassandra Lamb Since I’m up to my eyeballs in three different editing projects, I figured now would be a good time for an encore presentation of a previous post, and this…

The Mind & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Part 2

by Kassandra Lamb There are still some aspects of PTSD that we psychologists can’t fully explain, but there’s a lot that we do now understand. And our more recent discoveries about the…

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Service Dogs for PTSD (And a New Release)

by Kassandra Lamb PTSD was my specialty when I was a practicing therapist, and yet I realized recently that I’ve never blogged about it to any great extent. Well, now I have…