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Dr. Dan Gottlieb on Morning Edition

February 23, 2009

Almost half of Americans say that they are increasingly stressed about their ability to provide for their families' basic needs - this according to a recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association. What can people do to handle stress in a tough economy? WHYY's Behavioral Health Reporter Maiken Scott spoke with Dan Gottlieb.



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February 16, 2009

A study of 11, 000 third-graders found that kids who have more recess behave better and are likely to learn more. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine concluded that a daily break of 15 minutes or more in the school day could improve learning and social development. But, as the researchers point out, less children have recess and time for play. WHYY's Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott discussed the findings with therapist Dan Gottlieb.



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February 9, 2009

Four of ten adults who use text messaging say the little notes sent on their cell phones play a significant role in their romantic relationships - that's according to an AT&T survey. But as therapist Dr. Dan Gottlieb points out - cell phones and other wireless communication tools can also be disruptive in relationships, and create stress. WHYY's Behavioral Health Reporter Maiken Scott talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb, host of "Voices in the Family."



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February 2, 2009

In his inauguration speech, President Obama called on Americans to get involved in overcoming the challenges facing the country. And there may be a mental health benefit in doing volunteer work. WHYY's Behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott spoke with Dan Gottlieb, host of "Voices in the Family."



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January 26, 2009

University of Maryland sociologists have found single working moms aren't doing too badly when it comes to spending quality time with their children. The study is published in the "Journal of Marriage and Family." WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb about his concerns.



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January 19, 2009

As the nation remembers Martin Luther King Jr., a study published in a new book The Diversity Challenge: Social Identity and Intergroup Relations on the College Campus, looks at diversity on the University of California and Los Angeles campus and 2,000 students. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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January 12, 2009

Unscheduled playtime is endangered at the expense of children. So says a Temple University psychologist Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and others attending a New York conference late last year. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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January 5, 2009

A University of Southampton psychologist looks at the evolution of nostaligia. His findings are published in Current Directions in Psychological Science. Dr. Dan Gottlieb doesn't necessarily agree with his findings. He talked with WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett.



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December 29, 2008

A dose of nature shows some help for children's concentration skills. Results of the small study have been published in the August issue of The Journal of Attention Disorders. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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December 22, 2008

The holiday season can be a difficult time for those who are grieving and people with mental health challenges. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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December 15, 2008

The studies are mounting: happiness is contagious and a positive influence on society. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb about several studies; one of which is in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).



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December 8, 2008

The nation's recession is bearing down on many people psychologically. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb who says now is the time to examine your life, bottom to top.



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December 1, 2008

Hate is in the brain. A study bears this out; it's published in the October issue of PLoS One. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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November 24, 2008

A General Social Survey shows men and women of all ages are unfaithful. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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November 17, 2008

As smokers ponder this year's Great American Smokeout sponsered by the American Cancer Society, a study by University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University researchers published in the September issue of Psychological Science, indicates a smoker needs to consider the need for nicotine when deciding to quit. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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November 10, 2008

Results of a disturbing study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds the U.S. suicide rate rose just under 5% from 1999 to 2005. The suicide rate jumped 16% for people aged 40 to 64. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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November 3, 2008

A study published in the journal Science addresses how people deal with anxiety and there's a connection to the political season. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb for his views.



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October 27, 2008

A study looing at bi-polar disorder in children shows family therapy is a huge benefit to both the patient and the family. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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October 20, 2008

Research with NASA astronauts is showing positive results in using a computer program to help depression. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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October 13, 2008

Advocates for improved mental health care and coverage have won a 10-year battle for passage of a federal measure that guarantees parity with physical illnesses. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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October 6, 2008

The U.S. financial crisis is leading to a mental recession for many people as they are anxiety builds over how the meltdown is affecting their lives. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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September 29, 2008

Several Chicago-area psychologists have studied the role of fathers in men today. Their findings were presented at the American Psychological Association annual conference. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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September 22, 2008

Reacting is all about the brain. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb about delayed gratification and its benefits.



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September 15, 2008

A Rice University study indicates today's economy prompts people to save paycheck-to-paycheck rather than having long-term savings goals. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb about the emotions behind the economy.



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September 8, 2008

A Carelton University psychologist in Ottawa spent ten years studying how people grieve. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett discusses the surprising findings with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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September 1, 2008

Hope fights depression: the conclusion of a study out of University of Alabama and presented at the American Psychological Association annual meeting. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb.



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August 25, 2008

A Johns Hopkins study shows relationships between patients and doctors could be deteriorating. A look at reasons with with WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett and Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


August 18, 2008

A New York Times article (July 20) examined why it appears we are so intent on keeping track of celebrities. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


August 11, 2008

A study out of the UK published in the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE, shows the brain's response to music is more active than the response to computers. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


August 4, 2008

A study looks at the depths at which men and women flirt. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett looks at what this means with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


July 21, 2008

Studies back what many believe, some teenagers have low self-esteem and have unrealistic perceptions of themselves. WHYY's Morning Edition talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


July 14, 2008

Online therapy is bursting on the scene. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb about pros and cons of this approach to psychotherapy. Listen »


July 7, 2008

A study in the June issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association begins to lay what most experts believe should be more study into the effects of drugs to treat ADHD. WHYY's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


June 30, 2008

Socializing keeps elderly women sharp. The study in the July issue of The American Journal of Public Health shows a connection between strong social interaction and warding off some symptoms dementia. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


June 23, 2008

If you are a fan of "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart, you know sarcasm rules when it comes to his comedic approach to current events. A study by Dr. Katherine Rankin at the American Academy of Neurology links recognizing sarcasm with a part of the brain. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


June 16, 2008

Learning mindfulness meditation can lead to a less stressful life. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


June 2, 2008

"Stay civil for the sake of the children:" That could be the moral of an Ohio State University study of thousands of children of divorce beginning in 1988 through 2000. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talks with Dr. Dan Gottlieb about the challenges of splitting up when children are involved. Listen »


May 19, 2008

The challenge of coping with depression is daunting; the challenge intensifies within a family and relationships. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


May 12, 2008

You may have heard the expression: "Too many choices; so little time." A study published in the May issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology shows too many choices lead to scrambled thoughts and feelings. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


May 5, 2008

Developmental experts debate how and if teenagers should be tamed and disciplined more. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »


April 28, 2008

Stress, tension and risk happen when the brain reacts. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett and Dr. Dan Gottlieb discuss the Psychology Today article, 10 Ways We Get the Odds Wrong. Listen »


April 14, 2008

Anger can spark positive results. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb about the study in the April 2008 issue of Psychological Science. Listen »


April 7, 2008

The presidential election tests emotions when it comes to choosing who will lead the nation. WHYY Morning Edition's Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen »