Kevin E. Kip, Ph.D Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes the world’s leading researchers. TAMPA, Fla. – Eight University of South Florida professors whose research has set a global standard in a range of disciplines from environmental sciences to health and aging studies, and from chemistry to criminology, have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the …

C-PTSD: From Stigma to Healing

Traumatized people often suffer from anxiety and depression, among other symptoms. Others might accuse them of being rude or hypersensitive. After hearing such comments, traumatized people feel worse about themselves. This stigma makes it difficult to heal. However, life doesn’t have to be that way, and first impressions are not necessarily accurate. In order to understand why traumatized people might …

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Letting Go of Perfectionism

Therapists often recognize that some clients will find healing once they “let go.” Letting go means different things for different clients. For some, it may mean letting go of an abusive relationship or an addiction. For others, it may mean letting go of past wounds and scars from childhood trauma. Yet, there is another subtle vice that can grip clients …

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Everything You Need to Know About Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is categorized by excess amounts of uncontrollable worry over everyday activities that negatively interferes with the sufferer’s life, occurring over a period of at least 6 months. GAD affects 3.1% of the adult population in the United States, with 32.3% of those cases being classified as “severe”. Of the 6.8 million adults in the United States …

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Emotional Intelligence: A New Relevant Kind Of IQ

The concept of intelligence has developed a mystique in recent times because of our obsession with the link between formal education and social status. Many people link IQ with human value in an almost obsessional way. Actually, the IQ test is a survey of human activities and assesses a range of skills in almost the same way attitude scales measure …