Author: James Coyne PhD

Will following positive psychology advice make you happier and healthier?

Category: depression, happiness, positive psychology, self-help | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pay $1000 to criticize a bad ‘blood test for depression’ article?

Category: blood test, Conflict of interest, depression, Ethics, mental health care, Open Access, Peer review | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Failing grade for highly cited meta-analysis of positive psychology interventions

Category: Conflict of interest, depression, meta analysis, positive psychology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Re-examining Ellen Langer’s classic study of giving plants to nursing home residents

Category: cancer, PLOS One commentary | Leave a comment

Positive psychology interventions for depressive symptoms

Category: Cochrane Collaboration, depression, meta analysis, positive psychology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Is there benefit to adding psychotherapy to antidepressants?

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How to critique claims of a “blood test for depression”

Category: blood test, Conflict of interest, depression, Genomics, omics, primary care | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Psychosocial care focuses too much on young, attractive patients successfully coping with cancer.

Category: cancer, mental health care, Palliative Care, psychotherapy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Reanalysis: No health benefits found for pursuing meaning in life versus pleasure

Category: Genomics, hedonia, positive psychology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Distress- the 6th vital sign for cancer patients?

Category: cancer, distress, evidence-supported, mental health care, Palliative Care, screening | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment