Behavioral Health

  • September 2, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Breaking the toxic impact of loneliness

    A growing body of research finds that loneliness has a negative impact on people's health and well being. Studies of elderly people and social i...
  • August 26, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Tracing our roots, searching for connection

    Tracing family roots has become a wildly popular hobby, with sites such as Ancestry.com connecting people to relatives from generations back.
  • August 19, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Dealing with life when our days are numbered

    Psychologist Dan Gottlieb was recently told that he has about seven years to live. What do you do with a number like that?
  • August 12, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    People perceived as not attractive are bullied at work - according to new study

    Looks play a big role in high school; good looking kids tend to be popular, while unattractive or overweight kids experience teasing and cruelty. A n...
  • August 5, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Breaking the silence that surrounds so many funerals

    Suicides and deaths from drug overdoses claim the lives of about 80,000 Americans each year. But typically, suicide or drugs are not mentioned as the ...
  • July 15, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Pain pill overdoses among women raise concern over treatment of chronic pain

    New federal numbers on pain pill overdoses among women have raised grave concern among healthcare professionals and public health officials. Analysis ...
  • July 1, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Distracted eating can lead to increased consumption of calories, sugar, fat, salt, study finds

    Do you eat at your computer? While watching TV, or reading the paper? A new study finds that "distracted eating" can lead people to consume ...
  • June 24, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Could doctors admit to "near-misses," mistakes that were caught to increase patient safety?

    Medical errors cause close to 100,000 deaths in the US per year, and many efforts have been directed toward reducing them. A recent column in the New ...