Viktor Frankl's Classic Has Just Been Released for Young Adults!

A YA Edition Brings Man's Search for Meaning to a New Generation

Diane Cole • 4/10/2017

By Diane Cole - Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl is best known for is his extraordinary first-person narrative about his experiences in a Nazi concentration camp, as told in Man’s Search for Meaning. Now, his classic work will be published for the first time in a young adult and classroom-ready edition.

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Hearing Voices: Eavesdropping on Our Inner Conversations

Diane Cole • 3/13/2017

The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves Making sense of the particular internal mix of words, conversation, music, and images that natter away at us nonstop.

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Why Torture Doesn't Work

What Neuroscience is Showing Us

Diane Cole • 1/31/2017

By Diane Cole - Using a broad swath of scientific, psychological, and medical evidence about brain function, Shane O'Mara, a professor of experimental brain research, delves into—and disproves—popular misconceptions about the brain under stress, memory, and the psychological state of torturers.

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When the Rules Change: Learning to Learn from Your Children

Diane Cole • 11/3/2016

There’s a crucial point in the parenting life cycle that’s not often discussed in the literature.

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Mistaken Identity? A Daughter Reflects on Her Father's Decision to Change Gender

Diane Cole • 8/30/2016

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Susan Faludi explores the story of how the despotic father who’d once ruled her terrified family underwent sex reassignment surgery late in life.

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Learning to Manage the OCD Bully

A Personal Story Excerpt from Our Latest Issue

Diane Cole • 7/22/2016

By Diane Cole - An OCD sufferer describes the frustrating stops and starts and misdirections of her circuitous search for help in escaping the maze of her family of origin and the deep-seated tropes in her own brain.

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Learning to Manage the OCD Bully

A Therapeutic Odyssey

Diane Cole • 6/30/2016

An OCD sufferer describes the frustrating stops and starts and misdirections of her circuitous search for help in escaping the maze of her family of origin and the deep-seated tropes in her own brain.

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Have SSRIs Gotten a Bad Rep? The Author of "Listening to Prozac" Thinks So

Diane Cole • 6/30/2016

Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants 
In his latest book, Peter Kramer argues that medications represent the best, most effective tool for fighting the bleakness of depression.

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Who’s the Grown-Up Here?: Helping parents abandon the “buddy” system

Diane Cole • 1/11/2016

In The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups, family physician and psychologist Leonard Sax insists that too many parents these days misunderstand the role they should play in their children’s lives.

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Who Do You Trust?: Revisiting the McMartin Preschool Case

Diane Cole • 11/18/2015

Review of We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s and The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

Sometimes it can be easier to argue about witch-hunts than risk confronting the dark, unsavory reality of child abuse.


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Viktor Frankl's Classic Has Just Been Released for Young Adults!

A YA Edition Brings Man's Search for Meaning to a New Generation

Diane Cole • 4/10/2017

By Diane Cole - Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl is best known for is his extraordinary first-person narrative about his experiences in a Nazi concentration camp, as told in Man’s Search for Meaning. Now, his classic work will be published for the first time in a young adult and classroom-ready edition.

Daily Blog

Why Torture Doesn't Work

What Neuroscience is Showing Us

Diane Cole • 1/31/2017

By Diane Cole - Using a broad swath of scientific, psychological, and medical evidence about brain function, Shane O'Mara, a professor of experimental brain research, delves into—and disproves—popular misconceptions about the brain under stress, memory, and the psychological state of torturers.

Daily Blog

Learning to Manage the OCD Bully

A Personal Story Excerpt from Our Latest Issue

Diane Cole • 7/22/2016

By Diane Cole - An OCD sufferer describes the frustrating stops and starts and misdirections of her circuitous search for help in escaping the maze of her family of origin and the deep-seated tropes in her own brain.

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Challenging the Stereotype of the Paralyzed Trauma Victim

A Review of Jim Rendon's Upside: The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth

Diane Cole • 11/13/2015

In Jim Rendon’s new book, Upside: The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth, he challenges an all-too-common stereotype: that most trauma survivors remain forever stuck in place, embittered, broken in core ways. As psychotherapists know, the emotional (and sometimes physical) damage may sometimes be so vast and entrenched that repair comes slowly, if at all. But as therapists also know, this isn’t always the case. Many trauma victims have managed to make life go on---and even thrive.

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Hearing Voices: Eavesdropping on Our Inner Conversations

Diane Cole • 3/13/2017

The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves Making sense of the particular internal mix of words, conversation, music, and images that natter away at us nonstop.

Magazine Article

Bookmarks

When the Rules Change: Learning to Learn from Your Children

Diane Cole • 11/3/2016

There’s a crucial point in the parenting life cycle that’s not often discussed in the literature.

Magazine Article

Bookmarks

Mistaken Identity? A Daughter Reflects on Her Father's Decision to Change Gender

Diane Cole • 8/30/2016

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Susan Faludi explores the story of how the despotic father who’d once ruled her terrified family underwent sex reassignment surgery late in life.

Magazine Article

Learning to Manage the OCD Bully

A Therapeutic Odyssey

Diane Cole • 6/30/2016

An OCD sufferer describes the frustrating stops and starts and misdirections of her circuitous search for help in escaping the maze of her family of origin and the deep-seated tropes in her own brain.

Magazine Article

Bookmarks

Have SSRIs Gotten a Bad Rep? The Author of "Listening to Prozac" Thinks So

Diane Cole • 6/30/2016

Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants 
In his latest book, Peter Kramer argues that medications represent the best, most effective tool for fighting the bleakness of depression.

Magazine Article

Bookmarks

Who’s the Grown-Up Here?: Helping parents abandon the “buddy” system

Diane Cole • 1/11/2016

In The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups, family physician and psychologist Leonard Sax insists that too many parents these days misunderstand the role they should play in their children’s lives.

Magazine Article

Bookmarks

Who Do You Trust?: Revisiting the McMartin Preschool Case

Diane Cole • 11/18/2015

Review of We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s and The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

Sometimes it can be easier to argue about witch-hunts than risk confronting the dark, unsavory reality of child abuse.


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America’s Opportunity Chasm: A Noted Scholar Documents Our Decline in Social Mobility

Review of Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

Diane Cole • 10/15/2015

Robert Putnam documents the myriad psychological, health, and political consequences of the ever-growing disparities between rich and poor in America today.

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Life after Trauma: What are the possibilities for post-traumatic growth?

Diane Cole • 9/1/2015

Review of Upside: The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth

The new emphasis on the transformative power of trauma can be a template for false assumptions about the “gift” of suffering and the meaning of recovery.


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Getting Over Weight? A Critic of our Cultural Obsession Goes Too Far

Diane Cole • 5/1/2015

Review of Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight—And What We Can Do About It

A critic of one of our central cultural obsessions goes too far.


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Diane Cole is the author of the memoir, "After Great Pain: A New Life Emerges" and writes for The Wall Street Journal and many other publications.