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2019 Affordable Therapy

The Drexel Psychological Services Center, a mental health clinic run by the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was recognized in Philadelphia magazine's "Best of Philly" issue as the Best Affordable Therapy.

How Instagram Made Laxatives Cool

Jeanna Stokes, PsyD, director of the WELL Clinic at the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science, was quoted in a May 1 Elemental article about Instagram advertisements for "detox teas" which are actually laxatives.

Weight Loss, Quality of Life Enhanced by Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy

Evan Forman, PhD, a psychology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 13 Healio article about his recently published research of acceptance-based behavioral therapy for long-term weight loss and increased quality of life.

7 Warning Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Christine Maguth Nezu, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 24 Prevention article about recognizing signs of anxiety disorders.

New Drexel Program Helped Man Lose 140 Pounds

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a July 16 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about the opening of the WELL Clinic and the success story of Jerome Wilson, a loans and collection representative at Drexel, who lost 140 pounds after participating in a Drexel weight loss study led by Forman and colleagues.

Unscientific Method: Study Finds All Those Big Data Studies Are Mostly Big Mistakes

A study co-authored by John Medaglia, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found research that evaluates large groups of people often leads to skewed results, was featured in a June 27 post on the website Study Finds.

Mental Health Guide: Where to Get Therapy on a Sliding Scale in Philadelphia

The Drexel Psychological Services Center, based in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a June 27 Generocity health guide of where to find mental health services offered on a sliding fee scale in Philadelphia.

In Search of Epiphanies

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an April 9 BBC Radio 4 documentary about epiphanies and “Aha!” moments.

From Climbing Poles to Tears of Joy, Psychologist Examines Emotions of a Sports Fan

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Drexel's Director of Athletics, was interviewed in a Feb. 6 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about the psychology of a sports fan and the range of emotions experienced after the Eagles' Super Bowl victory.

Desperate to Get Trim for Christmas? Why You Will End Up Fatter if You Lose Weight Too Fast

A 2017 study by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, about consistent weight loss and long-term health outcomes, was mentioned in a Nov. 8 Daily Mail story about how to lose weight this holiday season.

Drexel Launches Free Counseling Program For Veterans

Arthur Nezu, PhD, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Christine Maguth Nezu, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were quoted in a Nov. 8 Philly Voice story about "New Beginnings," a new counseling program for veterans that the pair recently launched at Drexel.

'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Slim Down

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Health Day story about his research study on a type of weight-loss therapy that focuses on “mindful” decision-making. The story was picked up by multiple media outlets, including WebMD, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 30. The research was also covered in a Sept. 30 Medical Daily story.