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Dallas Therapist Sought Higher Education To Follow Her Dreams Of Becoming A Writer

Christina Steinorth-Powell worked as an administrative assistant, but really wanted to become a full-time writer. Education was the key to her career change.


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Former Musician Helps Dallas Police And The Homeless Through Education

Looking for a degree in military science, Dave Hogan realized there was no degree to be had, instead he decided to get a degree in psychology and is happy he did.


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UNT Looking For Married Couples To Participate In Conflict Study

Would you be willing to talk about the conflicts in your marriage in the name of science? UNT is looking for volunteers to participate in a study to be run by Dr. Joshua Hook in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Texas.


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Psychologist Joyce Brothers Dead At 85

Before Dr. Phil and Dr. Drew and Dr. Oz, there was Joyce Brothers. The popular psychologist pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s.


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Definition Of Autism Could Soon Change

The proposed revisions – which are “90 percent complete” – would dramatically change the current diagnostic criteria for an autism spectrum disorder.


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SMU Study Shows Many Parents Still Spank Kids

A study conducted in North Texas shows that many mothers spank their children and researchers say many of the reasons for those spankings are relatively minor disciplinary issues.


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Texas Bans Psychologist Witness In Death Row Cases

A psychologist who examined more than a dozen Texas death row inmates has been banned from performing future evaluations.