Freud, Piaget & Vygotsky Walk into a Bar…

Dr. Jonathan Adams joined episode 5 of ConverSapiens to discuss his specialty, developmental psychology. In this excerpt from our conversation, he defines developmental psych and offers some thoughts on traditional psychoanalysis, modern therapy, and the developmental theories of Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, and Lev S. Vygotsky. First off, what is developmental psychology, for those ofContinue reading “Freud, Piaget & Vygotsky Walk into a Bar…”

The Cushing’s Nightmare: 10 Cortisol Symptoms

Cushing’s Syndrome, or Cushing’s Disease, is a term that describes the effects of hypercortisolism. That’s when you have way too much cortisol – the stress hormone – in your body. You can have endogenous Cushing’s if your body produces too much cortisol because of a pituitary tumor, an adrenal problem, or from some other internalContinue reading “The Cushing’s Nightmare: 10 Cortisol Symptoms”