Summary: Looking for sexologists & psychologists/psychiatrists to share insight on “post-coital dysphoria”

  • Name: Rebecca Strong AskMen
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: AskMen
  • Deadline: 10:00 AM EST – 20 December

Query: According to a 2019 study, almost half of men report feeling sad, distant, or irritable after sex. This is known as “post-coital dysphoria” (PCD)

Please answer the following by 11 AM EST on 12/20:

  1. What is PCD?
  2. Why does it happen? What are some possible causes? (And are there any risk factors that can increase someone’s chances of having it?)
  3. What are some common signs of PCD to look out for?
  4. How can PCD affect your relationship and sex life?
  5. If you suspect you have PCD, what can/should you do to go about treating it?

Requirements: Source must be a licensed psychologist, psychiatrist, or sexologist

Summary: Behavioral Therapists or Life Coaches: How to Become a Morning Person

  • Name: Kirsten Nunez
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet:
  • Deadline: 12:00 PM EST – 20 December

Query: Hello! We’re looking for behavioral therapists or life coaches who specialize in behavioral therapy to share insight about becoming a morning person/waking up earlier.

To be considered, please answer the following:

  1. When going to sleep and waking up earlier, why is it helpful to do this gradually? How much earlier (in minutes) would you recommend trying to go to bed/wake up to help make the habit stick easier?
  2. When trying to become a morning person, why is it important to understand your motivation/reasons for doing it to begin with? How can this help you stick to the habit?
  3. Please share 2 tips for making early rising less miserable. This could be morning routine ideas, habits, environment tips, etc.
  4. When it comes to these practices and tips, why is consistency so important for forming habits (waking earlier and in general)?

Requirements: You must be a behavioral therapist or life coach. Please include your credentials and website or LinkedIn.

Summary: Therapists to comment on Dry January

  • Name: Kathryn West Choosing Therapy
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Choosing Therapy
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM CST – 20 December

Query: I am writing an article on Dry January – when to try it and how to stick to it. I want to hear from licensed therapists who can answer the following questions:

  1. Why should you try Dry January?
  2. What are some actionable tips for making Dry January easier/sticking to it for the month?

Requirements: You must be a licensed therapist to reply. Please include your full name, licensure, and a link to your website, directory, profile, or linkedin page.

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