Saturday, February 24, 2018

When Your Spouse is Depressed

Dealing with a depressed spouse is not easy. The burden that is carried by one partner often migrates over to the other, and in the end both people may feel depressed and hopeless. According to a study by EAP consultants https://www2.usgs.gov/huma...

Music As Therapy

Music As Therapy   Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is an evidence based practice aimed at helping people reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.  CBT works through learning how what we say to ourselves has a direct correlation to h...

Spring Awakenings and Suicide…When Seasonal Affective Disorder turns into Chronic Depression

Spring Awakenings and Suicide…When Seasonal Affective Disorder turns into Chronic Depression   Did you know that rates of suicide are highest in the spring and summer months? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National ...

9 Tips to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Illnesses

9 Tips to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Illnesses   How can you absorb other people’s illness and pain?   As a psychiatrist I’ve had many patients come to me with panic disorders, chronic depression, fatigue, pain, or my...
20 lies about motherhood, pregnancy and body image

20 Great Palace Lies about Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Body Image

1. Pregnancy and new motherhood are a glowing time. 2. Having a birth plan determines the way labor and delivery happens. 3. Only un-medicated vaginal births are good. 4. Good mothers (easily) breastfeed. 5. You can (and should) get your baby to sl...

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