Thursday, May 19, 2022

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 ...

4 Steps to Bounce Back After Failure

Everything you have heard about failure is wrong. You learn it in school at an early age to avoid mistakes and do everything the right way. Mistakes are bad. That works to help establish a sense of moral development around what is good and bad, but mis...

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...

Beating the Holiday Blues, before they hit.

“How am I supposed to make it through the Holidays?” “It is going to be different this year with them not here.” “I do...

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...

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When supportive therapy is not supportive

Consider the idea of pseudo-contact: the patient who is using the relationship with the therapist as a defense. The patient uses the supportive relationship with...

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