Telemedicine Expands Therapists' Reach
Thursday, June 08, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Depression

In today's New York Times U.S. section there is a profile of a psychiatrist named Dr. Sara Gibson. Like many psychiatrists around the country, Dr. Gibson sees many patients over the days and weeks. ... more


More Parents Turn Toward Homeschooling
Wednesday, June 07, 2006 By Blog Meister
Category: Classroom Issues

A recent New York Times article suggests that homeschooling is slowly changing from a fringe practice serving child actors and the intensely religious into a common educational alt... more


Four Stories to Read This Morning
Wednesday, June 07, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Our Psychology

There have been a flurry of news stories related to mental health in the last couple of days. These four, from the last two days, are all worth a read.Yesterday's New York Times reports that the numb... more


Our Addictions Put a Pinch on the Pocketbook
Tuesday, June 06, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Addiction

MSN.com has an interesting story in their "Today's Picks" section this afternoon. The folks at Bankrate, a content contributor to MSN, offers up the piece, "Are your vices killing your finances?" I... more


Children of Depressed Parents at Mental Health Risk Through Adulthood
Tuesday, June 06, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Depression

It has long been understood that children of parents afflicted with depression are themselves at an increased risk for depression as well as anxiety disorders and drug abuse. But for the first time, ... more


New Study Reveals More Self-Injury on Campus
Monday, June 05, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Depression

A new study published by Princeton and Cornell Universities reveals disturbing trends in the number of related incidents on college campuses. Precise statistical analysis may be impossible due to the ... more


New Study Reveals More Self-Injury on Campus
Monday, June 05, 2006 By Blog Meister
Category: Mood Issues (Depression, Anxiety, etc.)

Following on our earlier discussion here at Anxiety, Addiction and Depression Treatments, a new study published by Princeton and Cornell Universities reveals disturbing trends in the number of related... more


New, Deadly Drug Concoction Hits Streets
Monday, June 05, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Addiction

A new mix of heroin and the painkiller fentanyl has been leaving dead bodies in its wake. Major cities have felt the brunt of this wave, with Detroit experiencing 54 drug overdoses, likely from the m... more


Powerful Editorial Makes Cogent Point
Monday, June 05, 2006 By Blog Meister
Category: Autism, Asperger's, PDD

In today's New York Times, Cammie McGovern, author of Eye Contact (a novel whose synopsis sounds outstanding) has an op-ed piece that looks at the disturbing murders of three children afflicted with a... more


Pediatric Grand Rounds, No. 4
Sunday, June 04, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Our Psychology

Hello, and welcome to the 4th edition of Pediatric Grand Rounds. Sunday is the perfect day to catch up on all the great blogging you missed throughout the week (and letís be honest, Mondayís not too ... more


FDA: Restaurants Have Role to Play in Sorting Out U.S. Obesity
Friday, June 02, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Diet , Aging and Eating Disorders

As reported by CNN, the FDA has released the findings of an inquiry that the administration had commissioned to look into how Americans can fight the obesity epidemic while eating away from home. Com... more


MST Offers New Treatment for Troubled Juveniles
Friday, June 02, 2006 By Blog Meister
Category: Behavior/Conduct Disorders

Researchers report encouraging levels of success with a new form of home-based therapy aimed at removing detrimental elements from the family settings and social lives of violent, crime-prone kids. ... more


MST Offers New Treatment for Troubled Juveniles
Friday, June 02, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Parenting

Researchers report encouraging levels of success with a new form of home-based therapy aimed at removing detrimental elements from the family settings and social lives of violent, crime-prone kids. ... more


Paying for Your Super-size Meal
Friday, June 02, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Diet , Aging and Eating Disorders

Super-sizing your meal at the drive through window is almost a no-brainer. For an extra 50 cents you can have a half gallon of soda and nearly twice as many delicious french fries. While the nationa... more


Reality Corrupted
Thursday, June 01, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Our Psychology

There is some debate about where so-called "reality television" came from--one minute we were all happily enjoying quality fiction programs like "Cheers" and "Golden Girls" and the next minute we seem... more


Spreading Good Cheer is a Lot Easier Than You Might Think
Wednesday, May 31, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Stress

Many times a well placed joke is enough to break through a bad day and make us smile. But as a story from the health section of yesterday's Washington Post points out, making someone smile really tak... more


New Drug Approved for Smoking Cessation
Wednesday, May 31, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Addiction

May 31st is officially "World No Tobacco Day," and more than 44 million Americans still smoke cigarettes despite the fact that customers overwhelmingly understand their destructi... more


Team's TV Study Points to Next Step
Tuesday, May 30, 2006 By Blog Meister
Category: Parenting

We've discussed television a couple of times over the last couple of months, from the consistently hot topic of on-screen violence to the actual effects of TV on a growing child. Today though, Yahoo!... more


Team's TV Study Points to Next Step
Tuesday, May 30, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Parenting

We've discussed television a couple of times over the last couple of months, from the consistently hot topic of on-screen violence to the actual effects of TV on a growing child. Today though, Yahoo!... more


U.S. Employees Increasingly Overworked
Friday, May 26, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Depression

A new statement by a Chicago firm specializing in workforce outplacement is only the latest to suggest that Americans need more time off. Though they are far more efficient than ... more


Music's Health Effects Studied
Thursday, May 25, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Depression

As published in the UK based Journal of Advanced Nursing, researchers working at Ohio's Case Western University have found that music can help patients deal with chronic pain and even depression. The... more


Mental Illness Common Among U.S. Presidents
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Depression

Excessive stress would seem to be an accepted component of the world's most powerful job, but did founding father and Declaration of Independence author Thomas Jefferson suffer from social phobia? Was... more


Parents Fail to Recognize Obesity Problems in Their Own Children
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Parenting

Pediatric researchers at Northwestern University have done work in a number of areas. Obesity issues in children have been a particular focus. A recent effort by Northwestern doctors is described on... more


Grand Rounds!
Tuesday, May 23, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Our Psychology

Grand Rounds hit the net today, via Parallel Universes, a blog written by a physician from the Phillipines. As usual, the collection is varied and outstanding. You can also find the 3rd edition of P... more


Study Highlights Longterm Damage of Verbal Abuse
Tuesday, May 23, 2006 By BlogMeister
Category: Depression

In a new study to be published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, researchers at Florida State University have found that verbal abuse suffered during childhood can have profound effects that last... more


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