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Listen In--Please Explain: Postpartum Depression and Perinatal Psychiatry by Atlanta Mom .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 6:58am On January 15th, WNYC radio featured on their popular program Please Explain, the causes and symptoms of postpartum depression, and the field of perinatal psychiatry, the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with female reproductive function. We're joined by Dr. Catherine Monk, Irving Assistant Professor of Clinical Psycho ... Read on »
Depression, Nutrition, and Psychiatry by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Mar 2010 11:56am Depression, Nutrition, and Psychiatry How wonderful that official organisms such as the American Journal of Psychiatry are finally agreeing that diet can influence mental health. In a recent study by Marlene P. Freeman, M.D., a traditional, a western, and a modern diet were compared "Obesity has been identified as a pri ... Read on »
Shedding Light on the Darkness of Depression by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:49pm (This article is reproduced with the kind permission of Religion Online.) Shedding Light on the Darkness of Depression by John H. Timmerman John H. Timmerman is professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He elaborates on his experiences with depression in his book A Season of Suffering (Multnomah, 1988). This ar ... Read on »
Acupuncture Blog Chicago:Acupuncture and Depression: An Old Answer to an Old Problem by Tcm007 Posted Wed 25 Feb 2009 5:21pm Acupuncture and Depression: An Old Answer to an Old Problem By Jennifer Dubowsky L.A.c. Depressive disorders affect almost 19 million Americans, or 9.5% of the population in any given one-year period and are estimated to cost the workplace over 40 billion dollars . At some point in their lives, 10%-25% of women ... Read on »
An Interview with Dr. Andrew Weil about Depression by Dan Lukasik Posted Tue 19 Jun 2012 7:58am One reason Andrew Weil, M.D., the “father of integrative medicine,” wrote his new book, Spontaneous Happiness , is that the most searched-for term on DrWeil.com is “depression.” It’s the common cold of modern emotional life. And he thinks we’re thinking about it all wrong. Yes, an imba ... Read on »
Treatment available for Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depressive Illness) by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:49pm 1 Comment ( This blog is for me to share my experiences and information I have found, or resources I have found useful. This is not a place for self-diagnosis. But if you recognize some of these signs and symptoms in yourself or your loved ones or friends, you/they may need medical attention, please consult the medical physician. The good news is Bip ... Read on »
About Bipolar Disorder (Manic-depressive illness) by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:49pm 1 Comment This article is taken fromthe website of National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). NIMH said "NIMH publications are in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without the permission from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). NIMH encourages you to reproduce them and use them in your efforts to improve public health. Ci ... Read on »
Alpha Lipoic Acid Administration for Psychiatric Disorders (Alzheimer’s Disease, Post-Stroke Depression, Schizophrenia, an by Krystal Plonski Posted Mon 01 Aug 2011 12:00am The brain is a major target for oxidative stress because tissues contain high levels of unsaturated fatty acids, as well as increased mitochondria, which work for neuronal processing, energy production, and information transmission. Therefore, scientists, clinicians, and researchers alike are now looking at α-lipoic acid (ALA) as a p ... Read on »
Depression: Ten Alternatives to Psychiatric Drugs by Duane Sherry, M.S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 10:53pm From [Dr. Joseph Mercola]: If you are suffering from depression, but would prefer to try something natural before going the traditional pharmaceutical route, here are some remedies that have stood up to rigorous testing. PLEASE NOTE: These are NOT my recommendations. I am merely posting them as an article that was published. My recommendations are ... Read on »
Biopsychosocial Factors in Adult Depression by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Aug 2014 12:00am Biopsychosocial Factors in Adult Depression and Implications for Counselling Practice by Jennifer Jilks , B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed. July 6, 2007 Abstract This paper develops a framework around the history of major depressive disorder. It examines the history and theories of this disease, als ... Read on »