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Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Littleton, Colorado
My family and I live in Colorado, where I work as a forensic psychologist. I have provided treatment, assessment, and crisis invervention services for a wide variety of clients, including sex offenders, domestic violence offenders, correctional inmates, as well as general outpatients. I have also... Full Bio
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“Crime Does Not Pay” - Cliche Affirmed By Federal Appeals Court by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A copyright infringement lawsuit brought against the federal government by a federal inmate has been dismissed by the Federal Court of Appeals. The inmate had brought the ... Read on »
“Fernando’s Hideaway” As Weight Loss Clinic by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Billy Crystal’s “Fernando” would agree with this research, as he would regularly proclaim, “It is better to look good than to feel good, my friends!” This research indicat ... Read on »
“Get Connected” - May is the Mental Health Connection Challenge Month by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I’ve talked in several posts about the importance of social connectivity, social capital, and interpersonal relationships in terms of their effect on our mental health and ... Read on »
"Austrian Cellar Father" Josef Fritzl - Forensic Psychology Issues - Possible Insanity... by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to this article, Josef Fritzl (the Austrian man who kept his daughter in the basement for 24 years as a sex slave) will be undergoing psychological testing to as ... Read on »
"Firsts" as a Parent - Star Wars by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Sorry for the extraordinarily low blogging output over the last couple of weeks.  Between having a newborn at home (as well as two other little guys), and work truly rat ... Read on »
"Night Club Drug" Ketamine Demonstrates Ability to Treat Depression by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to this Reuters news article, a new study determined the drug Ketamine (also known by the street name "Special K") is effective in treating depression.  The mech ... Read on »
"Of All My Incredible Traits, I'm Most Impressed With My Modesty" by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I have the blog About Last Night linked to the right, but this is my first specific link to a post over there.  Needless to say, this is strictly an oversight on my part, ... Read on »
"Your Brain on Cubs" - A New Book by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This looks interesting, a new book called Your Brain on Cubs: Inside the Heads of Players and Fans.  The book is authored by various neuroscientists, psychologists, etc., ... Read on »
10 Great Teen Flicks from the 80s by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Dark Party Review has another great post, regarding ten great "Brat Pack" 80s movies.  Another one of my guilty pleasures, I was instantly drawn to this list.  I can't arg ... Read on »
40% of our Happiness (or Unhappiness) Due to Our Own Actions? by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In another post over at PsychCentral, Jennifer Bechdel briefly describes a new book on positive psychology, entitled The How of Happiness, by Sonja Lyubomirsky.  She menti ... Read on »
9-Year-Old Found Incompetent to Stand Trial by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to this article, the 9-year-old boy from St. John’s, Arizona who has been charged with two counts of murder (including the murder of his father) was determined t ... Read on »
A “Diminished Capacity” Case in New Jersey by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I came across this article today, which details the current status of a murder trial in New Jersey. Specifically, Jonathan Zarate is on trial for the murder of Jennifer Pa ... Read on »
A 115-Year Old Dutch Woman Demonstrates Alzheimer’s is NOT Inevitable by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A 115-year old Dutch woman who agreed to donate her body to science showed virtually no signs of cognitive decline, or structural changes associated with memory decline an ... Read on »
A 23-Year Study of Depression by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here is a link to a New York Times article about the work of Marian Radke-Yarrow, who, among other things, intensely studied depression and bipolar depression through a 23 ... Read on »
A Blood Test for Diagnosing Mental Illness? by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This MSNBC article discusses recent research into diagnosing certain mental health issues, such as mood disorders, by examining the gene patterns found in a blood sample.  ... Read on »
A Couple of Forensic Psychology Links by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Hey folks, here is a short round-up of a few links to forensic psychology-related stuff: 1) Karen Franklin at In the News has this post about two cases, one in Texas, t ... Read on »
A Couple of Fun and/or Humorous Links... by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here’s a few things I found mildly amusing and/or interesting around the web today: 1) Album covers re-done in Lego form, with The White Stripes and Muse featured. 2 ... Read on »
A Couple of Interesting Psychology Links... by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here are a few articles I found interesting to read, but with no real need to extensively comment with a separate blog post: 1) Here is an article about assessing the r ... Read on »
A Couple of Quick Psychology-Related Links by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here are a couple interesting articles I came across today: 1) A quick description of Internet addiction 2) An examination of the psychology of infidelity 3) The ... Read on »