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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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Giving This Another Try by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Okay, no long-winded discussion about recent workloads, busy summer, etc.  I'm going to give this another go.  If it works, great.  If not, I may pull the plug fo ... Read on »
Don't Read The Program Notes! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Interesting little nugget in this month's APA Monitor.  In the "In Brief" section, they note the research findings of Elizabeth Margulis (Psychology of Music, in- ... Read on »
Profile Of Alcoholics Anonymous by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here is a link to Wired Magazine's article about Alcoholics Anonymous .  I found the article both interesting and assessible, though I wonder what AA particpant ... Read on »
Parents Struggle When Adult Children Struggle by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to this article , recent rersearch notes parents will struggle with their mental health even when their children are adults, if the child is continui ... Read on »
Sleep Improves Athletic Performance by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I know this sounds common-sensical, but this article reviews research indicating that increasing sleep for a seven-to-eight week period improved college footbal ... Read on »
All Therapists Are Brief Therapists by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health "People who are coming for therapy are in emotional pain and they want to have this pain alleviated as soon as possible.  Most of them are not fascinated by the ... Read on »
The Relationship Between Depression and Pain by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article from ScienceDaily reviews new research into the relationship between depression and pain.  What was once thought to be an "either/or" proposition ... Read on »
Possible Relationship Between IQ and Suicide by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health An article at Medical News Today reviews recent research published in Sweeden, suggesting lower IQ is related to more suicide attempts, even when controlling f ... Read on »
Interesting Article on Information and Choices by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article at Science Daily reviews research into how people make decisions, even fully informed decisions, based on short-term or long-term gain.  Seems tha ... Read on »
Your Poker Face May Need Work by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Science Daily reviews an article published in Current Biology that indicates people give away the size of the number they are thinking about through their eyes. ... Read on »
Statistical Significance by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Over at Marginal Revolution, they've got a post up about the meaning of statistical significance , with links to other posts on the issue.  The post discusses t ... Read on »
Psychology Word of the Day: Thought Latency by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Acording to Kaplan and Saddock , "thought latency" is "the period of time between a thought and its verbal expression."  It is increased in schizophrenia (often ... Read on »
Short Article on Treatment Options for Generalized Anxiety Disorder by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here is a short but informative article on Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), including symptoms and treatment options.  From the article: GAD is excess ... Read on »
The Timing of the (Industrial) Revolution by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Over at Marginal Revolution, addressing the question of why it took so long for the industrial revolution to occur.  Cowen, in addition to providing a quick resp ... Read on »
Picking NCAA Tourney Upsets by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Wow!  If you are a college basketball junky, and have any interest in the mathematics and probabilities in selecting upsets in your "entirely for fun, no gambling ... Read on »
Needed A Break! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health No, work wasn't overwhelming.  And no, nothing else was going on that detracted from blogging.  Just didn't feel motivated - I needed a break.  I'm feeling as i ... Read on »
Geekdad's Anniversary by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Chris Anderson wrote this post about the third anniversary of Geekdad .  I've linked to more than a few of their articles, recommendations, etc. over the years, ... Read on »
The Issue of Cell Phones in Prisons by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here is an article addressing the issue of cell phones in prison, and what to do about them.  While they are a security risk, there are also laws that prohibit u ... Read on »
Passwords - Can You Try To Be Just A Little Creative? (Like "Bosco") by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Interesting little article here about how people still tend to choose Internet passwords that are relatively easy to figure out.  In addition, the link gives me ... Read on »
Beware The Magic Pixie Drink! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Classic Simpsons! Also file under: The Dangers of Addiction. Read on »