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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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Women More Likely To Read True Crime Books by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article reviews a new study indicating women are actually more likely to read books in the true crime genre.  The research discussed the possibility that w ... Read on »
Successful Dieting Depends On Cognitive Simplicity by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to this article, it is not just managing your physical environment (such as putting snacks out of sight, making healthy foods easily accessible, etc.) ... Read on »
Book Quote - Episodic Memory And The Seven 'Sins' of Memory by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health "Schacter (1999, 2001) recently classified the misdeeds of memory into seven basic 'sins:' transience, absent-mindedness, blocking, misattribution, suggestibili ... Read on »
Morphine, Opiates Help Prevent PTSD by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Great article in the NY Times reviewing reseach regarding the possible benefits of being administered morphine or other opiates promptly after a traumatic event ... Read on »
TGIF Statistically Confirmed by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to this article, people tend to report better moods, greater vitality, and less pain/complaints on the weekends.  This improvement in functioning resu ... Read on »
Teachout On America's Favorite Plays - And My Night Out with "Sylvia" by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article by Terry Teachout takes a look at the most-produced plays in America, with some interesting results.  From the article: What does this list ... Read on »
Article Suggests Debriefing In Schools Not Supported by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to this article, commentary in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has indicated that "debriefing" in response to crisis incidents is not suppote ... Read on »
More Sleep Decreases Depression in Adolescents by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I like this article simply because, like many others I've linked to, it documents the important role adequate sleep plays in the overall functioning of people.  ... Read on »
Happy New Year!!! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health The time for reflection and resolutions will come - but for now, Happy New Year!!! Read on »
Experimental "Error" May Not Be An Error At All by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There is a fantastic article in the latest issue of Wired entitled, "Accept Defeat: The Neuroscience of Screwing Up."  The article discusses, in a very readable ... Read on »
That's A Lot Of Televisions! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Research posted by Techcruch estimates that, worldwide, $112 billion was spent on televisions in 200, accounting for 205 million televisions.  Of those, 141 mil ... Read on »
Book Quote - The Amnestic Syndrome by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health " Global amnesia refers to a dense and circumscribed deficit in memory in the context of otherwise preserved intelligence.  It encompasses the acquisition of ev ... Read on »
Happy Festivus Everyone! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This year, I'm ready for the Feats of Strength!!! Read on »
Ability to Delay Gratification Leads to Better Health by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Yes, I know this is a stunning finding, but nevertheless, I shall link to it.  The gist of the research is that individuals who are better able to focus on larg ... Read on »
A Few "Wired" Pop-Culture Links by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here are several fun links over at Wired: 1) This post addresses the question: "Who is the best Batman of all-time?'  Voice portrayals are included.  Amazin ... Read on »
The Relationship Between Age and Innovation in Science by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health An interesting post over at Marginal Revolution discusses, in part, whether younger scientists tend to be more innovative than older scientists, and if so, shou ... Read on »
Book Quote - On The Issue Of Short-Term Memory by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health "These tests of attention require intact short-term memory.  Most patients with brain disorders have intact short-term memory when recall follows repetition imm ... Read on »
Negative Emotions Stronger Than Positive Emotions At Fitness Clubs by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article reviews recent research into how people who are clinically overweight view the experience of exercise at fitness clubs, versus individuals whose we ... Read on »
Heavage - The Raging Fashion Issue by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Because the issue of male chest exposure in the world of fashion is simply too great to ignore.  However, I don't know that I would recommend going this far: ... Read on »