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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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Better News on the Alzheimer's Front by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Yesterday I posted about the increasing difficulty in assessing the early onset of dementia in older adults.  Those results were based on the usual way of assessing dement ... Read on »
Early Detection of Dementia in the Eldery Increasingly Difficult to Assess by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here is an interesting article about the increasing difficulty of assessing dementia in the eldery, compared to thirty years ago.  The article discusses research that sugg ... Read on »
Age of Initial Word Recognition Important to Later Reading Skills by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here’s an interesting article regarding the importance of timing when it comes to learning to read.  The article discusses how, in the past, researchers have found differe ... Read on »
Maternal Depression and Infant Sleep Disturbance by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article discusses the recent finding that infants born to mothers with depression exhibit sleep difficulties as soon as two weeks after birth.  This finding, though p ... Read on »
Cracking the CIA Code by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Neat article in this month' s Wired about a code the CIA (and others) have been unable to crack.  For twenty years.  On a sculpture outside of their building.  That they c ... Read on »
Quick Round-Up - Psychology Links by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here' s a few links to psychology posts I' ve read in the last few days... 1) Mind Hacks has an interesting review of some research about men who fantasize about self-c ... Read on »
Raising Money for Mental Health Services the “Long-Distance” Way by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health No, I don’t mean by seeking donations from overseas.  Rather, the British mental health organization Mind is raising as much as $200,000 dollars through a distance running ... Read on »
Columbia, Mexico, and the Necessity of Institutional Justice by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Not too long ago, I posted a brief observation about the drug cartels of Columbia, and their similarities to today’s Mexico.  Obviously I have no in-depth knowledge of the ... Read on »
Improving the Decision-Making of the Poor by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I’ve been reading the February issue of Seed Magazine, and came across this article on behavioral economics.  Other than recommending the article, which just briefly discu ... Read on »
The Settlers of Catan - Wired Article and Pre-Review by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Ok, I admit it - pre-reviewing a game one has bought, but not played, sounds really stupid. It may, in fact, be stupid. But I don’t care (not much, anyway); I’m plowi ... Read on »
Wired's Top Paranoia Films by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here' s a neat little list of the top 10 films about paranoia over at Wired, in honor of the 10th anniversary of The Matrix.  The list is solid, and I was happy to see Da ... Read on »
Delibrate Dumbing Down in Schools - Research Confirming What Many Knew by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article reviews research set to be published next year (why the wait?), which indicates that for many intelligent kids, particularly boys, the pressure is on to  unde ... Read on »
Life in the Short Lane - A Fun Blog to Check Out by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A quick post to recommend Life in the Short Lane, a blog I found fun and interesting.  Not to mention the postcard post! Read on »
Motion Denied to Dismiss Charges Against Elizabeth Smart’s Alleged Kidnapper by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health First, I can’t believe almost six years have passed since Elizabeth Smart was found. It seems like yesterday the news came out that she had turned up very much alive, afte ... Read on »
Beer and Brew Pub Review - The Blue Cat Brewpub by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Okay, so a few weeks ago I was called to testify on a case in Davenport, Iowa.  As a result of John Deere and Company having some sort of convention in Davenport, I was p ... Read on »
Murder Suspect Shot, Killed While Attacking Judge by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article has the details.  Apparently, the suspect was on the stand, and he attacked the judge as she called for a recess.  Initial reports indicate he had a cutting o ... Read on »
Correctional Psychology - Types of Correctional Facilities by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health When considering the concept of corrections, it is important to understand just how complex a correctional system can be. In the United States, for example, you have a fed ... Read on »
Mini Movie Review - Fanboys by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Thought I' d sneak in a mini-review of a movie I have been looking forward to seeing for some time: Fanboys.  Given the constant delays in its release, assorted funding p ... Read on »
Teachout's Louis Armstrong Bio "Pops" Set for December 2009 Release by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health As I' ve noted in the past, I am a big fan of Terry Teachout, his web page About Last Night, and his previousbooks.  I just noticed on his page that his newest offering, ... Read on »
Childhood Predictors of Adolescent Depression by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here’s an interesting article summing up recent research into the precursors of adolescent depression. For boys, it’s primarily anxiety, but with girls, it’s anxiety as we ... Read on »