• 25 JUL 19
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    The Endless Breakup

    The Endless Breakup

    From ghosting to orbiting and submarining, technology keeps elaborating new ways for people to avoid the emotional labor of breakups. But that only keeps them stuck in anxiety and self-doubt. I want someone I can talk to, create art with, and bounce ideas off,” Alice, an active member of the New Orleans arts community, told

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    • 07 MAY 19
    • 3
    Psychiatrist vs. Psychologist

    Psychiatrist vs. Psychologist

    What to know before seeking one of these professionals Movies and television shows often portray therapy for an emotional or mental illness as lying on a couch in an office while pouring out your heart to a doctor. In reality, this is not necessarily what happens in therapy. The term therapy is an all-encompassing term

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    • 07 MAY 19
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    FDA approves ketamine-like nasal spray for depression

    FDA approves ketamine-like nasal spray for depression

    The US Food and Drug Administration approved Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s esketamine on Tuesday for treatment-resistant depression; the drug is the chemical cousin of ketamine, the powerful anesthetic that has been used illegally as the club drug Special K. It will be sold as Spravato. More specifically, it’s for patients who have tried at least two

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    • 21 OCT 18
    • 2
    Is a Vitamin D Deficiency Causing Your Depression?

    Is a Vitamin D Deficiency Causing Your Depression?

    Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine” vitamin. It is an essential fat-soluble nutrient. It helps keep bones healthy and strong, helps cell growth, and benefits immune function. Your body absorbs vitamin D primarily through sun exposure, although dietary supplements and certain foods are also sources of the nutrient. Vitamin D deficiency occurs when your

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    • 22 DEC 17
    • 85
    A Personalized Approach to Help Patients Get Their Lives Back

    A Personalized Approach to Help Patients Get Their Lives Back

    Bryan M. Dechairo, Ph.D., talks about Assurex Health’s GeneSight® test and how it helps patients get on the road to mental wellness faster. Watch the Video   Get to Know a Gene: HTR2A The 5-HT2A receptor, encoded by the HTR2A gene, is responsible for post-synaptic serotonin signaling and is a target for many antipsychotics and

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    • 17 JUL 17
    • 1
    ADHD Drivers 36% More Likely to Have an Accident

    ADHD Drivers 36% More Likely to Have an Accident

    Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are 36% more likely than other adolescent drivers to get into a car accident, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. Previous research has found much higher rates of crash risks for young people with ADHD. One 1993 study said adolescents who have ADHD are four times

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