Archive for November, 2005

New Book: The First Year Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, November 27th, 2005

According to the Parkinson’s Action Network, a new case of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is diagnosed every nine minutes. This means that there are thousands of …

Internet may aid in treating panic sufferers

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Internet may aid in treating panic sufferers
Internet-based treatments for sufferers of panic disorder may be just as effective as face-to-face methods, a study by Monash …

Study: Mildly depressed people more perceptive than others

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Surprisingly, people with mild depression are actually more tuned into the feelings of others than those who aren’t depressed, a team of Queen’s psychologists has …

Sharing Yourself Online: Privacy while Blogging

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Sharing Yourself Online: Privacy while Blogging

I just wrote a new article about privacy while blogging, which is something everyone (especially kids and teens) should …

Head of Psychotherapy Institute Resigns in Dispute With Founder

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Head of Psychotherapy Institute Resigns in Dispute With Founder (New York Times)

Only goes to show you that no matter how well-known you become or …

Happy Thanksgiving to All!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Hi dear readers. On behalf of the volunteers, the staff, writers, editors, moderators, and administrators here at Psych Central, I want to wish you a …

Designing with Constant Contact Templates

Monday, November 21st, 2005

So there’s this service that many companies use called “Constant Contact.” It’s a simple emailing service that allows companies to send their newsletters or marketing …

Finding Information Online From Peers and Professionals

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Finding Information Online From Peers and Professionals (New York Times)

Online self-help support groups are getting national attention, as they should! A quiet phenomenon that …

Kids in car crashes may suffer traumatic stress

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Kids in car crashes may suffer traumatic stress

Children involved in motor vehicle crashes may show signs of acute stress disorder, even if they experienced …

Professionals Acting Unprofessionally

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Did you know that everyone can be afflicted with a mental health issue or disorder, including the very professionals who treat such issues? The question …

Proposed Bill Would Add Mental Health To Medicare

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

Proposed Bill Would Add Mental Health To Medicare

A proposed bill would bring marriage and family therapists and licensed counselors under Medicare’s coverage.

The proposal …

Statins may delay effects of Alzheimer’s -study

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

Statins may delay effects of Alzheimer’s -study

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help to delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, the leading cause of dementia in the …

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