Archive for December, 2007

Man with Bipolar uses YouTube to document ECT experiences

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

In the videos, the man, Dale Shankins, describes his illnesses and various treatments he has tried over the past eleven years to deal with …

Help for the siblings without the disorder

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

Parents of children with mental disorders can sometimes become very absorbed into reading up on the best new innovations in therapies and medications available to …

Cymbalta Still Good For Pain?

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

In the past ten days, a few different blog entries have been written calling our attention to a meta-analysis that suggests perhaps …

Psych Central in Review: 2007

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Another year is almost over, as we’re closing the book on our 12th year on the web (and 15th year of providing mental health resources …

Time Off

Monday, December 24th, 2007

As many people do at this time of the year, we’ll be taking a few days off from blogging much here during the next week. …

Meowy Christmas!

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Christmas is a time of year to also remember to take a few minutes to sit back, relax, and breathe. Breathe deeply, and take some …

How can you help your grieving friend?

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

As 2007 draws to a close, a great many of us will put our lives under the microscope. Some will see the negatives in …

When is a tantrum not just a tantrum?

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

While most children occasionally exhibit tempter-tantrums, researchers warn that parents may want to be especially vigilant of certain types of tantrums. A recent …

7 Common Medical Myths Debunked

Friday, December 21st, 2007

We’re not real sure why people love to believe simplistic things about their health and the human body. Perhaps we like to believe simple folklore …

Mental Health Year in Review: 2007

Friday, December 21st, 2007

2007 was a busy year for people reporting on mental health and psychology stories, with a heavy emphasis on pharmaceutical news and research. No significant …

Depression, Heart Attacks and CBT Homework

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Doctors have long known that depression is a common side effect of a heart attack (or an “acute myocardial infarction” if you want to …

Last-Minute Positive Psych Gifts

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Holiday shopping season is now reaching its climax. Instead of being stressed at the mall, though, here are some gifts you can buy online that …

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