Archive for January, 2008

Does your child’s anger consistently erupt into violence?

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Last night 20/20 aired an almost entire episode about “Anger in America”. The television show spent a good bit of time attempting to …

Oops, I Did It Again: Duplication in Peer-Reviewed Research

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

It’s like we all went back to college one day and all the teachers took a nap while we cribbed off of one another’s tests.

Okay, …

Five Tips to Bust Job Burnout

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Job burnout

Virtually everyone will face the prospect of job burnout at one point. Whether you’re an office worker or a …

Suicide Assessment Now Required in Drug Studies

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

After the well-publicized problems with antidepressants and an increased risk of suicide, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now requiring pharmaceutical companies to …

An Analysis of Not Publishing Negative Drug Studies

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a ground-breaking analysis of what gets published and what doesn’t when it comes to a drug’s …

A Night of Shock Horror

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

We’ve written previously about the incredible story of a former patient being able to get the staff at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JRC) …

Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 21st, 2008

We have a long way to go for equality in health care and mental health care amongst different races and ethnicities. In 2001, the U.S. …

Will January 21st be the “Most Depressing Day of the Year”?

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Dr. Cliff Arnall based his findings that January 21st will be the most depressing day on a special formula that he developed, which takes …

Former state hospital patients are subject of an exhibit and book

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

A recent post on The Wall Street Journal’s health blog is a review of “The lives they left behind: Suitcases from a state hospital …

Scare Tactics to Prevent Psychological Tests on eBay

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

Our friends over at The National Psychologist alerted us to a change in eBay’s policy about selling “protected” psychological tests — they now allow the …

Friday Flashback for January 18, 2008

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Hey, hey! Welcome to our first Friday Flashback on the new year! Never too late to celebrate is our motto, and celebrate we shall. We’re …

The Cause of Schizophrenia Remains Unclear

Friday, January 18th, 2008

For all of the money, energy and focus that has gone into gene studies on schizophrenia, two findings this week call into question much …

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