Archives for June, 2014

Disorders

Where Are the Obsessions?

It seems to me that obsessive-compulsive disorder has become the mental illness du jour. Every day new celebrities announce they have the disorder and the topic seems to be...
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General

Essential Psychopathology Casebook

In medical school, we become adept at memorizing diagnostic criteria, able to spout off, at a moment’s notice, the definitions for everything from autism to schizophrenia. For some diagnoses,...
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Safe with Me

Amy Hatvany’s latest ‘can’t put down’ read and thought-provoking novel, Safe With Me, explores various themes – the role of technology in adolescents’ lives, grief management and dishonesty –...
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