Substance Abuse

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The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist

Those psychiatrists trained in “The Golden Age of Psychiatry” received intensive training in various modalities of psychotherapy, such as psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and family systems; as well as learning the science of psychopharmacology. These fortunate physicians are able to evaluate and treat the whole person, including the ability to address biological, psychological, social/environmental, and existential issues throughout the course of therapy with their clients, according to the Biopsychosocial Model.

Self Esteem, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

A stable, positive feeling about oneself is to be cherished. For many people it is hard to come by, at least...

Living With ADHD

In the United States, an estimated 4.4 percent of adults ages 18-44, 4 percent of children ages 4-8, and 9.7 percent...

“Will I Lose my Mind Someday?”
How APOE, ABCA7 and LRP1 Genes Can Predict the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease—And What You can Do About It – Part 1

Alzheimer’s accounts for approximately 70% of all cases of dementia in the United States. According to the Alzheimer’s Association nearly 5.4 million Americans are currently living with the disease and the biggest risk factor is advanced age (60 or older).