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Learned Helplessness and Defeat Stress in the Age of Anxiety

According to Lewis & Clark College president Barry Glassner, a leading sociologist and author of The Culture of Fear, "Most Americans are living in the safest place at the safest time in human history.” So why are so many Americans, among them many of the new patients coming in to see me, feeling so anxious?

Not Getting Better? Insist Upon The Biopsychosocial Model (Part 3)

The Role of Genetic Testing Under The Biopsychosocial Model Despite the fact that Sandra was in crisis and desperately longed for...

Genetic Testing Improves Patients’ Lives Through Precision Medicine

The Genecept™ Assay is a remarkable technologic advance that has significantly improved our ability to successfully treat patients. At Potomac Psychiatry...

Manager Diagnosed with Panic Disorder

Cynthia (not her real name) is a 38 year old manager working in a federal government agency. When she first presented...

Software Engineer Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder

Alan (not his real name) is a 25 year old software engineer who presented with a history of depression over many...

Genetic Testing, Nutrition and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression

Adele* was a young mother in her early thirties who had a master’s degree in engineering and who practiced patent law,...