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DNA Psychiatry – Frontier Science or Fringe Science?

Second Opinion will encompass everything we have covered so far in our two series by exploring real-life applications of DNA Psychiatry.

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?

Ketamine Buzz – Miracle Drug or Snake Oil?

An estimated 16.1 million adults in the United States have suffered from severe depression in the past year. This number represented...

Treatment-Resistant?: What to Do When Your Medication is Not Working

You feel depressed and tired, anxious, with thoughts racing through your head. Easily irritated, you struggle to get out of bed...

I Have Trouble with Attention and Focus, What’s Wrong with My Brain? Do I have ADHD?

This is a longer Tip than usual, as it provides an in-depth understanding of what to do if you or someone...

Genes, Stress, Nutrition, and Antidepressants – How They Affect Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

The brain is the organ of the mind. Our ability to think, feel, and experience life is dependent upon neurobiological processes...

Helping Your Child Following a Traumatic Experience

As parents we instinctively wish to shield our children from traumatic experiences. There is a significant value to creating an “envelope”...