Genes, Stress, Nutrition, and Antidepressants – How They Affect Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder
- February 11, 2016
- Dr. Bruce Kehr
- AnxietyBipolar DisorderDepressionGeneticsMemory and ConcentrationNutrition
The brain is the organ of the mind. Our ability to think, feel, and experience life is dependent upon neurobiological processes...
The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist – a Tale From “The Golden Age of Psychiatry”
In a prior blog posting entitled “The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist” there was a reference to the privilege of being trained during...
Antidepressant Medication and the Treatment of Depression
It seems like almost every other week that we are introduced to a new antidepressant medication through an ad on TV....
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.
Genetic Testing, Nutrition and Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression
- January 19, 2016
- Dr. Bruce Kehr
- Bipolar DisorderGeneticsMemory and ConcentrationNutritionPsychotherapy
Adele* was a young mother in her early thirties who had a master’s degree in engineering and who practiced patent law,...
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...