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"We'd like to invite you to join your colleagues and thought leaders in the field for a discussion concerning a new treatment for major depression." This sounds like something that a busy... Read Full Post
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In Part I of this post, I discussed why family members hate to discuss their chronic repetitive ongoing interpersonal difficulties with each other (metacommunication), and the problems that... Read Full Post
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There once was another time in recent history when purely genetic explanations for complex human behavior were in vogue just as they are today. You’ve no doubt heard about how two identical twins... Read Full Post
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A new internet-based survey of 2,020 patients who had received treatment for depression, conducted by a Dr. Sawada and presented at the Annual Congress of the European College of... Read Full Post
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 Buy this book!  The current craze known as evidenced-based medicine denigrates widespread clinical experience as a synonym for anecdotal and therefore not really scientific. ... Read Full Post
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In my post of 2/6/11, Dysfunctional Family Roles, Part I: The Spoiler, I opined that the basic problem in the "borderline" family (one that produces offspring with borderline personality disorder [... Read Full Post
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In my post of August 31, Plausible Deniability, I illustrated how Pharma-tainted psychiatrists are able to subtly make marketing points about various drugs while denying that they are doing anything... Read Full Post
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Before reading this post, particularly if you are going to try this at home with a real adult family member with borderline personality disorder (BPD) (which is not recommended without the help of a... Read Full Post
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"Letters, we get letters We get lots and lots of letters" (Apologies to the producers of the old Perry Como TV Show, if any are still living.  Damn I'm old!)  A blog reader sent me... Read Full Post
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 In my post of February 16 of this year, Antipsychotics Are For Psychosis, Not Insomnia, I reported on the increasing off-label (non FDA-approved) prescription of so-called atypical... Read Full Post

 
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