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From the July 2 Boston Globe (http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/articles/2011/07/02/three_harvard_psychiatrists_are_sanctioned_over_consulting_fees/): "Concluding a three-year investigation,... Read Full Post
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In a previous post, I described how the drug company giant AstraZeneca agreed to pay about $198 million to settle lawsuits alleging that its promotional material neglected to mention the... Read Full Post
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Marsha Linehan is the creator of what is currently the most prominent psychotherapy paradigm used to treat Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Her "Dialectical Behavior Therapy" (... Read Full Post
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Here's yet  another article that should be perfect for my new journal,  Stupid Studies and Even Stupider Headlines. (This is the companion journal to my other journal, Duh! The... Read Full Post
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I'm going to get away from mental health issues a bit on this post to let readers in on some characteristics of the current United States health system of which some may not be aware. Imagine that... Read Full Post
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In a recent advice column by Dear Abby, A 19-year-old woman complained about the way her two younger sisters were treating her mother. When the writer was 4, the mom had gone to prison for eight... 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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The purveyors of the type of psychotherapy known as cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), which is currently the predominent psychotherapy paradign being taught in psychology graduate degree... Read Full Post
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A physician determines that a patient, while not an imminent suicide risk, is a longer-term risk.  The patient has a history of impulsiveness, and under an acute stress might make... Read Full Post

 
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