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  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

    Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
    Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly...
  • Use of atypical antipsychotics for lesser disorders is gaining ground, despite safety concerns

    Use of atypical antipsychotics for lesser disorders is gaining ground, despite safety concerns
    About a year ago, patients began trooping into the office of UCLA psychiatrist Andrew Leuchter, asking whether an antipsychotic drug called Abilify "might be right for them." Few appeared to be delusional, plagued by hallucinations or suffering fearsome...
  • Depression treatment lacking for many people

     
    Treatment for major depression is abysmal, according to a study published today in the Archives of General Psychiatry. In a national survey of 15,762 people, it found that only half of all people with depression received treatment. And among those......
  • Options for treatment-resistant depression

    Harvard Mental Health Letter Why electroconvulsive therapy may be the best alternative to medication.  Although medications and psychotherapy are usually the first treatments offered to patients with major depression, they don't work for everyone....
  • Dr. Ricardo Arze and sex abuse cases shows disconnect between law enforcement, state regulators of doctors

    Dr. Ricardo Arze and sex abuse cases shows disconnect between law enforcement, state regulators of doctors
    A 17-year-old girl reported to Berwyn police in 2003 that her doctor, Ricardo Arze, had pulled off her clothes and sexually assaulted her in his exam room, state records show. Two years later, another patient reported to Berwyn police that Arze had...
  • A heart-and-mind link

    A heart-and-mind link
    Healing an injured or poorly functioning heart requires attention to a patient's mental well-being as well as to his or her physical health -- so much so that in October, the American Heart Assn. recommended that doctors screen all heart patients for...