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  • Helen B. Landgarten dies at 89; pioneering art therapist

    Helen B. Landgarten dies at 89; pioneering art therapist
    Helen B. Landgarten, a Los Angeles artist and pioneering art therapist who established a clinical art therapy program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and graduate departments in art therapy at Immaculate Heart College and Loyola Marymount University, has...
  • Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst

    Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst
    Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
  • Antidepressants in primary care: Is this how to treat depression?

    Antidepressants in primary care: Is this how to treat depression?
    Antidepressants, now the third-most commonly prescribed class of drugs in the United States, are routinely offered to patients with vague complaints of fatigue, pain and malaise but who are not classified as suffering from a mental disorder by the...
  • Hoarding, hand-washing and obsessive checking: Which of these is not like the others?

    People with a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder can often shake their family tree and find a relative who has also contended with obsessive thoughts, hoarding, repetitive hand-washing, behavior in which locks and stove burners are checked over...
  • Depressed teens mostly struggle alone

    Depressed teens mostly struggle alone
    Some 2 million Americans adolescents experienced a bout of major depression last year, but only about a third of them got any help in dealing with the sadness, irritability,  anxiety, guilt and loss of interest and energy that are the hallmarks of such...
  • Depression treatment: Better but still not great

    Depression treatment: Better but still not great
    Depression affects 1 in 6 Americans in the course of his or her lifetime. And while antidepressant medications have seemingly revolutionized treatment, making the depressed well again is a largely hit-or-miss proposition. A review of advances in...
  • For kids with OCD, adding therapy to drugs helps

    For kids with OCD, adding therapy to drugs helps
    Children plagued by the repetitive behaviors, irrational fears and intrusive thoughts of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder often get some relief from widely prescribed antidepressants. But when they also get a form of psychotherapy that teaches them different...
  • A closer look: How Ecstasy harms

    A closer look: How Ecstasy harms
    Los Angeles is earning a reputation as a hotbed of raves — those dance parties that sometimes last all night and feature pulsing electronic music, light shows and recreational drugs. In addition to drawing tens of thousands of young people to...
  • Teens and headaches

    Teens and headaches
    I recently read an interesting study about teenagers with headaches. About 1-2 percent of adolescents have chronic daily headaches, defined as greater than 15 headache days per month for greater than 3 months. Once school begins, teens stress levels...
  • Faking a more perfect union

    Faking a more perfect union
    Divorce often comes as a shock. "But they seemed so happy," even the wizened Faker finds herself thinking, sometimes with sadness, sometimes with schadenfreude (but only if the spouses overshared about the stress of scheduling spa appointments around golf...
  • OCD Getting More Attention

    OCD Getting More Attention
    With at least two cable television shows — VH1's "The OCD Project" and A&E's "Obsessed" — featuring people struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder, awareness may be on the rise. And Dr. Charles Mansueto hopes to give attention to the...