06/20/2018

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Not by Fish Alone

WHAT ENABLES YOU to solve novel problems is a faculty called fluid intelligence. It’s your on-the-spot reasoning ability, in contrast to crystallized intelligence, which is more dependent on learning. Unfortunately, fluid intelligence begins to decline even before middle age, while crystallized intelligence gathers steam over time. Fluid intelligence, researchers find, depends on the healthy function […]

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Which Anti-Depressant Is Right for You? Your DNA Can Shed Some Light

Genomics is coming to psychiatry, with some doctors using a gene test to figure out the most effective anti-depressant for a patient. By Lucette Lagnado – The Wall Street Journal Paxil or Prozac, Zoloft or Lexapro? When treating a patient suffering from depression, Brent Forester considers which anti-depressant to prescribe—ideally, one that will ease psychic […]

New Options For Addiction Recovery

The journey through addiction recovery can be difficult, as emotional challenges can take their toll. Your treatment program is your way to both sobriety and emotional peace. But what happens when your current treatment, such as a 12-step program, doesn’t fit? Fortunately, there are alternative options for you. A new study from the Journal of […]

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Summit Doctor Uses Helmet To Treat Depression

Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a cushioned helmet that is placed over a patient’s head and brief magnetic fields are generated. By Alexis Tarrazi, Patch.com   SUMMIT, NJ — There are 15 million Americans suffering from clinical depression and nearly half will not respond to or cannot tolerate drug medication, according to the Anxiety and […]

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The Food Mood Link

Does what you eat affect depression and anxiety? New research and a new area of study-food psychiatry- explore the connection between food and mental health. Great article by Kelli Miller on WebMD. What’s for dinner? The question now pops up in an unexpected place – the psychiatrist’s office. More research finds that a nutritious diet […]