Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dispelling Myths About Psychiatry II

4. Are psychiatric illnesses not real because there are no diagnostic tests for psychiatry? The physical location, of thought, mood, and behavior, is the brain. We don’t like to biopsy that organ without extremely good reason. The consistency of the brain is … Continue reading

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Dispelling Myths About Psychiatry I

Many people believe that psychiatric conditions aren’t as well defined as other medical diseases, that psychiatric treatments aren’t supported by as much scientific evidence, and that they don’t work as well as other medical treatments. Dr. N.L. Stotland, in her Presidential … Continue reading

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How A Disaster Shows Who We Are

Loss, Grief, and Trauma Two months ago the South Korean ferry Sewol capsized with hundreds of high school students aboard. Mesmerized, the nation watched the drama on live TV 24/7. In a culture which shares everything, Koreans shared their mutual … Continue reading

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