Category Archives: Depression

This is what parity is all about__Ruling may broaden insurance plans’ coverage for mental illness

Ruling may broaden insurance plans’ coverage for mental illness. This is extremely important if you or your child need inpatient care for a mental disorder.

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Depressed Mothers Have Children With Enlarged Amygdalas, Says Study – The Daily Beast

Depressed Mothers Have Children With Enlarged Amygdalas, Says Study – The Daily Beast. Those of us who have been there know it first hand. But this sort of  “biomarker” settles certain arguments that can no longer be denied. READ this … Continue reading

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Antidepressants in primary care: Is this how to treat depression? – latimes.com

Antidepressants in primary care: Is this how to treat depression? – latimes.com. <<<”What this data suggests is that there’s likely to be a tendency to err on the side of treatment” when a patient complains to his or her physician about generally low mood or … Continue reading

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In Defense of Antidepressants – NYTimes.com

In Defense of Antidepressants – NYTimes.com. Thank God for Peter Kramer. This is a must read for anyone with doubts about the efficacy of antidepressants.

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Use of SSRI Antidepressants During Pregnancy Linked to Higher Risk of Autism – - TIME Healthland

Use of SSRI Antidepressants During Pregnancy Linked to Higher Risk of Autism – – TIME Healthland. This is scarey and important but it’s not a black and white issue that pregnant women quit antidepressants. Maternal depression is also linked to … Continue reading

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Getting Practical About Depression

Getting Practical About Depression -   My inaugural article as a Featured YAHOO! contributor on mental health.

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