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Starting College: A Guide for Parents: 2013

 Posted: 07/29/2013 11:14 am It is midsummer, 2013. With memories of high school graduations still strong but sadly beginning to fade, as in the cascade of summers before, millions of families are busily preparing for a signal event in their lives — sending a child off to start college. To be sure, most things about […]

The Diagnostic Manual of Mishegas

DSM-5, Film And Book Reviews June 11, 2013 |   Potchkied together by Jay Neugeboren, Michael B. Friedman, MSW, and Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, the Diagnostic Manual of Mishegas (DMOM) is a delightful parody of the American Psychiatric Association’s “Bible of psychiatry,” the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition). In a […]

Managing traumatic stress: Tips for recovering from disasters and other traumatic events

  Disasters are often unexpected, sudden and overwhelming. In some cases, there are no outwardly visible signs of physical injury, but there is nonetheless a serious emotional toll. It is common for people who have experienced traumatic situations to have very strong emotional reactions. Understanding normal responses to these abnormal events can aid you in […]

Stress in America survey exposes gaps in health care system

When it comes to stress management and wellness, there is a gap between what Americans want from their health care system and what they actually get, according to a new survey released last week by the American Psychological Association.         By Public Relations staff Feb. 14, 2013 — Psychological Association (APA).Findings from […]

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