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No Tsunami of Mental Illness Accompanies Covid-19

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were likely to be experiencing some anxiety (worried) or depressive symptoms (sad, pessimistic) that were not serious enough to justify a diagnosis of major depression or a serious anxiety disorder.

Retraction! A Chirping Sound Treatment for Fibromyalgia Finally Gets Flagged

Why is the process of getting contentious, marketing based materials removed from Scientific publications so difficult?

Why Didn’t a Review Examine Whether Brief Interventions to Prevent Suicide Actually Reduced Deaths?

Every death by suicide, every effort at serious self-harm is a tragedy and a loss, not only for a person but for a circle of people for whom that person’s life has meaning.

5 Benefits of Virtual Counselling

In this Covid-19 pandemic, there is increasing popularity in regards to teletherapy, also known as virtual counselling

Coronavirus and Physician Burnout Are Adding Fuel to the Fire

Medscape’s 2020 ‘National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report’ found that 42% of the 15,000 physicians surveyed reported being burned out.

A Thanksgiving Meditation Of Gratitude

The goal of the gratitude meditation is to focus on the contact between your mind and body with a renewed sense of acknowledgment for the majesty and abundance the time of Thanksgiving provides.

Help! I Keep Interrupting People On Video Conferencing

Do you interrupt people or interact with a person who has this habit? If you answered yes to either of these questions, let’s explore why people exhibit this behavior and examine strategies to stop

Empathy Is An Emotional Muscle You Can Develop

When we know what it is like to suffer and have come through the other side healed, we can hold more capacity for others and be empathetic.

7 Signs of Compassion Fatigue and 7 Strategies to Deal With It

Compassion fatigue is a type of secondary stress that healthcare workers can experience as a result of assisting others who have an acute health issue, chronic illness, or disability

Key Tips for Starting a New Social Work Private Practice

Some ideas to consider and reflect on as you explore starting your own Social Work private practice. Consult with professionals as needed while you move forward in your journey

Early-onset Alzheimer’s and Its Misdiagnosis Tragedies

One current theory is that this type of Alzheimer’s may be familial, but a similar form is found in those with Down Syndrome. Estimates suggest that 50 percent or more of people with Down syndrome will develop dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease as they age.

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No Tsunami of Mental Illness Accompanies Covid-19

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were likely to be experiencing some anxiety (worried) or depressive symptoms (sad, pessimistic) that were not serious enough to justify a diagnosis of major depression or a serious anxiety disorder.

Key Tips for Starting a New Social Work Private Practice

Some ideas to consider and reflect on as you explore starting your own Social Work private practice. Consult with professionals as needed while you move forward in your journey

Help! I Keep Interrupting People On Video Conferencing

Do you interrupt people or interact with a person who has this habit? If you answered yes to either of these questions, let’s explore why people exhibit this behavior and examine strategies to stop