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Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview of Autistic Disorder – Supervision Today

Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview of Autistic Disorder – Supervision Today

It is likely that many of us know someone diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).   The number of children receiving the diagnosis has increased significantly over the past ten years.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 88 children has been identified with an ASD.   It is estimated that 1 to 1.5 […]

3 Powerful Tips To Help Manage Everyday Stress- Supervision Today

3 Powerful Tips To Help Manage Everyday Stress- Supervision Today

Often times stress will manifest when we carry over yesterday’s concerns into our present day concerns. An accumulation will almost always end up in a high stress level. Therefore, we must be able to “dump” all of our concerns from the previous day or days and concentrate wholly on our today. So here are 3 […]

Kaweah Delta accredited for psychiatry residency program – The Business Journal – Fresno Business Journal

Kaweah Delta accredited for psychiatry residency program – The Business Journal – Fresno Business Journal

Details Published on 04/23/2013 – 12:17 pm Written by Business Journal staff Kaweah Delta is expected to receive hundreds of applicants for its first class of four psychiatry residents in July 2014.Kaweah Delta Health Care District has been accredited to offer a psychiatry residency program. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education gave accreditation to […]

Kaweah Delta receives accreditation for psychiatry residency program – KSEE

Kaweah Delta receives accreditation for psychiatry residency program – KSEE

By KSEE Sales Kaweah Delta receives accreditation for psychiatry residency program April 23, 2013 Updated Apr 23, 2013 at 8:02 AM PDT Following a site visit last year, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) awarded Kaweah Delta accreditation last week to offer a psychiatry residency program. In fall, Kaweah Delta will begin accepting […]

Navigating the new insurance exchanges – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Navigating the new insurance exchanges – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Starting Oct. 1, individuals and small businesses will have the chance to shop for and purchase private insurance through the new health insurance exchanges, but they are likely to have plenty of questions about the products and the process for enrollment. With that in mind, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also mandates that the exchanges […]

Older adults with long-term depression respond to medication – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Older adults with long-term depression respond to medication – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

LOS ANGELES – Antidepressant medications have a robust effect in older patients with a long duration of major depressive disorder that is at least moderately severe, according to findings from a meta-analysis of data from seven trials. Since patients with a long duration of disease are also at increased risk for recurrence, and since the […]

Whistle-Blower’s Case Revives Concerns Of Punitive Psychiatry In Russia – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Whistle-Blower’s Case Revives Concerns Of Punitive Psychiatry In Russia – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The whole process took less than an hour. At 10:26 a.m. on March 18, Lyudmila Popkova was handed a piece of paper ordering her to appear before Moscow Judge Tatyana Neverova. At 11 a.m. the same day. Hustled off to court by investigators, Popkova spent 15 minutes in front of Neverova at the Tverskoi district […]

Technology transforming the practice of psychiatry – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Technology transforming the practice of psychiatry – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

KAUAI, HAWAII – The way Dr. James (Jay) H. Shore sees it, current advances in technology are transforming the practice of psychiatry more than at any other time in history. “The information age holds this beautiful promise of crossing the quality chasm and getting to a patient-centered health care where we’re moving from centralization to […]

Try antidepressants and CBT for anxiety in older adults – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Try antidepressants and CBT for anxiety in older adults – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

LA JOLLA, CALIF. – When older adults with generalized anxiety disorder ask Julie Wetherell, Ph.D., for a nonmedication approach to deal with their symptoms, she faces a certain quandary. “One of the most striking things to me as a psychotherapist working with older adults is how relatively ineffective psychotherapy is for anxiety in later life, […]

Findings underscore value of support in late-life depression – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Findings underscore value of support in late-life depression – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

LOS ANGELES – Several types of psychotherapy are effective for late-life depression, studies show. However, the type of control used in those studies plays an important role in the magnitude of the effect size, findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis suggest. The findings underscore the value of the supportive aspects of care and the […]

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