“Anorexia Nervosa Is a Modern OCD” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Anorexia Nervosa Is a Modern Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Anorexia and bulimia appear to be new kinds of disorders, but it is important to recognize that both are modern manifestations of obsessive-compulsive neurosis. 2) A mental illness journey: Clinging to hope after hitting personal … More “Anorexia Nervosa Is a Modern OCD” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Lets jump right into our Best 5 Reads for Tuesday! 1) Cannabis Information for Parents & Students Teen Mental Health has created resources you can use to help educate yourself and youth. The adolescent years are crucial for brain growth and development and cannabis use can affect how our brains develop. This means … More “Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Tips for Dealing with Depression” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a nice weekend. Lets start our week with some interesting articles on mental health. Lets begin! 1) Tips for Dealing with Depression As I’ve been reading more on depression, I’ve bumped into several articles that share information for managing depression. Having been through a major depressive episode … More “Tips for Dealing with Depression” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder When worrying gets in the way of a child’s functioning, parents need to get help rather than arranging the child’s life to avoid the occasions of anxiety. 2) Introduction: The Evolution of ADHD … More “How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Are Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics Tests Useful?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Companies Tout Psychiatric Pharmacogenomic Testing, But Is It Ready for a Store Near You? Genomind’s Genecept Assay and other commercially available pharmacogenomic test panels like GeneSight Psychotropic, RightMed, and CNSDose are intended to optimize drug treatment for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, … More “Are Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics Tests Useful?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Placebo Power Hype” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Placebo Power Hype Placebo has been hijacked and re-branded for its public relations value to alternative medicine. If your treatment isn’t evidence-based, no worries: you can still sell the power of placebo! 2) Prevalence of personality disorders in the general adult population … More “Placebo Power Hype” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“When Neglected Children Become Adolescents” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Lets start our brand new week with some interesting reads. Here we go! 1) When neglected children become adolescents Many migrant children separated from their parents at the U.S. border, some of them very young, have landed in shelters where they often experience stress, neglect and … More “When Neglected Children Become Adolescents” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads