“Antidepressants: A Research Update” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Antidepressants: A Research Update and a Case Example This post briefly reviews what researchers have been finding about the effectiveness and also the downsides of antidepressant medications — Zoloft, Prozac, and the like. The post then adds a fascinating case example, a … More “Antidepressants: A Research Update” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Online Tool Provides Support For People With Suicidal Thoughts” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello everyone and welcome back! I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas time with your loved ones. Well, its time to get back to grinding mode and lets delve right into Best 5 Reads! 1) Online tool provides support for people with suicidal thoughts As an individual with lived experience of anxiety, depression, … More “Online Tool Provides Support For People With Suicidal Thoughts” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“SSRIs a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ in Major Depression?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) SSRIs a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ in Major Depression? SSRIs may amplify the living environment of patients with MDD so that those in more positive situations are more likely to remit compared with their counterparts living in less favorable conditions. 2) Problem Gaming, Sexual … More “SSRIs a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ in Major Depression?” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“We Are One” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) We Are One Tribalism divides us into small warring camps. But realizing we are ultimately a camp of one may guide us back to the big camp of humanity. 2) Online CBT Improves Insomnia, Quality of Life Online cognitive behavioral therapy delivered … More “We Are One” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Dramatic Rise in Suicide Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads

1) Dramatic Rise in Suicide-Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals The percentage of children and adolescents presenting at US pediatric hospitals for suicidal ideation (SI) or suicidal attempts (SAs) doubled from 2008 to 2015, new research shows. On reading this study, Dr. Cora Collette Breuner, MD, MPH, a prominent pediatrician, urged clinicians “not to be bummed … More Dramatic Rise in Suicide Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads