“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

“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

Best 5 Monday Reads

Today we will be touching upon associatation between physical activity and depression, prevention and treatment of addiction, long term effects of antidepressants, effect of pharmacogenetic testing tools on depression treatment and more! 1) Physical Activity and Incident Depression: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies Available evidence supports the notion that physical activity can confer protection … More Best 5 Monday Reads

Let’s discuss social influences which play role in the development of depression or PTSD in patients with a history of trauma

We must be clear that genetics is not necessarily destiny. That genetics can be overcome, and gene expression can be modulated – Dr. Charles Nemeroff So I was just listening to a podcast “Psyched!” with an episode titled “Abuse, Attachment, and Resilience: Genes and the Environment” hosted by Dr. David Carreon and Dr. Jessica Gold. … More Let’s discuss social influences which play role in the development of depression or PTSD in patients with a history of trauma