Category Archives: Diagnosis

I don’t like to use the word Diagnosis, but if I labeled this section something like Challenges or Opportunities, then you would never find it. Please forgive me.

Bob

Talk Therapy Found to Ease Schizophrenia – New York Times

Breaking News Alert – October 20, 2015:

A landmark schizophrenia study recommends lowering drug dosages and increasing therapy. Read about it here.

Note: Since its publication, there have been two corrections to this article, however, the study did conclude that the alternative treatment program as a whole led to better outcomes.

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Getting to Know Your Voices

Rai Waddingham talks about Getting to Know Your Voices.

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An Article about Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Here is an article titled No More Panic about Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

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Kevin Breel TedxKids Talk About Depression

This kid thinks we could save so many lives if only it was OK to say 4 words.

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What Does Electroshock Therapy Feel Like?

Sherwin Nuland is a successful surgeon and author known for his bestselling books on the nature of life and death. But 40 years ago, he faced spending the rest of his life in a mental institution; indeed, a team of psychiatrists recommended a prefrontal lobotomy. Fortunately for Nuland, someone recommended what was then called electroshock therapy. Nuland describes how ECT gave him a second lease on life in his talk at the TED 2001 Conference.

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Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

The Syndrome of Nonverbal Leaning Disabilities: Clinical Description and Applied Aspects by Michael A. Roman

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Anxiety Disorders

NAMI has this brochure on several different Anxiety Disorders.

They include:
Panic Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Social Phobia
Specific Phobias
Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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Schizophrenia

See what NAMI has to say about Schizophrenia.

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Schizoaffective Disorder

See what NAMI has to say about Schizoaffective Disorder.

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Bipolar Disorder

See what NAMI has to say about Bipolar Disorder.

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