Posts Tagged ‘Suicidal thoughts’

July 20, 2014

How to Talk to Your Psychiatrist About Depression

I am a psychologist. I am a doctor but not a medical doctor and I provide psychotherapy, not medication. Still, I refer many patients with depression to MD psychiatrists to provide medication to help with depression. Modern anti-depressants can truly be life saving medications. While many (mistakenly, I believe) get prescriptions from their family doctor, […]

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September 4, 2012

Suicide and Teenagers

School is back in session and the problems of children and teenagers come to greater attention for parents.  The myth of childhood being a carefree and universally happy time has largely been disproved.  Parents have grown more aware of the difficulty, especially of the teenage years.  Suicide is the third leading cause of death for […]

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