Helping children express emotions in healthy ways
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by Michael Vallejo, LCSW
5d ago
Children, like adults, experience a wide range of emotions, including sadness, anger, fear, frustration, and anxiety. But unlike us, they have yet to learn how to express and articulate their feelings healthily. And that can cause problems. The post Helping children express emotions in healthy ways first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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Managing treatment-resistant depression: A doc’s perspective
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by Bill White
2w ago
What’s worse than having a medical condition for which the first-line medication works 50% of the time? How ‘bout one for which at least two different first-line medications don’t work at all. Let’s talk about treatment-resistant depression. The post Managing treatment-resistant depression: A doc’s perspective first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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The uniqueness and likability of you
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by Bill White
1M ago
Living with chronic depression or anxiety is no picnic. I mean, it can take all we have to get out of bed, and then it's on to a day of symptoms, frustration, and self-assault. But through it all, believe it or not, our uniqueness and likability remain intact. The post The uniqueness and likability of you first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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Psychiatric euthanasia: The Zoraya ter Beek story
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by Bill White
1M ago
Symptoms of anxiety, depression, and substance dependence have ravaged my life for 50 years. Suicide? Sure, it’s crossed my mind, but never set up camp. It did in Zoraya ter Beek’s psyche. She’ll die next month. We need to talk about it. The post Psychiatric euthanasia: The Zoraya ter Beek story first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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Knitting and mental health: A calming yarn
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by Bill White
1M ago
When I was a boy, out of necessity, I learned that active fingers and hands reduced my anxiety. Hmm, knitting works calming wonders for folks around the globe. So let’s sink our needles into the yarn and see what we can make of it. The post Knitting and mental health: A calming yarn first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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Expectation: A builder and destroyer of souls
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by Bill White
1M ago
Expect: to consider probable or certain, to consider reasonable, due, or necessary, to consider bound in duty or obligated. Lots of soul building potential in that definition, and just as much ammo for destruction. Let's talk about the power of expectation. The post Expectation: A builder and destroyer of souls first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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The psychiatric medication pipeline: What’s the latest? | 2
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by Bill White
2M ago
For some, psychiatric medications are the difference between life and death. For others, they’re the difference between life and chaos. There’s a lot at stake for a whole lot of people, and that’s why following the medication pipeline is crucial. The post The psychiatric medication pipeline: What’s the latest? | 2 first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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The psychiatric medication pipeline: What’s the latest?
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by Bill White
2M ago
For some, psychiatric medications are the difference between life and death. For others, they’re the difference between life and chaos. There’s a lot at stake for a whole lot of people, and that’s why following the medication pipeline is crucial. The post The psychiatric medication pipeline: What’s the latest? first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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Neuroarts: How Creativity Nurtures Mental Well-being
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by Sandra Toogood
2M ago
Do you consider yourself to be a creative person? Even if you don’t, you can still engage in creative activities that you enjoy, helping improve your mental health and overall well-being. The post Neuroarts: How Creativity Nurtures Mental Well-being first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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ADHD and autistic spectrum disorder: Connecting the dots
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by Bill White
2M ago
If imaging and labs say you have thyroid disease, you have thyroid disease. But in the world of emotional and mental health diagnosing, where medical testing is largely useless, answers don’t come as easily. For example, ADHD and autism spectrum disorder. The post ADHD and autistic spectrum disorder: Connecting the dots first appeared on Chipur ..read more
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