Do Statins Damage Mental Health?

I just read a new report. It turns out that drugs that lower cholesterol, including statins, damage memory. The article appears in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. The lead author is Brian Strom.| http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26054031 The findings are … Read More

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CAN SELF HELP REALLY HELP?

Automatic happiness? Sounds like a science fiction story about cheery robots. But that’s our topic for today. It turns out that online help automates mental health. How can that be bad? Well, only research can tell us how good or … Read More

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THE NEIGHBORHOOD COW

In an interview with me, Dr. Charles Raison, University of Arizona School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in the School of Agriculture, discussed the shocking hypothesis that we are sicker because we are too clean. At the risk of … Read More

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DO SPECIFIC SYMPTOMS REQUIRE SPECIFIC TREATMENT

There are a fair number of therapists reading this blog. Rather, I should say of the very few people who read my rants, several are therapists. But enough sniveling. On a Positive Psychology discussion group the following question was posted: … Read More

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