Negative perceptions of psychotherapy harmful to African-Americans

...a gross misunderstanding regarding psychotherapy as it relates to many people of color...have a perception that if they seek psychotherapy, their peers would consider them unstable...medical treatment.I don't condemn psychotherapy for people of color who are engaged...

Comedian Robin Williams' death shows 'anybody can become suicidal,' mental health expert says

...white men at higher risk.Kaslow said she hoped that Williams' death leads more people into treatment for their illness.Psychotherapy, medication and substance abuse treatment "can be extremely helpful" in helping someone cope better, Kaslow said.Dr...

Athlete showed strength in admission

...that he has been receiving psychotherapy for his emotional well-being...being proactive in seeking psychotherapy for his self-improvement...being a real man is all about.Psychotherapy is considered to be a taboo...

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Promising treatment found for hypochondria

CHICAGO -- A breakthrough study found that psychotherapy can help hypochondriacs deal with their fears. But...The study involved 102 patients assigned to receive psychotherapy and 85 who got routine medical care. Among those who...

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Study: Dieting fails in the long run

LOS ANGELES - Roberta Perry has tried it all to lose the pounds - organized diet programs, prescription pills, psychotherapy, even hypnosis. Those efforts worked for a while for the Pennsylvania woman, but the weight inevitably crept back up...

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Medication can help 80 percent of depressants

...Medical experts say 80 percent of people with serious depression can achieve significant improvement with medications, psychotherapy or a combination of the two. NIMH has produced a booklet, "Depression: Effective Treatments Are Available," that includes...

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Mrs. Sharon Rucker (AIKEN, S.C.)

...Aiken County, Mrs. Rucker was a graduate of Aiken High School. She was a retired office manager for Aiken Psychiatric and Psychotherapy Associates. She was a former volunteer with Help Line of Aiken County and Relay for Life. She was a communicant of St...

On the Move

...at Georgia Regents UniversityWork experience: She was previously the interim associate dean. She was chief resident in psychotherapy at Massachusetts General Hospital before joining MCG faculty in 2010.Education: Graduate of the University of North Carolina...

Incorrect change

...maintained it already has paid for adequate treatment for Kosilek, including female hormone treatments, laser hair removal and psychotherapy.We wholeheartedly agree with the dissenting circuit judge in the 2-1 decision that failure to provide the surgery did...

Religion professor, church pastor dies of heart attack at 49

...Society Presents.After receiving a doctorate in theology and personality, with an emphasis in pastoral counseling and psychotherapy, in 2009 in Cali fornia, Thomas returned to Augusta as pastor of Trinity CME and an assistant religion professor at Paine...