Understanding Deep Brain Stimulation

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Up until recently, psychiatrists and pharmacologists have concentrated on the biochemical approach to treating depression: targeting the imbalance of neurotransmitters that can be addressed with the use of antidepressants and other medications. However, some depression experts today are embracing a neurological perspective, using brain-imaging studies to target specific areas in the brain to regulate mood. […]

“Sanity Break” launches on Everyday Health!

My new blog, “Sanity Break,” launched yesterday on Everyday Health! My first post … Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results (Albert Einstein). It’s comical when your husband’s cousin gets caught in a mental “Groundhog’s Day,” but not so fun when you can’t break the cycle of nonsense in your […]