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August 4, 2011

Headaches and Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are so common in individuals with chronic headaches that the recommendation is for all headache patients to be screened for psychiatric disorders.  The fact […]
July 24, 2011

Death from Drugs #Amy Winehouse is not Alone

The world was saddened by the news of Amy Winehouse's death yesterday. Although reports have not been confirmed, it is almost certain that illicit drug use […]
March 30, 2011

Multi-Axial Diagnosis

Psychiatrists and other mental health clinicians use a multi-axial system of diagnosis.  The multi-axial system, meaning making diagnoses on several different axes, is designed to address […]
March 27, 2011

Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF)

The Global Assessment of Functioning, also known as the GAF is also 100-point scale that Psychiatrists and mental health clinicians use to score overall psychological, social […]
March 7, 2011

Alcohol Dependence: Medications

Like Asthma or Diabetes, not all Alcohol Dependence can be treated without medications.  Medications are used for two reasons in Alcohol Dependence: To provide a safe […]