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Professional Discussion of Anxiety Disorders:

OCD, Somatic Symptom Disorder, or Illness Anxiety Disorder? By Angela Couch, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Lindner Center of HOPE, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Hypochondriasis has been replaced in the DSM 5 by Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD) or Illness Anxiety Disorder (IAD), both categorized under Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders.  Previous diagnoses classified under Somatoform Disorders were often […]

Lindner Center of HOPE’s Dr. Houser Among Honorees As Rising Star Medical Leader

At a reception on October 25, Paul Houser, MD, Lindner Center of HOPE, Medical Director of the Harold C. Schott Foundation Eating Disorders Program, was recognized as a 2017 Honoree among Rising Star Medical Leaders. The honor was presented by Venue Magazine and John D. Dovich & Associates, LLC at Mad Tree Brewery with guest […]

Final Session of Free Series to Provide Information on Identifying and Treating Adolescent Substance Use Disorders

Free Community Education Series Addresses Substance Use Disorders, Behavioral Addictions, Treatment and Strategies for Coping The tenth and final session of this free series to help increase understanding of addictions is November 15, 2017. William Jason Thompson, LISW-S, LICDC-CS, Lindner Center of HOPE, therapist, will present Information on Identifying and Treating Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. […]

Sleep Hygiene and The Need For Zzzzzz’s

By Anna I. Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW, CCRC Director of Administrative Services, Harold C. Schott Foundation Eating Disorders Program University of Cincinnati, Department of Psychiatry, Research Assistant Professor We spend about one third of our lives sleeping, yet more than one third of Americans do not get enough sleep. Adults, ages 18-60, are recommended to get […]

August Session of Free Series to Explore Red Flags in Identifying Addictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                      CONTACT: Jennifer Pierson Lindner Center of HOPE (513) 536 -0316 jennifer.pierson@lindnercenter.org Session of Free Series to Explore Red Flags in Identifying Addictions Free Community Education Series to Address Substance Use Disorders, Behavioral Addictions, Treatment and Strategies for Coping August The seventh session of this free series to help increase […]

Advantages of Adolescent Psychiatric Residential Treatment

By Jennifer L. Shoenfelt, MD Board Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist, Lindner Center of HOPE Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience Assistant Professor, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry There are several levels of psychiatric care for children and adolescents. These are […]

Integrative Mental Health: Can health occur without mental health? By Chris J. Tuell, EdD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, Lindner Center of HOPE Clinical Director of Addiction Services

Integrative mental health (IMH) combines conventional biological psychiatry and psychological interventions with traditional and complementary alternative medicine (CAM) to provide holistic patient-centered care. Using non-hierarchical interdisciplinary teamwork, the patient and practitioner are able to explore psychological paradigms involving biological, cultural and spiritual dimensions of health and illness. Kindness, avoidance of harm and informed consent are […]

Super Bowl Event to Help More Than 600 Local People Struggling with Opioid Use

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Pierson Lindner Center of HOPE (513) 536-0316 jennifer.pierson@lindnercenter.org Super Bowl Event to Help More Than 600 Local People Struggling with Opioid Use Touchdown for HOPE Took Place Sunday, February 5, 2017 Mason, OH –The eighth annual Touchdown for HOPE Super Bowl Sunday event took place Sunday, February 5, 2017 at […]

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT: What is it and how can it help?

Jennifer L. Farley, PsyD Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychologist People often wonder what “psychological testing” is, what it is used for, and how it can help. The answers to these questions vary, depending on what the referral question is and in what setting testing is sought after. Most broadly, psychological assessment involves an objective […]