Mood Disorder

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 […]

How to manage school avoidance

BY: Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychiatrist and Medical Director of Williams House   Life can be overwhelming and we all would like to take a day off every once in a while. Likely, as helping professionals, we don’t take mental health days as often as we could actually benefit from […]

The Benefits of Residential Assessment.

On October 28, 2015, Dr. Elizabeth Wassenaar, Lindner Center of HOPE Psychiatrist and Williams House Medical Director, joined Lon Woodbury on the Woodbury Report radio show.  Their discussion focused on outlining the benefits of a residential assessment for mental health concerns in adolescents. Click here to listen.

National Depression Screening Day: October 8, 2015

For more than two decades, Screening for Mental Health has developed programs to educate, raise awareness, and screen individuals for common behavioral and mental health disorders and suicide.The vision is a world where mental health is viewed and treated with the same gravity as physical health, and the public’s participation in National Depression Screening Day helps […]

Lindner Center’s Dr. McElroy Investigates Experimental Drug to Treat Depression

Lindner Center of HOPE’s Chief Research Officer, Dr. Susan McElroy, was recently cited in a Forbes article about her work in the investigation of an experimental drug that could be used in the treatment of depression. Naurex, a private company founded by a Northwestern University professor in Evanston, Ill., is reporting that this experimental drug works to help push patients out […]

What Women Should Know About Antidepressants

Danielle Johnson, MD, FAPA Lindner Center of HOPE/UC Health Psychiatrist Lindner Center of HOPE Women’s Mental Health Program Director University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry   Psychiatric medications are prescribed to treat the symptoms of mental health disorders. They can stabilize symptoms and prevent relapse. They work by affecting neurotransmitters […]

Lindner Center of HOPE to host HERE ONE DAY during ReelAbilities Film Festival

Festival Runs February 27th – March 7th, 2015 ReelAbilities is the largest national film festival dedicated to celebrating the lives, stories and art of people with disabilities. Lindner Center of HOPE is proud to be a part of the 2015 ReelAbilities Film Festival organized by Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled (LADD) which runs February […]

Lindner Center of HOPE’s President and CEO Named Amongst Highly Cited Researchers

Mason, OH, November 19, 2014 – Lindner Center of HOPE’s President and CEO, Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr., was named amongst Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers, a listing of the world’s leading scholars in the sciences and social sciences, in honor of his landmark contributions to research in the field of Psychiatry/Psychology. Thomson Reuters, evaluates […]

Understanding Your Teenager’s Depression

If you are the parent of a teenager, dealing with moodiness may seem like a fact of life.  But for many teens, something more serious than moodiness is affecting their behavior. Today, at least one in eight teenagers may experience depression. Severe depression in teens can even lead to suicide, the second leading cause of […]

Eating Disorders in Older Women on the Rise

Statistics can be somewhat ambiguous when it comes to eating disorders. Over the years, there have been countless studies conducted surrounding the prevalence of illnesses such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Although many of these studies convey slightly different findings, one thing is certain: Millions of Americans struggle with eating disorders. […]