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Are apps for mental health good or evil? Making an informed decision.

        By Nicole Mori, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, Research Advanced Practice Nurse Medical mobile phone apps are changing the doctor-patient relationship by promising patients greater control over their care, lower costs, improved safety and convenience.  Patient demand for apps is increasing with an estimated 50% of smartphone users having a medical app by […]

Dietary supplements for depression: Risks and potential benefits

    By Nicole Mori, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, Research Advanced Practice Nurse Use of dietary supplements for the treatment of depressive symptoms is increasingly common among patients.    Factors driving this trend include unsatisfactory response with standard treatments, adverse drug events, skepticism about psychiatric medications and the perception of dietary supplements as “natural” and safe. […]

Super Bowl Event Funds to Support Lindner Center of HOPE Research and Technology

Touchdown for HOPE Scheduled for Sunday, February 4, 2018 Mason, OH –The ninth annual Touchdown for HOPE Super Bowl Sunday event will take place Sunday, February 4, 2018, starting with tailgating at 5:30 p.m. and with Super Bowl kick-off at 6:30 p.m., at the Great American Ballpark Champions Club. Proceeds from Touchdown for HOPE will […]

Lindner Center of HOPE Doctors Among Best in Nation

Ranking Places Four Lindner Center Doctors at the Top Locally The Frances and Craig Lindner Center of HOPE is pleased to announce the following doctors were ranked among the best doctors in the nation and among the top specialists in the Tri-State as indicated by The Best Doctors in America 2017-2018 database. As selected by […]

Lindner Center of HOPE Receives Commitments Totaling $75 Million from Community Leaders Linda and Harry Fath, and Frances and S. Craig Lindner

Two of the Largest Mental Health Donations Ever Received in North America Will Fund Clinical, Research, Capital and Education Initiatives Mason, OH – Dec. 18, 2017 – Lindner Center of HOPE, a nonprofit comprehensive mental health center serving people from around the world, today received commitments totaling $75 million to enhance treatment for people with […]

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 […]