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De mujeres y un virus

“Cada persona debe vivir su vida como un modelo para otros.” Rosa Park Tenia muchas ideas para esta columna de marzo, fundamentalmente dedicarla al tema de la Mujer (a razón del día internacional de la mujer) y a las mujeres de mi vida y sus grandes hazañas pero para ello ya habra tiempo… Creo que […]

Coping With Stress During This Difficult Time

by: Tracy S. Cummings, MD, Psychiatrist, Lindner Center of HOPE The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone […]

Things You Can Do to Support Children

by: Tracy S. Cummings, MD, Psychiatrist, Lindner Center of HOPE Children and teens react, in part, on what they see from the adults around them. When parents and caregivers deal with the COVID-19 calmly and confidently, they can provide the best support for their children. Parents can be more reassuring to others around them, especially […]

General Precautions With COVID-19

by: Tracy S. Cummings, MD, Psychiatrist, Lindner Center of HOPE The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person […]

El amor en los tiempos de inmigración

Margot Brandi, MD Staff Psychiatrist Sibcy House, Medical Director Lindner Center of HOPE -“ Y hasta cuándo cree usted que podemos seguir en este ir y venir del carajo? – pregunto. Florentino Ariza tenia la respuesta preparada desde hacia cincuenta y tres anos, siete meses y once días con sus noches.  -Toda la vida – […]

Nature Therapy

Anna I. Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW, CCRC Director of Administrative Services, Harold C. Schott Foundation Eating Disorders Program Currently over 50% of the world’s population is living in urban areas with limited opportunity to engage with nature. In North America most adults spend ∼90% of their time indoors. Ecotherapy, also known as nature therapy or green […]

Psychiatric Medications: Expectations and Misperceptions

William Hartmann, MD; Lindner Center of HOPE Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Willliams House Managing, and understanding, expectations can go a long way in ensuring treatment success. Seeking out help is often complicated by preconceived ideas. Preconceived notions about psychiatric medication often get in the way of successful treatment. Building a trusted relationship paves the way for […]

La vision 20/20

Margot Brandi, MD Staff Psychiatrist Sibcy House, Medical Director Lindner Center of HOPE   Si alguna vez han visitado al oftalmólogo sabrán que la vision 20/20 se refiere a la agudeza visual que te permite ver con claridad los objetos a 20 pies de distancia, lo que equivale aproximadamente a 6 metros. Es la vision […]

Study of a Medication in Borderline Personality Disorder

  Susan L. McElroy, MD Lindner Center of HOPE, Chief Research Officer and Consultant to Eating Disorders Team Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder consisting of a pervasive pattern of instability in regulation of emotions, impulses, interpersonal relationships, and self-image. Symptoms of BPD include frequent mood changes and excessive anger; feelings of worthlessness, […]

Mindfulness During the Holidays

  Jennifer Farley, PsyD Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychologist The holiday season can be an enjoyable and peaceful time for many of us. We adults know that this can also be a busy, tense, overstimulating, overindulgent, and overwhelming time. Any of these experiences can be triggered, for example, by holiday memories of the past, […]