Meditation and Managing PTSD

When you hear the term posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, you might think of a returning combat veteran who has flashbacks of being in battle. But PTSD isn’t something only veterans experience. The VA’s National Center for PTSD estimates that 7 or 8 out of every 100 people (or 7%-8% of the population) will have … Read more

Managing Schizophrenia With Family and Work

SOURCES: Corinne Cather, PhD, director of psychology services, Massachusetts General Hospital Schizophrenia Program. Jessica Gannon, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Sarah Keedy, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience, University of Chicago Medical Center. Massachusetts General Hospital: “Frequently Asked Questions about Schizophrenia.” Psychiatric Times: “Meeting Patients Where They … Read more

Managing coronavirus by herd immunity is ‘a dangerous fallacy’, say scientists

An international group of 80 researchers in an open letter have warned that managing coronavirus by allowing herd immunity to develop in low-risk populations while protecting the most vulnerable is “a dangerous fallacy unsupported by the scientific evidence”. What does the study say According to news agency PTI, the letter has been published in The … Read more