Mental health – miscellaneous
For ARTICLES please click on the links below.
Day to Day Survival Tips in Special Needs Families. Courtesy of Latitudes. April 2013
Nutrient Power – Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain. A review of Dr. Bill Walsh's long-awaited book, courtesy of Latitudes – July 2012
A useful post on Dr John Briffa's blog suggesting that many apparent instances of mental health problems are actually caused by physiological or nutitional problem. He also highlights an excellent article in the Wall Street Journal by Harvard psychiatrist Barbara Schildkrout, who has written a new book, 'Unmasking Psychological Symptoms', aimed at helping therapists broaden their diagnostic skills so that they can pick up underlying physical conditions which may be causing, or at least contributing, to a mental health problem. August 2011
PANDAS – a frightening condition, thought to be caused by the common 'strep throat' bacteria, whose symptoms can include tics, obsessions, compulsions and anorexia. Courtesy of Latitudes – May 2010
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