depression Articles
‘The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg’ Now on audiobook
Sunday, September 18th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
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The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg Accutane, the truth that had to be told, the best-selling narrative nonfiction book by Doug Bremner MD that is soon to be made into a film, is now available on audiobook here. Narrated by actor Steve Edwards it recounts my story as an expert wit... Read more
Prozac for Dyslexia, Anxiety, Depression, and How to Help a Teacher
Monday, September 12th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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"READING" DRUG A team of researchers that included Sally Shaywitz of Yale University conducted a study to see whether the drug atomoxetine affects components of dyslexia in children, including decoding and vocabulary. Children receiving the drug showed significant impro... Read more
ADHD, Back to School or College, SENG Webinar, and More
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN, BODY. Recent research indicates that the genes involved in conditions such as ASD, ADHD, major depression, and other neurodevelopmental disorders are also associated with physical disorders. From the study write-up "Of the 208 individual neurodevelopmental disorder ri... Read more
The Good Dog Shrink
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Anytime someone offers an alternative to psychiatric medication always leaves me wondering if the product being offered is more about someone's concerns about making a fast buck opposed to really wanting to help patients suffering with depression That was a big sentence without a... Read more
2016 Davidson Fellows, IDEA and Online Education, and More
Monday, August 15th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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DAVIDSON FELLOWS ANNOUNCED. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development has announced the 2016 Davidson Fellow scholarship recipients. Recipients were selected based on their engagement in projects that have great potential to benefit society. According to the Institute, it has... Read more
Accutane and Suicide and Depression
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
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Rather than admit that one of their silver bullets, Accutane isotretinoin, which was a goose laying the golden egg for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Pharmaceuticals and their various Roche associates world-wide to the tune of a billion dollars a year, could make kids kill themselves or ca... Read more
Multi-cultural Therapists, Working Memory, New 2e-Friendly School, and More
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 by 76Trombones
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MULTI-CULTURAL THERAPISTS. A couple generations go in the U.S., "diversity" meant that maybe someone you knew had Greek heritage; things are vibrantly different now, and 2e Newsletter's subscription base reflects that. An article at GoodTherapy.org describes how to find... Read more
Time to Die! (Oops! I Mean Time to Quit!)
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 by Doug Bremner
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I was sitting in my car dealership today waiting to get service on my car and working on my laptop while the television was droning on in front of me. I mean this is one of the rare times when I watch TV without the benefit of Tivo to pause the commercials or otherwise avoid Read more
News You Won’t Find in the NY Times
Sunday, July 31st, 2016 by Doug Bremner
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Heres a forgotten chapter from pharmaceutical history. The acne drug, Accutane isotretinoin, manufactured by Roche Pharmaceuticals, has been associated with hundreds of birth defects. Since 2005 the iPLEDGE program has required that patients, doctors, and pharmacists register and... Read more
Can You Please Put Some Sugar on This Crap?
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 by Doug Bremner
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I was reading the NY Times this weekend when I saw a story about a celebrity dermatologist who had a SWAT team descend on her office and arrest her for illegal use of narcotics Percocet. Seems she had been writing prescriptions for the nanny and popping a few each evening to rela... Read more
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