October, 2017


TRAUMA TIP

It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are

 

 

“A boy may have his grandpa’s long legs and a girl may have her mother’s nose, but Jesse had inherited his uncle’s fear of never waking, and Gretchen carried the family’s Holocaust history in her depression. Sleeping inside each of them were fragments of traumas too great to be resolved in one generation.”

INFORMATION TIP

Is Ketamine the Best Hope For Curing Major Depression

 

For most people, ketamine does not induce happiness, and I always clarify that ahead of time,” he says. “Don’t expect to wake up tomorrow with a bluebird on your finger.” Instead of euphoria, patients tend to experience a lifting of their depressive symptoms and a gradual improvement with each successive dose.”

 

PARENT TIP

Childhood OCD: The Invisible Disorder

“OCD hides in the shadows of our home because we don’t know where to look. Our culture and media like to bombard us with images of neat freaks, germophobes and symmetrical-rule followers who go around lining up and organizing the world. OCD hides in our ignorance, relishes in our simplistic understanding of such a complicated disorder.”