Monthly Archives: October 2013

Exercise’s Psychological & Physical Effects on Health, Disorders, & Quality of Life

Meta-Analyses: Exercise’s Psychological & Physical Effects on Health, Disorders, & Quality of Life. Another gem from Dr. Ken Pope’s web site.    

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A senior executive with Britain’s biggest drugs company has admitted that most prescription medicines do not work on most people who take them. Science – News – The Independent

I just had the great pleasure of meeting Allen Roses. The 2003 article quoted is a reminder of “plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose”. Glaxo chief: Our drugs do not work on most patients – Science – News – The Independent.    

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DSM-5 focuses on drugs, not talk therapy

DSM-5 focuses on drugs, not talk therapy A well-written and thoughtful op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer by a social worker and psychotherapist. Please also re-read my post on expanding illness definitions.

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Panic, Separation Anxiety, Suffocation False Alarms and Endogenous Opioids: Can panic research inform clinical neurology? October 9, 2013 Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Neurology Grand Rounds

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Invitation to my Grand Rounds Talk at Mount Sinai, Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 8am

Please join us for our next Neurology Grand Rounds on Wednesday, October 9th at 8 AM in Davis Auditorium (Hess Center for Science and Medicine) at 1470 Madison Ave between 101st and 102nd streets. Refreshments will be served at 7:30 AM so please feel free to arrive early.

Title: “Panic, Separation Anxiety, Suffocation False Alarms and Endogenous Opioids: Can panic research inform clinical neurology?”

Presenter: Dr. Maurice Preter, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry,
Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons;
Associate Professor of Neurology (Adj.),
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
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