Hurricanes, Depression, and Recovery

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“Hurricanes, Depression, and Recovery” article is a story of one person’s tragedy from severe depression and hurricane losses. Experiencing a larger force of nature brought him not only to a deeper understanding of his life but to healing and recovery. The hurricane calamity also affected the multitude of people living in the same destructive path. […]

Thyroid, Mood, and Health

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The Thyroid Gland (Butterfly Shaped), Autoimmunity, Mood, and Health The association of mood, thyroid dysfunction, and autoimmunity is a possible contributing and treatable element in mood disturbances. Integrative Psychiatry encourages looking beyond labels, symptoms, and diagnosis. An integrative approach cautions against premature jumping to treatment with what is favored, familiar, or expedient. Integrative Psychiatry fosters […]

Addictions Uncovered

Integrative Psychiatry Addictions Perspective

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Current statistics show the immensity and seriousness of unrecognized substance abuse disorders and addictions. An integrative psychiatry perspective looks beyond labels, symptoms, or a few illness characteristics to find understanding and positive treatment options for addictions. Several questions arise about addictions. Who is addicted and how is addictive illness defined? Who is at risk? How does […]