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 […]

“Aspie” Traits

Aspie, Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum, Neurodiversity, Uniqueness, and Conflicts

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Instead of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or a person with Asperger’s syndrome, some have a preference to be seen as an “aspie” person or as one that has aspie traits. Looking at the diversity of features found in aspie individuals,  some will only have a few and others will have many of the traits and […]