29 May, 2024
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Gender-Affirming Physical & Mental Healthcare Should be Standard: In Conversation with 2024 ADAA Conference Keynote Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH

A lot can happen in 10 years. For Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH (any pronouns), the last decade has certainly been a busy, productive, and significant one, not just for the field of mental health but the psychiatrist’s own professional development and work in gender-affirming care for transgender and gender diverse people. The Associate Chief of […]

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12 Most Common Men’s Mental Health Challenges

Though men and women face similar mental health challenges, men are less likely to connect with a professional.[2] Despite evolving expectations, unhealthy traditional masculine norms emphasizing dominance, strength, and stoicism still impact men’s lives. Phrases like “man up”, “toughen up”, “suck it up”, and “be strong” have been ingrained since childhood, limiting men’s experience and […]

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Ketamine: A Rising Star in Mental Health Treatment

Ketamine is not a new phenomenon, though it seems to be in the news a lot these days as if it had been recently discovered. As a medication used traditionally as an anesthetic, ketamine now shines as a potential lifeline for those battling severe depression, anxiety, and suicidality. As an anesthesiologist, I provide all types […]

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Rob Woodcox: Candid Interview on Art, Queer Love, Mental Health, and ‘Honey to the Moon’

About Rob: Rob Woodcox is a fine art photographer and film director, with nearly 250,000 followers on Instagram. Rob’s passion for photography has developed into a dedication to advocacy; he has developed projects to raise consciousness and conversation around the US foster system, adoption, queer identity, body neutrality, racial equality and environmental justice. Having been […]

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Perfectionism in the Legal Profession & Its Relationship to Lawyer and Law Student Mental Health: An Interview with Jordana Confino

Podcast: Play in new window | Download With a J.D. from Yale Law School, a B.A. in Psychology from Yale University, Certifications in Coaching and Applied Positive Psychology, two federal judicial clerkships, and a former Adjunct Law Professor of the Year award at Fordham, Jordana Confino understands the unique stressors and demands of the legal […]

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Understand Queer, Bisexual, and Gay Men’s Mental Health

Queer men share similar mental health challenges to heterosexual men, but there are several notable differences that require consideration, reflection, and care.[1] Let’s delve into these differences, as well as some first steps, to better understand and navigate the mental health impacts of the challenges queer men face (including gay, bi, and men who have […]

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TMS: Enhancing Mental Health | Anew Era TMS & Psychiatry

In the realm of mental health, treatment options for individuals diagnosed with major depression has evolved significantly over the years. While traditional approaches like antidepressant medication management have been the cornerstone of treatment, the emergence of innovative methods such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has reshaped the landscape, offering hope for those seeking creative treatment options […]