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How Genetic Testing Will Transform Mental Health Care

Bruce Alan Kehr, M.D. - 7/7/2019 - 1

Genetic testing helps physicians to identify more personalized and precise treatment options, ultimately improving psychiatric patient outcomes.

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Rocketman: Reflections of an Addiction Professional

Dan Valentine, Ph.D - 7/2/2019 - 7

An addiction professional reflects on the addiction and recovery narrative of Elton John as portrayed in the hit movie Rocketman.

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Science Shines a Light on the Evolution of Music and Language

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 6/29/2019 - 0

Scientific experiments help elucidate the evolution of music from a meaningless jumble of sounds into a more coherent form of human communication.

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Differences between Peer Specialists, Alumni Coordinators, and Sponsors

Thomas G. Kimball, PhD - 6/11/2019 - 0

The roles of Peer Specialists, Alumni Coordinators, and Sponsors are complementary and can improve outcomes in substance use disorder recovery.

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The Importance of Grief and Acceptance After a Diagnosis

Jori Hamilton - 5/26/2019 - 1

Almost any diagnosis can trigger stages of grief and acceptance. It’s vital to work through these feelings and make needed changes to better manage the condition.

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The Fascinating Case of the Hairy Penis

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 5/22/2019 - 2

The hairy penis occurs in chimpanzees and male mammals of other lower species. How it disappeared during the evolution of man is a fascinating story.

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How Did We End Up in a Post-factual World?

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 5/15/2019 - 2

Belief in alternative facts is the hallmark of the post-factual world. It arises from our tribal nature and is very difficult to change.

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