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A RECOVERY STORY: How Non-Invasive TMS Brain Stimulation Helped a Nurse Overcome the Dulling Impact of Major Depression

Susan Burns was a woman with few options. Her medicines—SSRIs—had caused her sodium levels to drop precipitously. After spending an entire year, in her words, “walking a tight rope” trying to find an alternative treatment approach, she finally settled on a cocktail of three antidepressant medications. They helped, but they did not lift her depression. Learn what Susan discovered on her journey to wellness...

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Advice for Parents Concerned About Autism

A Q&A with Ami Klin, Ph.D. of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Klin received the 2018 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Research from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

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Happy family on vacation under gravity blanket

Research shows that Americans work more than people in any country in the industrialized world. We take less vacation, work longer days and retire later in life. All of these factors combined provide for a perfect “stress” storm. Here are some tips to learn how to de-stress.

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A Novel Way to Help People in Prisons and Jails with Severe Mental Illness

Q&A with Judge Steven Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge, Miami-Dade County Court-Criminal Division, Florida, 2018 BBRF Pardes Humanitarian Prizewinner in Mental Health, and 2012 BBRF Productive Lives Awardwinner.

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