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    GENOMIND MENTAL HEALTH BLOG

    May 27, 2020

    Telemedicine for Mental Health: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers

    Telemedicine is having a moment. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the best place to receive care—including treatment for mental health conditions—is often in the comfort of your own home.

    But telemedicine for mental health isn’t new. And for people who may have a hard time getting to their clinician’s office under normal circumstances, the shift to virtual care is likely a welcome one.

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    April 27, 2020

    What You Should Know About SSRIs and SNRIs for Your Child

    When your child has an anxiety disorder, the decision to medicate isn’t one you take lightly. You worry about near-term side effects and long-term consequences. You wonder which medication has the best chance at helping, and you hope that relief will come sooner rather than later.

    Continue Reading...
    March 17, 2020

    What to Know Before Medicating Your Child for Mental Health

    As a parent of a child whose moods are strong and sometimes swift or unrelenting, you’re faced with a condition that doesn’t have a clear solution. And it is your responsibility to help your child manage these emotions—whether with lifestyle changes, therapy, or something more.

    Continue Reading...
    October 24, 2019

    Why Sleep Is Important for Your Mental Health

    It sounds like the beginning of a corny joke: Sleep, a circadian rhythm, and a mood disorder enter a brain …

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    October 9, 2019

    A Parent’s Guide to Finding Good Mental Health Care

    Anxious about your son’s anxiety? Sad about your daughter’s depression? If you’re concerned about your child’s mental health, you might be thinking about therapy. If you are, you’re in good company.

    Continue Reading...
    June 18, 2019

    Explained: What Is Pharmacogenetics for Mental Health Treatment?

    Personalization. Every company wants to create unique experiences for its customers. For most industries, that requires digital data and user experience designers. For the medical community, it means assessing your specific genes to determine how you’re likely to respond to specific medications. This is known as pharmacogenetics (PGx).

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    May 29, 2019

    Infographic: Mental Health and Medications in the United States

    Nearly 20% of people in the United States have a mental health illness—and for about 4% of them, that illness is severe enough that it seriously interferes with their ability to work, sleep, or otherwise take care of their health, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

    Continue Reading...
    January 19, 2018

    Harnessing Genetics to Improve Patients’ Lives

    As a family nurse practitioner for 25 years, I’ve seen one thing happen far too often: patients with mental health issues get prescribed a continuously rotating array of medications and don’t improve.

    Continue Reading...
    March 17, 2017

    Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy Discuss the Weight of Mental Illness

    What do Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy have in common? They both have been personally affected by mental illness, and they’ve been advocating for better mental health awareness and treatment.

    Continue Reading...
    December 22, 2016

    Considering Mental Health Before The New Year

    As the year comes to a close, this time presents a great opportunity to think about your mental health and treatment, if applicable. Here are a few things to consider during the holidays and the start of the New Year.

    Continue Reading...
    May 27, 2020

    Telemedicine for Mental Health: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers

    Telemedicine is having a moment. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the best place to receive care—including treatment for mental health conditions—is often in the comfort of your own home.

    But telemedicine for mental health isn’t new. And for people who may have a hard time getting to their clinician’s office under normal circumstances, the shift to virtual care is likely a welcome one.

    Continue Reading...
    April 27, 2020

    What You Should Know About SSRIs and SNRIs for Your Child

    When your child has an anxiety disorder, the decision to medicate isn’t one you take lightly. You worry about near-term side effects and long-term consequences. You wonder which medication has the best chance at helping, and you hope that relief will come sooner rather than later.

    Continue Reading...
    March 17, 2020

    What to Know Before Medicating Your Child for Mental Health

    As a parent of a child whose moods are strong and sometimes swift or unrelenting, you’re faced with a condition that doesn’t have a clear solution. And it is your responsibility to help your child manage these emotions—whether with lifestyle changes, therapy, or something more.

    Continue Reading...
    October 24, 2019

    Why Sleep Is Important for Your Mental Health

    It sounds like the beginning of a corny joke: Sleep, a circadian rhythm, and a mood disorder enter a brain …

    Continue Reading...
    October 9, 2019

    A Parent’s Guide to Finding Good Mental Health Care

    Anxious about your son’s anxiety? Sad about your daughter’s depression? If you’re concerned about your child’s mental health, you might be thinking about therapy. If you are, you’re in good company.

    Continue Reading...
    June 18, 2019

    Explained: What Is Pharmacogenetics for Mental Health Treatment?

    Personalization. Every company wants to create unique experiences for its customers. For most industries, that requires digital data and user experience designers. For the medical community, it means assessing your specific genes to determine how you’re likely to respond to specific medications. This is known as pharmacogenetics (PGx).

    Continue Reading...
    May 29, 2019

    Infographic: Mental Health and Medications in the United States

    Nearly 20% of people in the United States have a mental health illness—and for about 4% of them, that illness is severe enough that it seriously interferes with their ability to work, sleep, or otherwise take care of their health, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

    Continue Reading...
    January 19, 2018

    Harnessing Genetics to Improve Patients’ Lives

    As a family nurse practitioner for 25 years, I’ve seen one thing happen far too often: patients with mental health issues get prescribed a continuously rotating array of medications and don’t improve.

    Continue Reading...
    March 17, 2017

    Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy Discuss the Weight of Mental Illness

    What do Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy have in common? They both have been personally affected by mental illness, and they’ve been advocating for better mental health awareness and treatment.

    Continue Reading...
    December 22, 2016

    Considering Mental Health Before The New Year

    As the year comes to a close, this time presents a great opportunity to think about your mental health and treatment, if applicable. Here are a few things to consider during the holidays and the start of the New Year.

    Continue Reading...

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