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Why Sleep Is Important for Your Mental Health

on October 24, 2019

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

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A Parent’s Guide to Finding Good Mental Health Care

on October 09, 2019

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.

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Explained: What Is Pharmacogenetics?

on June 18, 2019

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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Infographic: Mental Health and Medications in the United States

on May 29, 2019

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).

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Harnessing Genetics to Improve Patients’ Lives

on January 19, 2018

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.

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Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy Discuss the Weight of Mental Illness

on March 17, 2017

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.

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Considering Mental Health Before The New Year

on December 22, 2016

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.

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