Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW

Batya Swift Yasgur MA, LSW, is a counselor and freelance writer who lives and practices in Teaneck, NJ.

Most Recent Articles by Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW

Factitious Disorder and Importance of Genetic Testing

Factitious Disorder and Importance of Genetic Testing

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Factitious disorder illustrates the enormous relevance and weight of genetic testing.

Suicide Risk Highest in Older Men

Suicide Risk Highest in Older Men

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Older men with multiple health comorbidities have the highest suicide risk.

Bright Light Therapy for Nonseasonal Depression: An Emerging Intervention

Bright Light Therapy for Nonseasonal Depression: An Emerging Intervention

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Bright light therapy is an accepted treatment for seasonal affective disorder.

Impairments in Executive and Everyday Function in Older Adults with Hoarding Disorder

Impairments in Executive and Everyday Function in Older Adults with Hoarding Disorder

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A study investigated age-related differences in the level of functional and cognitive impairment in 122 adults with hoarding disorder.

Benzodiazepines Increase Stroke Risk in Alzheimer's

Benzodiazepines Increase Stroke Risk in Alzheimer's

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As stroke is often detrimental for individuals with AD, these results warrant caution in BZDR use in this vulnerable population.

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