Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW

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

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Clozapine as Causal Agent in Gastrointestinal Hypomotility Events

Clozapine as Causal Agent in Gastrointestinal Hypomotility Events

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Clozapine-induced gastrointestinal hypomotility is a medical emergency that requires urgent attention.

Trait Anger Linked to Dangerous Behavior Among Drivers

Trait Anger Linked to Dangerous Behavior Among Drivers

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Individuals with excessive trait anger are "more easily provoked by a wide variety of situations than people with low levels of trait anger."

Advice for Parents Whose Child Is Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Advice for Parents Whose Child Is Seeking Mental Health Treatment

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Well-intentioned parents may not realize that it is terrifying for a youngster to be left without any parental direction, even if the child does not act scared.

Distress Related to Childhood Experiences of Abuse, Loss

Distress Related to Childhood Experiences of Abuse, Loss

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Childhood adversity is significantly associated with later onset of personality disorder and higher levels of psychiatric distress.

Anxiety, Depression Predicted By Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms

Anxiety, Depression Predicted By Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms

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OCS is a potential course specifier signaling unfavorable outcomes in anxiety and depression.

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