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

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.

Suicide Prevention and Intervention: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Suicide Prevention and Intervention: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

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Factors such as shame and stigma impede the dialogue about mental illness across cultures.

Art Therapy as an Intervention for Psychosis

Art Therapy as an Intervention for Psychosis

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A patient does not have to be verbal to benefit from art therapy.

Does Lithium Use Decrease Alzheimer's Risk?

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Researchers found that valproic acid increased the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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