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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Is Mandatory Reporting of Child Maltreatment in the Best Interests of the Child?

Is Mandatory Reporting of Child Maltreatment in the Best Interests of the Child?

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The complexities and ambiguities associated with reporting suspected cases of child abuse can contribute to confusion and the potential for harm.

Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

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Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

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Meditation techniques have an ever-growing evidence base to support their use and have become increasingly accepted in Western medicine as helpful adjuncts to other therapies.

The Many Misconceptions of Catatonia: Treatment Is Often Successful With the Right Knowledge

The Many Misconceptions of Catatonia: Treatment Is Often Successful With the Right Knowledge

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One of the main reasons for the frequent misdiagnosis of catatonia is the continuing misconception that it is synonymous with schizophrenia.

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

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People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.

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