Most Recent Articles by Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW
Approximately 15% of incarcerated people have serious mental illness, although that number can vary depending on the type of illness.
Rumination is common in individuals experiencing suicide bereavement and is unique compared with the responses to bereavement for other reasons.
The complexities and ambiguities associated with reporting suspected cases of child abuse can contribute to confusion and the potential for harm.
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.
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.
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