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

Challenging Stigma: Should Psychiatrists Disclose Their Own Mental Illness?

Challenging Stigma: Should Psychiatrists Disclose Their Own Mental Illness?

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Psychologists and psychiatrists discuss the stigma of mental health disorders in practicing clinicians.

Navigating Social Media Issues in Medical Practice: An Expert Interview

Navigating Social Media Issues in Medical Practice: An Expert Interview

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Issues that affect employees in all industries are compounded by a unique set of additional concerns that affect employees of medical practices.

The Intersection of Eating and Alcohol Disorders: Detecting and Managing "Drunkorexia"

The Intersection of Eating and Alcohol Disorders: Detecting and Managing "Drunkorexia"

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Drunkorexia is a term referring to limiting food intake prior to alcohol consumption, which may lead to eating disorders in college students.

Correctional Psychiatry: Challenges and Rewards

Correctional Psychiatry: Challenges and Rewards

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Approximately 15% of incarcerated people have serious mental illness, although that number can vary depending on the type of illness.

Those Left Behind: Working With Suicide-Bereaved Families

Those Left Behind: Working With Suicide-Bereaved Families

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Rumination is common in individuals experiencing suicide bereavement and is unique compared with the responses to bereavement for other reasons.

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