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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Ketamine:  A Promising Agent for Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression

Ketamine: A Promising Agent for Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression

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As major depressive disorder is a leading causes of disability, and approximately one-third of patients with the condition do not respond to currently approved treatments, there exists an unmet need for more effective and rapidly acting antidepressants.

Similar Long-Term Effects for Sertraline and Group CBT for Depression

Similar Long-Term Effects for Sertraline and Group CBT for Depression

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Investigators conducted a 12-month follow-up analysis in individuals previously enrolled in a 10-week study assigned to sertraline or group cognitive behavioral therapy for depression.

High Rates of Depression, Mortality in Older Adults Undergoing TAVR or SAVR

High Rates of Depression, Mortality in Older Adults Undergoing TAVR or SAVR

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All-cause mortality was assessed at 1 and 12 months after TAVR or SAVR, along with the association between depressive symptoms and mortality.

Expert Interview: Coping With Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

Expert Interview: Coping With Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

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"Compassion fatigue" is understood to affect workers across the spectrum of helping professions, and to be extremely prevalent among physicians.

Tips to Improve EHR Tasks Without Compromising Patient Encounters

Tips to Improve EHR Tasks Without Compromising Patient Encounters

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EHRs can improve healthcare, however research suggests that the burgeoning number of tasks required by the EHR can compromise patient encounters.

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