Behavioral Health

  • September 25, 2014 |  The Pulse

    When music becomes therapy for seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's and depression

    Music therapist Jerry O'Leary greeted his class at NewCourtland LIFE, a senior day center, with a promise to play some old favorites.
  • September 23, 2014

    Federal effort to reduce unnecessary antipsychotic use in nursing homes hits target

    A national effort to curb the prescription of unnecessary medications in nursing homes appears to be gaining traction.
  • September 22, 2014

    New Temple project sees medical crisis as catalyst for drug treatment

    Hospitals, especially in poor urban areas, tend to see a relatively small group of patients who are constantly in and out of their facility. To provi...
  • September 15, 2014 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Is aging harder for baby boomers?

    "When Did we Get So Old?" That's the headline of a recent New York Times article by Michele Willens that examines the aging angst of th...
  • September 12, 2014

    Suicide prevention signs in SEPTA stations part of attitude shift, advocates say

    SEPTA and Montgomery County Emergency Services, a mental health services provider, have launched a program to put National Suicide Prevention Lifeline...
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    State-run programs help nurses detox together and stay in their scrubs

    "I'm smart, I'm using a clean needle every time, I'm smart and then...I'm in."
  • September 9, 2014

    Neuroscience helps lawyers refine approach to winning over juries

    Facts can be presented in different ways to tell different stories -- if you've served on a jury, you know that.
  • September 8, 2014

    Caution, tennis pros: Excessive grunting may be bad for your health

    Excessive, loud grunting during high-stakes tennis matches has alienated and annoyed some fans. Efforts have been made to ban grunting, or to at least...
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