Behavioral Health

  • April 1, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Is depression contagious?

    Have you ever been around a depressed person and wondered whether their mood is contagious? Spouses of people living with depression often report that...
  • March 25, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    'Death doulas' help dying people through final transition

    Doulas have long been known as women who help other women through the process of labor. They are present as a new life comes into the world, to provid...
  • March 18, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Pickled by pessimism: study finds elders with low expectations live longer

    Older people who have low expectations for their future may be more likely to live longer, healthier lives than those who anticipate brighter days ahe...
  • March 11, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Why ask ‘why me’ when obstacles arise?

    When we're having a terrible day or when tragedy strikes, often, the first question that comes to mind is "why me?" In their weekly co...
  • March 4, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Research finds some strings attached in casual 'hook-ups'

    If you watch TV shows, movies, or listen to song lyrics these days, it sure seems like everybody is "hooking up" - young people are engaging...
  • February 25, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Will new DSM result in overmedication of grieving people?

    The new edition of the DSM, the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, is coming out this year. It changes the way depression is diagn...
  • February 18, 2013

    Reading, math, respect and accountability: charter school works intensively with tough students

    Disruptive classroom behavior, truancy, a fight with a fellow student or a teacher; these offenses typically earn a student suspension or even expulsi...
  • February 11, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Shame impacts recovery for alcoholics, study finds

    People who feel shame about past instances of problem drinking or alcoholism may be more likely to relapse, or suffer health problems, according to a ...