Behavioral Health

  • June 24, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Could doctors admit to "near-misses," mistakes that were caught to increase patient safety?

    Medical errors cause close to 100,000 deaths in the US per year, and many efforts have been directed toward reducing them. A recent column in the New ...
  • June 20, 2013

    Communication workshop begins n Philly for parents with mental illnesses

    Experts say that parents facing a mental illness should strive to communicate with their children, particularly about resiliency. An eight-session wor...
  • June 17, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    ADHD, obesity, and understanding what makes you tick [audio]

    A long-term study that followed people with ADHD over 3 decades found a link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obesity. In their we...
  • June 10, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Strategies for couples facing cancer together

    About 1.6 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2013 - according to the American Cancer Society. The disease doesn't just impa...
  • June 3, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Can couples prepare for success in marriage and committed relationships?

    Wedding season is underway, and happy couples have been spending days and weeks picking out menus, dresses, and cakes, and worrying about the guest li...
  • May 20, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Students can't stick with one task for fifteen minutes, study finds

    How long can you focus on one task before your attention takes you somewhere else? A new study tracked students' every move while they studied - ...
  • May 17, 2013

    'Oasis Room' offers serene space in psychiatric hospital

    Psychiatric emergency facilities treat patients who are deeply in crisis. They are typically suicidal, homicidal, psychotic, or unresponsive.
  • May 13, 2013 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Data reveals sharp increase in suicide among middle-age Americans

    Suicide rates among middle-aged Americans have gone up significantly in the last ten years, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control...
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