Jennifer De Francisco

Depression

Memory Loss and Depression Or the Chicken and The Egg All Over Again, Guest Blogger, Don De Francisco, M.D., Ph.D.

Memory loss and depression often occur together. They can interrelate in a variety of ways. I want to identify three major ways in which they can interact, but I doubt this exhausts the possibilities. I want to mainly focus on how depression can impair memory, but before I do that I should say a few words about each of the other two ways memory and depression can be related.

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Jennifer's Take

Mental Health Providers: Psychology and Psychiatry

The general wisdom is that the only difference between psychologists and psychiatrists is that psychiatrists can prescribe medication and psychologists cannot. At their core, however, psychiatry and psychology stem from two separate philosophical approaches to life, the hands-on medicine approach, and the more theoretical scientific approach.

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Relationships

Psychodynamic Therapy & Couples Counseling

As the oldest of modern therapies, psychodynamic therapy is based on a highly developed and multifaceted theory of human development and interaction. Psychodynamic therapy is an insight-oriented approach that focuses on unconscious emotions that manifest in behavior.

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Relationships

Eight Things To Do If You Want To Stay Married

The following are eight fundamentals of a solid relationship. It is by no means an exhaustive list, and it does not imply that the following are easy to do. However, if the following eight things are done more often than not by both partners, it’s a good foundation for a healthy marriage.

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Relationships

Why Can Certain Couples Stick it Out Over the Long-Term?

There are certain relational aspects in marriages that predict a relationship’s longevity- and they are not necessarily the ones that you might expect. Taken together the following six factors are highly predictive of a long-term relationship making the distance.

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