Mass Killings as a Social Phenomenon – The Importance of Social Connections for Mental Health

We all watched in horror as the details of what took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School unfolded. We saw small children rush into the arms of their crying parents and cried with the parents whose children would not be returning to them. While this shooting touched us deeply due to the young age of [...]


Improving the Family Caregiving Relationship

Today families have become the foundation of long-term care for older persons living in the community. Studies have shown that as many as 80 percent of older adults rely solely on family members for care while less than 10 percent receive help from paid service providers. The vast majority of family caregivers, (80 percent), are [...]

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Vilazodone (Viibryd)

Vilazodone, a new oral antidepressant, received FDA-approval on January 21, 2011 with a labeled indication for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) … [Read More...]

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