January, 2016

Federal Panel Recommends General Physicians Screen All Adults for Depression

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January 31, 2016

by Melissa Healy Los Angeles Times January 26, 2016   In a sign that the treatment of depression is shifting to the mainstream of American medical care, a federal panel has recommended that general physicians screen all adults for depression and treat those affected by the mood disorder with antidepressant medication, refer them to psychotherapy...   read more


Scientists Move Closer to Understanding Schizophrenia's Cause

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January 31, 2016

by BENEDICT CAREY New York Times JAN. 27, 2016   Scientists reported on Wednesday that they had taken a significant step toward understanding the cause of schizophrenia, in a landmark study that provides the first rigorously tested insight into the biology behind any common psychiatric disorder. More than two million Americans have a diagnosis of...   read more


Joshua White, reknown jazz pianist will perform at our Annual Installation Dinner in June

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January 24, 2016

Come join us on Friday, June 3rd at the Marriott La Jolla to welcome incoming President, Rob Gorney, MD!  As part of the celebration, jazz pianist Joshua White and his trio will be performing.  Mr. White is from El Cajon and placed 2nd at the Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Festival in Washington, DC in...   read more


Dementia Care: Coping With Aging's Costliest Challenge

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January 8, 2016

When someone you love has dementia, the experience can be heartbreaking-and the expenses enormous. Here's how to manage you family's finances while providing the best care. http://time.com/money/page/coping-with-agings-costliest-challenge/