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Ascension Seton psychologist wins prestigious award

Ascension Seton psychologist wins prestigious award Lloyd Berg, PhD, receives accolade for outstanding contributions Lloyd Berg, PhD, ABPP, a board-certified clinical health psychologist at the Ascension Seton Mind Institute, has received the 2016 Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for Health…
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Pain now, or problems later? Acetaminophen, ADHD linked

Pain now, or problems later? Acetaminophen, ADHD linked New research shows link between acetaminophen use in pregnancy and ADHD in children For years, expecting moms have turned to a common pain reliever to treat the aches and pains of pregnancy. Acetaminophen is one of the few over-the-counter drugs considered safe to use during pregnancy. But new research published in…
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Common Allergy Drugs Linked to Memory Problems

Common Allergy Drugs Linked to Memory Problems If you’re struggling with seasonal allergies, watch out for some common allergy drugs that are linked to problems with memory, language and thinking. A new study shows that older adults taking widely-used drugs for issues including allergies, sleep, depression and overactive bladder had decreased brain sizes and cognitive…
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Back Pain? Meditate on It

Back Pain? Meditate on It Mindfulness May Help Manage Chronic Lower Back Pain Chronic lower back pain is a common issue among adults. Some might turn to medications or even surgery for a quick fix. But less aggressive treatments such as mindfulness-based stress reduction may be a better option to…
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ADHD Drug Misuse Prompting More ER Visits

ADHD Drug Misuse Prompting More ER Visits A new study shows an alarming increase in emergency room visits by young adults who misuse a popular prescription known as a “study drug.” Dr. Sonia Krishna And in her experience, a Ascension Seton Mind Institute expert in child and adolescent psychiatry says that…
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Rethinking ADHD Diagnoses

Rethinking ADHD Diagnoses Over the past two decades, there has been a spike in the diagnoses of attention hyperactivity deficit disorder (ADHD) in children. Are there more kids with ADHD or are they being over-diagnosed and, ultimately, overmedicated? “Attentional issues are common experiences among all children, so most people endorse having some…
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Generations Program Tackles Depression in Older Adults

A KVUE-TV medical report spotlighted the Ascension Seton Mind Institute’s Generations outpatient program for senior adults at Ascension Seton Northwest Hospitalwho fear they may be falling into depression. ‘Depression is the most treatable thing,’ Debbie Kinsey, a clinical social worker, told KVUE. ‘It’s not an inevitable outcome of getting old. It’s one of…
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