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Author Keith Ablow

SIX SIGNS YOU’VE FOUND TRUE LOVE

THEY say all you need is love — and having practiced psychiatry for 16 years, I can say it’s at the center of the biggest question people struggle with: Have I found love? In my life, have I been really, truly loved? So many of us are told in childhood …

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Author Keith Ablow

THIS TALK DOESN’T HAVE TO KILL YOU

WHAT’S harder to talk to your kids about than sex? For many families, it’s death. Some of us feel as though telling our children the truth about death will scare them or leave them psychologically scarred. Our anxieties about death feed the trouble we have talking about it. Our religious …

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Author Keith Ablow

REFLECTION ON REJECTION

REJECTION is a normal part of life. But coping with it or learning from it? That’s another thing entirely. Now, with so many people out of work and finding it hard to get jobs, rejection – and our reaction to it – has become especially important. Even as adults, rejection …

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Author Keith Ablow

DIVORCE INTERRUPTUS

THE lousy economy has become an unexpected ally of mine in the part of my practice devoted to couples therapy. Much of my success in this arena has depended on convincing couples on the threshold of divorce to slow down and consider alternatives to lawyering up. I encourage them to …

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09/19/2018 – Thinking Outside the Mailbox – Stamps and History. Presented by Henry Lukas, Education Director at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History at Regis College in Weston

Thinking Outside the Mailbox – Stamps and History – presented by Henry Lukas, Education Director at the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History at Regis College in Weston  Learn about the history of the U.S. postal system by viewing stamps issued since 1847, plus the very first postage stamp …

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09/19/2018 – A Year (and a life) in Paris

North Shore Photography Lecture Series – If you’re a traveler, you probably know the feeling. Over the second glass of wine at the bistro or trattoria, between the appetizer and main course, you turn to your partner and wonder aloud, “Wouldn’t it be fun to live here?” During their many …

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Quetiapine Exposure Does Not Appear to Increase Risk for Infant Malformations

In conclusion, these preliminary findings suggest that quetiapine is not a teratogen and could be used safely during pregnancy, but further research is needed to completely understand the risks involved.

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors May Increase Risk for Suboptimal Fetal Growth

Use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors for maternal depression may increase the risk for low birth weight in children.

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Transdermal Nicotine Boosts Mood and Cognitive Function in Late-Life Depression

Results showed a significant change in depression severity with a mean MADRS reduction of 18.45 and a response rate of 86.7%.

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Ketamine Infusions Reduce Suicidal Ideation in Depression: Characterizing Different Responses

Researchers found 3 distinct subgroups of patients in relation to suicidal ideation and effects of ketamine, with one group’s suicidal ideation completely eliminated and the other group’s improvement independent of depressed mood.

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Prenatal Insecticide Exposure in Mother May Be Linked to Risk for Autism in Children

Levels of p,p’-DDE were higher in mothers of children with autism than in mothers of children in the control group.

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