In our current pharmaceutical-based culture, we forget that how we feel, our “moods” are strongly shaped by relationship dynamics. This holds true even for depression. Here’s a case that shows how this works.
This Family Medicine hospital consultation involved a mute patient who had just had her leg amputated. The hospital staff was angry at her. Then this young doctor took the time to learn what was going on and everything changed.
When family dysfunction meets disease: How a therapy session transformed family patterns and helped a young woman improve her self-care.
Dr. Dave on How To Love Your Very Self: He shares his reflections on how we lose our self-love and how to get it back.
“Compliance carries with it a sense of futility for the individual and is associated with the idea that nothing matters, life is not worth living…”
Dave: In my view the depressed person is often the emotionally healthiest or better, the most emotionally adequate member of
Check out this unexpectedly lovely story from The New York Times. It’s the tale of a man, Joe Holt, and
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Amy: “If you don’t start offending your wife, I don’t think you’re going to have a marriage.” I heard these words
Dave: Our blog is set up to provide alternative ways of thinking about emotional, behavioral, mental, psychiatric problems. We are