Monthly Archives: January 2011

Self-Care for Caregivers and Everyone Else

Last November I had the opportunity to write a column for the Medical Journal Houston about physicians and self-care. It was published in the December issue. Although the article focused on doctors, the issue of self-care seems to be a … Continue reading

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What I Remembered that I Forgot that I Learned Working on the Adolescent Unit

Many years ago, when I was a child psychiatry resident in training, I spent six months working on an adolescent inpatient psychiatry unit.  While I learned a lot about child and adolescent psychiatry during this experience, I also learned a … Continue reading

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Hanging at the Top of the Roller Coaster

What a jumbled up week this has been…  Things I have noticed: Feeling very attached to news from and word about the Arizona shootings/tragedy on January 8.  Sharing the moment of silence during the televised memorial service on January 12 … Continue reading

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Today is Epiphany, the day celebrated in many Christian traditions as the occasion of the Magi, or the “Three Wise Men”, finding baby Jesus.  We are taught that they followed a bright star in the sky to the baby.  Last … Continue reading

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