Monthly Archives: February 2012

Computerized Cognitive Training Restores Neural Activity in Schizophrenia

A new study published in the journal Neuron demonstrates that a specific type of computerized cognitive training can lead to significant neural and behavioral improvements in individuals with schizophrenia. According to the authors, ‘schizophrenia patients struggle with ‘reality monitoring. Although … Continue reading

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Cognitive Stimulation Beneficial in Dementia

According to a systematic review by Cochrane researchers, Cognitive stimulation therapies have beneficial effects on memory and thinking in people with dementia. Despite concerns that cognitive improvements may not be matched by improvements in quality of life, the review also … Continue reading

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Brain Changes in Obesity

Finnish researchers have found new evidence for the role of the brain in obesity. The central nervous system is actively involved in processing hunger signals and thus, controlling food intake. Research suggests that it is possible that the cause of … Continue reading

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CME Outfitters Launches New Expert Interview Format

CME Outfitters, LLC has launched a new educational format, the Expert Interview. This new format provides a forum for curriculum-based education by delivering an avenue for clinicians to submit specific questions to expert faculty that apply directly to clinical practice. … Continue reading

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Lewd, Crude, and Rude Behavior in Clinical Practice

A very interesting article in this month’s Psychosomatics Journal that discusses a subject that is rarely written about in medical literature – lewd, crude, and rude language and behaviors are often heard and seen in clinical practice. The authors write … Continue reading

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