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Ashley Bouzis

CBT for Insomnia

by: Ashley Bouzis | Jun 06, 2016

Insomnia is estimated to effect 6-10% of the adult population and can have a significant impact on your quality of life, long-term health outcomes, work performance and mood. While most individuals will be impacted by insomnia at some point in their lives, people who develop severe or chronic insomnia are often left feeling as though there is no solution to the problem despite trying their hardest to adhere to good sleep practices... Read More

Mary Lemberg

Autism and SSRI Exposure

by: Mary Lemberg | Jan 25, 2016

Deciding on whether to take a SSRI/antidepressant during pregnancy can be a difficult one. After considering the various aspects, in general, the benefits outweigh the risks in moderate to severe conditions... Read More

Peter Roy-Byrne

What is Evidence Based Treatment?

by: Peter Roy-Byrne | Dec 08, 2015

The last quarter of a century has produced an amazing amount of scientific knowledge about treatments that "work" for specific psychiatric problems (such as major depression, panic disorder, PTSD, alcoholism, etc). State of the art medical care involves using this research knowledge to guide treatment in the real world. At PMA we see evidenced-based treatment as having both a "group" and an "individual" component... Read More

Brian Vath

Treating ADHD in Adults

by: Brian Vath | Nov 20, 2015

Adult ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a complicated neuropsychiatric condition that starts in childhood and can persist into adulthood. Symptoms can include trouble with focus and concentration, impulsivity, disorganization, and difficulty completing tasks... Read More

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We at Psychiatric Medicine Associates share in the collective grief and anger over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aubery, Manuel Ellis and so many other members of the Black community who have lost their lives to senseless...

Black Lives Matter

by: Ashley Bouzis | Jun. 05, 2020

We at Psychiatric Medicine Associates share in the collective grief and anger over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aubery, Manuel Ellis and so many other members of the Black community who have lost their lives to senseless...

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Genetic Testing

by: Peter Roy-Byrne | Jan. 23, 2019

Many of our patients are inquiring about whether they should be obtaining a "genetic test" to help select the best antidepressant for them.

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Sometimes it can feel like a partner's low mood is contagious. We can take our stress home with us after a challenging day at work, or feel irritable or withdrawn for a variety of reasons, impacting the moods of other family members.

Depression and Your...

by: Christine Paprocki | Jan. 03, 2019

Sometimes it can feel like a partner's low mood is contagious. We can take our stress home with us after a challenging day at work, or feel irritable or withdrawn for a variety of reasons, impacting the moods of other family members.

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