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Mental Disorders

Glenn Brynes, Ph.D., M.D.

Glenn Brynes, Ph.D., M.D. Dr. Brynes practices in Baltimore County Maryland, treating adults with anxiety, ADHD,depression, and bipolar disorder. As a psychiatrist, it is his goal to help his patients gain a sense of control, and he take the time to help them learn how to keep themselves well. Throughout his patients’ treatment, if they wish, he will work with their...

The Hare Psychopathy Checklist - Screening Version (PCL:SV)

The Hare Psychopathy Checklist - Screening Version (PCL:SV) The original Hare Psychopathy Checklist Revised (PCL-R) has become the standard assessment measure for forensic and correctional populations. However, many professionals requested a brief instrument that has high validity and high reliability ratings similar to the complete Hare PCL-R. The Hare PCL:SV was not designed to replace the PCL-R, but to...

North American Society of Adlerian Psychology

North American Society of Adlerian Psychology NASAP is The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. Their mission is to foster and promote the research, knowledge, training, and application of Adlerian Psychology, maintaining its principles and encouraging its growth. Alfred Adler, M.D., was an early associate of Sigmund Freud in Vienna, but his revolutionary observations triggered a...

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability...

Scrupulosity

Scrupulosity Religious faith and religious education are not generally the causes of Scrupulosity. Actually, Scrupulosity is a form of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. (OCD) OCD appears to be a biologically based disorder with severe psychological consequences. The disorder occurs in 2-3% of the population (5-7 million sufferers in the U.S.). About 10% of the...

Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders Personality disorders are pervasive chronic psychological disorders, which can greatly affect a person's life. Having a personality disorder can negatively affect one's work, one's family, and one's social life. Personality disorders exists on a continuum so they can be mild to more severe in terms of how pervasive and to what extent a person...

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress® is a multidisciplinary network of professionals who are committed to the advancement of intervention for survivors of trauma. The Academy in collaboration with the National Center for Crisis Management aims to identify expertise among professionals, across disciplines, and provide standards for...

Guide to Bipolar Disorder

Guide to Bipolar Disorder bipolarhome.org is the complete guide to bipolar disorder symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depressive illness, is a common illness characterized by current episodes of mania and major depression. An affected person's mood can swing from excessive highs (mania) to profound hopelessness (depression), usually...

Anxiety Panic Hub

Anxiety Panic Hub There are five major Anxiety Disorders and it is not unusual for people to experience symptoms of more than one Anxiety Disorder at the same time. e.g. a person with panic disorder may also have symptoms of social anxiety and/or some symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder. Panic Disorder is the fear of having a spontaneous panic attack. The...

ADD Consults - Psychoeducation for ADD and ADHD

ADD. Consults - Psychoeducation for ADD and ADHD Information and resources about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (also known as ADD or ADHD). Personalized e-mail consultations provided within 48 hours by Terry Matlen, M.S.W., A.C.S.W. The knowledge base and understanding of how to cope with ADHD is expanding rapidly. To help you keep abreast of the latest techniques and strategies have...

Schizophrenia Society of Canada

Schizophrenia Society of Canada The Schizophrenia Society of Canada Foundation (SSCF) was founded in 1994 with a generous donation from the late Dr. Michael Smith. Dr. Smith's donation of half of his Nobel Prize Laureate monies was used to help form a research fund. It is a legacy that continues to inspire others to invest in research initiatives today. The Schizophrenia Society...

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder: A Review of the Past 10 Years

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder: A Review of the Past 10 Years Objective: To provide a review of the epidemiology, phenomenology, natural course, comorbidity, neurobiology, and treatment of child and adolescent bipolar disorder (BP) for the past 10 years. This review is provided to prepare applicants for recertification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Method: Literature from Medline and...

Depression Screener

Depression Screener Taking a depression-screening test is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of clinical depression. The depression-screening test on this site is completely anonymous and confidential. The screening test on this web site is intended solely for the purpose of identifying the symptoms of depressive...

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Founded in 1936, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) is an international group of over 3000 psychologists, allied scientists, students, and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of important social issues. In various ways, SPSSI seeks to bring theory and practice into focus on...

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) The field of child development received formal recognition in 1922-23 through the appointment of a subcommittee on Child Development of the National Research Council. In 1925, under the direction of Robert S. Woodworth, an eminent experimental psychologist, this group became the Committee in Child Development with offices and staff in the National...