Robert Weiss on Huffington Post

Our expert Robert Weiss, MSW, C-SAT, who has a regular blog on Huffington Post, published a fascinating read on the changing way young people interact, relate, and date in the digital age. In “Love, Digital Style: The New Generation Gap,” Weiss discusses how intimacy, expectations, and roles have changed as the younger generation communicates more…

Overview of Treatments for Depression

While depression, or major depressive disorder, is a condition that has likely existed throughout human history, depression-specific treatments are relatively new. For centuries, the medical world was not able to successfully distinguish between different kinds of mental illness. Once depression was isolated as a unique disorder, science was able to begin developing treatment options that…

PTSD Rates Higher Among Women

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition springing from exposure to a traumatizing life event. The anxiety disorder is hallmarked by symptoms of avoidance, emotional numbness, hyper arousal and occasions of re-living the traumatic event. A review study, due for publication in this month’s issue of the Psychological Bulletin, says that women…