Promises’ Dr. Greg Skipper Co-Authors JAMA Article on Physician Impairment

Greg Skipper, MD, director of Professional Health Services at Promises Treatment Centers, has co-authored an article on physician impairment in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. (JAMA). JAMA, established in 1883, is among the most influential and prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals today. The article “Identification of Physician Impairment” explains that because alcohol, narcotic and seditive addiction…

Depression in Preschool Is Real

Preschool depression is the term mental health professionals use to describe symptoms of major depression that appear in children younger than 6. At one point, there was considerable doubt among these professionals that such a condition truly existed. However, evidence gathered in the last several years strongly supports its reality. According to a study published…