Dementia – Myths and Realities

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Simon Tan, PsyD Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Neurology, Clinical Neuropsychologist Stanford University Medical Center September 27, 2007 Watch the video Lecture Overview: Given that approximately 6%-8% of those over 65 years of age, and 33% of those over 85 years old have some symptoms of dementia, Dr. Tan’s lecture …

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Understanding Adult and Pediatric Eating Disorders

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Debra L. Safer, MD Co-Director, Stanford Eating and Weight Disorder Program November 1, 2012 Eating disorders are abnormal behavior patterns that compromise physical health and mental well-being. These behaviors include anorexia nervosa (self-starvation), bulimia nervosa (binge eating and purging), binge eating disorder, and other non-specified conditions. Anorexia affects 10 …

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Cognitive and Affective Function in Late Life

Posted By SHL Librarian Anxiety and Depression in Mid-To Late Life Speaker: Ruth O’Hara, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University Medical Center April 17, 2014 Watch the video For most people, forgetting a word, misplacing the keys, or becoming easily distracted is a normal part of aging, the result of general …

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Mental Health Improvement Through Early Detection and Intervention

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Steven Adelsheim, MD Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University Medical Center June 5, 2014 Watch the video Psychosis is a serious mental disorder that causes thinking and emotions to become so impaired that the person loses contact with reality and the ability to function in ordinary …

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A Practical, Holistic Approach to Stress & Wellness in a High Pressure World

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Nadia E. Haddad, MD, MS Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences April 14, 2016 Stress is an undeniable aspect of modern life. Though everyone experiences and responds to stress in an individual way, stress is defined as physical and psychological pressure that causes a disturbance in your body’s natural …

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