Category: Mental Health and Wellness

Why did he do it?

It’s hard not to shake your head on hearing the latest news about “Weinergate.” I have been asked now several times in the media for my opinion on this. Was it because of his position of power? Was it because of something going on inside of him? Why did he lie when caught? What does it […]

Hopeful treatment for intellectual disabilities.  Really interesting article in the Los Angeles Times this week on Mynocycline (a medication used to treat acne) and its potential use to treat fragile X.  Of those in the study, 70% of the participants showed improvement in language, behavior, and cognitive function.   These are all behavioral issues that have been […]

I have watched the news a lot lately and I am shocked at the rise in the number of cases they are covering of bullying.    2 guilty pleas, no jail time in Massachusetts bullying suicide case.  This morning I watched as one person suggested the remedy for being taunted for being different, or bullied, was to–well, uh–for the […]