MHConcierge posts for the week of 9-20-21

MHConcierge posts for the week of 9-20-21

“Consuming Fruit and Vegetables and Exercising Can Make You Happier” – This research is the first to assess the causation of how happiness, the consumption of fruit and vegetables and exercising are related, rather than generalising a correlation.  It found that it is the consumption of fruit and vegetables and exercising that makes people happy and not the other way round.  This info may provide helpful behavioral info for your clients/patients – or for your own well-being. From: NeuroscienceNews.com “Increasing use of behavioral care helps patients recover faster from surgery” – this post reviews a growing body of evidence about perioperative

MHConcierge posts for 8-23-21, tech innovations and resources

MHConcierge posts for 8-23-21, tech innovations and resources

How Hushmail Can Help Your Private Therapy Practice Stay Compliant  – this blog post from Brighter Vision reviews email HIPAA risks and the advantages of encrypted email services. FDA OKs Stimulation Device for Anxiety in Depression – the FDA expanded approval for the noninvasive BrainsWay Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Deep TMSTM) System to include treatment of comorbid anxiety symptoms in adult patients with depression based on data on 573 patients which “demonstrated a treatment effect that was consistent, robust, and clinically meaningful for decreasing anxiety symptoms in adult patients suffering from major depressive disorder…” From: Medscape.com 4 Key questions to consider

MHConcierge posts for 5-27-21: Local resources and innovators

U of MN psychologist Rochelle Moen, PhD, LP is interviewed about psychological and social challenges of post-COVID reintegration, offers tips for adjusting. Many are feeling cautious, or even anxious, about not wearing a mask and having more contact with others.  Dr. Moen offers tips for when to push adjustment vs “go slow,” “progressive exposure” to change, evaluating the accuracy of concerns/anxieties, and more.  From:  MinnPost.com’s mental health beat. When families are engaged in medical primary care, outcomes improve and medical providers benefit, too.  This commentary provides reviews several models for providing integrative, or as MHConcierge prefers, interprofessional, services.  It also