Monthly Archives May 2012

Should ‘Mother’s Day’ Be Replaced by ‘Women’s Day’?

Today women have more opportunities than at any prior time but still are expected to fill an almost comically large number of roles”, writes psychiatrist Anna Fels, author of the book “Necessary Dreams: ambition in women’s changing lives”. Fels notes that: Women view ambition as selfishness, self-aggrandizement, egotism, or manipulation of others for one’s own ends Women who deplored ambition in reference to their own lives freely admitted to admiring it in men Today’s women of accomplishment in the public eye often repeat the same self-abnegating stance of women of earlier times • Women’s source of identity and affirmation is
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Categories: Health Matters Blog.

Whole Psychiatrists’ Stalk Physical Causes of Mental Problems

The year was 1983. “A woman came to me with a panic disorder,” recalls Robert J. Hedaya, MD, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Georgetown Medical School in Washington. “She was 55, had one child about to go off to college. Her situation seemed pretty straightforward — probably separation anxiety… Read More
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Categories: The Center for Whole Psychiatry + Brain Recovery in the News.

Dr. Hedaya quoted in a WebMD interview with Actress/Author Julianne Moore

“WebMD columnist Gina Shaw interviews Actress/Author Julianne Moore in “Save the Children: Julianne Moore on U.S. Poverty, Being 50, and Losing Her Mom” – available online and at newsstands. Save the Children: Julianne Moore on U.S. Poverty, Being 50, and Losing Her Mom by wholepsych on Scribd
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Categories: Interviews with Dr. Hedaya and The Center for Whole Psychiatry + Brain Recovery in the News.

Taking Your Patients from Better to Well with The Center for Whole Psychiatry + Brain Recovery

This 2-hour video is a recording of Dr. Hedaya’s presentation to the Washington Psychiatric Society in September 2010. Dr. Hedaya discusses the scientific basis of the Whole psychiatry method, as well as some potential interventions for patients. This is a 2-hour presentation and depending on your internet speed, it may take a few minutes before the video is ready to play.
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Categories: Interviews with Dr. Hedaya and The Center for Whole Psychiatry + Brain Recovery in the News.

A conversation between Jeffrey Zavik, CEO – Immuno Laboratories, and Robert J. Hedaya, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.,

Jeffrey Zavik: Dr. Hedaya is the director of the Hedaya Clinic and National Center for The Center for Whole Psychiatry + Brain Recovery based in Chevy Chase, Maryland and a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. I just finished looking at his nice website which is a very easy site to navigate and it is easy to find and remember. It is www.wholepsych.com. We recommend our readers and listeners to visit your site and get more information there as well. You are the author of at least three documents, I think more than that, but
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Categories: Articles & White Papers, Interviews with Dr. Hedaya, and The Center for Whole Psychiatry + Brain Recovery in the News.