I Blame Descartes | Karen Lankford, PhD, Neuroscientist at Yale University

We have a group of serious medical conditions that we are not looking at as medical problems. We are not using all the tools in our toolkit to try and understand them or to educate the most susceptible populations to enable them to identify warning signs and seek treatment. Why is this? For this, I blame Descartes.

The Psychiatrist’s Perspective on Depression | Dierich M. Kaiser, MD, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and Western Tidewater Community Services Board

Human emotions live within a landscape filled with hills, valleys and vistas that are in-part visible and in-part invisible. We have to exert effort to see as much of our own emotional landscape as possible so that we can understand our emotional limitations and capabilities.

More Young People Impacted by Alzheimer’s Than Those Who Live With It Part II | Karen Lankford, PhD, and Dierich M. Kaiser, MD

People often refer to those caring for a spouse or parent with dementia as heroic, but not everyone is cut out to be that kind of hero. Like they say in the military: If this kind of courage was easy, they would not give out medals for it.