Browsing Month August, 2015

Treating Anxiety Disorder in Older Adults

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Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults By Michael B. Friedman, LMSW; Lisa Furst, LMSW, MPH; Zvi D. Gellis, PhD; and Kimberly Williams, LMSW Social Work Today Vol. 13 No. 4 P. 10 Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health conditions, and in any given year, about 10% of adults aged 65 and older experience a diagnosable anxiety disorder (Byers, Yaffe,

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Helping Veterans in Rural Areas

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Reaching Rural Veterans By Liza Greville, LCSW Social Work Today Vol. 14 No. 3 P. 6 Approximately 36% of America’s 22 million veterans of military service live in rural areas, and 6% of those rural veterans are women, according to Byron Bair, MD, FACP, MBA, director of the Veterans Rural Health Resource Center, Western Region, for the VA’s Office of Rural

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What Shall I Do Regarding Placement ? Shall I or Shall I Not ?

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Placing a Loved One in Assisted Living By Allan S. Vann, EdD, MS Social Work Today Vol. 14 No. 3 P. 30 Seven months after placing my wife, Clare, in the dementia unit of a nearby assisted-living facility, I unexpectedly plunged into a weeklong bout of serious depression. Until that time, I thought I had been dealing as well as could be expected to Clare no

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A Way of Treating Eating Disorder

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Mindfulness and Disordered Eating: Food Is Not the Enemy By Char Wilkins, MSW, LCSW Social Work Today Vol. 14 No. 5 P. 26 Food is neither good nor bad; it’s a matter of how a client reacts to her thoughts and emotions about how she eats. The only way clients will mindfully turn towards the difficult is if it is also the therapists’ practice to stay when they

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