Dr. Dale’s Journal, Part 2: Hemlock (Chemotherapy)

Dr. Dale’s Journal, Part 2: Hemlock (Chemotherapy) This is the second entry in Dr. Dale’s Journal. Dale Maxwell’s ever-present goal was to make sure that everyone around him was enjoying life. Every second. When he worked as psychiatrist in Stillwater, Oklahoma, he directed the psych section of the university health …

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Dr. Dale’s Journal: Diagnosis Black

Dale Maxwell, M.D., (October 3, 1939-June 24, 1997). The results are in. You are going to die soon. What Would You Do? If you’re like me, you’ve wondered how you’d face a really terrifying diagnosis. Bravely? Prayerfully? Drunkenly? I picture myself running around the neighborhood from house to house banging …

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What Specifically Changes in Relationships when Anxiety Increases?

What Specifically Changes in Relationships when Anxiety Increases?  From an article by Hal DeShong, Ph.D., P.C. An article to supplement posts on relationship dependency also call ‘fuson.’ There are four biologically based anxiety-binding mechanisms that can be thought of as communication patterns: Conflict—When people cannot stop the dialogue. Distance—When people …

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“I’m Okay if You’re Okay and My Family, Your Family, and Friends are Okay”

“I’m Okay if You’re Okay and My Family, Your Family, and Friends are Okay”‘ The Pact by Jodi Picoult, Part Three **This article is not a standard review but a discussion of how the story weaves in lessons in psychology and behavior. To make sense of the following, you will need to …

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