Resilience enhancing drugs - good news or another can of worms?

Resilience enhancing drugs - good news or another can of worms?

Dr Rebecca Brachman from Columbia University NY is a preventative psychopharmacologist. Wow! That’s an interesting new concept. She is a pioneer in the field of developing drugs to enhance resilience and prevent mental illness. ….Dr Brachman discusses the development of what is referred to as a new class of drugs that have been shown in her research to prevent PTSD and depression in mice.

Exercise is not a Dirty Word

Exercise is not a Dirty Word

When I returned to work from maternity leave, I was struggling with weight issues and general poor health following a tough flu season. My mood also plummeted from over-work and family responsibilities. Being a clinical psychologist, I worked hard at cognitive challenging and behavioural interventions but found it difficult to maintain. One critical factor that enhanced the above-listed strategies was exercise. For the first time in my life, I began to exercise with a different focus.