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MFTSource is designed to assist MFT's and related mental health professionals seeking resources for marriage and family therapy. By gathering books, links, articles, radio broadcasts, journals, and general information from the many sites on mental health, MFTSource offers valuable clinical resources for its visitors. MFTSource is an amazon.com affiliate, so you'll also find reading lists for each of the topics presented.

Important Disclaimer: While the clincial resources presented here may be relevant to a particular issue or case, they are in no way intended to replace your own professional clinical judgment. In the same spirit, for public visitors, these resources are not intended to replace the guidance of an appropriate professional.

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FEATURED BROADCASTS:

November 12, 2002 - Financing your clinic

There are various options to finance your practice, this includes investing your own savings, borrowing from friends and family and taking low interest personal loans.

 

November 12, 2002 - Living With not In Fear

This Tavis Smiley episode interviews psychiatrist Ivan Walks on the topic of Fear.

 

November 14, 2002 - New Clue about Depression

This All Things Considered episode looks at new research findings that suggest a genetic clue that may explain why many more women suffer from depression than men, and a specific brain abnormality that may help lead to an explanation of why depression tends to strike repeatedly in many people.

 

October 29, 2002 -Children and Depression

This Talk of the Nation focuses on the latest research in treating the growing number of children who are diagnosed with depression.

 

October 22, 2002 -Men's Health Series: Depression

This Talk of the Nation segment features a discussion on depression in males. Why do more men commit suicide than women but according to statistics, fewer men suffer from depression? Some psychologists think it's because men's depression isn't diagnosed correctly.

 

October 11, 2002 - Bipolar Disorder in Children

This Talk of the Nation segment features a discussion of the rise of bipolar disorder in children as well as difficulties in diagnosis and the latest treatments.

 

October 9, 2002 - Child Abuse Study and African Americans

This segment of theTavis Smiley interviews John Holton, vice president of Prevent Child Abuse America, and pediatrician Cindy Christian, about a new study which indicates that African Americans are three times as likely to be reported by doctors as potential child abusers. (6:15)

 

September 23, 2002 - Positive Psychology

This segment on Talk of the Nation focuses on a new type of therapy. Therapy is usually devoted to getting to the heart of your problem -- your parents' divorce, your miserable ex. But a new approach suggests developing your strengths. Neal Conan takes a look at why looking at the world through rose-colored glasses can help you have better mental health.

 

September 21, 2002 - Glenn Gould

This segment is about famed pianist Glenn Gould, who may have had Asperger's Syndrome. Aspergers, a condition related to autism, can make people hyper-sensitive to their environment. This may also explain his constant humming while he performed. An interesting look at a brilliant musician.

 

September 6, 2002 -The Psychological Effects of 9/11

Talk of the Nation Program with panel of psychologists discuss the aftermath of 9/11 from a psychological standpoint and the coping mechanisms used by many to deal with it.

September 4, 2002 -Relationship Disorders

Talk of the Nation Program segment on a possible new DSM diagnostic category. Some psychiatrists are pushing for this new category to explain problem relationships in families. It's called relational disorder.

 
 
EVENT links
Cape Cod 2002- Extraordinary people teaching timely and lively week-long continuing education courses for mental health and management professionals.
Continuing Mental Health (CME) Conferences
Psychwatch.com - Extensive Conference Listings