Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation – Where Physics Meets Psychiatry
When I was sitting in my physics course during junior year of college, I never thought that the laws and theories I was learning while rolling my eyes because of course none of this would ever apply to my future, would have an impact on my career. Little did I know, that during my college […]
Depression in Youth: A look back to the future
As Depression Awareness Month approaches the end of October, so does the final article in my series Depression Through the Lifespan. We have taken a retrograde journey starting from geriatric depression, to middle age and young adults. Now, we will explore depression in the pediatric and adolescent population, where it all begins for many patients. […]
Depression in the Elderly: Does Grandma Have a Problem, or Is She Just Getting Old?
As the expected lifespan increases with medical advancements in diagnostic tools and treatments, it is not surprising that conditions may persist or arise in the geriatric population (defined by the World Health Organization as over age 65) which have not been seen in decades past. In the behavioral health community, we, as providers are noticing […]
Depression in Middle Age: A Mid-Life Crisis or a Mid-Life Depression?
As the baby boomers are moving into the geriatric population, and the Generation Xers are heading into their middle-age years, we are seeing depression rise in the offspring of the baby boomers. This may be attributed to the slowly decreasing stigma surrounding mental health disorders, paving the way for more people to seek and accept […]
The 5 E’s: Depression in the Family; What Can I Do When I Can’t Do Anything?
As difficult as clinical depression is for the person experiencing the debilitating symptoms, it is likewise difficult and emotionally draining for the family members to witness the day-to-day struggle their loved one has to bear. This “out-of-control” feeling can greatly affect family members and can often have a negative impact on the patient. Not wanting […]
Being “Anti” Antidepressants
If you are seeking treatment options for your depression, but want to avoid drug therapy altogether, SuccessTMS can help. Treating depression without pharmaceutical medication is possible, and today we want to talk about some of the alternatives to drug therapy for fighting depression. The bottom line? It’s totally doable, and the treatment options work. Take […]
Women and Depression – Not Just Our Lot In Life
Females make up the majority of the population in the U.S., and the world, for that matter. Despite this long-standing fact, research on Major Depression and how it directly affects women during the life-cycle has been slow to produce definitive data with very few guidelines on how to best approach this population. As a woman […]
Depression – A Human Perspective
I have been practicing psychiatry for almost 10 years, and of all the mental health conditions I have treated, depression is the one that, in my opinion, has the most global impact, affecting patients and their families. Depression burrows its dark roots in every sphere of a patient’s life.
Getting To Know Dr. Lindsay Israel, MD
SuccessTMS is overjoyed to have Dr. Lindsay Israel, MD, an experienced psychiatrist and Florida native, join our team. With over 15 years of experience in the psychiatric field and a passion for saving lives, Dr. Israel fits right in.
How TMS Can Change Your Life
Are you tired of your medication not working? Are you going in circles with traditional talk therapy? Are you afraid of the side effects of invasive therapies like ECT? What if we told you there’s another alternative that can completely change your life? If we have learned anything over the last decade of research, it’s […]