Dr. David Henderson

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April 03, 2014
David Henderson

Seeing a mental health professional can be a scary thing to do, but with some preparation ahead of time, you can be confident that you are taking the right steps toward securing your own or a family member’s mental health. Here are just a few recommendations: Do your research ahead of time. Reading online reviews of a doctor can be...

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March 31, 2014
David Henderson

Ever seen that movie, What About Bob? One of the funniest scenes in the movie is also one of the most glaring proofs of how ignorant many people are about mental illness. Bob has been placed in a sanatorium by his analyst, and he sits casually telling a joke to the hospital staff. “Roses are red. Violets are blue. I’m...

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March 24, 2014
David Henderson

The Center for Disease control reports that insufficient sleep contributes to: 1. Depression 2. Unattractiveness 3. Skin aging 4. Weight gain 5. Less sex 6. More arguments 7. Marital dissatisfaction As a physician and psychiatrist, poor sleep quality is one of the most common complaints I hear. Insomnia can include trouble falling asleep, trouble staying asleep, and early morning awakenings...

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March 20, 2014
David Henderson

In this post, I'm discussing a recent article in the Huffington Post.  The title is quite a mouthful: 10 Surprising Things That Benefit Our Brains That You Can Do Every Day. I’d like to address just five of them. If you’re interested in reading the entire article, you can click the link above. 1. A tired brain is a creative brain. When we get...

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