Mental Health Parity Call-in Day 12/07/2007

I love the USA and am proud to be an American, but mental health care here sucks. As far as health insurance goes, even though psychiatry is a medical specialty, benefits pertaining to mental health are in a separate section of the policy and are NOT the same as those pertaining to other medical specialties.… Continue reading Mental Health Parity Call-in Day 12/07/2007


I’m finally getting through Michele Novotni‘s book What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don’t?: Social Skills Help for Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. In her chapter on disorganization, she relates a story about a woman who was getting a divorce. Now, this woman knew that the marriage was over, but she was hesitant about… Continue reading Piles

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder refresher

Kenneth J. Headen, M.D., psychiatrist and author, has written an excellent review about ADHD on his blog. Dr. Headen holds a special place in my heart. He and ariadneK were the first to link back to the original Psych Patient, MD blog. Both Dr. Headen’s and ariadneK’s blogs are worth bookmarking. The links are listed… Continue reading Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder refresher

Looking back

This being the time of year when people typically review and reminisce, I thought I would post my very first blog entry here. The original date of posting was May 31, 2005. It is in my first blog, PsychPatient, MD which you may read at here. Who do I think I am?! I am a… Continue reading Looking back