Tag: <span>psychological diagnosis</span>

Differential Diagnosis

A consistent and recurrent, if not recently increasing, when a patient is referred to my practice for pain and depression, s/he has a more pressing agenda: “problems with the workers’ compensation system.” One could reasonably argue that depression is attributable to, or exacerbate by, hurdles encountered in the “system” However, we tend to distinguish between …

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Diagnosis I – Hanging Files

Diagnosis & Diagnostic Process Think of psychological diagnosis, like physical diagnosis, as a classification system that looks like a filing cabinet with numerous drawers and hanging files within each. For the next four weeks, I will talk about three drawers in that filing cabinet; the first being a drawer marked Anxiety Disorders.‚Äù I will also …

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Pain and Sleep Architecture

This Week’s Topic: There is actually a four way relationship between sleep and pain: a. As you know pain can disrupt …
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Depression As A Disease

a. Should an injured worker be given all possible assistance as well as protection from re-injury or exacerbation of his/her …
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Pseudo Р“Posttraumatic Stress Disorders”

A worker lifted a machine part and strained his back at work two weeks ago. His attorney says that he needs care for posttraumatic …
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