Leo Sher, M.D. PLoS Medicine, a journal published by the Public Library of Science (2008 Impact Factor = 12.185) has published the article, “Secondary Prevention of Suicide” by Debora Ganz, M. Dolores Braquehais, and Leo Sher. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, […]
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Leo Sher, M.D. A new study examined the cross-sectional relationship of chocolate consumption with depressed mood in adult men and women (1). The study conducted at the University of California in San Diego and published in a recent issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that individuals with depressive symptoms eat more chocolate.
Leo Sher, M.D. The British Journal of Psychiatry published a research report suggesting that eating a diet high in processed food increases the risk of depression (1). Researchers from the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London examined data on diet among about 3,500 middle-aged civil servants, splitting participants into two types […]
Abstracts of the chapters of the following books are now available on our website: Sher L., Vilens A. (editors). Terror and Suicide. Sher L., Vilens A. (editors). Suicide in the Military. Sher L., Vilens A. (editors). War and Suicide. Sher L., Vilens A. (editors). Internet and Suicide. Sher L. (editor). Comorbidity of Depression and Alcohol […]
Steven Lippmann, M.D. The Minnesota nurse who assisted several suicides in recent years has been formally charged with two (2) criminal felony counts of aiding suicide. He reportedly, encouraged a man to hang himself in England and for a teenage girl to drown herself in Canada. Hopefully this will send message to others.
Leo Sher, M.D. The VI Baltic Symposium on Biological Psychiatry will be held on April 23, 2010 in Palanga, Lithuania. The meeting has been organized by Dr. Robertas Bunevicius, the Director of the Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation of the Kaunas University of Medicine in Palanga, Lithuania, Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry […]
Leo Sher, M.D. Congratulations to María Dolores Braquehais Conesa, M.D., Ph.D., our Distinguished Guest, on her appointment as the Clinical Director of the Inpatient Unit of the Barcelona Integrated Care Programme for Sick Physicians and Nurses! Dr. Braquehais Conesa is a person of exceptional personal and professional integrity. Her education, training, interpersonal skills, and dedication […]
Leo Sher, M.D. I am happy to congratulate Trine Flensborg-Madsen and Rasmus Revsbech on the birth of their son, Asger. Asger was born on February 27, 2010, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Trine Flensborg-Madsen is affiliated with the University of Copenhagen. She defended her Ph.D. dissertation, “Alcohol use disorders – in relation to alcohol consumption, psychiatric comorbidity, […]
Leo Sher, M.D. “Psychiatry Today,” a Japanese scientific news bulletin, has just published a report on the symposium, “Translational neuroscience may inform treatment development for posttraumatic stress disorder” that was held on June 28, 2009 during the 9th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry (June 28-July 2, 2009, Palace of Congresses (Le Palais des Congrès de […]
The books, “War and Suicide,” “Suicide in the Military” and “Terror and Suicide” edited by Leo Sher and Alexander Vilens have recently been published by Nova Science Publishers in New York. Abstracts of the chapters of these book are now available on our website. To read abstracts of the “War and Suicide” chapters, please, click […]