New York to Develop Strategies to Assist Returning Veterans and Their Families

Governor David A. Paterson recently announced that New York was one of nine states and one territory that participated in the National Policy Academy for returning veterans; a public-private collaborative aimed at developing strategies to improve services provided to returning veterans needing...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation More Effective for Depression in Those with Less Medication Resistance

In a study of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for depression published online this week in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, researchers reported that patients suffering from major depression were more likely to benefit from TMS if they had failed to respond to one antidepressant...

The PTSD Patient: Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester Treats the “Whole Person”

Over the past few years, there has developed a deeper understanding of the inter-relationship between physical and mental health. Mental health problems are real, affecting one’s thoughts, body, feelings and behavior. These feelings and behaviors are not just a passing phase and can be...