Transgender health care An FAQ sheet from SPARTA - a non-federal entity, built by, for and with members from all parts of the LGBT military community, working to educate about LGBT issues and policy concerns.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 20, 2017Topics: Keywords: / / /
TED The Voices Inside My Head To all appearances, Eleanor Longden was just like every other student, heading to college full of promise and without a care in the world. That was until the voices in her head started talking.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinNovember 7, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times Why Doctors Care About Happiness "The association of happiness and health remains a potent touchstone in both popular and medical culture. In practical terms, which actually causes the other is less relevant than the fact that both are important."
Contributor: Karlen BaderMarch 4, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / /
th Sex Talk Still Stigmatized in the Doctor’s Office Article describes why many patients hesitate to bring up sex and sexual dysfunction in the doctors office, and why many doctors are uncomfortable broaching the topic. Author recommends that patients should not feel uncomfortable raising the topic with physicians if they have a question or concern.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 20, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / / / / / / /
TED_light_200x200 Can Your Child’s Identity Shape Yours? by Andrew Solomon Listen to Andrew Soloman’s ideas about how one can find profound meaning in differences and how they can shape one’s identity. “As long as you experience your condition as an illness, it’s your prison. Once you experience it as an identity it’s the source of your freedom.”
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / /
Pulse Conundrum by Matthew Hirschtritt A third-year medical student’s narrative of wrestling with the discord between the patient he pictured when reading her medical record and the patient he met after walking into the exam room. A contemplation of chronic illness and hidden strengths.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / / / / /
Voice_of_America_Logo.svg_1 Poor Treatment of Mentally Ill Violates Their Human Rights by Lisa Schlein A follow-on to When Doctors Discriminate by Julianne Garey – learn more about the stigma of discrimination and what the World Health Organization has called “a hidden human rights emergency.”
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / / /
New York Times When Doctors Discriminate by Juliann Garey On average, people who have mental illness die 25 years earlier than those without one. Could this be due (at least in part) to a disparity in the care they receive as a result of healthcare workers’ stigma?
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
New York Times A Good Death by Joshua Bright One Man’s Passing - A slideshow of images depicting a “good death.”
Contributor: AdminJanuary 8, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / /