Telemedicine, Confidentiality, & HIPAA Our medical information should remain private, and for good reason. Knowledge of our well-being can be deviously sold to advertising companies, used to defraud us, or generally disseminated to those without our best interests in mind. We already know the doctor-patient relationship is protected. In a psychiatric office we know the […]
The availability of booze in the US is hard to overlook. Beer sections at the supermarket are a cornucopia of brews. Same with wine. There’s a liquor store walking distance from almost every residence. There are alcohol wholesale markets as big and plentiful as Costco
(who stock their own selection of tipples). To many who shop at these stores
and drink in moderation, abstaining from alcohol is simple.
Sadly, that is not the case for the
roughly 16 million Americans with alcohol use disorder (AUD).
Understanding Autism Autism is a disorder of behavioral and communicative disruption which is often misunderstood by the public. Those with no friend or family member with autism may be confused about what it is and how it affects people. Contrary to countless movies and TV shows, people with autism live all kinds of lives and […]
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the most widespread mental health treatments used today. If you’ve been following us at BregmanMD you may be familiar with it. Still, too few people are familiar with the specifics of CBT. Here I’ll try to illuminate just how it works.
Eating Disorders: “Complete Recovery is Possible” We all have to eat. It’s one of those things like breathing or sleeping. We need it to survive. In fact eating gives us the fuel to draw a breath or crawl into bed. One could argue it is the most necessary necessity. Unfortunately there are some disorders that […]