David Tolin, PhD

Bio

Dr. Tolin, a Sharecare expert, is Director of the Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy at the Institute of Living in Hartford, CT. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Tolin has been featured on several TV programs about mental disorders, including "Hoarders" and "The OCD Project," as well as numerous appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Dr. Oz Show, and others. Dr. Tolin has authored nearly 200 scientific articles, chapters, and books, including "Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding."

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- From African drums to Viennese waltzes, people from around the world tune into common beats, a new study suggests.

    The research also supports the notion of music as a means of unifying people socially, the researchers said.

    "Our findings ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- From African drums to Viennese waltzes, people from around the world tune into common beats, a new study suggests.

    The research also supports the notion of music as a means of unifying people socially, the researchers said.

    "Our findings ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study shows.

    Australian researchers say the findings highlight the need to spot and treat depression when...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study shows.

    Australian researchers say the findings highlight the need to spot and treat depression when...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs might influence a person's aggressive behaviors, increasing or decreasing their irritability and violent tendencies, a new clinical trial suggests.

    Men taking statins typically become less aggressive, while wome...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs might influence a person's aggressive behaviors, increasing or decreasing their irritability and violent tendencies, a new clinical trial suggests.

    Men taking statins typically become less aggressive, while wome...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of teens and young adults are being prescribed powerful antipsychotics, even though the medications aren't approved to treat two disorders -- ADHD and depression -- they are commonly used for, a new study shows.

    Researchers fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Guns are owned by nearly one in three Americans. And many of those people are part of a "social gun culture" that includes hunters and gun club members, a new survey finds.

    "We were not surprised by the degree of gun own...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of U.S. children and teens have been physically assaulted -- mostly by siblings and peers -- in the past year, a new study finds.

    And one in 20 kids has been physically abused by a parent or another caregiver in the same time p...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young Americans are more accepting of working mothers than previous generations were, a new study finds.

    Researchers say the views of millennials -- those born roughly between 1980 and 2000 -- reflect growing gender equ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There is no evidence that having same-sex parents harms children in any way, a new comprehensive review finds.

    The well-being of children of same-sex couples was an issue the U.S. Supreme Court addressed in its landmark 5-4 ruling on Friday that u...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Small talk can help men get better business deals, but the same may not be true for women, a new study says.

    Among men, small talk before negotiations creates social bonds and increases the chances of good results, the researchers found.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that having a female boss doesn't necessarily translate into higher wages for working women.

    A study from the University of California, Berkley found that working under a female manager may actually lower women's salaries.<...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision on Friday now guarantees the right to marriage for same-sex couples across the nation.

    In a close 5 to 4 vote, the judges upheld the legality of gay and lesbian couples to marry -- something that 36 state...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Psychotherapy can help some people avoid the disruptive behaviors linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and a new study suggests that brain scans can help spot those patients for whom the therapy will be most effective.

    The treatment is ...Full Article