Deborah Serani, PsyD

Bio

Dr. Deborah Serani is an expert in depression and trauma. She is a licensed psychologist and certified psychoanalyst in practice for over twenty years in New York. She's the author of the award-winning book, "Living with Depression," and "Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers" by The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. Dr. Serani is a go-to media expert with interviews in Psychology Today, Newsday, The Chicago Tribune, Glamour Magazine, The Associated Press,and affiliate radio programs at CBS and NPR, just to name a few. She has also worked as a technical advisor for the NBC television show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and personality disorders are common reasons why psychiatric patients in Belgium request help to die due to unbearable suffering, a new study found.

    Euthanasia has been legal in Belgium since 2002, and involves the use of drugs taken b...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and personality disorders are common reasons why psychiatric patients in Belgium request help to die due to unbearable suffering, a new study found.

    Euthanasia has been legal in Belgium since 2002, and involves the use of drugs taken b...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged women with a solid social life face a significantly lower risk for suicide than those who live in relative isolation, new research suggests.

    Moreover, friendships and outside activities were found to offer protection against suicide...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense Jealousy may trigger drinking problems, a new study suggests.

    The researchers found that those whose self-esteem was dependent on their relationships were more likely to turn to alcohol if they became jealous. However, the study did not p...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense Jealousy may trigger drinking problems, a new study suggests.

    The researchers found that those whose self-esteem was dependent on their relationships were more likely to turn to alcohol if they became jealous. However, the study did not p...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Desk jobs aren't good for your health, but working on your feet could spell trouble, too, researchers say.

    Standing five hours a day contributes to significant and prolonged lower-limb muscle fatigue, a small study concluded. This may raise your ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Desk jobs aren't good for your health, but working on your feet could spell trouble, too, researchers say.

    Standing five hours a day contributes to significant and prolonged lower-limb muscle fatigue, a small study concluded. This may raise your ...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bias against gays and lesbians is falling among Americans, a new study finds.

    "Many people have this gut feeling that our culture has changed. We wondered whether people's attitudes were really changing, or if people today just feel more pressure ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting.

    The study included 128 college-aged women who completed an online survey about their eating habits and thei...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting.

    The study included 128 college-aged women who completed an online survey about their eating habits and thei...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthier diet might reduce the risk of problems with certain brain functions as you age, findings from a recent study suggest.

    Older adults with healthier diets reduced their odds of impaired "executive function" by 35 percent. Executi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthier diet might reduce the risk of problems with certain brain functions as you age, findings from a recent study suggest.

    Older adults with healthier diets reduced their odds of impaired "executive function" by 35 percent. Executi...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A deadly "brain-eating" amoeba that lives in freshwater sources may be surviving in more northern areas of the United States thanks to climate change, health experts suggest.

    Minnesota health officials are still trying to confirm if the death of a...Full Article