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 Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer survivors who've had one stroke are at high risk for having another, a new study says.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 14,300 people in the United States and Canada who were diagnosed with childhood cancers between 197...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Discontinuing high blood pressure treatment in seniors with mild memory and thinking problems did not improve their mental functioning, a new study shows.

    It's known that high blood pressure during middle age is a risk factor for cerebrovascular d...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The impact that young teens' sexual activity has on their circle of friends differs for girls and boys, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at data from youngsters in 28 rural communities in Iowa and Pennsylvania who w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with psoriasis may be twice as likely to experience depression as those without the common skin condition, regardless of its severity, a new study suggests.

    "Psoriasis in general is a pretty visible disease," said study author Dr. Roger H...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    SUNDAY, Aug. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who share the responsibilities of child care end up feeling more satisfied with both their sex lives and their overall relationship, new research suggests.

    The finding applies to both married couples and couples ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who feel they don't meet traditional masculine ideals may be more prone to violence and risky behaviors, a new study suggests.

    According to the researchers, the findings "suggest that efforts to reduce men's risk of behavior likely to result ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana's potential effect on brain structure remains a subject of intense scientific scrutiny, but mixed results have emerged from two of the latest studies on the topic.

    Researchers in one study have concluded that marijuana use likely does...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The pain of a romantic breakup may hit women harder at first, but they recover far more quickly from the loss than men do, new research suggests.

    "At some point, clearly, women get over a breakup," said study author Craig Morris, a research assoc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Single people can be just as happy as those in romantic relationships -- but it may depend on their temperament, a new study suggests.

    Over the years, research has found that single people tend to be less satisfied with their lives, compared to th...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There is a link between violent video games and higher levels of aggression in players, according to a new report from a leading group of psychologists.

    However, there isn't enough evidence to prove that playing violent video games raises the ris...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A good mood is infectious among teens, but depression is not, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at more than 2,000 American high school students to see how they influenced each others' moods. They found that a positive mood seems to spread...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer physical and mental health in adulthood, a new study contends.

    "Previous research had shown th...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children in U.S. military families are more likely to engage in risky behaviors and to be bullied than those in civilian families, a new study finds.

    Researchers surveyed about 688,000 middle and high school students in ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is rising, U.S. government experts say.

    And it's important for the disorder to be recognized and treated. Untreated ADHD can cause serious problems for children, ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mozart, Madonna or Eminem: Whatever your taste, music may help you recover from a surgery, according to a new review of data on the subject.

    "More than 51 million operations are performed every year in the U.S.," lead author Dr. Catherine Mead...Full Article