Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD

Bio

Jennifer L. Hartstein, PsyD, is currently in private practice in New York City. Dr Hartstein works with children, adolescents, adults and their families who struggle with a wide range of psychological diagnoses, especially affective disorders, such as anxiety and depression.  Dr. Hartstein specializes in the treatment of high-risk children and adolescents and has received intensive training in adolescent suicide assessment.  She has specialized in this population for several years, using a variety of treatment approaches, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  Dr. Hartstein is on the advisory board of MTV’s A Thin Line, which focuses on the digital behaviors of teenagers and young adults. Additionally, she is a psychological contributor for a variety of television news programs, radio programs and in print media. Dr. Hartstein is also the author of Princess Recovery: A How-to Guide for Raising Strong, Empowered Girls Who Can Create Their Own Happily Ever Afters.

Specialties:

  • Psychology

Affiliation:

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Psychologist

Location:

  • New York, NY

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    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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    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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    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

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    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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    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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    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

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    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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    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

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    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

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than two-thirds of patients suffering a stroke in the United States call for emergency assistance, with Hispanics least likely to do so, new research finds.

    "These results are not surprising since stroke survivors from minority race and e...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than two-thirds of patients suffering a stroke in the United States call for emergency assistance, with Hispanics least likely to do so, new research finds.

    "These results are not surprising since stroke survivors from minority race and e...Full Article