Jon W. Draud, MD, MS

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Articles

Video: Treating the Whole Patient: Reversing the Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Mind-Body Perspectives on Treatment-Resistant Depression

November 30, 2011

The goal of treating the whole patient, ie, integrating the mind-body connection into mental health care inititiatives, is to provide health care professionals with tactics to effectively identify interdependent conditions of the mind and body that impair psychiatric well-being, as well as strategies for successful treatment and management options in the clinical setting to improve patient care, outcomes, and overall wellness.

From Chaos to Consilience: Part III

August 08, 2009

What the New Mind-Body Science Tells Us About the Pathophysiology of Major Depression-Focus on Treatment

And the Orchestra Played On: Activation of Distress Pathways-A Common Feature of Mood, Anxiety, Sleep, and Pain Disorders?

July 08, 2009

As we begin this brief review of the neurobiology of major depressive disorder (MDD), we face these fundamental questions

From Chaos to Consilience: Part IIWhat the New Mind-Body Science Tells Us About the Pathophysiology of Major Depression

July 07, 2009

We would suggest that psychiatry has spent so many years taking its diagnostic categories as God-given that it has become inured to the fact that these categories tell us very little about the etiology and fundamental nature of the conditions they purport to encompass.

From Chaos to Consilience: Using the New Mind-Body Science to Improve the Diagnosis and Treatment of Major Depression

May 08, 2009

Lecturing around the country has left us with the powerful impression that both psychiatrists and primary care physicians are hungry for new ways to think about and manage depression and the myriad symptoms and syndromes with which it is associated-including attention deficit disorder, insomnia, chronic pain conditions, substance abuse, and various states of disabling anxiety.