LINKS TO MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION

Below are a variety of links to other sites with mental health related information. We do not list newsgroups as the quality of the information is variable at best. When searching the internet for information be sure to evaluate the reliability of the source.

Rxlist -Medication database that contains information on drugs, uses, side effects, research

Havard Algorithm -Algorithm for medication treatment of depression developed at Harvard School of Psychiatry. Similar program there for anxiety as well.

Use the active link below to access Epocrates Online, an up-to-date information source on medications.

Epocrates Online

How to Find Medical Information -Guide for resources in researching medical information.

Omega 3 and Depression -Omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in the development and function of the central nervous system. Emerging research is establishing an association between omega-3 fatty acids (alpha-linolenic, eicosapentaenoic, docosahexaenoic) and major depressive disorder. Evidence from epidemiological, laboratory and clinical studies suggest that dietary lipids and other associated nutritional factors may influence vulnerability and outcome in depressive disorders. Research in this area is growing at a rapid pace.

Medlineplus -A service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health. Multiple links on medical information.

Medical Literature - run by the National Library of Medicine allows free MEDLINE searches

Internet Mental Health - summary of research on diagnosis, treatment and causes of mental disorders.

Knowledge Exchange Network - government sponsored site devoted to a wide range of mental health issues.

Amen Clinic - resource on information about Attention Deficit Disorder. The site has information links and online screening tests for ADHD.

Gottman Institute - research on marital functioning.

American Psychological Association - consumer information section of the APA website. Useful information on job stress, mind-body connection, and psychological services.

Thyroid Information - website on thyroid dysfunction. Many thyroid problems mimic emotional disorders.

Mega-Mental Health Links - This site has links to information on a variety of mental health related issues, medical information, journals, drug information, and university sites. Very good information center.

Feel free to browse our recommended reading section on mental health related topics.

A list of office forms and handouts may be found here.