I am now recruiting participants for my dissertation. If you know anyone undergoing treatment for cancer through MD Anderson who would like to participate in a research study please have them contact me.
Recently I have noticed a number of news outlets, blogs, and individuals on social networking sites raising concern about privacy settings for the new Facebook Messenger app. I recently engaged one individual in a discussion about the big picture issue with this app and Internet-connected technologies in general. I am sharing that conversation here in […]
Effectiveness of an Online Group Course for Depression in Adolescents and Young Adults: A Randomized Trial
Depression is a serious mental health problem, whose first onset is usually in adolescence. Online treatment may offer a solution for the current undertreatment of depression in youth. For adults with depressive symptoms, the effectiveness of Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy has been demonstrated. This study is one of the first randomized controlled trials to investigate […]
When asked what the most rewarding experience he has had in working with a child with autism Dr. Robert Naseef responded as follows: “I take great joy in seeing parents fall in love with their child all over again. First, I try to help people look at their grief. It doesn’t help to pretend to be positive […]
Recently, Scientific American dedicated their “60-Second Mind” post to the topic of cognitive processing speed in the elderly, supposing that they may respond more slowly to specific tasks not because their cognitive skills are slower but rather because they are more determined to get the task right on the first try. This is certainly not ground […]
To the left you will find articles of particular interest to me and my areas of clinical practice and research. Enjoy!