Did you know that the origin of pain can begin in the brain rather than the body? I recently took a deep-dive into the science of pain in a two-day continuing medical education course led by Howard Schubiner, M.D. Dr. Schubiner directs the Mind-Body Medicine Program at Ascension Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, and also serves as a clinical professor at Michigan State University College of Medicine. Read More At Psychology Today
It would be interesting to know more about the mental health consequences of the 1918 pandemic, but there is little data. Historically, it was the end of World War I; the mental health impact of the war, too, was poorly studied. Alfred Crosby’s 1976 book Epidemic and Peace addressed the kind of "cultural amnesia" that followed in the wake of the pandemic. Crosby’s book was later republished in 1989 with the title America’s Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918. Read More At Psychology Today.
Dr. Zender is excited to be partnering with @thebrogliebox, a company that creates thoughtfully curated, specialized boxes for health and wellness. They have created a box for those who are recovering from a car crash. Each item was personally chosen by Dr. Zender and includes a copy of his book Recovering From Your Car Accident: The Complete Guide to Reclaiming Your Life. If you know someone who was recently involved in a car crash, this is a great gift to help support their recovery [...]
A quarter of all car accidents in the United States today are the result of distracted driving. The Founding Director of Detroit Receiving Hospital’s Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Psychological Trauma, and now in private practice in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Dr. Zender provides treatment for individuals who have suffered psychological trauma from auto accidents. Many if not most of the serious crashes his patients were involved in were caused by distracted driving. As we approach the 4th of July weekend, one of the [...]
"What kind of medical coverage do you have on your car insurance policy? Chances are you don’t know. Most drivers do not give it much thought until injured in an accident. As the political debate about no-fault insurance continues, your auto insurance company would love to shift the cost of providing necessary medical care to your regular health insurance company, but this is not in your best interest." Read the rest of the article published in the The Detroit News.