It seemed to Linda neither the medical nor mental health professions could adequately identify and treat these disorders, and a more holistic, comprehensive approach needed to be taken.
Mental and Emotional Health
Issues, resources and information relating to mental and emotional health and the pituitary.
Time to think about mindfulness. It could help.
From the desk of J D Faccinetti, co-founder – I was first seriously exposed to mindfulness a few years ago when an expert on the subject made a remarkable presentation at an international conference in Italy.
Healthy Coping in an Uncertain World
From Linda M. Rio, MA, Marriage & Family Therapist – “The relevance for all of this for those diagnosed, or in the process of obtaining a diagnosis of pituitary disorder is that depression, anxiety, and other
For many people with pituitary disease social isolation is nothing new
Mental Health Resources for Adults, Parents, Families during Coronavirus are listed below From Linda M. Rio, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist and PWN contributor – At first, just about everyone worldwide was shocked, fearful, uncertain about
For pituitary patients: tips and tools for counteracting stress and promoting well-being
Stress and Impact on relationships: Physical, Mental, Emotional and Relationship Health Responses to Coronavirus From Linda M. Rio, MA, MFT and PWN contributor – Pituitary World News recognizes the global impact on the current Coronavirus
Coronavirus and global fears: A Commentary on Family, Relationships, and Pituitary Patients
From PWN contributor Linda M. Rio, Marriage and Family Therapist – Coronavirus is in almost every TV and social news soundbite these days. Because of this Dr. Lewis Blevins and Jorge Faccinetti recently posted their informative
Touching patient journeys from CSRF (Cushing’s Support & Research Foundation)
From the Desk of Leslie Edwin, President of CSRF and PWN Contributor – We have just completed an intimate, four-video series of first-hand accounts of the Cushing’s journey. They can be found, along with recorded sessions
The Importance of Peer and Family Support in Dealing with Chronic Illness
From the desk of Linda M. Rio, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist –The Holidays are upon us at last, which means an inundation of television and media ads to encourage us all to spend money!
Social Media: Pituitary Patients, Family, Friends…and “Friends”
From Linda M. Rio, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist – I was recently asked by a pituitary patient to make some comments and continue the discussion that was started here in a podcast featuring privacy
How Can I Find a Mental Health Professional Who Knows About Pituitary Disorders?
From Linda M. Rio, M.A. – I woke this morning to find an email to me from a parent pleading for my help. This parent has an adult child who had a pituitary tumor removed
Misinformation and Bias: Additional Perspectives
From the desk of contributor Linda M. Rio, M.A. Marriage and Family Therapist – Pituitary World News editor, J D Faccinetti, recently published an article that hit a nerve with me. I called him to let
The Importance of Being Believed
From the desk of PWN contributor Linda M. Rio, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist – I received a call last week from a man who read one of my articles about how pituitary disorders are linked
Valuable Information and Thoughts for Patients and their Family Members
From Linda M. Rio, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist and PWN contributor: Various terms seem to be used today but most frequently, “telehealth” or “telemedicine”, are used to describe live, real-time visits with a medical, mental health,