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By Janet Cromley and Janet Cromley,Los Angeles Times | October 11, 2007
You've been in psychotherapy for awhile, and you're feeling better. Much better. Is it time to quit? The answer is based, in large part, on the type of treatment. "When to end therapy depends on context and diagnosis," says Dr. Gary Kennedy, director of geriatric psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Certain types of treatment, such as cognitive behavior therapy, are designed to relieve disorders such as mild depression or anxiety in a short period, and the end is almost predetermined.
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NEWS
August 21, 1994
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine admitted 63 women and 57 men to its fall class. It's the first time in the school's 101-year history that more women than men have been enrolled in an incoming class. The school's first class in 1893 had just three women. Article, Page 6B.
NEWS
September 25, 2002
Dr. Thomas Bourne Turner: Services for Dr. Thomas Bourne Turner, dean emeritus of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Episcopal Church, Bolton Street and Lafayette Avenue, where he was a member. Dr. Turner died Sunday at his Bolton Hill home at age 100.
NEWS
March 31, 1995
An article in Wednesday's editions of The Sun misidentified the plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging an affirmative action program at the University of Maryland College Park. Daniel J. Podberesky is now a student at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine.The Sun regrets the errors.
NEWS
September 2, 2003
On August 30, 2003, MICHELLE Y. KHOURY; devoted daughter of Osama and Gloria Khoury; dear sister of John and Nicole Khoury; loving aunt of Julian and loving friend to all. Service and interment private. Contributions may be made in her memory to John Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore MD 21287-0960.
NEWS
January 27, 2007
A headline for the obituary of Dr. Hugo Moser in Wednesday's editions of The Sun described him as a "Hopkins doctor." While Dr. Moser was on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, his principal work was with the Kennedy Krieger Institute, which is affiliated with Hopkins but independent of it.
NEWS
January 2, 2001
People Surgeon: North Arundel Hospital announced the addition of orthopedic surgeon Douglas G. Wright of Aberdeen to its medical staff. Wright was a clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery at Yale University's school of medicine. His clinical interests include diabetic foot disease, ankle trauma and ankle reconstruction and replacements.
NEWS
July 29, 2002
Dr. David Tapper, a Baltimore-born pediatric surgeon, died of kidney cancer Tuesday at his home in Mercer Island, Wash. He was 57 and lived in Northwest Baltimore until 1970. For 18 years, Tapper was surgeon-in-chief at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. He was also professor and vice chairman of surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He specialized in children's kidney transplants and treating tumors. Tapper was raised on Yosemite Avenue and graduated in 1963 from City College, where he served as class treasurer.
NEWS
By Patricia Meisol and Patricia Meisol,SUN STAFF | March 14, 2002
In the two decades since John Hinckley was acquitted by reason of insanity in the shooting of President Ronald Reagan, Texas and many other states have made it almost impossible for criminal defendants to be acquitted because of mental illness. In a case that shocked the nation, Andrea Yates was found guilty Tuesday of drowning her five children by a Houston jury that rejected her claim that she was insane at the time of the killings. The sentencing phase of her trial begins today. She could be sentenced to death.
NEWS
By BRADLEY OLSON and BRADLEY OLSON,SUN REPORTER | February 26, 2006
Dr. Catherine A. Neill, a pioneering and world-renowned pediatric cardiologist and faculty member at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died Thursday of cancer at a hospice in Wimbledon, England. The Charles Village resident was 84. A pioneer in various areas of pediatric cardiology, she was the first to recognize and name in 1960 the "scimitar syndrome," which a Hopkins news release described as "a cardio-pulmonary defect in which the pulmonary veins from an abnormally developed right lung drain into the inferior vena cava; on X-ray, the defects resembles a curved sword, or scimitar."
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