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Ask the Mental Health Expert Archives 2001-2004

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Week of June 24, 2002

    Question: I am looking for a mental health billing software. Is there a web site or book written by a psychiatrist or other mental health professional that recommends software that would be beneficial to others in the field?    Dr. Pies' Answer

    Question: What do you do with a male in his mid twenties who absolutely does not care about anything? He has always been this way and will confess readily that he acts excited, sad, etc. when he thinks that is the response that is required. However, he really and truly says he doesn't care about anything. He is not saying anything suicidal; he just has no emotional response. Is this a disorder and should he seek help?    Dr. Pies' Answer

    Question: I have a 12-year-old nephew with dementia. We were trying to find information on causes and treatments of dementia in children. All the information we have found is of dementia in adults in the later years of their lives. How do we find information on the effects of dementia on children?    Dr. Pies' Answer