In the News:
Dr. Calderon interviewed on meditation in an article in the October 2016 issue of the New Orleans Gambit.
Qi Qong and Mind-Body Medicine
Dr. Calderon leads participants in Qi Gong at the Mind Body-Medicine Fundamentals course held in Portland, Oregon in October 2016.
Dealing with Emotions After a Tragedy
Dr. Calderón shares some advice on WWL-TV to help people deal with feelings of fear, anxiety and more after the latest the police shooting in Baton Rouge.
Radio and Podcasts:
Groundless Ground: Groundless Ground is a podcast hosted by Lisa Dale Miller, LMFT, LPCC, SEP, who specializes in Integrative Psychotherapy and Somatic Experiencing Therapy. She is the author of a highly regarded textbook on Buddhist psychology for mental health clinicians, Effortless Mindfulness: Genuine mental health through awakened presence and a recent chapter in The Handbook of Mindfulness: Society, Culture and Context. Lisa is a dharma teacher and has been a yogic and Buddhist meditation practitioner for over four decades. Listen Here!
Out to Lunch Radio Broadcast on WWNO 89.9: Out to Lunch is a radio broadcast hosted by economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti, who invites guests from the new world of the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. Listen to Dr. Calderón speak about Mindful Psychiatry and alternative provisions of health care in New Orleans.
Disaster planning has traditionally focused on the concrete needs of the impacted population. This paper looks at the impact of direct and indirect trauma exposure as it affects healthcare providers responding to a region-wide natural disaster and discusses trauma management via the incorporation of self-care techniques.
This article describes the clinical and administrative expe- riences of providing inpatient care in post-Katrina New Orleans, including the increased demand for programs to treat patients with co-occurring disorders, the expanded scope of practice for psychiatrists to include primary care, and ongoing staff shortages in a traumatized and displaced workforce.
Depressive symptoms in bipolar disorder produce a significant level of disability, and seem to be the predominant phase of the illness. Bipolar depression can be difficult to treat, and there is great need for techniques to improve rates of response. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been reported to be effective in unipolar depression. This summary sheet displays the findings of a study designed to test whether the addition of TMS to pharmacotherapy would improve the rates of response to medication treatment.
This summary sheet displays the findings of a study designed to test the concomitant use of TMS and antidepressants.