Sheppard Pratt in the News

  • Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Assaults Were About Power Not Intimacy

    In the News

    Dr. Richard Loewenstein, medical director of The Trauma Disorders Program at Sheppard Pratt, discusses the power dynamics of sexual misconduct – and the central role humiliation plays – in light of the Harvey Weinstein trials.

  • Having a Pet Dog as a Child May Lower Risk of Schizophrenia

    Press Release

    Association with man’s best friend can provide a previously unknown benefit. Sheppard Pratt Health System, in partnership with Johns Hopkins Medicine, recently completed a study that suggests being around pet dogs from an early age lessens one’s chance of developing schizophrenia as an adult.

The Latest from the Blog

  • Stress-Busting Gifts for the Holiday Season

    Mental Health

    Still searching for gifts for everyone on your list this holiday season? You’re definitely not alone. Here are some ideas for gifts that can help your friends and family tackle stress.

  • Beat the Holiday Blues

    Mental Health

    If you are the type of person that tends to shy away from holiday gatherings and has a difficult time with all of the holiday cheer, you are not alone. While all signs point to “gather and be joyful,” it is OK if your mood is more “Frosty the Snowman” than “Merry and Bright.”

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