illness

Post-traumatic Effects of Covid19

By Dr. Jordan / April 24, 2021 /

Working as a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst throughout the past year, I’ve noticed a few things about this pandemic in my practice and beyond that have convinced me that many or most of us have been traumatized to one degree or another. Using the DSM as a reference, one reason post-trauma occurs is we are…

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When Love-Life Problems Cause Illness

By Dr. Jordan / August 25, 2012 /

In my experience, the love-life problems that cause the most illness are: 1. breakup of a love relationship resulting in separation and divorce, if married; 2. chronic feelings of loneliness when living alone; 3. chronic mistreatment or abuse in a love relationship; 4. death of a lover or spouse.  The most common forms of illness/disability…

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