Pituitary World News friend and contributor Linda M. Rio, M.A., MFT presents this informational lecture to help people identify at least 3 mental health symptoms that are common to those diagnosed with a pituitary disorder.
Participants will learn positive coping skills for both pituitary patients and their family members.
The presentation focuses on three important aspects: 1), understanding the basics of “trauma” and its potential role in the etiology of some pituitary disorders; 2), knowing how the medical/physiological aspects of pituitary tumors and other pituitary disorders can interact and affect the mental health of patients; and 3) recognize the potential impact on the family for those with a member with a pituitary disorder.
How to register:
The Webinar is presented by The Pituitary Network Association and is slated for July 17, 2017, at 10:00 AM Pacific, 2:00 PM EDT. It lasts about an hour. For more information and how to register click on the PNA logo or on this link. This promises to be a highly informational session so don’t miss it!
If you are interested in learning more, you can read some of the excellent articles on “Mental and Emotional Health” by Linda published on Pituitary World News. Click here to see a list of the articles and opinions.
About the Author:
Linda has been a Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT) for over thirty years. She is also the editor/author of The Hormone Factor in Mental Health: Bridging the Mind-body Gap (2014), which includes contributions from some of the world’s top experts in endocrinology, medical family therapy, nutrition, patient advocacy as well as real accounts from patients and their family members. Linda was on the editorial team for Pituitary Disorders Diagnosis and Management (2013), and co-author with her daughter, Tara, of a book about eating disorders. She has authored dozens of articles for professionals as well as the general public on a variety of topics, appeared on radio and T.V. Linda and her husband, Lou, just celebrated their 48th anniversary. They have two children and 3 granddaughters who are now in college.
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