Farid Sabet MD
Cleveland Psychiatrist
8401 Chagrin Road, Suite #15A
Chagrin Falls, OH, 44023

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"No sex please, I'm on antidepressants!"

Many people erroneously believe that being treated for depression means sacrificing a normal sex life. It is true that some antidepressants could impair libido and orgasmic phase of sexual activity. There are ways however to manage this side effect. Some …
Many people erroneously believe that being treated for depression means sacrificing a normal sex life. It is true that some antidepressants could impair libido and orgasmic phase … http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/no-sex-please-im-antidepressants/

ADHD and anger, strategies for management

Low frustration tolerance is a hallmark of the ADHD sufferers. The scenario goes something like this: You are trying to focus on completing your expense report, and the guy from the next cubicle in the office is chatting away about stupid stuff with his g…
Low frustration tolerance is a hallmark of the ADHD sufferers. The scenario goes something like this: You are trying to focus on completing your expense report, and the guy from t… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/adhd-and-anger-strategies-management/

Pornography addiction and ADHD in adults

ADDers love to have dopamine surges and, "Voila!" you have a volatile combination! The problem comes when the person becomes compulsive and hyper-focused on the behavior, which then replaces healthy interpersonal relations and other life affirming strateg…
67.4% of my patients have an addiction to porn. OK, I made up the precise statistic to get your attention; I just meant a significant subgroup! Pornography activates the novelty-s… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/pornography-addiction-and-adhd-adults/

ADHD communication style, before and after therapy

Many people who start medication therapies to treat the core ADD/ADHD symptom notice subtle changes that are not always easy to accept or manage. The character style that was considered to be a problem is now dearly missed! You were always entertaining, f…
Many people who start medication therapies to treat the core ADD/ADHD symptom notice subtle changes that are not always easy to accept or manage. The character style that was cons… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/adhd-communication-style-and-after-therapy/

ADHD and the Friday night date

You have been working hard all week and really look forward to going out with your fiancé to a nice restaurant and enjoying yourself. She has not seen you all week and is excited about finding out about your work and reconnecting with you emotionally. Aft…
You have been working hard all week and really look forward to going out with your fiancé to a nice restaurant and enjoying yourself. She has not seen you all week and is excited … http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/adhd-and-friday-night-date/

Shut up and give me my meds!

Recently a patient whom I had not seen for almost a year showed up in my office demanding that her antidepressant prescriptions be filled for another year. She made it clear that she had no interest in engaging in any form of therapy and refused to provi…
Recently a patient whom I had not seen for almost a year showed up in my office demanding that her antidepressant prescriptions be filled for another year.  She made it clear that… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/shut-and-give-me-my-meds/

Let Rumi be your psychotherapist today!

"This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor...Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond." Thus reminds …
"This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor...Be grateful for whoever… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/let-rumi-be-your-psychotherapist-today/

Diagnosed with ADHD? Don't forget the eye exam!

ADHD-affected individuals often have trouble reading for long periods. Many report trouble concentrating, experience headaches, sleepiness, and restlessness while attempting to read. The problem is then conceived and tackled solely on a cognitive or brai…
ADHD-affected individuals often have trouble reading for long periods.  Many report trouble concentrating, experience headaches, sleepiness, and restlessness while attempting to r… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/diagnosed-adhd-dont-forget-eye-exam/

With ADHD therapy, one size doesn't fit all!

I saw the young man for the first time last month. He could not sit still for more than a few seconds and was constantly fidgeting. His life was a classic example of setbacks and unfulfilled dreams. His self esteem was poor and he frequently referred to …
I saw the young man for the first time last month.  He could not sit still for more than a few seconds and was constantly fidgeting. His life was a classic example of setbacks and… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/adhd-therapy-one-size-doesnt-fit-all/

Making sense of the world and the struggle to stay hopeful

I am frequently asked about my personal compass that keeps me motivated to go on and to stay hopeful. Many of my more sensitive patients, friends, and colleagues feel paralyzed by all the bad news in the world. The stories of wars, economic hardships,…
I am frequently asked  about my personal compass that keeps me motivated to go on and to stay hopeful.  Many of my more sensitive  patients, friends, and colleagues feel paralyzed… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/making-sense-world-and-struggle-stay-hopeful/

A holistic view on weight management

No other health issue attracts more publicity, controversy, and commercial interest than obesity and weight-related matters in our culture. We are bombarded by commercials, medical treatments and quick solutions to the growing problem of obesity. There …
No other health issue attracts more publicity, controversy, and commercial interest than obesity and weight-related matters in our culture.  We are bombarded by commercials, medic… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/holistic-view-weight-management/

Best test for adult ADHD

There is a whole industry of psychometrics claiming ever more reliable ways of diagnosing adult ADHD. Moreover, the "irrational exuberance" over brain imaging has given rise to claims of biological and anatomical markers for subtypes of ADHD and related c…
There is a whole industry of psychometrics claiming ever more reliable ways of diagnosing adult ADHD. Moreover, the "irrational exuberance" over brain imaging has given rise to cl… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/best-test-adult-adhd/

Expiration date ... for religions?!

We are warned about the dangers of taking medicines that are outdated and no longer effective. Some are downright dangerous for conditions they were originally designed for to treat. If the religions of the world are medicines to the ills of humanity, cou…
We are warned about the dangers of taking medicines that are outdated and no longer effective. Some are downright dangerous for conditions they were originally designed for to tre… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/expiration-date-religions/

Adult ADHD in modern society: A caged tiger?

nthropologists tell us some of our common ancestors migrated out of Africa about 100,000 years ago. This migration never stopped, giving rise to the diversity of the human family we see today. Who were these early risk-takers and what characteristics di…
Anthropologists tell us some of our common ancestors migrated out of Africa about 100,000 years ago.  This migration never stopped, giving rise to the diversity of the human famil… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/adult-adhd-modern-society-caged-tiger/

The Golden Rule: Is it enough for a successful relationship?

Those of you who have been in my office know that I am a fan of the Golden Rule. The main theme of the rule, of course, is to treat others the way one wants to be treated. I have copies of a poster in my office that has versions of this fundamental princ…
Those of you who have been in my office know that I am a fan of the Golden Rule. The main theme of the rule, of course, is to treat others the way one wants to be treated.  I have… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/golden-rule-it-enough-successful-relationship/

Spiritual pathology: A medical perspective

The study of medicine is largely the study of disease state. Disease, from one perspective, is a lack of balance causing the disurbance of homeostasis. The field of behavioral medicine extends into a more complex model of the interaction between the ne…
The study of medicine is largely the study of disease state.  Disease, from one perspective,  is a lack of balance causing the disurbance of homeostasis.  The field of behavioral … http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/spiritual-pathology-medical-perspective/

Addictions on the rise

Although a comprehensive definition remains elusive, one can easily recognize addiction when confronted with its devastating consequences. The hallmark of addictions, in my clinical experience, is the loss of control and a relative inability to make mean…
Although a comprehensive definition remains elusive, one can easily recognize addiction when confronted with its devastating consequences.  The hallmark of addictions, in my clini… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/addictions-rise/

Antipsychiatry rants: Benign sport or deleterious conspiracy theory?!

I was baffled by how rapidly she had deteriorated! She seemed to be hiding something. As she felt more comfortable in the session, she divulged that three weeks ago she had watched a video posted on Facebook. The clip proclaimed the entire field of Psy…
Her mother committed suicide; her uncle was hospitalized with repeated bouts of suicidal depression and life-threatening mania; her own life had been disrupted by episodes of mood… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/antipsychiatry-rants-benign-sport-or-deleterious-conspiracy-theory/

All you need is love

People have an easier time talking about their brain's prefrontal cortex than about love! Lately, concrete metaphors for human experience seem to be replacing more timeless, abstract expressions. Pop-culture and the advertising industry use the word "l…
People have an easier time talking about their brain's prefrontal cortex than about love!  Lately, concrete metaphors for human experience seem to be replacing  more timeless, abs… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/all-you-need-love/

Stuck in a funk?

So you've been diagnosed with depression, anxiety or another related condition. You have seen a skilled physician and have been started on proper medications. You are also receiving individual therapy from an excellent psychologist. You are eating prop…
So you've been diagnosed with depression, anxiety or another related condition.  You have seen a skilled physician and have been started on proper medications.  You are also recei… http://faridsabetmd.com/index.php/blog/2015/06/stuck-funk/

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