psychologists

Can changes in brain energy pathways cause depression?

New research has identified mutations in the DNA code that may affect energy metabolism. It also found a link to major depressive disorder. The World Health Organization (WHO) describe depression as “the leading cause of disability worldwide.” It affects more than 300 million people around the world. Experts believe that many factors contribute to…

Is there a link between marijuana and COPD?

Marijuana is legal for medical or recreational use in several parts of the United States. Researchers continue to investigate whether marijuana can cause or even help treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Some people use marijuana to relieve chronic pain, and there is growing interest in using marijuana to treat a…

FDA Did Not Stop Off-Label Prescribing for Fast-Acting Fentanyl Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not act to stop off-label prescribing for fast-acting fentanyl drugs, putting patients at high risk of accidental overdose and death, The New York Times reports. The drugs are approved only for cancer patients with high opioid tolerance. They have been prescribed off-label, meaning for other…

Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations This CEU course is intended to ensure that a patient receiving treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD) in a Part 2 program, Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records, does not face adverse consequences in relation…

QUANTUM UNITS EDUCATION: New CEUs from our APA Approved Sponsor

Quantum Units Education has an all new category of CEU Courses available. Courses are offered by our APA (American Psychological Association) approved Sponsor. These courses are also approved for many other licensed and certified professionals throughout the United States that were unable to take courses from Quantum in the past…