psychiatrists know about mental illness, but we are called on to
comment all different types of issues regarding relationships,
development, what transactions are likely to lead to mental health or
mental distress. I'm expanding our area of so-called expertise even
further, and feel inspired to comment on an article in today's New York
Times, "Should Your Dog Be Watching TV?"
Regarding new TV programming made especially for dogs, Douglas Quenqua writes:
If your dog does show interest, it probably can learn from what it
sees on a television, Ms.
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