Alzheimer’s disease

Until now, only an autopsy could determine absolutely whether or not a person had Alzheimer’s disease. But new technology, a brain scan that will show the characteristic plaques that identify Alzheimer’s, is available and waiting for FDA approval. An FDA … Read the rest

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Stress and Social Isolation

Accused Murderer, George Zimmerman, Demonstrated Erratic Behaviors and Social Isolation

Chronic stress can lead to overactivation of the sympathetic nervous system.  A cascade of effects impact various domains of functioning.  Sleep, appetite, and sexual functioning can be disrupted.  Stress is … Read the rest

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REBT and ACT

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REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy) Interview can be heard on the link above.

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) are compared in terms of how psychotherapy would be … Read the rest

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Combining Scholarship and Recovery

Danger in the Land of Booze, Dope, and Pills

There is a growing trend on our nation’s college campuses: programs to support students who’ve completed treatment for substance-abuse and are committed to a healthy recovery. Can they do both? Succeed … Read the rest

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