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Cocaine vs. Oreos: Which Is More Addictive?

Could it be that a seemingly innocent bag of Oreo cookies are actually more addictive than cocaine and heroin? According...

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Military Contractors Struggle with PTSD, Don’t Get Treatment

It’s not just military personnel who are spending time in war zones; civilian contractors often take up employment in conflict...

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Combating the Effects of Brain Aging and Dementia

It’s a problem that faces all of us as we age: An estimated 10 percent of people over the age...

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Mental Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore in Your Loved One

From time to time, everyone struggles with mental health symptoms. Feelings of extreme sadness, anger, or frustration can mount and...

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The Affordable Care Act, Mental Health Care and Young Americans: A New Study

One of the goals of the Affordable Care Act is to ensure that all who need mental health treatment have...

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Anxiety Disorder 101: What You Need to Know

When people find themselves under pressure or in a dangerous situation, their bodies respond – their heart may start to...

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Borderline Personality Disorder: Brain Waves May Affect Ability to Cooperate in Relationships

Every year, millions of Americans go through each day attempting to manage the unstable symptoms that define a serious mental...

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Number of Americans Accessing Mental Health Treatment Expected to Soar

The new healthcare legislation that went into effect October 1 of last year will provide medical care for millions of...

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Is New Cognitive Behavioral Therapy App the Key to Eating Disorder Treatment?

Jenna Tregarthen, a PhD student at Stanford University, is doing what she can to help the 24 million Americans who...

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Opiate Addiction and Weight Loss Surgery: Is There a Connection?

Weight loss operations, such as bariatric surgery, have been shown to be an effective tool in helping obese individuals get...

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Acupuncture on Par with Talk Therapy for Treatment of Chronic Depression

Depression is a mental health disorder that affects a person’s moods, causing him or her to experience persistent sadness, a...

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Can Psychosis Induced by Substance Abuse Convert to Schizophrenia?

Abusing alcohol or drugs is damaging to a person’s body and mind, a fact that has been well documented. Researchers...

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Do You Have a Sleep Disorder or a Mental Health Disorder?

Every night across the country, millions of Americans struggle with sleep. Whether it’s an issue with falling asleep or staying...

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Is Alcohol Abuse a Risk Factor for Early Onset Dementia?

According to a post by Newsroom, researchers find that genetic factors make up only a small portion of risk for...

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Obesity and Addiction: An Overlap in the Brain?

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced that obesity is considered a disease in June 2013. Since this announcement, researchers have...

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PTSD and Alcoholism: Dual Diagnosis Treatment Proven to Be Effective

The Partnership at Drugfee.org recently published the results of a study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania, in which researchers...

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How Much Do We Know About Mental Health Disorders?

The Atlantic recently spoke with Dr. Christine Montross, a staff psychiatrist at Butler Hospital in Providence, RI, on the difficulties...

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Addiction 101: What You Need to Know

Substance abuse among those who struggle with mental health symptoms or a mental health disorder makes for a difficult situation....

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Elyn Saks Wants You to View Mental Health Patients with Compassion

Elyn Saks, a Harvard Law graduate, suffers from chronic schizophrenia. In a recent TED Talk, she recounted her struggles with...

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Binge Eating and Alcoholism: A Genetic Connection?

Until recently, it was been uncommon for medical professionals to ask patients with a drinking problem about binge eating and...

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment for PTSD and Alcoholism Proves Effective, Says Study

US Department of Health and Human Services recently reported the results of a study conducted in hopes of finding the...

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Body Dysmorphia and Addiction: Bryan Cuban’s Story

Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health disorder that is most commonly diagnosed in women. Men’s cases, however rare, do...

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A New Blood Test May Help Identify Suicide Risk in Patients

A study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry suggests that levels of specific blood proteins may increase prior to a...

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Is Your Loved One a Binge Drinker?

Binge drinking is one of the most common alcohol use disorders in the United States, an issue that is to...

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