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Feb 24, 2014, 11:36 AM
Commonly referred to as DSM-5 or “psychiatry’s bible,” the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) provides revised criteria to be used by clinicians as they evaluate…
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Dec 16, 2013, 11:22 AM
Believe it or not, the first attempt to gather information about mental health was done to collect statistical information for the 1840 census. In fact, it was these early census recordings that distinguished early categories of mental health. It was…
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Sep 26, 2013, 12:14 PM
As parents, friends and family members, we’re consistently reminded to keep our medications out of sight and reach. For many, the assumption is that this step is meant to keep small children safe. In reality, however, young children are not the only…
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Sep 20, 2013, 12:12 PM
Addiction and mental illness: a circular relationship where one often feeds the other. There are cravings, obsessions and addictions that initially seem to solve issues with self-esteem, body image, family or work problems. Studies show that nearly…
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Apr 15, 2013, 11:54 AM
When thinking about excessive alcohol consumption most people picture the typical adverse effects such as slowed reaction times, poor decision making and even liver problems. But what are the hidden costs of excessive alcohol consumption and can it…
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Apr 1, 2013, 11:52 AM
Addiction treatment can be the single most powerful time in someone’s life. Those in recovery often cite experiences within their first days if treatment as life changing and an experience that saved their lives. All over the country people belong to…
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