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August 22, 2019
The Evolutionary Mismatch Basis of Emotional Disorders

Have you ever wondered why so many of us suffer from mental disorders? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common in the U.S. affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and older.

August 19, 2019
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Treatment for opioid dependence needs to be comprehensive as the effects of opioid withdrawal affect the whole person. Physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms need care during the sensitive time of withdrawal in order to prevent relapse.

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August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship

Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:

August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding and abusive relationships

Trauma bonding is the biological addiction to the abuser and the ups and downs of the relationship. This need for affection is like a drug.

June 14, 2019
Nurturing Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy in Children

Healthy self-esteem is a real strength for your child. Self-esteem helps a child deal with the many challenges in the world. Self-efficacy, the belief in one's abilities is equally important.

By Dr. Gerald Brown
June 10, 2019
Codependency and Enabling Behavior

In terms of addiction, codependency occurs when one person, such as the addict's spouse or other family member, has learned or believes that the love they receive from the addict is contingent on allowing the addict to behave in a certain way.

By Shoshana Schwartz