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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Helps Suicidal Individuals and Addicts Recover

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Helps Suicidal Individuals and Addicts Recover Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a research-based, cognitive-behavioral treatment. It was originally developed…

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On the Cutting Edge of Addiction Treatment: The Global Addiction Conference

On the Cutting Edge of Addiction Treatment: The Global Addiction Conference I have spent the past week in Rio de Janeiro,…

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Depression in the Workforce

Depression in the Workforce Nearly a quarter of American workers have been diagnosed with depression in their lifetime and more than…

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Understanding How Alcohol Uniquely Affects Women

Understanding How Alcohol Uniquely Affects Women When it comes to processing alcohol, men and women are quite different. Contrary to common…

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Acupuncture May Be an Alternative to Opioid Drugs for Pain Relief

Acupuncture May Be an Alternative to Opioid Drugs for Pain Relief Many people are addicted to opioid drugs and need alternative…

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Are You “Addicted” to Staying Connected?

Are You “Addicted” to Staying Connected? Can people be addicted to playing computer games or checking Facebook or email? Almost all…

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Better Treatment for Veterans with PTSD

Better Treatment for Veterans with PTSD Many American veterans and their families must deal with mental health disorders associated with serving…

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Alcoholism in Hispanic Communities

Alcoholism in Hispanic Communities Culture is a more important indicator than race when it comes to the potential of developing a…

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Society’s Perception of Addiction: Addicts Have a Moral Failing

Society’s Perception of Addiction: Addicts Have a Moral Failing A new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study suggests that…

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Why Treatment Works: Developing a Positive Attitude, Motivation and Commitment

Why Treatment Works: Developing a Positive Attitude, Motivation and Commitment The first step in recovery is recognizing that a problem exists,…

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