Substance Use Disorders: Psychosocial Treatment

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) Diagnostic Criterion Formerly, in the 4th Edition of the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV), substance use disorders (SUDs) were divided into two distinct categories–substance...
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Treatments for Hypersomnolence

Hypersomnolence, also known as hypersomnia, involves repeated or prolonged bouts of sleep or sleepiness at inappropriate times, such as during the daytime or morning hours when the person is required to...
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Therapeutic Treatments for Stress Reduction

Stress and its related illnesses are of major public health concern. Chronic stress is described as the experience of repeated, uncontrollable/unpredictable, moderate-level life-stressors whose cumulative effect involve distress and difficulty coping (think of these as...
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Treatments for Insomnia

Overview Medication Medication is a popular choice for many individuals suffering from insomnia because they are fast-acting and widely available in primary care and specialty clinic settings. Those commonly prescribed...
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Depression Treatment

Topics Covered in this Depression Treatment Article: Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) Self-Help Psychotherapy, Medication or Both? References   Introduction This...
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