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The Quest for Mental Health

One thing about getting older is that history feels more relevant. I grew up in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Cognitive-behavioral therapy was in its infancy, and dialectical...
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Abuse

The Way of the Comedian

This article has been excerpted from Humor’s Hidden Power: Weapon, Shield and Psychological Salve by Nichole Force, According to a tale in the Talmud, the prophet Elijah said...
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General

End of the Trail

Dan Rice is rather less famous than Michael Moore, Flint, Michigan’s other disgruntled native, but he’s less upset by what happened to his hometown while growing up. So, interspersed...
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Homeopathy: Less Is More

Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician, developed homeopathy in the late eighteenth century. He did so because of his dissatisfaction with the conventional medicine of his time. Hahnemann suggested two...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

Caffeine’s Effect on ADHD Symptoms

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now one of the most common children’s mental health conditions. It involves symptoms of inattention or impulsivity and hyperactivity that lead to behavioral...
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That Went Well

Terrell Harris Dougan had a perfectly normal life. And then her sister Irene was born. That Went Well details Dougan’s true-life adventures and mishaps in living with a mentally...
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