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General

Stop Obsessing!

Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions Do you have obsessive-compulsive disorder? Regain control over your life. If you find yourself tormented by unwanted, disturbing thoughts or...
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Addictions

Suicide and the Military

When someone commits suicide, it’s a tragedy. When we are losing more soldiers to suicide than to the Afghanistan war, it’s a tragic epidemic. In June of 2010, there...
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General

Confessions of a Worrywart

While reading Susan Orlins’s poignant memoir, I was reminded continuously of the catchphrase from the late ’60s and early ’70s feminist movement: “The personal is political.” The specifics of...
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Anxiety

The Paradox of OCD

As we know, those with obsessive-compulsive disorder typically deal with a lot of anxiety. What if I leave the stove on and burn the house down? What if my...
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Abuse

Let the Tornado Come: A Memoir

In Let the Tornado Come, a poet reflects on her traumatic childhood as she struggles to find a solution to crippling panic attacks. Chin’s memoir switches back and forth in time...
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Fight or Flight

Consider this stressful situation: At a meeting for which you have thoroughly prepared, the chair criticizes you and accuses you of failing to attend to tasks that were, in...
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