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Sleep and Mental Health Disorders

Sleep is essential to the maintenance of mental health. Sleep helps to regulate mood and process emotional information and experiences into memory. Insufficient sleep is associated with increased emotional...
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Anxiety

OCD, Tics, and Tourette Syndrome

When my son Dan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder was at its worst, he developed facial contortions, twitching throughout his body, and some noticeable tics. As if having severe OCD wasn’t frightening...
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Cognitive-Behavioral

Resisting SADness

A friend of mine claims that February is actually the longest month of the year, having, she says, at least 126 days in it. It’s a joke to take...
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Anxiety

Mind Over Mood, 2nd Ed.

Negative thoughts can affect us in ways we sometimes do not understand. They can affect the way we act toward family, friends, and co-workers — really, affect our entire day....
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