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General

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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Anti-anxiety

Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder — also known as social phobia — is commonly treated by either psychotherapy or certain types of psychiatric medications. Social phobia is characterized by a persistent...
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General

Mistaken for ADHD

After reading this book I believe the title says it all: “Mistaken for ADHD.” The author, Dr. Frank Barnhill, attempts to help parents, teachers, social workers and doctors who...
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Antidepressants

Depression: New Medications On The Horizon

With the advent of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) in the 1950s, depression treatment was revolutionized. These medicines target the monoamine system, including the neurotransmitters serotonin,...
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