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Disorders

OCD and Spouses

Regardless of whether you knew your partner had obsessive-compulsive disorder before you married, my guess is life together hasn’t always been easy. Neither my husband nor I have OCD...
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Depression

Why Exercise Helps Depression

Three hundred and fifty million people worldwide are affected by depression. In the United States, in 2013, estimates revealed that percent of all American adults had suffered from...
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Abuse

Chronic Depression and Codependency

Dysthymia, or chronic depression, is a common symptom of codependency; however, many codependents aren’t aware that they’re depressed. Because the symptoms are mild, most people with chronic depression wait...
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Anger

The Rumor: A Novel

Did you hear? Grace, mother of two and wife of real estate mogul “Fast Eddie,” is in the midst of a passionate love affair with Benton Coe, the architect. (They must...
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Aging

Can Surrendering Be Brave?

When trials and tribulations inevitably occur, we tend to want to fight them. According to our society and our customs, fighting tooth and nail against adversity is the brave...
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Career

Therapy and Stress

Psychoanalysis, otherwise known as “talk therapy,” is more useful than we may think. Due to the stigma surrounding mental illness, most individuals struggling with family, financial or personal stressors...
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Disorders

OCD and Medication

The topic of medication for obsessive-compulsive disorder is discussed a lot in articles and blogs and it always seems to incite lively conversation. There is talk of the stigma...
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Diet & Nutrition

The Gut-Stress Connection

We’ve all heard that stress can make you physically sick, and the mounting evidence yielded by reputable scientific studies continues to reinforce that claim. Specifically, the gastrointestinal (GI) system...
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