Archives for May, 2014

General

Healing Moments in Psychotherapy

Inter-subjectivity. Do you know what it means? Unfortunately, the majority of Americans would probably have to search a dictionary to gain a basic understanding. But according to psychologist Daniel...
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Addictions

Obsessions and Addiction

This article isn’t meant to address obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), which is a mental disorder affecting one percent of adults. It starts in childhood and is believed to have a...
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Anxiety

The Anxiety of Facebook

Social media has changed the way people interact. We can now remain in constant contact with hundreds of so-called friends, even ones we rarely see in person. The impact...
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Attention Deficit Disorder

The Neurobiological Origin of ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, a term that includes what was formerly known as attention deficit disorder or ADD) is a growing problem in America. The American Psychological Association...
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Caregivers

Mother’s Day is Family Day

It’s May and Mother’s Day is around the corner. However we may feel about the holiday, the greeting card and floral industries make it impossible to ignore. Mothers are...
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Atypical Antipsychotics

OCD and Atypical Antipsychotics

While the frontline treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder continues to be Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, many who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder also appear to be helped by medication....
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