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Oppositional Defiant Disorder
When Anti-Depressants Stop Working
Handle a Panic Attack at Work
Anyone who has experienced a panic attack knows how scary it can be. Having a good understanding of what's actually happening, and knowing you have a plan makes those scary minutes much more manageable. This article focuses specifically on considerations to help you Handle a Panic Attack at Work. Image courtesy of AntonioGuillem/123RF.com
Brain Imaging and Depression
When initially diagnosed with depression, it can feel like a race against the clock to find the right dose of the right medication(s). New imaging techniques prove hopeful in identifying which types of depression don't respond to an SSRI...the most commonly prescribed anti-depressant. This means doctors could immediately select a different medication, reducing the amount of time the patient spends "starting out" on a medication that is unlikely to treat symptoms. Here's a quick read on how Brain Imaging Study IDs 3 Types of Depression. Image courtesy of Inna Jacquemin/123RF.com
Psychopathy or Sociopathy?
Just about every form of mass media has done an excellent, but erroneous and misguided, job in distorting and stereotyping the behaviors of Sociopathy and Psychopathy. The terms are tossed about in everyday conversation, often without understanding the meaning or realizing they are not synonymous. Because these are complex conditions, these articles help explain some of the basics. Image courtesy of 123RF.com
NAD IV Therapy
Anyone interested in where new addiction treatments might be headed will find these newsworthy. While the NAD therapy approach has not yet met the standard for evidence-based, Harvard Medicine finds it promising, and its ability to repair cell damage makes it unique.
Words and Thinking
Youths, Bipolar, Treatment
Break Myths of Borderline Personality Disorder
In a world that still harbors various degrees of stigma toward mental illness and behavioral issues, few are more misunderstood or maligned than Borderline Personality Disorder. One of the best ways to better understand the condition is to use our human perspective and get a peek into a person's experience of it. Three talented individuals give you that opportunity in Break the Myths of BPD. Image courtesy of melpomen/123RF.com