General Mental Health or Addiction related articles

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive when the world overwhelms you

2021-05-16T06:35:40+00:00

By: Elaine N. Aron Are you a highly sensitive person? Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams?  Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water?  Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others?  Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you?  If your answers are yes, you may be a [...]

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive when the world overwhelms you2021-05-16T06:35:40+00:00

Healing the Addicted Brain

2017-10-04T03:35:26+00:00

By: Harold Urschel "New, scientifically-based approaches that recognize the biological basis of addiction have brought major advances in the treatment of addiction. Dr. Urschel is at the forefront of this treatment paradigm." Dr. Larry Hanselka, Psychologist The Proven Scientific Approach to Conquering Addiction and Defeating the Disease Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work [...]

Healing the Addicted Brain2017-10-04T03:35:26+00:00

Brain SPECT Imaging in Complex Psychiatric Cases: An Evidence-Based, Underutilized Tool

2021-05-16T06:35:40+00:00

Research Article From: PMC, US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Open Neuroimag J. 2011; 5: 40–48. Published online 2011 Jul 28. doi:  10.2174/1874440001105010040 By: Daniel G Amen, Manuel Trujillo, Andrew Newberg, Kristen Willeumier, Robert Tarzwell, Joseph C Wu and Barry Chaitin Abstract Over the past 20 years brain Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) imaging has developed a substantial, evidence-based foundation and is now [...]

Brain SPECT Imaging in Complex Psychiatric Cases: An Evidence-Based, Underutilized Tool2021-05-16T06:35:40+00:00

Signs & Symptoms of Intermittent Explosive Disorder

2021-05-16T06:35:41+00:00

Article From: Valley Behavioural Health System Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is an impulse-control disorder characterized by sudden episodes of unwarranted anger. The disorder is typified by hostility, impulsivity, and recurrent aggressive outbursts. People with IED essentially “explode” into a rage despite a lack of apparent provocation or reason. Individuals suffering from intermittent explosive disorder [...]

Signs & Symptoms of Intermittent Explosive Disorder2021-05-16T06:35:41+00:00

On the effects of testosterone on brain behavioral functions

2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

By Peter Celec, Daniela Ostatníková and Július Hodosy Abstract Testosterone influences the brain via organizational and activational effects. Numerous relevant studies on rodents and a few on humans focusing on specific behavioral and cognitive parameters have been published. The results are, unfortunately, controversial and puzzling. Dosing, timing, even the application route seem to considerably [...]

On the effects of testosterone on brain behavioral functions2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

Sleep-Related Eating Disorders

2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

By R. Robert Auger, MD Abstract Although they share similar features, there are important differences between nocturnal eating syndrome and sleep-related eating disorder, which can be elucidated with a careful history and evaluation. While the former is best characterized as an eating disorder with associated insomnia, the latter is classified as a parasomnia, and [...]

Sleep-Related Eating Disorders2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

ADHD and Sexual Dysfunction

2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

Focusing on sex can pay off By Stephen J. Betchen, D.S.W., is the author of the book Magnetic Partners. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that is hereditary and lifelong. Approximately 5% of the adult population are said to have it. While many believe it is over-diagnosed in children, it may be under-diagnosed in adults. This is because [...]

ADHD and Sexual Dysfunction2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

Cardiovascular Side Effects of New Antidepressants and Antipsychotics: New Drugs, old Concerns?

2021-05-16T06:35:46+00:00

By Pal Pacher and Valeria Kecskemeti Abstract The cardiovascular toxicity of older generation of tricyclic antidepressants (e.g. imipramine, desipramine, amitriptyline, clomipramine) and neuroleptics (e.g. haloperidol, droperidol, thioridazine, pimozide) is well established. These drugs inhibit cardiovascular Na+, Ca2+ and K+ channels often leading to life-threatening arrhythmia. To overcome the toxicity of old generation of antidepressants and [...]

Cardiovascular Side Effects of New Antidepressants and Antipsychotics: New Drugs, old Concerns?2021-05-16T06:35:46+00:00

Brain boosting: It’s not just grey matter that matters

2017-10-04T04:44:27+00:00

By Teal Burrell Inside your head, another brain is hiding in plain sight – one that responds to your cognitive needs and self-heals. It’s time to make the most of your myelin RECENTLY, my friend’s cable TV went out. She fiddled with the box: resetting, unplugging and re-plugging. When that failed, she called the cable [...]

Brain boosting: It’s not just grey matter that matters2017-10-04T04:44:27+00:00
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