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Party Drug Ketamine Shown to Instantly Cure Depression Symptoms

Antidepressants have long been prescribed for the treatment of depression and other psychological conditions such as anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and addiction. However, the downside to antidepressants is that they can take six to eight weeks before the user feels the full effect. What if there was a drug that could instantly take depression away? Turns . . . . Continue Reading


4 Ways Drug Addiction Treatment Differ For Women

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. We’ve all heard that line before. After all, it was the title of one of the most crazed books of the 90’s and although the author, John Gray, was making more of a reference to relationships than addiction treatment, the reality is that when it comes to gender, there . . . . Continue Reading


Could Underage Drinking be Influenced by Social Media?

Social media may be influencing underage drinking. It turns out you may have to monitor even more of you teen’s behavior on social media. With advertisements plastered on every website, kids as young as 13 are regularly exposed to alcohol advertising. Alcohol advertisements are intended to target adult consumers only, however a study reveals kids . . . . Continue Reading


YouTube Shown to Help With Eating Disorder Recovery

If you are worried about the over-saturation of “pro-ana” videos on the internet getting to your child, you might not have much to worry about. It turns out that sites like YouTube actually promote eating disorder recovery, rather than harm. A Norwegian study found that people opposed to the scary “pro-Ana” videos that try to glorify . . . . Continue Reading


1 in 4 Doctors Suffer From Depression Symptoms

The medical profession is a stressful place to be in. Becoming a doctor is a very long enduring process that can take over a decade. Being one is even more challenging. Now, research reveals that one in four doctors in the early stages of their careers suffer from signs of depression. This is bad news, . . . . Continue Reading


Taking Control of Your Self-Destructive Behavior

For many of us, it can be easy to resort to self-destructive behavior as a way to cope with feelings of loneliness and unworthiness. However, self-destructive behavior can be incredibly harmful especially when it comes to your recovery. Learning how to take control of your self-destructive behavior can put you on the right path to . . . . Continue Reading


Alcoholism Linked to Impulsive Control Disorder

It turns out that alcoholics may have more than their addiction to blame for their behavior. A new study links alcoholism with impulse control disorder. Whether it is psychological or physical dependency, there are a myriad of reasons why alcoholism occurs and issues with impulsive control disorder may be one of them. First, we must define . . . . Continue Reading


Why Adequate Mental Health Care in Universities is Crucial

Entering college can be a stressful time for students. The first time arriving on campus brings new experiences, new responsibilities, and yes, stress. For many, the stress is just a building block of life and they are able to move forward and grow from it. However, for some students, the change can be overwhelming and affect . . . . Continue Reading


How Parents Influence a Child’s Drug Use

As a parent, you know that adolescence is a time of change. When it comes to drug and alcohol use, adolescence is the time when many children will consider experimenting.  Often, parents feel their efforts to deter the behavior go unnoticed but a recent study says the opposite. Parents can rest assured in knowing that they . . . . Continue Reading


The Link Between Facebook and Alcohol Abuse

New research continues to analyze the potential detrimental effects of social media.  Is there a link between Facebook use and alcohol abuse? According to this latest report, there could be. Using data extracted from the Facebook accounts of 318 female students at the University of Georgia (UGA), researchers found the severity of child abuse was . . . . Continue Reading