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Family Members Develop PTSD When Loved Ones Face Death

Family members can develop post-traumatic stress syndrome when they watch their loved ones go through life-threatening illnesses, according to two studies published in medical journals. The first study by Dr. David Wendler, director of the Unit on Vulnerable Populations at the National Institutes of Health Department of Bioethics, looked at families of terminally ill patients …

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More Attorneys Say Internet Pornography a Factor in Divorce

The connection between online pornography and divorce is a source of constant debate, reflecting the rapidly escalating numbers of pornography addiction in the U.S. and the climbing divorce rates. Researchers have compared the strength of pornography addiction to heroin addiction as they examine the impact of pornography on marriage, and more attorneys in recent surveys …

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Extreme Fitness Masks Eating Disorders

The media has long been accused of presenting images that raise physical standards of beauty to impossibly high levels. Young girls, it has been argued, are extremely susceptible to comparing themselves to others, and the constant exposure to celebrities and models that are made to look perfect create feelings of inadequacy in girls. Now attention …

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Should Sexual Addiction Be in the DSM V?

By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S What do you think? Just as concrete and predictable diagnostic criteria help medical professionals determine whether your burning stomach pain is a case of chili-induced heartburn or appendicitis, so do categories of well-researched mental health symptoms provide the scientific underpinning for the identification of psychiatric and emotional disorders. New mental …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Healthy Dating for Recovering Sex Addicts

By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S Dating seems to confound the even the most rational among us. Dan, a 31-year old sociology professor put it this way, “I don’t know what it is about me, I can teach classes about the meaning of relationships, but I can’t seem to actually get one of my own going. …

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How to Get Over Grief of a Loved One Dying Because of Drunk Driving

You can understand grief in the abstract sense – unless it’s happening to you. When you lose a loved one for any reason, grief is almost inevitable. But when you lose a loved one because of drunk driving, the senselessness of the tragedy combines with the incalculable loss to lock you in a vise grip …

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Cybersex Addiction Is Complex

Even while previewing seemingly harmless sites on the Internet – such as cooking or exercising – millions of people can get strange pop-up requests with requests to “cyber.” For those that reply with a “yes,” they may be introduced – and potentially hooked, and then consumed – on cybersex, part of the “unspecified” sexual disorders …

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Equine Therapy May Reconnect Areas of Trust, Acceptance for Patients with Eating Disorders

Can spending time with a horse help release some of the core issues associated with eating disorders? Some experts, like Gina Kolata, author of “Rethinking Thin,” believe so. Equine therapy has been used successfully for substance abuse addictions, and may soon enter the field of eating disorder treatments with a strong presence.

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