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The Complex Nature of Trauma Treatment

By Deborah V. Gross, MD, Psychiatrist at The Ranch Mississippi What we experience early in life can influence our future responses. A psychologically traumatic event from your past may impact how you think, feel, and behave today. That’s how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops. While addiction is an illness of the brain, PTSD is more…

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Worried about COVID-19? Allow us to Provide Anxiety Treatment

In anxious times, many people self-medicate with drugs or alcohol. The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, along with its effects on society will only lead to more anxiety. An anxiety treatment program at The Recovery Ranch can help you manage your feelings during the difficult circumstances we all are now facing. Effects of COVID-19 Life always has…

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What’s the Difference Between Depression and Manic Depression?

The differences between the symptoms of depression and the symptoms of manic depression are significant. Though they share some commonalities, the critical difference between the two is that those with manic depression experience manic episodes. This is also known also as bipolar disorder. Read on to learn more about the difference between depression and manic…

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Holistic Strategies for Battling Depression

The standard approach to treating depression includes medications and psychotherapy. However, in some cases, and for reasons doctors and therapists don’t fully understand, these approaches are only partially successful. Complementary approaches including yoga, exercise, nutrition, and supplements for depression may all be added to a holistic treatment plan to help achieve success. Read on to…

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What Is Depression?

When people talk about depression, they are often referring to Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). This is one of the most common types of depression, but there are many other types. While the symptoms of each type overlap significantly, the difference pertains to a variety of factors. These factors include such things as severity of symptoms,…