Researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles have located two genes involving serotonin production in the brain that increase a person’s risk of developing post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSS). Previous studies have also linked serotonin levels to PTSS.
A relatively new form of talk therapy has proven effective for people suffering from depression and other mood disorders, according to a new study from the Netherlands.
“Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, American author of novels and short stories, best-known as the author of The Great Gatsby (1896-1940) Does it sometimes seem as if we don’t have the will to go on? Not in the sense that we’re…Details
It’s tough enough trying to stay clean and sober if you have a loving family to support you, but not all of us in recovery are so fortunate. If you’re flying solo in recovery, how to stay on the right path is something that you’re probably eager to know. Here, we talk about some of…Details
Nowadays you don’t have to get dressed and drive to a casino to bet money on games. Instead, online gambling makes it as easy as a mouse click. The ease of online gambling has led some to wonder whether the physically present (offline) or the online gambler is more at risk to become addicted to…Details
The term emotional trauma was once associated only with men who had lived through the ravages of war. In more recent years, the term has been expanded to include women and children and the detrimental effects of stressful events which lead to physical and/or emotional damage. Sexual or physical abuse and childhood neglect are common…Details
According to a recent online story, the U.S. gambling industry has grown tenfold since 1975 and now we also have online gambling to add to the mix. It should be no surprise that millions of Americans have gambling problems each year.
“Life is always at some turning point.” – Irwin Edman, American philosopher and professor of philosophy (1896-1954) When did anything ever stand still in life? Do we know of a single instance where life just stopped? Not from the standpoint of death, since that is a cessation of life. No, we’re talking about living, breathing…Details
We are all born with natural desires: to be accepted unconditionally, to be safe, and to love and be loved. Some of us, perhaps influenced by genetics, our home environment or early life experiences, deviate from who we truly are and go into survivor mode. In that mode, we choose defenses like addictions and eating…Details
The Ranch’s Renowned Eating Disorder Expert to Address Resistance in Obesity & Binge Eating Disorder Treatment at Professional Workshop
On March 24, 2012, The Ranch’s eating disorder consultant, Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, will host a professional workshop at the annual IAEDP Symposium exploring the five points of resistance patients commonly face in treatment for binge eating disorder and obesity. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 – Why is it so difficult for men and…Details