Eating Disorders in Midlife

Eating disorders are often believed to be an adolescent disease, affecting only girls in their teen years and striking mostly white females in higher socioeconomic neighborhoods. In recent years, however, many other population groups are showing that they, too, suffer from eating disorders. Children are increasingly being diagnosed with eating disorders, and males of all…

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Are You a Workaholic?

If you’re working way too many hours, you might be in danger of becoming a workaholic. What started off as an admirable effort to get ahead may have become a progressively time-consuming and obsessive compulsion that veers into the area of work addiction. How do you know if you are a workaholic? Here are some…

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Drug & Sex Addiction: Why It Can Seem to Make Sense to Addicts to Throw Good Lives Away

By Rob Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S. The candid comments of an amazingly open recovering professional writing about her drug and sexual addiction history below provide meaningful insight into why many addicts, both male and female -chose to embrace drug use and sexual promiscuity rather than a life of healthy connectivity. Her words provide a intimate view…

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