Mixing Alcohol With Energy Drinks Sets Stage for Problem Drinking

A new study has found a link between energy drink consumption and abusive drinking, including among teenagers aged 15 to 17, adding weight to previous associations observed in college-age drinkers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), excessive alcohol use is responsible for 88,000 deaths every year in the U.S., and understanding…

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Poker or Slots? Gambling Disorder Produces Unique Effects in Different Types of Gamblers

All people diagnosed with the behavioral addiction called gambling disorder have symptoms that indicate serious problems related to several aspects of gambling-related activities. However, the impact of the disorder may not manifest in the same ways in all individuals. In a study published in 2014 in the journal Addiction, a team of Australian and U.S.…

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Surviving and Thriving After Trauma: An Interview With Michele Rosenthal

Michele Rosenthal has turned her personal experience with post-traumatic stress disorder into an extensive body of work, one that provides her insights into healing on almost every platform imaginable. The award-winning blogger — she founded HealMyPTSD.com — bestselling author, former faculty member of the Timberline Knolls Clinical Development Institute, and host of the radio program…

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